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    Q&A

    Gopuff's SVP of business on a 'massive' growth year and what's ahead for 2022

    Daniel Folkman talks about the company's acquisition strategy, its growth in grocery and why marketing will be a big focus next year.

    By Dec. 21, 2021
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    Meijer, Hy-Vee expand alcohol delivery through DoorDash

    Both grocers now offer alcohol delivery in select states through the online food provider, and both have integrated with the DoubleDash feature to bundle orders across companies.

    By Dec. 20, 2021
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    The role of digital personalization

    Grocers are finding that offering tech-enhanced, customized tools can deepen loyalty among customers shopping online and in stores.

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Kroger soft-launches delivery service from large-scale Atlanta CFC

    The grocer also opened a "spoke" site in Indianapolis as it continues to build out its Kroger Delivery service.

    By Dec. 17, 2021
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    Boston becomes latest landing zone for ultrafast firms

    Getir, Fridge No More and Jokr have recently brought their rapid delivery services to the city as they expand outside of New York.

    By Dec. 17, 2021
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    Judge rules against AutoStore in patent fight with Ocado

    The decision from the U.S. International Trade Commission at least temporarily sets aside what Ocado called a "misconceived attempt by AutoStore to interfere with our business in the United States."

    By Dec. 15, 2021
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    How Weee is leveling up to become the go-to ethnic food company

    The e-grocer, which specializes in Asian and Hispanic food, is relying on social commerce and its online-only model as it looks to add more types of cuisine and make restaurant meals easier to buy.

    By Dec. 14, 2021
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    Nearly 70M US households bought groceries online in November

    That's a 15% increase compared with the same period last year, according to Brick Meets Click and Mercatus, which also noted that pickup sales continue to rise.

    By Dec. 14, 2021
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    Albertsons launches online auto-replenishment

    The grocer's new "Schedule & Save" tool, which is rolling out nationwide next year, lets shoppers set automatic refills for certain products and receive discounts for doing so.

    By Dec. 14, 2021
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    Costco is adding pickup lockers to more stores

    The retailer expects to have pickup lockers in more than 200 of its locations by the end of 2022 and has launched an online marketplace with almost 1,000 products, Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti told investors on Thursday.

    By Dec. 13, 2021
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    Wynshop partners with Shipt on delivery services for grocers

    The arrangement allows retailers to process orders through their online storefronts on Wynshop's platform while using the fulfillment company to bring goods to customers in as little as an hour.

    By Dec. 10, 2021
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    Ultrafast delivery firm Getir arrives in New York City

    The company recently started operating in Chicago and also plans to debut in Boston by the end of the year.

    By Dec. 10, 2021
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    Viral recipes are becoming kitchen mainstays, Instacart says

    Forty-four percent of consumers in a recent survey said they tried making a popular recipe they discovered on social media this year, previewing a significant shift in meal planning for 2022, the company noted.

    By Dec. 10, 2021
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    Kroger and Ocado to build automated e-commerce site in North Carolina

    The 200,000-square-foot facility in the Charlotte area, which will employ as many as 700 people over five years, is scheduled to open within two years after construction starts.

    By Dec. 9, 2021
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    Jewel-Osco opens micro-fulfillment center in Chicago area

    The 20,000-square-foot facility sits adjacent to a store in the suburb of Westmont, Illinois, and will be able to fill around 1,000 orders per day.

    By Dec. 8, 2021
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    Ahold Delhaize expands Instacart convenience delivery across US banners

    The grocer is deploying the 30-minute service at its Food Lion, Hannaford and Giant Food chains, which join Stop & Shop and The Giant Company in offering the option to customers.

    By Updated Dec. 8, 2021
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    Giant Food kicks off online marketplace rollout for Ahold Delhaize in US

    The Ship2Me service integrates tens of thousands of products like home décor, outdoor items and pet supplies into the Maryland-based grocer's online platform. 

    By Dec. 7, 2021
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    Walmart, Hy-Vee to test WIC online ordering

    The two retailers and Buche Foods are participating in a pilot run by the USDA and a nonprofit.

    By Dec. 7, 2021
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    Pardon the Disruption: DoorDash's adventures in dark stores

    The company sees a major opportunity to offer DashMarts to retailers, but they’ll have to compete with the delivery powerhouse along the way.

    By Dec. 7, 2021
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    DoorDash plans to offer rapid delivery for retailers

    The company is joining the 15-minute delivery fray in New York City with a full-time workforce, but sees a "larger" opportunity to provide the service to grocers and convenience stores.

    By Dec. 6, 2021
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    Robotic vehicle startup Coco links with Segway on new delivery bots

    The new units, which the two companies produced together, will launch at specialty grocer Erewhon's seven stores in California.

    By Updated Dec. 10, 2021
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    How H-E-B got into livestreaming

    The company offers shoppable cooking classes on Facebook, and this summer it generated 400,000 viewers for a 12-hour grilling special.

    By Dec. 3, 2021
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    Instant delivery startup 1520 tells shoppers to use Getir

    1520's app now directs customers to switch to the Turkish ultrafast firm, which just arrived in the U.S. and operates in New York and Chicago.

    By Updated Dec. 14, 2021
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    Instant delivery firm Jokr raises $260M, launches service in Boston

    The startup is now valued at $1.2 billion as investors continue to pour money into the nascent industry.

    By Dec. 2, 2021
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    Farmstead plans to accept online SNAP payments next year

    The e-grocer has partnered with a payments processor that specializes in Electronic Benefits Transfer to add the capability to its platform by mid-2022.

    By Nov. 30, 2021
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    Walgreens to open $30M MFC in Kansas City region

    The Liberty, Missouri, location is one of nine micro-fulfillment sites that the pharmacy store chain plans to open across the U.S. by the end of 2022.

    By Nov. 24, 2021