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More than 80% of respondents in the SN Retailer Expectations survey said they expect sales to either stay the same or increase in the first six months of 2021.

In-store safety, online expansion and focus on foodservice top retailers’ action plans for 2021

Optimism and confidence abound in the SN Retailer Expectations survey, as the industry looks forward to a new year

After a turbulent year that saw tremendous highs and lows in the grocery industry — including record-high sales and the explosion of online grocery tempered by the challenges of doing business in the worst public health crisis in more than a century — optimism abounds as we enter 2021, with retailers overwhelmingly expressing confidence and continuing plans for growth.

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