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MPB Careers: The Home Depot – Manager Packaging Design LOCATION: Atlanta, GACATEGORY: MarketingTYPE: CorporateJOB ID: 152764 JOB DESCRIPTIONPOSITION PURPOSE The Manager, Packaging Design position will lead a team of creative agency partners that will be responsible for the design direction and execution of all private label packaging across The Home Depot enterprise. Responsibilities include initiating, […]
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  At the intersection of branded food sales and consumer demand grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat food continues to resonate with consumers.  While new avenues of distribution continue to open-up driving customer trial, the frozen food court is increasingly playing a larger and larger role for many families according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at […]
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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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Coin Telegraph reports that Bitcoin Depot announced “that more than 700 of its Bitcoin ATM machines had already been installed at Circle K convenience stores in 30 U.S. states as part of the new partnership. The crypto ATM distributer said the expansion could provide underserved communities with financial access tools and attract more people to […]
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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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Taboola, the company that operates a popular grid-based advertising and content recommendation network across media properties, today announced an acquisition to expand its reach further into e-commerce, its first big move since going public in June by way of a SPAC: it is paying $800 million in a combination of cash and stock to buy […]
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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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KeHE Distributors announces it is supporting the company’s supplier community through the development of a proprietary business intelligence tool, KeHE CONNECT BI. KeHE CONNECT BI is a suite of tools for KeHE’s suppliers, created to enhance the current reporting and provide new capabilities to better serve the company’s suppliers and, indirectly, retailers throughout the nation. […]
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As Uber continues to build out its logistics business, Uber Freight will acquire Transplace for $2.25 billion, including up to $750 million in Uber Technologies common stock with the remainder in cash from TPG Capital. . The combined companies will seek to combine Uber Freight’s network of digitally-enabled carriers with the Transplace shipper technology and […]
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SANDTON, South Africa and BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 22, 2021 — Underscoring the importance of both short-term and long-term solutions to address hunger and relief efforts related to the recent riots in KwaZulu-Natal, Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and Massmart are committing more than 13 million rand (over $880,000) in cash and in-kind donations to hunger relief […]
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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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Snap has acquired 3D and AR commerce company Vertebrae in order to expand its services for retail clients. The deal will give the visual social network a leg up from competitors, which have all been attempting to expand and optimize their social commerce offerings. Vertebrae’s entire 50-person team will join Snap, with Vertebrae CEO Vince […]
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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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NEW YORK — Former CVS Health executive Maly Bernstein has been named named  chief executive officer of Bluemercury, a Macy’s Inc. retail brand, effective September 13. Maly Bernstein   She will oversee the growth and strategy of all aspects of Bluemercury, from its digital platform to stores. She will report to Tony Spring, chairman and […]
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A couple of stories on CNBC suggest a trend as big-box stores look to expand their appeal and bring in new shoppers. One piece says that Ulta Beauty “will open its first beauty shops inside of Target next month. The mini shops will feature an assortment of merchandise from more than 50 prestige brands for […]
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Yoobic has closed a $50 million Series C funding round led by Highland Europe. Existing investors Felix Capital, Insight Partners, and a single family office advised by BNF Capital also participated in the round. The company provides an app for frontline and service workers to manage tasks, communicate with eachother and management, and also go through […]
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  How long has your company been in business? I bet for most of you it has not been 100 years?  You don’t have to be the largest company in your niche to be successful, but you do have to stay relevant according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions.  Too […]

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Friday Daily on a Saturday? Hey, we all miss a deadline from time to time. Have a cup of coffee and catch up on the top retail news from yesterday… Uber is back in the news with yet another partnership, this time with Mercari (a resale marketplace), where they are offering a “no meet-up delivery” […]
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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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