Articles on Gopuff

  1. Retailer Media
For an advertiser looking for real-time conversions on its ads, retail media is nothing short of magic. Retail media ads connect impressions directly to purchases. You can see exactly how many people saw your ad and then completed a transaction. No other ad medium comes close. With retail media, brands can reach tens of millions […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The company’s latest staff cuts include about 2% of the its global workforce, according to a spokesperson. Dive Brief: Quick delivery company Gopuff has laid off about 2% of its global workforce, a spokesperson from the company said in an email to sister site C-Store Dive on Thursday. Gopuff’s latest staff cuts included more than 100 employees across its operations […]
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The CPG Guys speak with Randy Ornstein, Sr Director of Alcohol at Gopuff & Author of the new book “Grow: the Essential Guide to Getting Promoted.” Follow Randy Ornstein on LinkedIn at: his new book at: Randy answers these questions: 1) Randy, why don’t you start by sharing with us a bit of […]
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If you think those “sponsored” products on Amazon are an innocuous little niche of advertising, think again. Those sponsored positions are what are now known as retail media, which has become the third-largest U.S. digital advertising channel after paid search and paid social campaigns. Even more impressive, eMarketer expects it to nearly double, from $31 […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Uber and Gopuff have announced a new UK partnership that will enable customers across the country who use the Uber Eats app to order from Gopuff’s range of everyday essentials, including branded products and fresh food items, direct from said app.  This builds on a US tie up, which launched in May 2021.  The roll-out […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Bloomberg has a fascinating piece about “a class of startups that soared during the pandemic, trying to solve a logistics and math puzzle that’s dogged Silicon Valley for decades: Can an e-commerce company whisk products to your house in under an hour? And more important: Can it actually make money doing so? “Flying cars and […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Bloomberg reports that “Gopuff has fired hundreds of staff members, coming after earlier rounds of job cuts this year, as the rapid delivery startup struggles to stem its cash burn in a slowing economy … the job reductions primarily affected customer service staff, which included a mix of full-time and temporary employees.” Sources tell Bloomberg […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
ChaseDesign just finished our annual study of 1,000 shoppers to see what the latest insights are around online grocery shopping, specifically focused on which delivery methods are winning out pre, during and now post-COVID times. For starters, we do see a trend that online grocery shopping has become an important part of a shopper’s repertoire. […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
  Brands that focus on the consumers wants and needs tend to do better than those that focus on their own brand positioning according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  DoorDashdelivers food and beverages from restaurants, grocery stores, and convenience stores and understands just why consumers are migrating to the […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Target has appointed Prat Vemana as Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Product Officer. Vemana will join the retailer on 31st October, reporting to Chief Guest Experience Officer Cara Sylvester. In this role, he will oversee Target’s digital business, including site merchandising, user experience, digital operations and product, and Target+, an online third-party marketplace. Additionally, […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The instant delivery e-tailer’s second private brand includes allergy medications and at-home test kits, while its new partnership makes convenience items available to diners on the Grubhub Marketplace.
  1. Shopper & Customer
By Christoph Wagner, CEO, Scanbot SDK GmbH The retail industry is facing seismic shifts, and the Covid-19 pandemic has been rocket fuel for changes in customer demands. Today, digital and contactless shopping experiences are just part of everyday life for many – especially amongst the younger generations. 🚀Retail x Mobile Barcode Scanning Are you still […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Gopuff has started taking leaves out of the Amazon Prime playbook as it was revealed that company executives started grilling managers over why workers were taking toilet breaks, Business Insider… The post Gopuff executives resort to hammering staff over toilet breaks to meet tight deadlines appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
  At the intersection of the client, customer, and employee’s food delivery companies need to have reliable service for all and meet or exceed the expectations of all if they are to thrive according to Steven JohnsonGrocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Gopuffrecently teamed with Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for business, and […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
As retailers and restaurants improve their direct delivery channels, aggregators are challenged to work harder to draw consumers to their marketplaces. Convenience store giant 7-Eleven, for one, has been especially proactive in developing its delivery capabilities, making on-demand fulfillment part of the brand’s value proposition for consumers. The retailer has acquired white-label on-demand delivery provider […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The Information reports that 7-Eleven has acquired Skipcart, described as “a four-year-old startup that developed a major network of drivers for fast delivery of restaurant food and other goods in the U.S.”  Terms of the deal were not disclosed, though two years ago Skipcart was valued at $65 million; according to the story, “the company […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Barry Clogan, Chief Product Officer at Wynshop and an old friend from his time at MyWebGrocer, has a LinkedIn article – which has been reprinted on the Forbes website – with the provocative title, “From Boom To Bust In Rapid Time: What’s Next For Quick Commerce?” Here’s an excerpt: “Over the past two years, billions […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Victoria’s Secret (VS&Co.) and Gopuff have become the latest retailers to make significant cuts to their workforce. VS&Co. is laying off about 5% of its home management staff, consisting of about 160 roles, as part of a wider reorganization effort that will unite the Victoria’s Secret, PINK and Beauty operations under one business structure. Gopuff […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Gopuff plans to lay off 10% of its global workforce and close dozens of dark stores as it grapples with a challenging market and leveling e-commerce demand. In a July 12 memo to investors, founders and Co-Chief Executive Officers Yakir Gola and Rafael Ilishayev said the company will reduce its workforce in order to “remove overhead and […]

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CHICAGO – Circana, formerly IRI and The NPD Group, has released its 2022 New Product Pacesetters, the 28th annual report revealing the top new product launches across food and beverage and nonfood sectors. The report illustrates the enduring power of CPG innovation, revealing that consumer spending on new product offerings remained elevated last year despite challenges […]
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From Advertising Age: “Walmart Connect, which has made huge gains in recent years through digital advertising, is testing ways to bolster in-store pieces of its retail media network. “For the first time, Walmart Connect is selling ads on its revamped in-store radio network and integrating sampling programs with online offerings. While aspects of Walmart Connect’s […]
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Several years after opening its last Joe V’s location, H-E-B is reigniting the banner with two locations set to open in Dallas by 2025. Dive Brief: H-E-B announced Tuesday it is opening two Joe V’s Smart Shop by H-E-B stores in Dallas, marking the first time the grocer’s discount format will appear outside of the Houston area. […]
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The platform leverages the chain’s loyalty program, bringing personalized ads to shoppers in-store, in-app, on social media and elsewhere, said Damian Scott, who heads up the grocer’s retail media and front-end digital operations. Dive Brief: Giant Eagle announced on Wednesday the debut of Leap Media Group, an in-house retail media arm that leverages the regional […]