BlueApron

  1. Channel: MealKit
  Listening to consumers helps companies evolve.  The customer is dynamic not static and Blue Apron is doing all of the right things as it too continues to evolve its menu options and business model according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA base Foodservice Solutions®. Did you know that Blue Apron is rolling […]
  1. Corporate Finance
As grocers seek to build ongoing relationships with their customers, driving loyalty in the face of stiff competition, many are turning to subscription models to keep shoppers coming back. Ahold Delhaize subsidiary Giant Food, for one, which operates 164 supermarkets in the DMV area, announced last week (June 30) the return of its summer Local […]
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“Subscription commerce” was all the rage as companies like Stitch Fix and Blue Apron were riding their rocket ships to unicorn status. But lately it seems that achieving retail prominence can be tougher than boosting financial valuations: Stitch Fix is trying to recover after announcing layoffs and weak revenue guidance, while Blue Apron is selling […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
  Looking to refocus its grocery department with one eye on today’s consumer and the other eye on tomorrow’s consumers Walmart is seeking incremental customer relevance with a new partnership with Blue Apron focusing on grocerant niche meals and meal components according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  In a […]
  1. Department: Food
Blue Apron is now being offered for sale on Walmart.com. Consumers can purchase a selection of meal kits without a subscription. Blue Apron is the only meal-kit provider on the Walmart Marketplace platform. “Through our work with Walmart.com Marketplace, we will be able to scale our e-commerce presence and introduce restaurant-quality meals without a subscription […]
  1. Department: Food
The Wall Street Journal this morning reports that Wonder Group, a food delivery startup led by Marc Lore, has just completed a new $350 million funding round that values the company at about $3.5 billion at a time when it is planning its expansion beyond the cluster of New Jersey suburbs – totaling 132,000 households […]
  1. Department: Food
Meal kit company Blue Apron announced that Walmart.com will begin offering a selection of its products without a subscription, “from classic menu items to family favorite recipes.” making it “the first and only meal-kit provider on the Walmart Marketplace platform, which serves millions of monthly active shoppers.” According to the announcement, Blue Apron “is expanding […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Subscription meal kit service Blue Apron is ditching the “subscription” for a new offering on Walmart’s third-party marketplace, giving Walmart customers access to a selection of on-demand meal kits with no recurring payments required. Blue Apron is now offering four meal kits that can serve up to 12 people and a selection of already prepared […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Today in the connected economy, meal kit service Blue Apron seeks to diversify its offerings with a partnership with Walmart Marketplace. Plus, Amazon debuts a program to help drivers open their own delivery services, and grocery giant Kroger launches a digital delivery market. Blue Apron Launches Walmart eCommerce Offering as Meal Kits Diversify Meal kit […]
  1. Department: Food
Dive Brief: Blue Apron meal kits are now available on Walmart.com without a subscription, according to a news release from the companies. The four bundled selections, which range in price from $90 to $140 and are fulfilled by Blue Apron, are the first meal kits to be offered on the Walmart Marketplace platform. Blue Apron said it […]
  1. Department & Category
NEW YORK — Blue Apron on Wednesday began offering a selection of its meal kits on Walmart.com, allowing consumers to try the kits without a subscription. The company says it is the first and only meal-kit provider on the Walmart Marketplace platform, which serves millions of monthly active shoppers. “Through our work with Walmart.com Marketplace, […]
  1. Channel: Mass
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) is launching a new offering on Walmart.com. Starting today, consumers can purchase a selection of meal kits without a subscription, from classic menu items to family favorite recipes. Blue Apron is the first and only meal-kit provider on the Walmart Marketplace platform, which serves millions of monthly active shoppers. […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) is strengthening its ecosystem of best-in-class partners as part of its Wellness360 initiatives. The company is adding two new strategic partnerships with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Planet Fitness, and renewing its program with Calm. The expansion of Blue Apron’s partnership ecosystem is a key component of its growth […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) announced today that it will host its inaugural investor day on May 10, 2022, beginning at 9:30am ET, at the company’s fulfillment center in Linden, New Jersey. Members of Blue Apron’s management team plan to discuss the company’s mid-to-long term strategic plans and outlook, operations, marketing, technology, sustainability and […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Big Technology is a weekly newsletter dedicated to covering the tech world with honest, nuanced reporting. Join the 12,000+ subscribers who tune into Big Technology for tech news without the spin. Here’s an easy way to subscribe: Subscribe now Visit: Lex-markets.com They were the hottest names in tech. Brands like Warby Parker, Stitch Fix, FIGS, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
There are a lot of brand building opportunities that await marketers if we allow ourselves to consider other possibilities. To illustrate the advantages of a broader perspective, let’s take a little quiz (indulge me): What do white wine, Brie cheese, a squash racket, a Brooks Brothers suit, fresh pesto, a Rolex and a BMW have […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Snapchat is adding another element to its ‘Scan’ feature with the addition of ‘Food Scan’ in partnership with Allrecipes, which will help Snap users find recipe recommendations by simply scanning in the ingredients that they have available at any given time. As you can see in this example, the new integration will provide recipe recommendations based […]
  1. CPG: Food
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 281 is a discussion with Mark Mahaney Senior Managing Director at Evercore ISI and author of Nothing but Net: 10 Timeless Stock-Picking Lessons from One of Wall Street’s Top Tech Analysts. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
  Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any brand, product, or meal solution.  We asked Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® if Kroger’s Home Chef had plateaued? Recently Home Chef announced that it had reached a major milestone in meal solutions, with the brand surpassing $1 billion in annual […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) is introducing Heat & Eat, the company’s first-ever prepared, single-serving meal offering, ready in five minutes or less. Heat & Eat meals were designed to give customers additional flexibility to enjoy Blue Apron at different occasions throughout the week without sacrificing quality or flavor for convenience. “A core pillar […]
  1. Channel: Apparel
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. In episode 274 we deep dive into the S-1 fillings from both Warby Parker and AllBirds. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ?????  Warby Parker and AllBirds filed their S-1 registrations with the SEC in […]
  1. Media & Marketing
“When we looked at 2017, only about 17% of [U.S. consumers] were shopping online for groceries. Fast forward to 2021 …  everyone, regardless of age, income, or even geography, said that they were shopping for groceries online.” — Peter V.S. Bond, Vice President of Strategy and Retail Partnerships, PowerReviews In a 2017 survey, the leading […]

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Axios reports that “Walmart+ members in some U.S. markets will be able to schedule to have returns picked up from their doorsteps starting the first week in October … ‘Return Pickup from Home’ is scheduled by app.” Walmart says that “members won’t need to provide a box or a label – simply hand off the […]

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