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  1. Department: Food
  Regular readers of this blog know that Winsight grocery magazine is being rolled into Supermarket News.  Last week Russell Redman wrote another very good article for about grocery stores that are offering mix and match bundled grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat meal deals that save the consumer both time and money.  According to Steven […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including Amazon, Pinterest, Aldi, Walmart, HMV, New Look, TrusTrace, One Water, Polytag, BERSHKA, and 3DLOOK. Amazon Amazon has opened a Second Chance Store in London, giving festive shoppers the chance to buy quality returned products in-person, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Do you like numbers? Do you like retail systems news? Then this is the article for you. Including TrusTrace, New Look, Square, Fossil Group, NewStore, InPost, and the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards. 5…This week, we announced the winning submissions for the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards, sponsored by PMC, FreedomPay, Worldpay from FIS, CADS, 3D Cloud […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart unlocks alcohol delivery in partnership with Wegmans. Credit: Instacart/PRNewswire. Grocery technology company Instacart has launched an alcohol delivery service for the first time in New Jersey, US. The service was launched in partnership with Wegmans Food Markets and all independently owned Wegmans wine, liquor and beer locations. Customers above the age of 21 can […]
  1. Channel: Drug
The Wall Street Journal reports that “Walgreens Boots Alliance is betting its 8,700 bricks-and-mortar stores, and not a network of fulfillment centers, hold the key to speeding up delivery of online consumer orders and increasing sales. “The pharmacy giant recently closed a warehouse in Edwardsville, Ill., dedicated to filling e-commerce orders for household items such […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart, in its first financial report since its IPO, says that its Q3 gross transaction value (GTV) was up six percent over the same period a year ago, to $7.5 billion, and orders to 66.2 million, up four percent year-over-year. The Information described the results as “relatively sluggish,” but noted that they “beat Wall Street […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
    [[“value”:” DoorDash has enabled payment options for both HSA (Health Savings Account) and FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts) to pay for eligible items at select merchants on the delivery company’s app.  Consumers can use their HSA and FSA funds to pay for over 30,000 HSA/FSA-eligible products on DoorDash including select over-the-counter (OTC) medicine, COVID-19 […]
  1. Department & Category
​ ​ In this article NES.N-CH Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Wonder Group has bought rights to make dishes from popular restaurants and celebrity chefs, such as Bobby Flay and José Andrés. It’s also developed high-tech kitchen equipment to speed up and simplify cooking. Wonder Group Food-delivery company Wonder Group has gotten a cash infusion […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The Wall Street Journal this morning reports that DoorDash “is warning users that not tipping a delivery driver could mean waiting longer for their meal.” The warning is coming in the form of an alert that goes to customers using DoorDash:  ““Dashers can pick and choose which orders they want to do.  Orders that take […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
A United Nations-appointed independent expert on extreme poverty and human rights, Olivier De Schutter, has sent a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, and DoorDash CEO Tony Xu, asking them to respond “to reports of inadequate pay, aggressive union-busting tactics, and the misclassification of workers as ‘independent contractors,’ intentionally depriving them of traditional employment […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“Micro fulfillment is that evolution of at least getting closer to the customer, so you can understand from a hyper-local perspective what zip codes, categories, regionalities, and seasonalities you are really servicing. Then, you can work backward and figure out how to service them in the most efficient way.”             […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The Information columnist Martin Peers offers the following assessment of Instacart’s current state of affairs: “Instacart’s stock price performance so far brings to mind a variation on the old line about love: Is it better to have gone public and lost, or never to have gone public at all? The shares fell 9% on Monday […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Gig workers for delivery apps like Uber Eats, Instacart, DoorDash, and Grubhub report sudden and unexplained deactivations from their accounts, often for minor issues or problems beyond their control. Appeals for reactivation typically involve binding arbitration or email appeals, according to the platforms’ terms and conditions. Some workers are advocating for legislation to protect drivers…
  1. Data & Insights
  Interactive and participatory a new foodservice concept, FreshTake, will feature several foodservice concepts, extensive seating, and multiple entertainment options to entice consumers to stay longer, come back more frequently, and spend more according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Here is a little background, Jackson Mitchell, is a fourth-generation […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
    [[“value”:” Uber Eats said it would begin accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for groceries beginning next year, following the nationwide rollout of SNAP acceptance at Instacart. “We know that online food delivery can have a meaningful impact in reducing barriers to fresh groceries, especially for the most vulnerable – including people […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Staples has partnered with Uber Eats to make school and office supplies available for scheduled or on-demand delivery from its stores across the country. Members of the Uber One loyalty program will benefit from $0 delivery fees and up to 10% off Staples orders of $15 or more at selected stores. “Back to school and […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
•  From the Wall Street Journal: “Instacart’s shares jumped in their trading debut, another promising sign for a reawakening IPO market. “Shares of the grocery-delivery company finished their first day of trading at $33.70 on Tuesday on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker CART, up 12% from the IPO price of $30 a share. “Instacart’s […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Acosta Group is out with its annual online grocery shopping study, concluding that there has been “a slight uptick in online grocery shopping over last year, with 55% of grocery shoppers buying groceries online at least some of the time. This upward trend is driven by more consumers who are shopping online regularly but still […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
    [[“value”:” Newly issued shares of grocery-delivery specialist Instacart rose 12.7% in their debut on the NASDAQ exchange on Tuesday, closing at $33.80. The initial public offering of 22 million shares was priced on Monday at $30 per share, but the stock (listed as CART) hit the market around midday at $42 per share […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Grocery delivery company Instacart launched its initial public offering (IPO) yesterday, raising $660 million with a $30 per share price that was at the top end of its offering range.  The price reflects a $10.2 billion valuation;  the company is making less than 10 percent of its shares available. Public trading of Instacart’s shares will […]
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The National Retail Federation (NRF) has updated a report that had attributed “nearly half” of 2021’s $94.5 billion in retail shrink to organized retail crime, saying the data point was part of two-year-old testimony to a U.S. Senate committee by Ben Dugan, former President of the Organized Retail Crime Resource Center. The NRF report was […]