Digital sales are soaring, but grocers might not be able to keep up

Online grocery sales surged 2.4% in December over the year before, according to the latest Brick Meets Click/Mercatus survey. But new findings from Grocery Doppio said grocers’ digital operations platforms are not prepared for the ongoing deluge.


Study: After a dip, digital grocery sales speed up

Digital grocery sales rose 24.6% in November over the month before after declining in September, and most shoppers say they plan to buy at least some groceries through the channel in 2023, according to a new report from Grocery Doppio.

CEO Chieh Huang eyes more growth for the online bulk-products retailer from higher-margin channels.

Nearly 250 Meijer locations in the Midwest will be available to shop through Uber and Uber Eats this holiday season.

Cartken’s six-wheeled rovers will handle grocery and restaurant orders for the delivery company, with more cities to come.

The retail giant’s partnership with DroneUp, which it invested in last year, now extends to stores in Phoenix, Dallas, Tampa and Orlando.

The in-house paid training program helps UNFI associates fulfill career advancement while building a pipeline of future truck drivers.

Online grocery orders fell 10% in November, according to data released Tuesday from Brick Meets Click. But value-focused shoppers are increasingly turning to big box retailers for their digital shopping trips.

The on-demand service is being rolled out to over 900 sushi and 1,600-plus floral locations.

The Target-owned platform, which delivers from 200 retailers, said produce accounted for all of its Top 10 most-delivered products. Shipt’s growth has slowed, though, since the pandemic’s early days.

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