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Shifting Customer Trends – Making The Most of Change

Shifting Customer Trends – Making The Most of Change

With the ever-changing landscape of working and living styles, Grocery channels are feeling the impact of new customer expectations, going beyond product availability and e-commerce. Understanding these consumer behaviours and trending habits can help retailers decipher how to adapt their businesses’ strategies in order to  get customers what they’re after. Money conscious behaviours, mindful purchasing…

Account of tylenol shortage canada and kid's advil shortage 2022 by CJR Wholesale grocers

Canada’s Children Medication Shortage Update

At the moment, there is a shortage of acetaminophen and ibuprofen products, commonly known as Children’s Tylenol and Advil across Canada. Owing to an early rise in viral illnesses over the spring and summer of 2022, cold and flu has come sooner than expected affecting infants and children with respiratory issues thus leaving parents across…

Part of Canadian Grocers, CJR Wholesale Grocers and DairyCentral distributors have partner with ministry of health for free COVID 19 rapid antigen test

Ontario’s COVID-19 Rapid Test Expansion

The province’s COVID-19 rapid antigen test program that was supposed to carry on for eight weeks, originally set to wrap up in April, will be continuing to offer free rapid test kits until the end of July, a government official has confirmed. “These tests will provide another layer of protection, support the province’s efforts to…

grocery store worker wearing mask

Year in Review in the Grocery Industry

2020 has challenged all Canadians in many ways, but none so much as the front-line workers, who have been just awarded the Nation Builder of the Year Award.  Food retailers and their frontline workers have done an incredible job continuously adapting as protocols shift and change in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging Canada.  After…