Kroger enlists Olo restaurant platform for sushi, floral delivery

Deployment to more than 1,600 stores supports recent rollout of new DoorDash service.


Aldi partners with DoorDash to continue its e-commerce expansion

The partnership brings same-day delivery of the discount grocer’s affordable staples and cult favorites from more than 2,100 Aldi locations nationwide.

The Minneapolis-based retailer’s digital sales exploded during the pandemic, but it had been setting the stage for e-commerce expansion in the years before that.

The retailer intends to build more than six new sortation centers by the end of 2026, nearly doubling its delivery capacity across major U.S. markets.

Automated facility works with two other ancillary sites to support Dallas fulfillment “hub” for online grocery delivery.

“Caution” and “uncertainty” were the themes of the retail giant’s latest earnings report, potentially providing a bellwether for the rest of the industry.

The Ohio-based grocer, which had worked with Instacart since 2017, told customers their online orders will soon be fulfilled “by trained Heinen’s associates who will carefully pick and pack only the best quality groceries for you.”

Pickup remains primary growth driver, while mass retailers continue to siphon e-grocery shoppers from supermarkets, latest Brick Meets Click survey finds.

It’s the first time the delivery platform, long known for working with restaurants, has crafted an advertising campaign around its grocery service.

Key point man in rollout of Ocado-automated fulfillment sites is joining Innovative Food Holdings as CEO.

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