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  1. Retailer Media
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
Instacart has reached a $5.25 million settlement with the city of San Francisco concerning payments to workers for health care and sick leave, according to an announcement by the city on Thursday. The settlement was the result of an investigation by the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement into Instacart’s compliance with the city’s Health […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Walmart’s burgeoning slate of white-label retail tech will be made more widely available via a new partnership with Salesforce. Retailers will now be able to plug into Walmart Commerce Technologies’ Store Assist local fulfillment services and the Walmart GoLocal delivery solution through the Salesforce AppExchange. The new partnership is part of a growing push by […]
  1. Merchandising
From forward-looking industry research to conversations with leading ecommerce innovators and practitioners, the Digital Shelf Institute (DSI) is committed to producing engaging, compelling, and insightful content you need to deliver the best online experience and take your business to the next level. As the DSI says goodbye to 2022, here’s a look back at some […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The Information reports that Instacart “has cut its internal valuation to around $10 billion, according to two people familiar with the situation. The new valuation is 20% lower than the one it had in October and nearly 75% lower than the price investors paid for shares early last year, when its paper valuation was $39 […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart is now offering discounted memberships to participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Shoppers who have used an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) SNAP card to purchase groceries on Instacart in the past six months can get a discounted Instacart+ membership at $4.99 per month for 12 months, a 50% discount. Related: Instacart streamlines FSA, […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The Information reports that if/when the IPO market begins to thaw – it has been virtually frozen recently because of inflation and recession concerns – “a path to profitability, have reconciled themselves to lower valuations and—perhaps just as important—are simply sick of waiting.” Like Instacart. The Information writes: “Instacart may be first out of the […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The Kroger Co. is expanding the scope of its delivery offerings through a new partnership with DoorDash that makes floral and sushi items from Kroger banner stores across the country available for same-day delivery on the DoorDash marketplace. The partners piloted the program in select geographies this fall and are now expanding to offer nationwide […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Grocery fulfillment models shifted quite a bit in the past few years. After the explosive growth of home delivery in 2020, the sphere has continued to hold its own. At the center of this transformation are customers who expect more out of their grocery delivery service. Whether your customers are ordering grocery items like fresh […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
In the next five years, some grocery executives believe that e-commerce penetration will increase to as high as 35%. While grocery e-commerce and fulfillment leaders have spent years integrating technology to offer essentials to the public, COVID-19 accelerated this development as countless new customers adopted these services. That trial period is over, and the verdict […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Today, we’re introducing 2022 Delivered: Did Anyone Actually ‘Cart’ That #FoodTok Recipe? — a deep-dive report that looks at the influence of viral TikTok recipes on customer shopping behavior. #FoodTok, a mouthwatering subgenre of TikTok, has propelled some of the buzziest food and recipe trends on social media over the past few years. Here at […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
There are a growing number of retailers competing for their share of available advertising dollars, and a big player in retail media has just upped the ante. The recent Kroger-Albertsons merger announcement sent shock waves through the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries, with the move cornering approximately 19% of the U.S. grocery market. […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Dive Brief: Instacart’s new suite of advertising solutions, Instacart Promotions, allows brand partners to independently launch new deal structures, incentives and promotions with the company’s Instacart Ad campaigns, according to a Wednesday press release. Instacart Promotions includes two new capabilities — Coupons and Stock Up & Save — as part of the several savings options brands […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
E-commerce continues to grow — an exciting proposition for both enterprise and mid-market retailers. The consumer expectation of ultrafast fulfillment, however, pressures retail leaders to streamline their last-mile delivery solutions.  In the fulfillment game where innovative pickup and delivery services are becoming the norm, how do you differentiate your delivery solutions from your competitors to […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Authors: Blake Hoge, Sr Governance, Risk, and Compliance Engineer, and James Cha, Sr Security Engineer Building trust with our retailer partners is one of Instacart’s highest priorities. Instacart CEO Fidji Simo sets the tone at the top at every company-wide meeting, emphasizing to our teams just how critical retailer trust is to our mission. This […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Canadian discount store chain, Giant Tiger, has launched a new website and an end to end tech stack replacement. In a LinkedIn post, Simon Rodrigue, SVP & Chief Digital Officer at Giant Tiger, said: “Excited to be working with Shopify on the Shopify Plus platform building out an experience to help Canadians save with a […]

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Aldi is rolling out its partnership with the world’s largest surplus food platform, Too Good To Go, across all of its 990 UK stores. Following a successful trial last year, Aldi is now offering surplus food bags available nationwide, in a bid to tackle food waste while also offering even lower prices to customers. The […]
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H-E-B, Costco Best Navigate The 2020 – 2022 Pandemic Grocery Market Upheaval, Bumping Amazon From Its Top Ranking Customers emerged from 2020 – 2022 placing more importance than ever on finding the right balance of savings and quality while placing less importance on saving time. Pandemic surge in retailer digital capabilities and consumer digital adoption […]
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