Omnichannel

Technology

Ahold Delhaize, Quotient Debut Promo 'Amplification' Tool

A new software launching through the retailer's digital media arm delivers targeted digital ads based on scan and loyalty data to shoppers who might otherwise miss them, driving incremental trips, larger baskets and more effective weekly promos, the partners say.

Retailers

Target Comp Sales Up 20.5% in Q4, Powered by 118% Digital Growth

Target reports $15 billion sales growth in 2020—more than in previous 11 years combined—as it looks toward more small-format stores, new sortation centers and expanded grocery assortment for pickup in 2021.

Former Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb is a backer of the Chicago-based concept, which announced the close of a $42 million investment round.

Quarterly revenue jumped by 8.6% while the retailer said it would accelerate investments in key areas, including automation and fulfillment centers.

For an "emboldened" Walmart, now is the time to accelerate key investments, CEO Doug McMillon says in a presentation.

Ahold Delhaize USA said the new robotic facility, in partnership with Swisslog and AutoStore, will efficiently prep 15,000 delivery orders a week for Giant customers and is part of a omnichannel supply chain inititaive.

With no food sampling in-stores and many consumers doing at least some of their grocery shopping online, how can a brand support new-product discovery—and the basket sales boost that comes from it?

Stop and shop ... or not: Massachusetts-based Stop & Shop, an Ahold Delhaize brand, adds order pickup from temperature-controlled lockers at Boston store.

As the pandemic propels their annual online forecast, FMI and Nielsen highlight an opportunity behind technology advances, improved omnichannel merchandising and consumer segmentation.

The e-commerce software provider enables "split payments" capability to process EBT transactions online.

  • Page 4