Gopuff has expanded its offering of digital-first bricks-and-mortar retail stores after debuting in New York City with over a dozen locations. The modified dark stores, which can be found in… The post Gopuff launches bricks-and-mortar locations in New York City appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
It’s Friday, the week is nearly done, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including Tesco, Gorillas and Walmart. 1. Tesco opens Trigo powered GetGo checkout-free store Tesco has launched its first high street […]
Without hesitation, most of us would agree that our expectations from online retailers have changed significantly since the advent of the digital transformation. Retail giants like Amazon and Walmart now offer two-day to same-day shipping and that’s shaped consumer expectations on a broad scale. What’s shocking? Retail has experienced more developments made in the last […]
Ultrafast delivery services are moving into New York City, betting that residents and visitors to the city will pay to get goods brought to their doors. “When Amazon came out with two-day Prime [delivery], that was the most revolutionary thing,” said Yakir Gola, co-founder and co-CEO of Gopuff. “Now, people want it in 20 minutes. […]
Vicente Zavarce, founder of Yummy Three months after announcing a $4 million seed round, Venezuelan delivery super app Yummy is back with an $18 million Series A round that will accelerate the company’s proposed expansion throughout Latin America. Anthos Capital led the latest round, with additional participation from JAM Fund, whose founder Justin Mateen was […]
EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: GO) (“Grocery Outlet” or the “Company”), the leading extreme-value retailer in the United States offering quality, name-brand opportunistic products at prices generally 40% to 70% below those of conventional retailers, today announced a partnership with Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, on a pilot program […]
Deliveroo revealed sales continued to grow in the last three months despite the end of Covid-19 restrictions meaning diners could eat at restaurants again. The food delivery platform said gross… The post Deliveroo reveals sales boost despite restaurants reopening appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
Instacart is continuing its evolution into a technology platform with the purchase of an artificial intelligence-based shopping cart and checkout platform. Instacart has officially acquired Caper AI, a provider of “smart cart” and automated checkout counter solutions. Caper’s object recognition system lets customers place items into their cart without having to scan or weigh them, and […]
The Body Shop has partnered with on-demand delivery platform Instacart to offer same-day delivery for online purchases from all 165 stores across the US and Canada. Customers can place orders… The post The Body Shop partners with Instacart for same day delivery appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
Rapid grocery delivery venture, Gorillas, has raised close to $1 billion in a Series C funding round. This was led by Delivery Hero, and included further investments by existing investors Coatue Management, DST Global, Tencent, Atlantic Food Labs, Fifth Wall, Greenoaks, A*, and new backers G Squared, Alanda Capital, Macquarie Capital, MSA Capital and Thrive […]
United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) has announced an agreement with DoorDash “to bring on-demand grocery delivery solutions to independent retailers nationwide.” The deal is intended to help independent grocers compete for customers who choose to shop for groceries online. “We know demand for this functionality continues to be very strong, and to remain competitive retailers […]
Asda’s Stevenage innovation store has gone live with the first stage of a Device Tracker app roll-out. The aim is to support colleagues in locating missing devices in-store. 2020 RTIH Innovation Awards Last year, Asda Stevenage emerged triumphant in the Bricks and Mortar Innovation category at the 2020 RTIH Innovation Awards. The award celebrates retailers […]
United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) said yesterday that it signed a deal with delivery solutions provider DoorDash to provide services to its independent retail customers. According to the announcement, “UNFI’s arrangement with DoorDash will give local grocers the opportunity to leverage the DoorDash platform to build an ecommerce and delivery offering that meets the needs […]