1. Holiday & Events
An estimated 166.3 million people plan to shop between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday in 2022, representing 69% of all holiday shoppers, according to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Analytics. This would be nearly 8 million more people than in 2021 and the highest estimate since NRF began tracking […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Deliveries from more than 2,000 Rite Aid stores in 16 states will be powered by the Grubhub Marketplace, making thousands of the retailer’s OTC, wellness products and snacks more accessible to consumers. Rite Aid items are now available on the Grubhub+ membership program, which offers no-fee deliveries on orders of $12 or more. Additionally, National […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
WASHINGTON – An estimated 166.3 million people are planning to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. This figure is almost 8 million more people than last year and is the highest estimate since NRF began […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Megan Ramm, Head of CPG Partnerships of Uber advertising, a division of Uber Technologies. Follow Megan Ramm on LinkedIn at:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/meganpetrie/Follow Uber on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/uber-com/Follow Uber advertising online at: https://www.uber.com/us/en/advertising/ Megan answers these questions: 1) You have such a plethora of experiences […]
  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. Technology & Innovation
Cart.com, Serve Robotics, Spacee, and Flowcode are among the nominees in the Global Startup of the Year category at the 2022 RTIH Innovation Awards. This award will recognise the startup (based outside of the UK) with the most innovative technology offering and the company which is best placed to succeed in the long-term (management, funding, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
[This is a preview from our full report “Measuring the Impact of California’s Inflation Relief Checks on Consumer Spending.” Download for free]. California’s October 2022 Middle Class Tax Refund (MCTR) payments of up to $1,050 buoyed spending across some of the largest retailers in the country, while leaving others unimpacted. Looking at some of the […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
There have been several stories out there about how Hooters is teaming up with NASCAR driver Chase Elliott on a new virtual chicken format that will deliver a variety of poultry dishes via Grubhub, DoorDash and Uber Eats. The items will be delivered from some 196 Hooters locations around the country, but will not be […]
  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. 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
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. Channel: Delivery
UberEats is offering home delivery of cannabis products to customers in Toronto that are 19 and older. Lola Kassim, general manager for UberEats Canada, said the service “will help combat the illegal market and help reduce impaired driving.”
  1. Department: HBC
TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Starting tomorrow, Monday, October 17, Torontonians can order safe, legal cannabis and get it delivered straight to their homes thanks to a partnership between Uber Eats (NYSE: UBER), a global leader in ecommerce and delivery technology, and Leafly…
  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. International
Omnichannel retailer Boots has announced its newest partnership with Uber Eats allowing customers within range access to third-party doorstep delivery of health and beauty products for the very first time.… The post Boots debuts Uber Eats trial in 14 UK stores appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  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
The Wall Street Journal has a story about Instacart, suggesting that as it plans/envisions an upcoming IPO, one of its real long-term advantages will be “advertising – the kind Instacart sells, rather than pays for … Ads, which DoorDash and Uber Technologies’ Uber Eats are also pushing into, will boost Instacart’s bottom line as a […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Uber and Nuro have announced a ten-year partnership to use the latter’s autonomous, electric vehicles for food deliveries in the United States. The tie up will kick off this autumn with deliveries in Houston, TX and Mountain View, CA. Uber and Nuro plan to expand the service to the greater Bay Area. [email protected] is our […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Uber Eats vehicles will soon start to be delivered by Nuro’s autonomous trucks in both Texas and California. The ride-hailing giant announced on Thursday that it is launching a 10-year… The post Autonomous vehicles to start delivering Uber Eats orders in Texas and California appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
This is a preview of our case study on DoorDash. Read it for free: Quantifying DoorDash’s Outlook with Consumer Spending and Earnings Data DoorDash has dominated the domestic delivery aggregator market over the past four years, growing mostly at the expense of GrubHub. DoorDash increased its market share among delivery aggregators in the US from […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The Verge reports that “Uber Eats customers in California and Texas may soon have their takeout delivered by a driverless delivery pod after the company signed a 10-year deal with autonomous driving startup Nuro. “Today’s announcement is the culmination of over four years of start-and-stop negotiations between the two companies. Uber wanted to use Nuro’s […]
  1. Data & Insights
Key Takeaways DoorDash continues to be the primary leader in the third-party delivery space, and has continued to grow through 2Q22.  Smaller cities such as Memphis and Sacramento have experienced massive growth in total third-party sales in 2Q22.  Of the top 100 brands for 2Q22, the majority of them experienced QoQ growth, with Pizza Hut […]

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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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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 […]