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  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH rounds up the stand out retail systems deals, deployments and pilots from September, including Walmart, Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, Kwik Trip, Marks & Spencer, Currys, Boots, Lowe’s, Ikea, and Aldi. Lowe’s is tapping NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise to create interactive store digital twins in Mill Creek, Wash,. and Charlotte, N.C. “We are always looking […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Food banks, Axios reports, more and more are relying on “donated services” to reach people in need “who can’t or won’t make the trek to pick up groceries.” Examples cited in the piece: “DoorDash last week unveiled a partnership with 18 mayors that will provide funding for delivery and logistical expertise to help get donated […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The RETHINK team visited Las Vegas from September 19-22 for Groceryshop 2022. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our Top Retail Influencers and learn about their event experience. #TRI2022 members- Ricardo Belmar, Michael LeBlanc, Jeff Roster, Melissa Minkow, Bryan Gildenberg, Andrea Leigh, and Stewart Samuel- all shared their thoughts on […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Dive Brief: Instacart on Wednesday announced Instacart Health, a health-focused business initiative aimed at tackling three main areas: nutrition security, food as medicine and making healthy options easier to access. As part of the initiative, the company is rolling out several features and tools, including shoppable carts from health experts and influencers; expanded health tags […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As food and beverage businesses announce their participation in the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Wednesday (Sept. 28), many are using the opportunity to unveil not only environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives, as one might expect, but also features to drive customer acquisition and loyalty with nutrition-minded shoppers. These efforts […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
On the subject of a new Walmart+ offering which provides pickup services for products that customers want to return, one MNB reader wrote: Not very green! Do not see how it is economical. Maybe not. I have no idea how closely the metrics have been examined, but if there are trucks out there making deliveries […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Business Insider writes that as Kroger builds “its own tech infrastructure, including automated warehouses for delivery orders,” it means that it inevitably will end up “in competition with Instacart, its longtime grocery-delivery partner, analysts say.”  This competition may also play out as both companies seek advertising revenue from suppliers – there are only so many […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart has started making employees redundant ahead of its expected public listing, according to a report from the Information, citing people familiar with the matter. The US-based grocery technology retailer… The post Instacart cuts staff before impending IPO appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
With 2 million third-party sellers accounting for more than half of its retail revenue, Amazon’s relationship with the businesses that sell on its platform has become essential to its success. As those sellers have become more successful though, they have also become more powerful …and more demanding. Many are no longer content to exist solely […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart yesterday introduced a program it is calling Connected Stores, described as “a bundle of six new Instacart Platform technologies that layer on top of existing offerings, helping grocers bring together the best of online ordering and in-store shopping for consumers.”  The goal, Instacart says, is to “create a unified, personalized experience for customers by […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Do you sell food?  Are you inviting consumers to you brand?  Are you making it easy for consumers to understand just how your meal is prepared? There is a new smart phone app called flavrs. Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® Grocerant Guru®, Steven Johnson thinks you should know about this app. The flavrsApp is […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
New Instacart Pop-Ups Enable Brands to Inspire and Delight Consumers As They Shop for Life’s Moments As the fall football season kicks off, we’re excited to partner with Pepsi as one of the first brands to leverage Instacart Pop-Ups. Pop-Ups are a new way for people to shop for seasonally relevant use cases. Our new […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Business Insider reports that Amazon and Walmart “are gunning to build big ad businesses — putting them in direct competition with other tech and ad companies for talent.  These retailers need people with deep experience working with advertisers, and are finding them by raiding tech as well as traditional media and advertising companies.” According to […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
To combat last year’s supply chain woes, retailers stored up large amounts of inventory, only to be left with excess product sitting in warehouses a year later. Now, amid high inflation rates, retailers are struggling to get rid of extra products on shelves before the end of the year. Big-box retailers including Walmart, Bed Bath […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The Information has an assessment of “instant-delivery startups, which last year raised billions of investor dollars to finance a rapid expansion across the U.S., Europe and Latin America,” but now are “confronting a bleak fundraising environment … they’re continuing to burn through cash despite their efforts to cut costs, raising a question of how long […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. In some ways, Y Combinator’s biannual Demo Day is somewhat predictable: There will be Stanford dropouts, last-minute pivots, and, as always, promises of near-term profitability. We even made a bingo board about […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Lowe’s and Instacart have announced that same-day delivery is now available from more than 1,700 of the former’s stores Stateside. Nearly 30,000 items can be ordered for delivery in as fast as an hour. Lowe’s is one of the first retailers on the Instacart app to roll-out same-day and scheduled delivery for large items, up […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart has acquired Rosie, an ecommerce platform serving local and independent grocers, wholesalers and retailers, as Instacart seeks to build on its commitment to smaller businesses in addition to expanding its digital offerings.  The Rosie platform supports local and independent grocers across more than 40 states by facilitating the use of branded ecommerce websites and […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Lowe’s and Instacart announced that same-day delivery is now available from more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores nationwide. Nearly 30,000 items can be ordered for delivery in as fast as an hour. Lowe’s is one of the first retailers on the Instacart App to roll out same-day and scheduled delivery for large items, up to 3x3x5 […]

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Retail vacancies in the United States dropped to 6.1% in the second quarter, a 15-year low, as Americans continued to resume in-store shopping. Asking rents for shopping center spaces during the quarter were 16% higher than five years ago, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Tuesday (Oct. 4), citing figures from commercial real estate broker […]
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Nestlé Confectionery has announced sustainable packaging innovations for two of its best-loved brands – Quality Street and KitKat. In a category first, Quality Street will move to recyclable paper packaging for its twist-wrapped sweets. By replacing the double layer of foil and cellulose with a paper wrap, Quality Street will remove more than two billion […]
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The RETHINK team visited Las Vegas from September 19-22 for Groceryshop 2022. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our Top Retail Influencers and learn about their event experience. #TRI2022 members- Ricardo Belmar, Michael LeBlanc, Jeff Roster, Melissa Minkow, Bryan Gildenberg, Andrea Leigh, and Stewart Samuel- all shared their thoughts on […]

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