Kroger upgrades to cloud-based IT architecture for retail operations

Tech partners Google and Deloitte enable new capabilities at the store level via data analytics, AI and machine learning.


Amazon Fresh will stay open on Thanksgiving

Even as other grocers announce plans to shutter on the holiday, the high-tech grocer from the retail giant said it would keep its doors open for last-minute Thanksgiving purchases.

The Speedway integration leads to operational, field, support staff consolidation, the retailer confirms.

84.51° said there is no one-size-fits-all category, with omnichannel shoppers ranging from the newcomer to the seasoned online ace.

"Adjusting to inflation and learning to achieve 'rapid retrenchment' requires new tools and a shift in strategy," says Anis Hadj-Taieb of DemandTec by Acoustic.

NGA President and CEO Greg Ferrara wrote a letter on April 20 to lawmakers thanking them for their bipartisan, bicameral efforts urging Visa and Mastercard to do without their planned swipe fee rate increases. 

Jason Hart, CEO of Aldi U.S., penned an open letter on Aldi’s website saying “no matter what happens in the world around us, Aldi will always be the low-price leader in every community we serve.”

Through this partnership, Coborn's employees will have the ability to access their earned wages instantly to pay bills, spend, save or invest, all on their own schedule.

“This is just another way we’re helping make [our club members’] dollar stretch even further,” said Scott Ludwig, VP of membership.

To offer the new service, the Boone, Iowa.-based grocer has partnered with Blackhawk Network, which found through its own research that 73% of consumers want to be able to pay the same way they pay online and in-store.

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