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
Ex-Deliveroo executive Jack Green and former Cloudkitchen executive Brandon Neman have launched a sustainable quick commerce platform to rival the sector’s incumbents, Bodo. Nearly half of consumers (46%) abandon their… The post Ex-Deliveroo exec launches rival sustainable quick commerce platform Bodo appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Delivery
Caffé Nero has partnered with Deliveroo, offering its menu via the delivery app from over 400 stores in as little as 30 minutes. The partnership plans to roll out at… The post Caffé Nero launches on Deliveroo appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Delivery
Uber and Gopuff have announced a new UK partnership that will enable customers across the country who use the Uber Eats app to order from Gopuff’s range of everyday essentials, including branded products and fresh food items, direct from said app.  This builds on a US tie up, which launched in May 2021.  The roll-out […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Thanksgiving and the holiday season is just around the corner. In a chaotic and ever-changing world, fixed calendar events like these provide predictable and unifying anchor points. No wonder, then, that so many marketing plans are now seasonal. Retailers are once again preparing campaigns and promotional events against a new set of seasonal tentpole events. […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Same day delivery company Gophr is partnering with Rexel, UK distributor of electrical products and solutions, to offer customers a new 90 minute delivery service called Rexel Rapid. The two… The post Gophr partners with Rexel to launch rapid delivery service appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Trends & External Forces
Digitalisation has continuously disrupted traditional business models across multiple industries around the world. With the constant emergence of cutting-edge technology and modern solutions to spearhead growth and profitability, organisations have no choice but to adapt in order to equally survive and thrive. The retail sector isn’t invincible to this global change. The gradual switch from […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The development of E-commerce seems to be unstoppable. More and more consumers are buying their products online, notably influenced by the development of Internet accessibility and the democratization of smartphones. Even if this is good news for sellers around the world, E-commerce has an impact on the health of our planet. In the era of […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Bloomberg has a fascinating piece about “a class of startups that soared during the pandemic, trying to solve a logistics and math puzzle that’s dogged Silicon Valley for decades: Can an e-commerce company whisk products to your house in under an hour? And more important: Can it actually make money doing so? “Flying cars and […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As part of a series of interviews with those who made it on to the RTIH Top 100 Retail Technology Influencers List, we discuss the likes of rapid delivery services, the metaverse, drones, micro-fulfilment, and autonomous solutions with Celia Van Wickel, Global Director and Head of Omnichannel Analytics at Mars Wrigley Confectionery. RTIH: What does […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Bloomberg reports that “Gopuff has fired hundreds of staff members, coming after earlier rounds of job cuts this year, as the rapid delivery startup struggles to stem its cash burn in a slowing economy … the job reductions primarily affected customer service staff, which included a mix of full-time and temporary employees.” Sources tell Bloomberg […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Data powered by Earnest’s Orion spend dataset. Supermarket sales excludes food sales at big box and warehouse club retailers like Walmart and Costco. Albertson’s (ACI) short run as a public company may be coming to a close as it enters talks to merge with the nation’s second largest grocer and largest supermarket chain, Kroger (KR). […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
It was always going to be a controversial move and sure enough, eyebrows were raised when food delivery firm Deliveroo announced its partnership with buy now pay later (BNPL) company… The post Deliveroo X Klarna: The story behind the ‘eat now, pay later’ backlash appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
ChaseDesign just finished our annual study of 1,000 shoppers to see what the latest insights are around online grocery shopping, specifically focused on which delivery methods are winning out pre, during and now post-COVID times. For starters, we do see a trend that online grocery shopping has become an important part of a shopper’s repertoire. […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Alex Marsh, Klarna’s UK chief has sprung to the company’s tie up with Deliveroo after the deal sparked controversy with debt campaigners claiming the deal with put already-struggling British consumers… The post Klarna chief asks Deliveroo deal critics “how dare they?” appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Delivery
Uber Eats has teamed up with frozen food retailer Iceland to launch a new quick commerce offering to deliver groceries across London in as little as 20 minutes. The new… The post Uber Eats launches quick commerce partnership with Iceland appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Media & Marketing
Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Co-founder and CEO at buy now, pay later big hitter Klarna, has been at it again on Twitter. Early last week, he set his sights on Martin Lewis, after the financial journalist, broadcaster and founder of the MoneySavingExpert website criticised Deliveroo for adding Klarna as a payment option. Dear @Deliveroo do you really […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Foodhub, a UK-based company providing online food ordering offerings to restaurants and takeaways, has announced a trio of features designed to help independent firms keep pace with industry leaders like McDonald’s. These have been launched alongside a revamped business website. Regional business partners and customers will now have access to offline ordering technology, self-ordering kiosks […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Klevu, a specialist in artificial intelligence powered product discovery technology for digital commerce, has released an integration for Klaviyo. This allows for AI on-site e-commerce search data to be passed to Klaviyo for shopper segmentation, and personalised email and SMS marketing automation. 🥁 Drum roll please… we are thrilled to announce our official partnership with […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Beauty essentials and healthcare products from Boots can now be found on Uber Eats, offering rapid delivery to customers’ doors. The retailer has kicked off a pilot in 14 of its stores around the UK, with 13 of those giving people within range access to third-party doorstep delivery of its products for the very first […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Martin Lewis has criticised food delivery service Deliveroo for adding BNPL service Klarna as a payment option. Klarna has been added to the app as an option alongside credit, debit… The post Martin Lewis slams Deliveroo for adding Klarna option appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Delivery
  Brands that focus on the consumers wants and needs tend to do better than those that focus on their own brand positioning according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  DoorDashdelivers food and beverages from restaurants, grocery stores, and convenience stores and understands just why consumers are migrating to the […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Nina Mimica has been named as the new Chief Innovation Officer at Studenac, joining the management board of Croatia’s largest retailer by number of stores to oversee projects including a digital centre of excellence. Mimica will be responsible for designing and implementing innovation and digital transformation projects, introducing advanced analytics and using technology to drive […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Target has appointed Prat Vemana as Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Product Officer. Vemana will join the retailer on 31st October, reporting to Chief Guest Experience Officer Cara Sylvester. In this role, he will oversee Target’s digital business, including site merchandising, user experience, digital operations and product, and Target+, an online third-party marketplace. Additionally, […]

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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
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SMI Core data captures the actual spend data from the SMI Pool partners of major holding companies and large independent agencies, representing up to 95% of all US national brand ad spending, to provide a complete monthly view of the SMI Pool market size, investment share and category performance. Core Data delivers detailed ad intelligence across all media […]
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  2. Channel: Grocery
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]

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