E-commerce: Page 3


  • Interior of Manassas, Virginia, Sprouts
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    Sprouts orders up Instacart’s FoodStorm system

    The partnership comes at a time when the specialty grocer aims to modernize its holiday inventory management ahead of the holiday season. 

    By Nov. 7, 2023
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    Scaling with a single POS platform: Adams Fairacre Farms’ journey to expansion and efficiency

    In this Q&A, learn how CATAPULT® Retail POS accelerated growth for a local NY retailer, allowing them to seamlessly open a new location this year. 

    Nov. 6, 2023
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Grocery Dive

    Top stories from Grocery Dive 2023/2024

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Walmart, Amazon see gains in fulfillment pivots as holidays near

    The rival retailers are zeroing in on improved speed and efficiencies with changes to their e-commerce fulfillment strategies. 

    By , Kelly Stroh • Nov. 3, 2023
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    Raley’s launches sampling box for loyal customers

    The quarterly gift box shipments will include an assortment of around 20 products to help introduce new products to “top tier” customers of the grocery chain.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    Amazon sidesteps consumer woes with help from side businesses

    Subscriptions, ads and third-party seller services outpaced growth in retail in Q3, and Prime Video will soon also be a money-maker.

    By Daphne Howland • Oct. 27, 2023
  • Exterior of a BJ's Wholesale Club location in Virginia
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    BJ’s adds SNAP EBT as payment method for Instacart customers

    The announcement comes a year after the club retailer started accepting SNAP benefits via its own e-commerce platforms.

    By Oct. 27, 2023
  • A Shipt Shopper handles a grocery order.
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    Shipt cuts staff as its ‘business and industry have changed dramatically’

    The Target-owned e-commerce company has eliminated around 3.5% of its filled positions, according to local news reports.

    By Oct. 26, 2023
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    Kroger takes SNAP online purchasing chainwide

    The grocer has started accepting the payment method for pickup and delivery orders across all of its stores following a test during the pandemic.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
  • Exterior of an H-E-B Plus! store.
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    H-E-B is leaning into a diverse array of store formats and facilities

    The retailer is expanding its supermarket footprint while also digging deeper into convenience stores, discount shops and its e-commerce fulfillment centers.

    By , , Oct. 25, 2023
  • DoorDash and 2,000 grocery partners will waive delivery fees
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    How grocers are approaching delivery as the market evolves

    Companies like Hy-Vee, Whole Foods and The Fresh Market have moved ahead with efforts to expand their e-commerce operations even as customer demand for online services has lost steam.

    By Oct. 23, 2023
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    Walmart to open 5th ‘next generation’ fulfillment center

    The 900,000-square-foot facility in Stockton, California, will help the retailer handle online orders throughout the West Coast with greater speed and efficiency.

    By Oct. 13, 2023
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    The Friday Checkout: Has Trader Joe’s gone too far with pumpkin spice?

    As other fall flavors like apple, maple and caramel take root, grocers may need to recalibrate their seasonal assortments so they don’t overwhelm shoppers.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Oct. 12, 2023
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    DoorDash adds The Fresh Market to digital marketplace

    The tie-up with the specialty grocer continues the e-commerce company’s efforts to stretch its reach in the grocery sector.

    By Oct. 12, 2023
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    Hy-Vee to deploy micro-fulfillment centers from Takeoff Technologies

    The automation company expects to supply “upwards of 20” online grocery order-assembly facilities to the grocer over multiple years, with the first sites set to open in 2024, Takeoff’s president said in an interview.

    By Oct. 12, 2023
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    Hy-Vee partners with Samsung to bring digital displays to all stores

    The screens, which will be placed in areas like food courts and deli counters, will feature live cooking demos, promotions, recipes and other content.

    By Oct. 10, 2023
  • Curbside pickup sign outside BJ's Wholesale Club location
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    Grocery e-commerce sales give up more ground

    Online sales dropped 3.1% year-over-year in September, to $7.5 billion, primarily due to a decline in order frequency, according to Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

    By Oct. 10, 2023
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    Walmart GoLocal appoints former Shipt executive as new vice president

    Rina Hurst, former chief business officer of the Target-owned e-commerce company, will now oversee strategic direction, operations and general management for the delivery service.

    By Oct. 10, 2023
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    Ahold Delhaize launches new native mobile app

    Peapod Digital Labs' new platform boosts speed and overall performance for a more streamlined shopping experience. 

    By Oct. 6, 2023
  • Storefront of Amazon Fresh in Washington, D.C.
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    Amazon Fresh lowers its free delivery threshold to $100

    The change comes almost 10 months after Amazon raised the order minimum for fee-free delivery to $150.

    By Oct. 6, 2023
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    How regional grocers are going digital

    As the pressure mounts to operate more efficiently while also delivering a true omnichannel shopping experience, here’s what Lowes Foods, Save Mart and other grocers are focused on.

    By Oct. 3, 2023
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    5 ways to build baskets by understanding what the modern shopper wants

    From cutting costs to building trust, here’s what Bazaarvoice research revealed about what modern shoppers want. 

    Oct. 2, 2023
  • DoorDash and 2,000 grocery partners will waive delivery fees
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    DoorDash looks to improve in-store processes to grow grocery business

    The company is focusing on removing “defects in the system,” like uncertainty about product availability, to help consumers feel more confident when buying online, Vice President Fuad Hannon said in an interview.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    Costco pushes forward with app upgrades

    The changes, which include augmented reality and the upcoming ability to scan barcodes, have significantly boosted the tool’s downloads and app store rating.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    FTC, 17 states sue Amazon for ‘exploiting its monopoly power’

    The e-commerce giant defended the practices outlined in the lawsuit, saying they “spur competition and innovation across the retail industry.”

    By Daphne Howland • Sept. 26, 2023
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    Harris Teeter launches proprietary delivery service in Washington, DC

    The online service comes as competitors have scaled back and just a few months after parent company Kroger opened a nearby automated fulfillment center.

    By Sept. 22, 2023