E-commerce

Kroger

Kroger delivery widens to include Birmingham, Alabama

The grocery retailer’s new spoke facility will serve the southern region and employ more than 160 new associates.

Industry Partners

Online grocery sales dipped 1% in August versus prior year

Results show both mass merchandisers and dollar stores reporting larger user bases while grocery remained relatively flat, according to a Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping survey.

Platform aims to reimagine C&S’s operations platforms, including customer experience and grocery distribution, all while reducing the wholesale grocers’ carbon footprint.

Despite a rough second quarter, the retailer continues to invest in its digital infrastructure for long-term growth.

Brick Meets Click finds online grocery sales jumped to $7.8 billion in July—a 17% increase from a year ago.

Albertsons Cos. and Sprouts join the program for low-income shoppers, expanding the offering to 49 states and Washington, D.C.

The funding round, led in part by one of the founders of Home Chef, will help the Chicago-based e-commerce platform expand its marketplace of Indian and South Asian foods.

The San Antonio-based grocer said its new e-commerce fulfillment center in Leander, Texas, will help ease in-store congestion and bolster its fast-growing curbside and home delivery channels.

Omnichannel shoppers are actually less loyal to any one given retailer despite spending more overall, consumer data firm dunnhumby finds.

An easy-to-use app, convenient delivery options and successful substitutions helped propel the San Antonio-based grocer to the top of dunnhumby's first-ever eCommerce Retailer Preference Index.

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