Ocado

  1. Channel: Grocery
Kroger said yesterday that it is opening a new “spoke facility,” powered by Ocado, in Central Ohio, that it says “will extend the grocer’s reach and ability to provide fresh and friendly services to its customers … The 61,000-square-foot facility located on Shook Rd in Lockbourne will collaborate with the fulfillment hub in Monroe, Ohio and […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Robotics are playing a growing role in the world of e-commerce logistics and fulfillment — where they are seen not just as a way to speed up operations but to drastically reduce the costs of running them — and today a startup developing software and hardware specifically in the area of robot picking is announcing […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Ocado is purchasing materials handling robotics start-up Myrmex Inc for £8.1m ($10.2m), it announced on Monday. The online supermarket acquired a minority stake in Athens-based Myrmex in 2020 and assigned… The post Ocado to purchase robotics start-up Myrmex for £8.1m appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Ocado directors have recently taken the opportunity to purchase cut-price shares, increasing their personal stakes in the retail tech firm. Non-executive chair Rick Haythornthwaite bought £100,000-worth of shares, while Ocado… The post Ocado directors purchase cut-price shares appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Ocado Group has announced the proposed acquisition of materials handling robotics startup Myrmex for approximately €10.2 million. The two companies expect to complete the deal by 6th June. Ocado Group previously acquired a minority stake in Myrmex in October 2020 and appointed it to design and develop a proprietary solution, Automated Frameload, that automates the […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Made, an online retailer which designs and sells homewares and furniture, has announced the appointment of Patrick Lewis as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 27th June. He will join the Board, succeeding Adrian Evans. Evans, who joined Made in 2017, will step down from the Board on 27th June, remaining with the company until […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Kroger is planning to begin delivery in Florida this summer and is in the process of hiring 200 employees. The company already provides delivery in three Florida markets. Over the last two years, Kroger has pushed hard into online ordering and delivery. The company has partnered with Ocado Group to build automated fulfillment centers. “We […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Chilean winery Cono Sur has launched  a pink version of a Sauvignon Blanc blend into its Bicicleta range. The wine is predominantly Sauvignon Blanc, with a splash of Pinot Noir to add berry flavours and make it light pink. The wine has launched in Nisa stores and online via Ocado, with further retailers to follow […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
by Michael Sansolo Building any kind of business success is incredibly hard, so I cannot imagine the challenge of doing it twice.  That’s especially true when, the second time around, it is critical for leadership to abandon, or at minimum, greatly change, the things that made their original business successful. The hardest thing is knowing […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Yolanda Valery, Head of Digital Engagement, Ocado Group and speaker at IRX talks about her newly created role within the grocery technology company and outlines her PAVE approach to content marketing:      “It’s a B2B proposition, but not just any B2B proposition”. Yolanda Valery introduces her role as Head of Digital Engagement at Ocado Group. Recently […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Kroger and Bed Bath & Beyond yesterday announced the official launch of what they are calling a joint “e-commerce experience”,” designed to provide online access through Kroger’s online marketplace to “several thousand items from Bed Bath & Beyond and buybuy BABY. The curated digital experience is divided into easily shoppable categories to help customers find exactly […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Yesterday we reported that Kroger announced that its Dallas division s launching Kroger Restaurant Supply there, which it says will offer “an alternative to ordering in large quantities that have highly variable pricing and require deliveries on a set schedule. This service offers competitive wholesale pricing, opportunities to purchase items by the case or unit […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Kroger announced yesterday that its Dallas division s launching Kroger Restaurant Supply there, which it says will offer “an alternative to ordering in large quantities that have highly variable pricing and require deliveries on a set schedule. This service offers competitive wholesale pricing, opportunities to purchase items by the case or unit and seven-day-a-week delivery.” […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. posted solid sales gains in its fourth quarter as customers continued to prepare and eat meals at home. Earnings exceeded projections despite higher supply chain costs, the company said earlier this month. Kroger revised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast to $3.40 to $3.50 a share from an earlier projection of $3.25 […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH rounds up the stand out retail systems deals, deployments and pilots from the past seven days. Featuring Heineken, Mulberry, Instacart, Starbucks, and MediaMarkt. Heineken has launched its first virtual beer, Heineken Silver, available exclusively in its virtual brewery within the Decentraland platform. Croatia retailer Studenac has launched a mobile application as it looks to […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail systems’ deployments from the past week, including sustainable online deliveries, shoppable recipes, automated warehouses, and virtual beer in the metaverse. Doodles and Shopify just creating the future of commerce with @doodles #DoodlesSXSW https://t.co/xfjrCnb31H — Shopify (@Shopify) March 12, 2022 Skechers USA Skechers has announced […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Kroger continues to push its microfulfillment and delivery model and says it plans to expand to three new cities — Austin and San Antonio, Texas and Birmingham, Ala. “Kroger today looks very different than it did in 1883 when we opened our first store. But the core principles that made that store successful – service, […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Retail revenues at Ocado have dropped by almost 6% in the first quarter of the financial year as grocery shopping habits return to normal following the surge in online shopping… The post Ocado sales drop by almost 6% as shopping habits return to normal appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Ocado Solutions has announced a partnership with Auchan Retail Poland which will see the latter’s online business using the Ocado Smart Platform (OSP). This agreement marks the second Auchan business to partner with Ocado Solutions. The pair will initially build a customer fulfilment centre (CFC) to serve the Warsaw region, beginning in 2024, with additional […]

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General on Thursday reported net sales of $8.8 billion for its fiscal year 2022 first quarter, an increase of 4.2% over the prior-year period. The net sales increase was primarily driven by positive sales contributions from new stores, partially offset by a slight decline in same-store sales and the impact of […]
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  1. Retailer Media
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