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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 […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
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 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Like DoorDash, Uber Technologies is diving headfirst into grocery delivery. The company is buying 100% of the Latin American grocery delivery service Cornershop and is expanding grocery delivery to 400 cities across the country through a partnership with Albertsons. Uber has been transitioning away from being exclusively a ride-sharing service. In 2019, the company purchased […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
On-demand and scheduled grocery delivery services from Uber Technology have now expanded to 400 towns and cities in the U.S., more than doubling the availability of the offering.   Both Uber and Uber Eats are making deliveries in markets including San Francisco, New York City and Washington D.C., and the company plans to have nationwide coverage […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  How much would you pay to get a new customer for life?  That is the question foodservice retailers should be asking themselves according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru®at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Johnsonbelieves that the cost of a lifetime customer and cost of customer acquisition need to be top of mind for every […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Donatos pizza is a dynamic company, they have tried just about every style of business model over the past 20 years.  The fact is they continue to grow, garner new customers, drive top line sales and bottom-line profits.  That according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® is what good […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As the number of shoppers for treats and chew toys has blossomed, for PetSmart, it meant it was time to unleash the right customer experience (CX) technology to remove friction from the shopping process. This includes accelerating investments in same-day delivery, appointment scheduling, and personalized emails. Pet parents turned to PetSmart’s 1,650 stores across North […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Plenty of people across the globe are willing to trade in cryptocurrencies, but they are unable to do so due to not knowing enough about it. Knowledge is one of the most important things when entering this world and attempting to make huge profits. There are plenty of trading platforms available over the internet that […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Overall UK footfall levels in June saw little improvement on the previous month, although retail parks and shopping centres experienced an uptick, according to research from the British Retail Consortium and Sensormatic IQ. Total footfall decreased by 27.6% in June (Yo2Y), with a 0.1 percentage point improvement from May. Footfall is down on pre-pandemic levels, […]
  1. Media & Marketing
American luggage and handbag design brand Vera Bradley has selected Reflexis Appointments, enabling customers to select an in-person or virtual shopping session.  The solution also helps stores stay in compliance with evolving state and municipal mandates throughout the pandemic. Customers can book time slots on Vera’s website to shop in-store or virtually from home, schedule […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Kroger is working with KNAPP to expand the capacity and enhance the capabilities of its Great Lakes distribution centre in Delaware, Ohio, USA. The facility is currently being renovated to add new technology, including KNAPP’s OSR Shuttle Evo and RUNPICK systems, with work set for completion this summer. The DC – which opened in 2003 and currently services […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
  At the intersection of food sales and retail brands selling food is a time starved consumer looking for solutions on how to put dinner on the table faster with less work and still have a fresh prepared meal.  At fist glance the DoorDash and Albertsons Cos., new partnership that offers on-demand grocery delivery from […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Buy now pay later big hitter Klarna has acquired social shopping platform HERO. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a press release, Klarna says it will “introduce HERO to its 250,000 retail partners, allowing their in-store teams to become content creators instantly, offering reviews, real-time advice and richer, more engaging and informative content […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Tony Hoggett is stepping down from the role of Tesco Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer to head up Amazon’s international stores arm. He will move to Amazon’s HQ in Seattle, Washington and become Senior VP of Physical Stores in January 2022, according to a report by Retail Week. In a note to staff today, Tesco […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Fashion retailer Zara has launched its Store Mode technology across all UK stores, connecting its physical locations with its website and app. Originally tested in nine London locations, this lets customers check into any UK store online and view the products and sizes that are available in that specific store. One-piece wonder. From the new […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
DoorDash is now providing delivery at 2,000 Albertsons grocery stores and its affiliated stores — Safeway, Vons and Jewel-Osco. Customers can order directly from the DoorDash app. or on the grocery store website. “We are committed to expanding our delivery experience in order to meet our customers’ needs whenever, wherever and however they want,” said Chris […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
DoorDash has partnered with plant-based meat company Beyond Meat to sell grilling kits in the days leading up to the Fourth of July, according to a Monday press release from the restaurant-focused delivery company. The kits, which will include Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger as well as grilling supplies and a recipe card, will be available for $14.99 starting […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
    PetSmart is partnering with DoorDash to offer customers on-demand, same-day delivery of pet supplies. Customers can order products through the DoorDash app as well as PetSmart’s online site and delivery is available at nearly 1,500 PetSmart stores, according to a press release. “At PetSmart we understand our customers’ needs are always evolving,” Will […]
  1. Media & Marketing
UK-based on demand grocery delivery venture, Grocemania, has launched its first dark store in Kingston, London. A second store in Twickenham is set to open in early July. Launched in 2018, Grocemania’s app and online platform allows people to buy and get groceries delivered in minutes from Nisa, Londis, Budgens, McColls and Spar stores located […]
  1. Department & Category
  When Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® read about Yong Zhao, co-founder and CEO of Junzi Kitchen and Nice Day, was out to change the way Americans eat Chinese food he was inspired see others join the grocerant niche platform driving Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh food sales.  Back in the […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The future is here, sort of. Companies have staked out urban landscapes to test autonomous last-mile delivery systems on the streets and mobile food delivery robots on campus sidewalks. Here is a list of companies developing autonomous delivery robots and systems. Nearly all of these companies currently have live beta programs. The post 10 Autonomous […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
When it comes to news about the fast food industry, there are so many mixed messages out there.  Some sources celebrate online ordering skyrocketing, alongside demand for plant-based alternatives. In January, for example, Deliveroo said its vegan orders increased by 163% compared to last year. To confuse matters, McDonald’s entry into the ‘chicken sandwich wars’ […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the biggest stories from the past few days, including Alibaba Group, Tesco Whoosh, and the 2021 RTIH Innovation Awards. 1. Tesco Whoosh grocery delivery service hits London and Bristol Tesco […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Bloomberg reports that Uber has “added a disclosure to its food delivery app saying menu item prices may be higher than those charged by restaurants, bowing to pressure from attorneys general.” However, the disclaimer will only be seen by shoppers in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., where attorneys general have been pushing Uber for greater pricing […]

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