Fresh ideas in store formats from Kroger, Ahold, Whole Foods

Fresh ideas in store formats from Kroger, Ahold, Whole Foods

This news feature is part of a series of SN articles and IdeaXchanges describing the Millennial Revolution's impact on the food distribution industry.

Depending on your perspective, the future of grocery retail was born in February in Seattle; or last September in Boston; or maybe, it begins in Los Angeles in May.

Maybe none of those places, too.

Ahold’s bfresh groundwork found that shoppers want their food “healthy,” “innovative,” “convenient” and “customized.”

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