E-commerce: Page 2


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    Sponsored by Orckestra (powered by mdf commerce)

    3 elements to help you master your omnichannel grocery experience

    Looking to build customer loyalty, optimize operations and nail fulfillment? Here is what you need to know.

    By Frank Kouretas, Chief Product Officer and Jean-Walter Guillery, Director of Product, Omnichannel at Orckestra (powered by mdf commerce) • Oct. 31, 2022
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    Walmart enhances digital shopping ahead of holidays

    The retailer is introducing updates like a virtual queue and expanded augmented reality to provide shoppers a faster, more personalized experience.

    By Dani James • Oct. 27, 2022
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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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    Aldi developing its own online grocery platform

    The discount supermarket chain is working with German e-commerce technology company Spryker on a service that reduces its reliance on Instacart.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    Good Eggs joins forces with Momofuku on fresh meal kits

    The online grocer has started selling kits that combine its produce, meat and seafood with the culinary brand’s sauces and spices.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    Schnucks starts 30-minute convenience delivery

    The Midwestern grocer is offering the service across all of its markets in conjunction with Instacart.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    Charting SNAP’s digital growth

    The number of households that used SNAP benefits to make at least one online order has doubled since the start of 2021. 

    By Oct. 24, 2022
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    Instacart’s growth slows as retailers seek more e-commerce control

    After rapid growth in recent years, the company is facing challenges as some of its major partners start handling fulfillment for online orders themselves, according to new research by 1010data.

    By Oct. 19, 2022
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    Ahold Delhaize USA brings retail media in-house

    After nearly five years spent relying on a third-party media firm, AD Retail Media is staffing up and launching new tools like a unified on-site and offsite ad platform.

    By Oct. 19, 2022
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    Pardon the Disruption: The digital forces driving the Kroger-Albertsons merger

    The $24.6 billion deal is as much about boosting scale in data, retail media and e-commerce as it is about expanding stores and facilities.

    By Oct. 17, 2022
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    Blue Apron starts selling meal kits on Amazon

    The company is expanding selling options beyond its direct-to-consumer, membership-based model as it aims to create new distribution channels. 

    By Oct. 13, 2022
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    How Walmart is experimenting with shoppable content

    From recipe site integrations to interactive videos, the retailer has embraced partnerships that aim to boost inspiration and ease for at-home cooking. 

    By , , Oct. 12, 2022
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    Online grocery sales fall 3% in September as delivery gains ground on pickup

    Grocery e-commerce sales grew 4% year-over-year during the third quarter, reaching $24.1 billion, but slowed as the period progressed, according to Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    Grubhub, Starship deploy delivery bots across 5 college campuses

    Over 170,000 students have access to food delivery through this integration, and more colleges are expected to launch the service later this year.

    By Julie Littman • Oct. 12, 2022
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    Gopuff raises delivery subscription monthly fee for the first time

    The increased fee will begin on subscribers’ next renewal dates, and brings its delivery subscription cost closer to its competitors.

    By Brett Dworski • Oct. 12, 2022
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    Walmart to buy Alert Innovation

    The retailer is acquiring the Massachusetts-based automated fulfillment company as it continues to level up its order-routing capabilities.

    By , Oct. 6, 2022
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    Gopuff launches health and wellness private label line, links with Grubhub

    The instant delivery e-tailer’s second private brand includes allergy medications and at-home test kits, while its new partnership makes convenience items available to diners on the Grubhub Marketplace.

    By , Brett Dworski • Oct. 5, 2022
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    Amazon’s discounted membership gets a rebrand as it launches Amazon Access hub

    Information on Prime Access will be available on the site, as well as details on layaway and SNAP EBT programs.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Oct. 4, 2022
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    Cardenas Markets enlists Amazon to provide two-hour delivery service

    The Hispanic grocer will initially work with the e-commerce company to serve online shoppers in several California communities and Las Vegas, and expects later to expand the arrangement.

    By Sept. 29, 2022
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    Sponsored by Roadie

    How to give customers the live order tracking they want from e-commerce delivery

    Tracking order progress in real time becomes even more important as retailers add same-day delivery in response to consumer demand for faster order arrivals.

    Sept. 26, 2022
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    The Friday Checkout: 6 takeaways from Groceryshop

    Technology priorities like dealing with data and developing omnichannel shopping options topped the agenda at the annual grocery industry gathering in Las Vegas last week.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Sept. 23, 2022
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    How Raley’s is trying to make e-commerce profitable

    The California-based grocer is focused on a “flywheel” that incorporates different fulfillment models, Zachary Wilson, its head of e-commerce, said at a Wednesday Groceryshop session.

    By Sept. 22, 2022
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    Grocers’ relationship with online marketplaces has gotten ‘complicated’

    Listing on multiple platforms like Instacart and DoorDash while also operating its own online service has become a complex challenge for SpartanNash, said e-commerce head Matt Van Gilder.

    By Sept. 22, 2022
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    Walmart weds data to popular apps like TikTok in latest ad play

    A new Innovation Partners program that also features Snapchat and Roku seeks to help brands better understand what engages Gen Z.

    By Peter Adams • Sept. 20, 2022
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    New shoppable recipe website Jupiter taps into chef content creators’ online fans

    The startup has created a platform where customers can instantly fill their virtual shopping carts with the ingredients needed to create their favorite chef influencers’ recipes.

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    4 areas where grocers can improve private label

    While store brands are having a heyday at the moment, industry experts say e-commerce, quality and assortment are among the key areas retailers need to pay attention to. 

    By Sept. 19, 2022