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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — United Natural Foods Inc. has entered into a reseller agreement with DoorDash with the aim of bringing on-demand grocery delivery solutions to independent retailers nationwide through the DoorDash marketplace. “Our relationship with DoorDash will make it easier for independent retailers to offer online grocery ordering and delivery,” UNFI chief strategy and innovation […]
CINCINNATI – Kroger will offer more customers Kroger Delivery through the addition of new Kroger fulfillment centers powered by the Ocado Group, combining vertical integration, machine learning and robotics to provide an affordable, friendly and fast fresh food delivery service, the company said Tuesday. “Kroger Delivery is a thriving part of our dynamic ecosystem and is […]
The Wall Street Journal reports that delivery service DoorDash “has started selling restaurant ads that appear atop the search results in its app, as companies in the largely money-losing food-delivery industry dive deeper into advertising to boost revenue. The company already let marketers pay to run ads offering free delivery or discounts, as well as […]
It’s easy to attribute every change we’ve seen among U.S. consumers in the last year and a half to the pandemic – but there’s more influencers at play here. The increased time spent stuck at home drove many to spend longer using TV streaming and audio services, while the lack of in-person shopping and dining […]
WitsNotes Volume 4 takes us to a new frontier of Marketing. Title: Re-invented Marketing: A Candid, Myth-busting Interview Author: Rishad Tobaccowala (The talk and his website) Topic(s): Marketing Length: 1 hour RetailWit Summary: 5 minutes Summary Marketing is in a perilous spot—the cookie is crumbling, privacy will be a competitive advantage, CMO tenure is the […]
The New Yorker has an interview with Moe Tkacik, described as “a former journalist who now works on delivery-app regulation” as a senior fellow at the antitrust think tank the American Economic Liberties Project and the founder of the A.E.L.P.-funded Protect Our Restaurants. The piece focuses on the greater regulation of delivery apps by cities […]
If you picture great food looking good you might be thinking about NORR Kitchen, that opened today in Portland, Oregon. Developed by a group of collective passionate creatives. Consider that NORR Kitchen was a production studio turned eatery, originally designed for creating, testing, and video-graphing beautiful cuisine. The NORR Team wanted to share their […]