Delivery

Retailers

Instacart Aims to Move the ‘Treasure Hunt’ Experience Online

Have a dollar? The grocery platform partners with 99 Cents Only Stores to deliver produce, pet food, lipstick, party supplies and more from some 300 locations.

Retailers

Kroger to Enter Northeast With Ocado, ‘Zoom’ Into South Florida

Despite indicating further expansion was on hold, Kroger and Ocado this week revealed plans to build five new robotic warehouses, eyeing a delivery debut in the Northeast, expanded delivery in California and a 30-minute automated "Zoom" offering in Florida.

Stop & Shop said it's teaming with Instacart to offer a 30-minute delivery service known as Stop & Shop Express, the first such option in the Northeast U.S.

New research updating Barclays' influential 2019 survey shows that 'addiction' has become a 'hangover' for Instacart amid new competitors that rate better in experience, and stores that serve their own.

As Amazon ends free grocery delivery from Whole Foods for Prime members, expands its Just Walk Out technology and pursues European partnerships, where's the brand at for the e-tailing behemoth?

After announcing its partnership with Kroger on ultra-fast delivery earlier this month, Instacart adds another retailer to its instant-delivery partner roster.

Remotely-piloted electric buggies from Tortoise can haul 150 pounds of groceries for low-cost deliveries in a tight radius, officials say. Choice Markets and ShopRite are the latest to give them a ride.

The Landover, Md.-based grocer said it believes lower delivery charges and order minimums "will make these convenient services even more accessible to consumers."

Ongoing restrictions around the coronavirus pandemic resulted in a smaller show, but the tech conference delivered on content.

Keynote addresses from Google’s Carrie Tharp and from GoPuff’s Yakir Gola emphasized overarching themes of this year’s Groceryshop conference—the rise of “instant retail” and the race to monetize and respond to that demand.

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