How Walmart Wants to 'Win the Kitchen'

"The way we're thinking about capital and putting capital toward omni-fulfillment, omni-technology, that's where we're going as a company, and I feel really good about it," CFO Brett Biggs says at Baird conference.


What Will Kroger Deliver in Florida?

A delivery-only virtual leap to new territory could be a test of Kroger's vaunted technology and loyalty programs.

On-demand food delivery sales are outpacing all of e-commerce and are expected to reach $138.77 billion in the U.S. by 2025—more than double 2020 levels—finds a new report.

Indianapolis-based Market Wagon is on a roll. Currently in 29 markets, the company aims to be delivering locally produced fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked goods and more in 50 markets by the end of the year.

Amid rising consumer demand for speed—and a concurrent explosion of virtual micro-grocers—Instacart is moving to 30-minute delivery for small baskets from participating retailers.

The association explores how food retail will be affected by the pandemic, which sparked an increase in at-home cooking, accelerated adoption of e-commerce, and fostered a focus on health and wellness.

A fleet of Kroger delivery trucks participated in the Tampa Pride celebration over the weekend, helping to kick off an initial test run of the tech-enabled delivery solution.

Brick-and-mortar grocers have been dominant in part because shoppers have more of an emotional connection with stores than with online platforms, Jupiter founder Chad Munroe says. Jupiter wants to change that.

On the heels of closing a $290 million Series B funding round, Berlin-based Gorillas will begin service in Brooklyn on May 30 as the market for super-fast grocery delivery heats up.

Newly built robotic pick centers could potentially support click-and-collect while clearing aisles of wandering pickers, CFO Gary Millerchip says in BMO conference remarks.

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