By: Grocery Dive
Retailers are heading into a 2022 filled with challenges. The supply chain shortage continues to batter shelves, and record-high inflation doesn’t seem like it will resolve any time soon, forcing companies to raise prices and potentially frustrate their customers.
Grocers are also struggling to keep their stores and warehouses staffed in what many fear is a foundational readjustment in the labor market.
Industry experts alluded to these challenges when discussing their top trends for the year. But they also pointed to numerous opportunities that lie ahead for grocers — many of which are driven by the fact that significantly more people are still ordering and eating food at home than before the pandemic.
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