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  1. Channel: Delivery
Delivery service Instacart announced yesterday what it called the “first phase of the company’s next-generation fulfillment initiative designed to bring automated technology solutions to retailers across the U.S. and Canada,” saying that it will work with automation partner Fabric to build warehouses for its retail partners, using them to make the fulfillment process more efficient […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Taboola, the company that operates a popular grid-based advertising and content recommendation network across media properties, today announced an acquisition to expand its reach further into e-commerce, its first big move since going public in June by way of a SPAC: it is paying $800 million in a combination of cash and stock to buy […]
  1. Channel: Mass
July 23, 2021 By Donna Morris, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Walmart Inc., and William White, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Walmart U.S. The challenges of the past year and a half since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic are among the greatest we’ve faced as a company and within the […]
  1. Channel: Mass
SANDTON, South Africa and BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 22, 2021 — Underscoring the importance of both short-term and long-term solutions to address hunger and relief efforts related to the recent riots in KwaZulu-Natal, Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and Massmart are committing more than 13 million rand (over $880,000) in cash and in-kind donations to hunger relief […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
According to Statista, in 2020 over 2 billion people purchased products online, with e-tail sales surpassing over $4.2 trillion worldwide. The below screenshot exemplifies the steady growth of ecommerce, and how projected sales are expected to be in excess of $6 trillion by the year 2024.
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Grand Rapids Business Journal reports that SpartanNash is scheduled to open a new micro-fulfillment center in Caledonia, Michigan – a 55,000 square foot facility carrying 16,000 SKUs that will “pick and pack Fast Lane orders for 24 Ada Fresh Market, D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare and Forest Hills Foods stores throughout West Michigan, primarily […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is hosting wellness days at about 4,700 of its stores on Saturday. The retailer said the free events will offer customers access to screenings, immunizations and health information. The goal is to help people get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over the past year, especially […]
  1. Merchandising
From the Boston Globe this morning: “Maine Governor Janet Mills this week signed the nation’s first extended producer responsibility (EPR) law, effectively holding the corporations accountable for the packaging waste they create. Now, nearly a dozen states, including Massachusetts, are on track to follow Maine’s lead. “Think about it: A company that sells you a […]
  1. Channel: Mass
The Dallas Morning News reports that “Walmart is testing an all-self-checkout Supercenter in Plano at one of its biggest local stores and one where growing families can easily pile high a grocery cart. It’s calling the process ‘hosted checkout’ because employees are standing by to help if customers need it.” According to the story, “Walmart […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
We had a story yesterday about how Amazon is likely to double its e-grocery sales in the next five years, leading one MNB reader to write: Just a short example of Amazon power. I needed a figurine light replacement. Could find it at the local Lowes for $4.19 My wife found it on Amazon for […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Since introducing the Winemakers Selection private brand to Walmart customers in 2018, the retailer has continued to identify new ways to bring shoppers new offerings as they explore the collection. Last year, Walmart exclusively relaunched the Winemakers Selection Classic Series, which featured a streamlined Vertex Award winning brand identity and popular varietals. Jason Fremstad, Vice […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
WASHINGTON – Consumers plan to spend record amounts for both school and college supplies as families and students plan to return to in-person classrooms this fall, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. “The pandemic forced parents and their school-aged children to quickly adapt to […]
  1. CPG & FMCG
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Abi Subramanian, Senior Director & head of advertising & brand partnerships at Walmart’s Sam’s Club division. Follow Abi on LinkedIn at: Sam’s Club online at: Abi answers these questions: 1) Is retail media – shopper marketing 201 or is it media […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon is set to nearly double its online food sales globally over the next five years seeing it overtake the US’ largest retailer Walmart. Amazon’s online grocery sales business is… The post Amazon to double size of online grocery business to $26bn in next five years appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across […]

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Here’s what the RetailWit crew is reading today: Salesforce projects retailers will pay extra for goods in the second half—to the tune of $223B (+62%) YOY. It’s expected to come from a staggering increase in logistics (+$163B), suppliers (+$12B), and wage expenses (+$48B). Uber partners with Albertsons to expand grocery delivery. It is their biggest […]