Costco Unpacks Elements of Its Improving Performance

E-commerce investment, however deliberate, pays off, but fresh food volume in any modality is the engine.


Uber Teams With Southeastern Grocers on Delivery Deal

The parent of Winn-Dixie and Fresco Y Mas joins nascent crowdsourced e-commerce marketplace competitor to Instacart.

The Dinner Daily, a subscription-based meal planner, addresses customer pain points while helping retailers build bigger and more profitable online baskets, the company says.

Short-term compromises in store hours and availability may have blunted near-term food sales growth, but Walmart’s CFO has eyes on growing "mind share" over the longer term.

Seeking to further leverage physical assets and ride the booming consumer convenience trend, Walmart+ offers delivery benefits, gas discounts and easier in-store shopping.

The retailer is spending heavier to grow and maintain millions of new shoppers amid a historic shift, CEO Vivek Sankaran says.

COVID disruption and an uncharted route back to normal could result in a wash on the bottom line, unless grocers prepare to evolve, the author says.

A forthcoming revamp of digital properties, including a new rewards program and the retirement of Peapod branding, is expected to enable deeper personalization for Ahold Delhaize’s largest U.S. banner.

Amid reports of an imminent launch, Walmart+ could be a vehicle for the retailer's future vision.

A panel of influential industry leaders anticipate long-term benefits from the abrupt food spending shift but warn of adjustments ahead.

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