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  • Instacart rolls out Connected Stores suite of services for retailers.
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    Instacart leans further into digital solutions for grocers

    The company announced four updates, including the ability to have display ads on their retail media networks and remote management for smart carts, spotlighting how the changes help small retailers.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    DoorDash adds Aldi to its delivery portfolio

    The partnership with the discount grocer represents the e-commerce company’s latest move to build its presence in the grocery market, which has emerged as a key growth driver for the firm.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
  • Produce section of a grocery store Explore the Trendline
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    Catherine Douglas Moran/Grocery Dive

    Fresh food innovation

    From new delivery services to technology designed to battle food waste, fresh foods and the ways grocers sell them are rapidly evolving. 

    By Grocery Dive staff
  • A person holding a green shopping basket checks their phone in the freezer isle.
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    IGA co-creates retail media platform for independent retailers

    The free-to-use, CPG-funded network combines thousands of retailers on one platform and aims to provide measurable feedback while improving the customer experience.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
  • Closeup of a worker wearing protective gloves packaging food orders.
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    Why grocers must reinvest in food safety culture

    Leading food retailers drive food safety leadership through preventative systems, not just checking off items on a list, writes Sally Robinson with Upshop.

    By Sally Robinson • Feb. 22, 2023
  • The new Schnucks Battle Crossing store in Columbia, Missouri.
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    How Schnucks is embracing digital innovation in its stores

    From aisle-roaming robots and digital shelf tags to an upcoming smart cart pilot, the Midwestern chain seeks out solutions that tie into its long-term tech ecosystem, two of its IT executives say.

    By Feb. 21, 2023
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    The Friday Checkout: Instacart faces growing pushback from retailers

    The announcement by Heinen’s this week that it will stop working with the e-commerce company highlights the moves grocers are making to take control over their online operations.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 17, 2023
  • An exhibit booth showing five examples of shoppable videos.
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    Firework and The Fresh Market expand partnership with shoppable videos

    The new retail media platform, which lets brands sponsor video ads across the retailer’s ongoing livestream series, is a first for the industry, according to the companies.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
  • Exterior of Wegmans supermarket in Abingdon, Maryland
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    Wegmans adds e-commerce features, starts accepting SNAP benefits online

    The East Coast grocery chain’s new "Feel Your Best” tools help shoppers plan balanced meals and build healthy eating habits.

    By Feb. 15, 2023
  • Person using a self-checkout station at a supermarket
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    Pardon the Disruption: How grocers should size up new checkout technology

    As retailers look to scan-and-go, smart carts and other options to boost self service, here are four questions they should consider.

    By Feb. 14, 2023
  • Exterior of Bristol Farms Newfound Market store in Irvine, California
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    Why Good Food Holdings is taking a cautious approach to adding new tech

    The West Coast retailer is trying to use its multi-region footprint to its advantage as it tests smart carts, digital tags and other technology from companies like Instacart.

    By Feb. 13, 2023
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    Sponsored by ECRS

    How automation turns retail labor shortage into a shift

    Food retailers face enormous staffing challenges, but automation can ease your lack of staff while also supporting employees. Here’s how.

    Feb. 13, 2023
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    The Friday Checkout: Top takeaways from the latest online grocery reports

    Consumers surveyed by both Chicory and cited convenience and deals as top factors pushing them toward grocery e-commerce. 

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 10, 2023
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    Could grocers and fast food restaurants join forces for online ordering?

    Micro-fulfillment vendor Takeoff Technologies is working with an unnamed retailer to allow shoppers to order groceries and McDonald’s food at once, a senior company official said.

    By Feb. 9, 2023
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    What’s ahead for grocers in 2023?

    Lingering inflation, digital innovation and fast-growing retail media all promise to have a significant impact on the industry this year.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 8, 2023
  • Closeup of grocery store items with "organic" and "local" shelf tags
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    Why more grocers are putting electronic shelf labels in their stores

    From real-time inventory management to more flexibility with promotions, digital tags are showing numerous omnichannel benefits. Plus, they save workers from hanging thousands of labels.

    By , Feb. 8, 2023
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    Albertsons launches digital health platform

    “Sincerely Health” helps shoppers make choices to improve their well-being and rewards them for their progress.

    By Feb. 7, 2023
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    Wegmans rolls out smart cart pilot

    The grocer is piloting technology from Israeli startup Shopic that attaches to standard shopping carts at two stores in upstate New York.

    By , Feb. 7, 2023
  • A customer in front of a promotional sign for a scan and pay solution at a grocery store.
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    Instacart debuts Scan & Pay solution with New York City grocer

    Foodcellar Market, a grocer with two stores in Queens’ Long Island City neighborhood, is deploying the technology, which is part of Instacart’s suite of in-store solutions for retailers.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
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    NGA shares top priorities for 2023 farm bill

    The association’s chief concerns center on expanding access to SNAP in grocery stores, protecting retailers from fees and regulations and supporting healthy food purchases.

    By Feb. 3, 2023
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    H-E-B reclaims top spot in Dunnhumby grocery retailer index

    The Texas supermarket chain displaced Amazon in the rankings as consumers placed less emphasis on e-commerce and paid more attention to areas like price and quality.

    By Jan. 31, 2023
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    Kroger making digital-only deals more accessible

    Through a partnership with Catalina, the grocery company is printing out online coupons for customers who wouldn’t otherwise be able to access those savings.

    By Jan. 31, 2023
  • Person in a grocery store holding phone in front of a product.
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    What’s ahead for retail media in 2023?

    Grocers are eager to ramp up and offer more engaging content, but they have work ahead of them to satisfy suppliers and keep up with industry innovation, experts say.

    By Jan. 30, 2023
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    Sponsored by Upside

    Grow same-store sales without increasing costs

    Upside’s analysis of grocery stores found that the average store only utilizes 24% of its capacity. 

    Jan. 30, 2023
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    The Friday Checkout: Healthcare’s growing role in grocers’ ecosystems

    Announcements this week from Kroger, Amazon and Ahold Delhaize underscored the growing importance of health services in helping retailers boost loyalty and profits.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Jan. 27, 2023
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    Metropolitan Market pilots shelf-scanning tech

    The rollout of hundreds of computer vision-enabled shelf cameras aims to automate in-store processes for the Washington chain owned by Good Food Holdings. 

    By Jan. 27, 2023