E-commerce: Page 2


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    Albertsons partners with Criteo to bolster retail media offerings

    The tie-up will offer demand- and supply-side advertising capabilities as well as measurable insights through the combination of two platforms that work as “self-service solutions.”

    By Jan. 9, 2024
  • Exterior of Opie Drive-Thru Grocery store in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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    The Friday Checkout: Is the pickup-only grocery store dead?

    Amazon and Walmart have given up on the concept for the time being. But at least one startup is showing a potential way forward.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Jan. 5, 2024
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    Robotics/Automation

    Automation holds a lot of promise for grocers, but picking where to invest and being able to effectively evaluate performance remains challenging for companies. 

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Q&A

    Why personalization will define the future for grocers

    The days when people knew grocery workers personally have faded, but the need to create emotional ties with shoppers is as strong as ever, said Matt O’Grady, president of the Americas for Dunnhumby.

    By Jan. 3, 2024
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    Fairway Market launches 30-minute delivery through Instacart

    Called Fairway Now, the service is now available from two of the grocer’s Manhattan stores and will roll out to its remaining locations in the coming weeks. 

    By Dec. 21, 2023
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    Catherine Douglas Moran/Grocery Dive
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    Looking back at key SNAP developments in 2023

    SNAP commanded a significant profile in the grocery industry as retailers grappled with reduced payouts and the USDA took steps to make it easier for people to access their benefits digitally.

    By Dec. 21, 2023
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    Sizing up 2023: A look back at our top predictions for the year

    Grocery Dive forecast that food retailers would focus on value messaging, adding more store amenities to online shopping and growing retail media. So how’d we do?

    By , Dec. 20, 2023
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    More households are making mass retailers their primary grocery source, report finds

    In November, 42% of households used a mass retailer for most of their in-store or online food-at-home purchasing — a reversal from May, per new findings from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

    By Dec. 15, 2023
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    The Friday Checkout: Instacart makes its case for small grocers

    The grocery technology company positioned itself as a revenue booster to grocers of all sizes, but especially small ones, in its first economic impact report.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Dec. 14, 2023
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    Kroger expands SNAP online purchasing with Instacart

    The grocer has extended its acceptance of the payment method through the third-party provider to all Kroger, Ralphs, Foods Co, Fry’s, Jay C, Pay Less and Food 4 Less stores.

    By Dec. 14, 2023
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    Pardon the Disruption: 7 trends that defined 2023

    While this year featured a complex mix of narratives and developments, there was one word that seemed to sum everything up.

    By Dec. 12, 2023
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    Retrieved from Sprouts Farmers Market on March 20, 2023
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    Sprouts links with Uber on chainwide delivery

    The service kicks off this week in Florida and will be available from all of the chain’s more than 400 stores by the end of the year. 

    By Dec. 11, 2023
  • Storefront of Amazon Fresh in Washington, D.C.
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    Amazon pilots grocery subscription service in 3 cities

    The program offers Prime customers unlimited free delivery from Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market on orders over $35 and unlimited 30-minute pickup regardless of order size.

    By Dec. 11, 2023
  • Walmart storefront.
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    Walmart’s CFO talks inflation, e-commerce profitability

    The retailer has been surprised at the resiliency of consumers in the face of high prices throughout 2023, John David Rainey said Wednesday at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer and Retail Conference.

    By Dec. 7, 2023
  • A Favor delivery person outside an H-E-B store
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    Regional grocers’ e-commerce sales slip in Q3, research finds

    The drop is due to a higher rate of lapsed shoppers who have either gone back to in-store buying or switched to a competitor’s online services, a new Brick Meets Click and Mercatus report found.

    By Dec. 6, 2023
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    More grocery shoppers want transparency with sourcing, research finds

    Shopper interest in receiving more information from brands has increased in the past two years, and transparency drives more consumer trust, loyalty and purchases, FMI found in a new report.

    By Dec. 5, 2023
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    E-grocers, meal kit makers focus on reduction and reuse with packaging innovation

    With takeback systems and seasonal packaging based on algorithms, companies such as HelloFresh and Misfits Market are working toward using less material in their deliveries.

    By Hollie Stephens • Dec. 1, 2023
  • Amazon's Key In-Garage Grocery Delivery
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    Pardon the Disruption: Can Amazon be a grocer and a 3P delivery provider?

    The tech giant has signed some key grocery chains to its digital marketplace recently, helping it reach more households even as it retools its Amazon Fresh stores and online platform.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    NGA launches website to assist grocers with SNAP online purchasing

    The comprehensive resource hub provides information and technical assistance to food retailers currently offering or considering SNAP online purchasing. 

    By Nov. 28, 2023
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    Walmart is widening the gap with Amazon in grocery e-commerce, report finds

    The retailer's share of the online grocery market will expand to nearly 27% by the end of 2024, while Amazon’s slice of the business will slip to 18.5%, according to Insider Intelligence.

    By Nov. 22, 2023
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    DoorDash brings alcohol delivery to New Jersey

    As the e-commerce company continues to expand its alcohol marketplace to new states, it’s highlighting its efforts to prevent underage drinking.

    By Nov. 21, 2023
  • Better for you frozen options at a Target in Washington, D.C.
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    The Friday Checkout: Health and wellness trends to watch in 2024

    Specialty distributor KeHe predicts a growing emphasis on functionality, convenience and clean ingredients among consumers.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Nov. 17, 2023
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    Save Mart adds DoorDash as delivery provider

    The partnership builds on the regional grocer’s efforts to expand its reach through third-party delivery providers.

    By Nov. 17, 2023
  • Amazon's Key In-Garage Grocery Delivery
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    Amazon links with Weis Markets for its first loyalty program integration

    The e-commerce giant also expanded same-day delivery availability with the regional grocer. 

    By Nov. 16, 2023
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    Amazon is extending grocery delivery and pickup to non-Prime users nationwide

    The online services are now available to non-members throughout the U.S. through Amazon Fresh, and will soon expand to markets where Whole Foods operates.

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    Ahold Delhaize USA selling FreshDirect to Getir

    The food retail giant said it is offloading the grocery e-commerce service to focus on omnichannel. 

    By , , Nov. 8, 2023