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    Not just Ocado: How Kroger is boosting store productivity for digital

    During a business update Friday, executives said they see stores and automated facilities as two complementary parts in its evolving online fulfillment ecosystem. 

    By March 7, 2022
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    Instacart unveils $1M program to support women-owned food companies

    Starting in April, eligible CPGs will receive free credits they can redeem throughout 2022 to promote their products on Instacart's online marketplace.

    By March 3, 2022
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    Digital transformation

    Grocers are waging a multi-front battle to improve the economics and experience of online shopping while also incorporating digital into their stores.

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    Grocery Outlet sees a brighter future amid inflation, supply chain woes

    One-stop shopping behaviors have stemmed the company's growth during much of the pandemic, but executives say the chain is resonating with increasingly price-conscious shoppers.

    By , March 2, 2022
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    Target rides traffic boost to 19th straight quarter of growth

    CEO Brian Cornell said that rises in comparable sales and other strong performance numbers were "proof our strategy is working."

    By Ben Unglesbee • March 1, 2022
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    Rosie begins to outfit independents with branded apps

    More than 80 grocery stores have signed up for white-label apps that are expected to go live before the end of March, Dave Makar, the e-commerce provider's chief customer officer, said in an interview.

    By Feb. 28, 2022
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    Consumers believe inflation is significantly higher than it actually is, survey finds

    Inflation has overtaken the pandemic as a top concern, and shoppers said Walmart offers the best value for their money, according to Dunnhumby's Consumer Pulse Survey.

    By Feb. 28, 2022
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    The Giant Company drops pickup order fee and minimum

    The change will be implemented through the company's Giant Direct and Martin's Direct services.

    By Feb. 25, 2022
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    Examining the potholes and potential of branded grocery delivery

    Grocers need to consider labor, speed and marketing when determining what route to take with their own service, experts say.

    By Feb. 24, 2022
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    Shipt expands nationwide reach by adding Walgreens and 7-Eleven

    Bringing on the two chains increases the number of retail locations where the Target-owned delivery company's service is available by more than 40%.

    By Feb. 24, 2022
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    Target grocery is now listed on DoorDash's app

    The non-partner listing mirrors a similar strategy by Instacart and highlights DoorDash’s aggressive push into grocery.

    By Feb. 23, 2022
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    Target to test Starbucks orders, returns with curbside pickup

    The retailer will debut the features this fall in select cities as its same-day services continue to expand.

    By Kaarin Vembar • Feb. 23, 2022
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    Grubhub links with Buyk on convenience delivery

    Buyk will manage order fulfillment and delivery under the arrangement, which will bring more than 2,000 products from local and national suppliers as well as its own private label items to Grubhub's online marketplace.

    By Feb. 23, 2022
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    Instacart pushes further into meal offerings with Quicklly

    The South Asian food marketplace has a digital storefront on Instacart to sell ready-made meals, sauces and meal kits to ship, with plans to later launch local delivery.

    By Feb. 23, 2022
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    Food Rocket brings its rapid grocery delivery to Chicago with plans to expand

    The San Francisco area-based startup aims to launch around 160 dark stores in the Windy City and elsewhere in the U.S. by the end of this year. 

    By Feb. 22, 2022
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    DoorDash rolls out 30-minute grocery delivery with Albertsons

    The store-based "express" service launched Thursday from more than 300 Albertsons locations and will expand to additional grocery chains in the coming months.

    By Feb. 17, 2022
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    Save Mart adds robotic delivery to another store

    The California grocer has started using robotic vehicles from Starship Technologies to transport groceries from a Lucky California supermarket in Pleasanton, California.

    By Feb. 17, 2022
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    Tech firms helped retailers go online. Now they want to boost their in-store operations, too.

    Grocers are increasingly using e-commerce data to boost in-store efficiency, keep items stocked and tackle other tasks as they sharpen their focus on omnichannel shopping, industry executives said.

    By Feb. 16, 2022
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    Sales rise at Ahold Delhaize but slower growth looms in 2022

    The company posted strong Q4 sales but said supply chain woes, inflation and other factors will make it harder to maintain its recent pace. "It is a pretty challenging environment out there," its chief financial officer said Wednesday.

    By Feb. 16, 2022
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    Grubhub expands convenience channel Grubhub Goods nationwide

    The service, which will offer delivery from more than 3,000 locations across the country, follows a successful pilot with 7-Eleven.

    By Alicia Kelso • Feb. 15, 2022
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    Officials push back against rapid grocery delivery

    Accompanying the quick growth of companies like Getir and Gorillas are concerns about their impact on residential neighborhoods and compliance with zoning rules.

    By Feb. 15, 2022
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    Farmstead arrives in Chicago

    The e-grocer has made the Windy City and its nearby suburbs its fifth market and opened a 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Franklin Park, Illinois.

    By Feb. 15, 2022
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    CVS to spend up to $3B on digital features

    The retailer wants to improve its tech offerings as it scales back its brick-and-mortar operations.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 14, 2022
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    Pickup the bright spot in an otherwise gloomy January for online grocery

    The $8.5 billion in e-commerce sales for the month were down 8% from the same period last year as labor disruptions and the loss of economic stimulus all impacted purchases, according to Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

    By Feb. 14, 2022
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    Three major types of food fraud—and how to stop them

    Discover some top fraud challenges faced by restaurateurs and grocers and what can be done to overcome them. 

    Feb. 14, 2022
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    4 top legal issues facing grocers

    Deceptive pricing, misleading labels and insufficient digital accessibility are some of the most common claims consumers make, said Stephanie Sheridan with Steptoe & Johnson LLP.

    By Feb. 8, 2022