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  1. Channel: Delivery
Acquisition Marks the First Time Instacart Is Introducing Cutting-Edge Technology and Products Designed to Transform the In-Store Shopping Experience for Retailers and Their Customers 
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Walmart has announced plans to build its largest grocery distribution center to date. The retailer giant said it will build a high-tech distribution center for fresh and frozen groceries in Spartanburg County, S.C. Set to open in 2024, the new 720,000-plus-sq.-ft. facility will rely on a combination of human associates, automation technology, robotics, and machine […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
84.51°, a retail data science, insights and media company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroger Co., has named Todd James Chief Data & Technology Officer. James joins from Fidelity Investments. He built the global data and analytics organisation for Fidelity’s Workplace Investing and Health Care business units. He also led efforts to modernise servicing […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Fairfield Citizen reports that Ahold Delhaize-owned Stop & Shop has signed a deal with Instacart “for what it calls Stop & Shop Express: shoppers with an Instacart Express membership, along with a $10 minimum order and a $2.99 delivery fee, can get Stop & Shop orders delivered in as fast as 30 minutes “There […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
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 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Got a number of emails responding to yesterday’s breaking new story about how Kroger plans to go into both the northeastern US and south Florida with pure-play e-commerce operations that will build on its CFC warehouse development strategy with Ocado. I commented, in part: For a long time, I’ve heard people speculate about when Kroger […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Kroger has announced that it will offer more customers Kroger Delivery through the addition of a new fulfilment centre powered by the Ocado Group. The new centre will combine vertical… The post Ocado expands partnership with Kroger to open new fulfilment centre appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Grocery
America’s largest grocery retailer is planning to deliver groceries in the Northeast for the first time, while also launching delivery in South Florida and expanding its capacity in California. The Kroger Co. announced it will offer Kroger Delivery enabled by a customer fulfillment center (CFC) in the Northeast. The facility will be able to offer same-day […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Brands are facing continued transportation and shipping costs pressures, with benchmarking data from CRC’s Traditional Retail Council suggesting it’s the top cost pressure for brands, above labor, commodities, packaging, and more. Retailers are feeling these same transportation and shipping cost pressures, which has resulted in more vendor drop ship requests or otherwise pulling back on […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
NEW YORK — Supermarket operators Kroger Co. and the GIANT Co. independently unveiled plans last month to offer new delivery services in partnership with online grocery platform Instacart. Kroger and Instacart unveiled Kroger Delivery Now, offering 30-minute delivery enabled by what the partners call a first-of-its-kind convenience store. GIANT teamed with San Francisco-based Instacart in […]
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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 […]
  1. CPG: Food
“Is advertising dead in this ecommerce space? … I would venture to say it’s transitioning.” — Eric Heller, founder of Marketplace Ignition and chief knowledge officer of the Amazon Center of Excellence at WPP Retail media ad spend will increase an estimated 27.8% this year, amounting to nearly $24 billion brand dollars flowing to retailers. […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Ed Morgan, president and partner of Emerson Group, co-hosted the virtual event. PHILADELPHIA — While the COVID-19 pandemic is by no means a thing of the past, its profound impact over the last 18 months on so many different aspects of life has naturally raised the question of what lies ahead, what is next — […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Throughout the pandemic, consumers’ preferences for purchasing groceries in-store vs. online have ebbed and flowed. In our most recent round of work, we found yet another reversion away from stores with 35% of consumers saying they did the majority of their grocery shopping online. This is a step up compared to the ~30% we saw […]
  1. Associates & Employees
CINCINNATI — Kroger’s Family of Companies’ second nationwide hybrid hiring event, including virtual and on-site interviews, will take place from 2-5 p.m. ET Oct. 13. The company’s mission is to hire 20,000 associates by finding talent for retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, supply chain, merchandising, logistics, corporate, and pharmacy and health care roles. “The Kroger Family of Companies is […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
America's largest grocery retailer to host nationwide holiday hiring event on October 13.
  1. Channel: Grocery
After 18 months of tremendous change and uncertainty, grocers, mass merchants and CPG retailers reconvened at the Groceryshop 2021 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada last week, marking a celebratory milestone for an industry that has endured more than its fair share of friction during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Josh Blacksmith, Senior Director of Global Consumer Relationships & Engagement at Kimberly-Clark, a manufacturer of household paper and personal care products. Follow  Josh Blacksmith on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-blacksmith/Follow Kimberly-Clark on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/kimberly-clark/Follow Kimberly-Clark online at: https://www.kimberly-clark.com/en-us/ Josh answers these questions: 1) Let’s […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Josh Blacksmith, Senior Director of Global Customer Relationships & Engagement at Kimberly-Clark, a manufacturer of household paper and personal care products. Follow  Josh Blacksmith on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-blacksmith/Follow Kimberly-Clark on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/kimberly-clark/Follow Kimberly-Clark online at: https://www.kimberly-clark.com/en-us/ Josh answers these questions: 1) Let’s […]

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