Q Commerce

Articles on the growing channel known as on-demand or rapid delivery. It refers to companies that deliver goods (typically groceries) in under an hour or as quickly as 10-15 minutes.

  1. Channel: Delivery
Amazon has integrated Grubhub’s food delivery system into its platform, allowing customers across the U.S. to order from thousands of restaurants directly in the Amazon app and website without having to switch over to the Grubhub app. Additionally, Amazon has added Grubhub+ membership — worth $120 per year — as a standing benefit for Prime […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Check out the articles on this here website that caught your fancy last week, including Dunnes Stores, Tesco Ireland, Aldi Ireland, Kwayga, Ordergroove, Heineken, Blue Yonder, Wolt, Sainsbury’s, Microsoft, and the 2014 RTIH Innovation Awards. Sainsbury’s and Microsoft connect as grocery giant looks to boost customer and colleague experience with artificial intelligence Sainsbury’s and Microsoft […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The Taylor Swift Effect isn’t just a pop culture headline, it’s also big business, and online retailers are well positioned to take advantage, says Shopify President Harley Finkelstein. In a LinkedIn post, he flagged up the example of creator and entrepreneur Cassey Ho, founder of Blogilates. With the release of Swift’s latest album, The Tortured […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Joining us for our final episode recorded in the Bambuser remote podcast studio/beach cabana at Mandalay Bay during Shoptalk is deeply experienced retail executive and current CEO of Brooklinen, Billy May. In a wide-ranging discussion of the evolution of DTC, e-commerce and harmonized retail, Billy lays out the essentials to building and growing remarkable retail […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
On April 23, 2024, Chicago-based premium convenience stores Foxtrot Market and Dom’s Kitchen & Market permanently and abruptly closed all 35 locations with news of a Chapter 7 filing for bankruptcy. The news sent shockwaves through Chicago and other major cities. In recent years, Foxtrot expanded to new markets in Washington, D.C., Dallas and Austin […]
  1. Media & Marketing
  Urban darlings Foxtrot and Dom’s, known for their unique grocery-restaurant hybrid concept, recently shuttered their doors. This surprise move comes just months after their merger into Outfox Hospitality. As the Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® let’s dissect six reasons why this innovative concept may not have survived the test of time. […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Getir is said to be preparing an exit from the UK market amid a post-Covid shift in demand. Getir, which has a multimillion-pound commercial deal with Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur, was once valued at £9.7bn and is among the largest players in rapid… This story continues at Getir plans UK market exit Or […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Gopuff has launched Powered by Gopuff, a platform designed to enable brands to offer delivery services from their owned and operated online storefronts by leveraging Gopuff’s logistics network, instant fulfillment infrastructure and technology. In addition to fulfillment services, CPG brands using Powered by Gopuff will be able to leverage online ads and marketing to drive […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Gopuff has announced the launch of Powered by Gopuff, a logistics and technology platform that, according to the quick commerce big hitter, enables brands to offer affordable delivery from their owned and operated online stores in as fast as 15 minutes. “We’ve spent the last ten years building and scaling our own hyper-local logistics network […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gopuff, the world’s leading Instant Commerce platform, today announced the launch of Powered by Gopuff, a logistics and technology platform that enables brands to offer affordable delivery from their owned and operated online stores in as fast as 15 minutes. “We’ve spent the last ten years building and scaling our own hyper-local logistics network […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Check out the articles on this here website that caught your fancy last week, including AiFi, Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, Wow Bao, Shopsense AI, Paramount Global, Intergamma, Getir, PLUS Retail, and commercetools. Inventory monitoring startup Gather AI bags $17 million in funding to transform supply chain traceability Gather AI, a provider of computer vision […]
  1. Data & Insights
In 2024, the most forward-thinking and innovative retail organizations will recognize that it’s a must to blend intelligent human insight and artificial intelligence (AI). It will become clear that unless an organization can find a way to unify the two across virtually every aspect of their business, it will suffer the consequences across both the […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
NEW YORK, NY — Keystone announced today the appointment of Devesh Mishra as President and Chief Product and Technology Officer of CoreAI, marking a significant step toward the company’s objective to lead in innovation in artificial intelligence. Mr. Mishra, whose illustrious career spans over two decades in the tech industry, brings a wealth of experience […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Co-op reports that it is now offering the same member price benefits online for its member-owners as it does in-store. Member prices are across more than 300 key lines and everyday essentials, with branded and own-branded items including: Co-op 800g loaf (£0.76p); whole cucumber (£0.80p) ; six salad tomatoes (£0.85p); six medium free-range eggs (£1.40); […]
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MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced plans to roll out Store Companion, a new generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) tool. The chatbot, designed by Target, will be available for team members at all of its nearly 2,000 stores by August, becoming the first major retailer to share that it is bringing this technology to its store team […]
  1. Channel: Mass
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Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
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  10. Holiday & Events
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Major carriers all around the world increase the rates of their services at an average of 4 – 6% YoY.  While carriers transfer this burden of inflation to shippers via increased merchants, most merchants do not do the same to their customers but instead absorb shipping costs as a marketing technique to attract customers. Returning […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.

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