Farmstead Becomes First Online-Only Grocer to Accept Digital EBT/SNAP Benefits

Partners with third-party processor (TPP) Forage to accept payment type on e-commerce orders.


Go Grocer's Key to Ultrafast Delivery: Actual, Real-Life Stores

Go Grocer Co-Founder Paul Stellatos says building out ultrafast delivery from the store up rather than from the app down will set the Chicago-born convenience grocer's delivery business apart.

DroneUp, one of Walmart's partners on drone delivery, said its service is up and running at a Walmart store in Farmington, Ark., with two more stores set to debut drone delivery in the coming months.

Members will get 5% off eligible grocery deliveries and no delivery fee on grocery orders of $30 or more.

James Walker, who helped lead the rollout of ghost kitchens for hot-dog specialist Nathan's Famous, will oversee day-to-day operations for Buyk as the company's co-founders shift their focus to fundraising.

The Istanbul-based ultrafast grocery delivery service, now operating in nine countries, plans to expand to New York and Boston by year's end.

After piloting delivery through DoorDash at approximately 600 locations this summer, Dollar General now is offering the service at more than 9,000 stores across the country.

"Key performance indicators (KPIs) for monthly active users, order frequency, and average order value are rebalancing from the record highs of 2020," Brick Meets Click partner David Bishop says.

"Online grocery shouldn’t be a luxury," Instacart COO Asha Sharma says in introducing new offerings meant to help users save, including a Deals Tab that lets users find coupons from their favorite retailers and brands more easily.

"We see huge potential for future growth in the ultrafast sector," Buyk co-founder Slava Bocharov says as the dark-store microgrocer expands in New York City.

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