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The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Wes Schroll, co-founder & CEO of Fetch Rewards, a mobile shopping platform that rewards shoppers for buying the brands they love.  Follow Wes on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wes-schroll-98164418/Follow Fetch Rewards online at: http://fetchrewards.comDownload the Fetch Rewards app for iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fetch-rewards-for-receipts/id1182474649Download the Fetch rewards app […]
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Uber Technologies is continuing to scale its massive logistics buildup with two new retail partnerships. The ridesharing service will now provide same-day grocery delivery for Costco in Texas, and will help Mercari take its “no-meetup garage sale” marketplace nationwide. The Costco pilot will begin at 25 warehouse stores in Dallas, Austin, and Houston, with seven […]
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Iceland Managing Director, Richard Walker, has called on the UK government to take urgent action and add supermarket store workers to its quarantine rules exemption list. Supermarket depot workers and food manufacturers in England will now be exempt. The move comes after the rising number of retail workers being forced to self-isolate began to affect the availability […]
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U.S. consumers bought $6.8 billion worth of groceries online in June, according to the latest monthly survey from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus. That’s a 23% decline from the same period last year and down 3% compared to May 2021. In all, 63.5 million U.S. households bought groceries online during the month, a 12% drop […]
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Delivery service Instacart announced yesterday what it called the “first phase of the company’s next-generation fulfillment initiative designed to bring automated technology solutions to retailers across the U.S. and Canada,” saying that it will work with automation partner Fabric to build warehouses for its retail partners, using them to make the fulfillment process more efficient […]
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Rapid grocery delivery startup, Gopuff, is close to raising approximately $1 billion, valuing it at $15 billion, according to media reports. The venture was last valued at $8.9 billion after a March funding round pulled in $1.15 billion. The latest round will include participation from Blackstone Group, and also existing investor Fidelity. Gopuff is using […]
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  Now that Dollar General operates more than 17,408 stores in 46 states you would think they would act like most legacy brand retailers but they don’t. Dollar General since its inception has sought after a product and price point differentiation that consumers have been migrating too according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, […]
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he U.S. online grocery market showed contraction in year-over-year sales for the second straight month in June 2021, as in-store pickup gained momentum. According to the latest Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey, the U.S. online grocery market generated $6.8 billion in sales during June 2021, down 23% year-over-year and 3% lower month-over-month, as ship-to-home […]
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Paula Ginnett elevated to corporate group VP of retail operations at Kroger The Kroger Co. has hired Lori Raya as president of its Mid-Atlantic division, taking over from Paula Ginnett, who has been promoted to group vice president of retail operations at Kroger’s Cincinnati headquarters. Raya comes to Kroger from grocery distributor and retailer SpartanNash, […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. — Food retailers are investing to turn their stores into community health and well-being destinations, according to a new report from FMI – The Food Industry Association. Eighty-four percent of respondents in a poll of grocery retailers said their company has an established health and well-being strategy, and this same share of retailers report that […]
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Your Retail Marketing Platform Should Power In-Store Media Just as Effectively as It Does Online Advertising Kate Barnhill,… Thu, 07/22/2021 – 1:13pm In a recent article, Steve Ustaris, VP Marketing at Inmar Intelligence, published his thoughts on the next step beyond retail media networks as a phase III – Retail Marketing Platforms. Reaching shoppers inside […]
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Instacart has announced plans to offer automated fulfilment as a service to grocers in North America, and it has inked a multi-year deal with Fabric as part of the initiative. The service will combine Fabric’s software and robotics with Instacart’s proprietary technology and gig shoppers for fulfilment inside dedicated warehouses and existing retailer locations. Instacart […]
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Circle K is rolling out a network of bitcoin ATMs at 700 of its locations across the U.S. and Canada in an exclusive partnership with Bitcoin Depot. Bitcoin ATMs have already been installed at Circle K stores in 30 states. Bitcoin Depot ATMs are kiosks that enable users to exchange cash for immediate access to […]
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Today, Instacart unveiled the first phase of a next-generation fulfillment initiative designed to bring automated technology solutions to retailers across the U.S. and Canada
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Benzinga reports that Uber and Costco “have entered into a grocery delivery pilot with 25 locations across the state of Texas. This deal marks Uber’s first pilot with a food wholesaler in the U.S. “Costco members could have their groceries delivered within hours with Uber and Uber Eats. In the coming weeks, seven additional Costco […]
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Waitrose has announced plans to install 800 electric vehicle (EV) charging points at stores across the UK amid a new tie up with energy giant Shell. The grocer will install… The post Waitrose to install 800 EV charging points across UK amid Shell tie-up appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
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North Carolina-based The Fresh Market, which operates more than 150 stores in 22 states, announced this week that it has filed for a initial public offering that it hopes could raise as much as $250 million. PitchBook reports that “The company was publicly traded from 2010 through 2016, when Apollo Global Management took the company […]
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The Grand Rapids Business Journal reports that SpartanNash is scheduled to open a new micro-fulfillment center in Caledonia, Michigan – a 55,000 square foot facility carrying 16,000 SKUs that will “pick and pack Fast Lane orders for 24 Ada Fresh Market, D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare and Forest Hills Foods stores throughout West Michigan, primarily […]

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Here’s what was interesting in Retail today: Coca-Cola spurs 42% revenue growth (now $10.1B) after returning to pre-pandemic marketing spend (which doubled YOY). They invested in innovation, quality, and targeted allocation with their increased spend and beat earnings and revenue expectations in Q2. Target, Bed Bath and Beyond Open Doors To Third-Party Boutiques. The Store-within-a-store […]
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Here’s what the RetailWit crew is reading today: Salesforce projects retailers will pay extra for goods in the second half—to the tune of $223B (+62%) YOY. It’s expected to come from a staggering increase in logistics (+$163B), suppliers (+$12B), and wage expenses (+$48B). Uber partners with Albertsons to expand grocery delivery. It is their biggest […]

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