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Anycart, the 'Expedia for Grocery,' Announces Platform Launch

A "smart shopping engine" turns recipes and online traffic into shoppable e-commerce, and can cut out third-party shoppers for participating retailers, including Whole Foods, Albertsons and Ahold Delhaize.

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Feds Expose Gig-Work ID-Theft Scheme

Authorities have charged five Brazilian nationals with creating fraudulent driver accounts, money laundering and ID theft through exploiting gig-economy apps; the move to grocery delivery facilitated the scheme as customers who presented ID for alcohol delivery became victims.

ELM Foods is looking to an AI-enhanced, recipe-driven approach—and a plant-based focus—to stand out in an increasingly crowded grocery delivery marketplace.

The contactless service is available for more than 24,000 retail products.

The in-app collaboration will launch in more than 95 cities in June, with national expansion to follow later in the summer.

The retailer says the partnership with Drone Express, to begin testing this week near Cincinnati, will offer a strategic option to meet customers needing small deliveries—at home and on the road.

Company's expansion into Texas is part of the company's plan to be in more than a dozen markets by the end of 2021.

Instacart's new campaign, Beyond the Cart, celebrates 59 members of its own shopper community, with a tribute microsite and one year of free groceries.

Key by Amazon is now available in more than 5,000 cities across the country.

“As vaccines become more widely available, it is natural that today’s shoppers choose to head back into the store as a part of their grocery shopping routine,” said Spencer Baird of Inmar Intelligence's MarTech division.

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