Smart & Final Partners With Uber on Alcohol, Grocery Delivery

Customers can now shop from 173 of its membership-free stores across Arizona, California and Nevada.


Lazy Acres Partners With DoorDash

Now offers same-day grocery delivery from its five Southern California stores.

Instant-delivery specialists are rolling out private labels, adding new markets and introducing key hires as they look to outmuscle one another in a burgeoning market.

The Instacart Mastercard, issued by Chase and expected to launch this year, will offer boosted points on purchases made through the Instacart Marketplace and other yet-to-be-announced benefits.

Online sales for conventional grocers slid through most of 2021, while mass retailers saw gains, according to new research from Brick Meets Click.

The retailer continues to build on its anything, anytime, anywhere commitment.

First trialed last spring in the retailer's hometown of Bentonville, Ark., internet-connected boxes that can securely store temperature-sensitive grocery items on customers' front porch are now available for preorder.

Grocery delivery gained steam in urban markets in December, and more online grocery buyers flocked to mass-merchandise stores.

The retailer wants to put more groceries in consumers' refrigerators, literally. Walmart says in-home delivery will be available to 30 million households by the end of the year.

Buyk has launched service from six dark stores in Chicago, joining players such as Getir and Go Grocer in the city's growing instant-delivery market.

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