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Why H-E-B Wins With Online Grocery Shoppers

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.


Walmart Canada Makes Two Executive Moves

"This announcement speaks to our bench strength of talent," Walmart Canada CEO Horacio Barbeito says in naming a new chief people officer and two new additions to the retailer's leadership team.

New tech will let shoppers scan store shelves to more easily find what they're looking for.

The retailer is extending its doula-service coverage, introduced last year in Georgia, to employees on a Walmart medical plan in three additional states.

The retailer last month expanded its partnership with warehouse automation specialist Symbotic, which will see its tech implemented in all 42 of Walmart's regional distribution centers.

The Cincinnati-based grocer said it has collaborated with five EV specialists, including EVgo, Tesla and Volta, to install more than 350 vehicle chargers in 10 states, with more to come.

A good sale is hard to find: As they seek to cope with inflation, consumers say fewer of the items they want are on sale and coupons are harder to come by, new surveys find.

Jokr is the latest "instant delivery" player to shut down U.S. operations as consumers and investors get skittish about spending.

Walmart Inc. also is instituting a progressive wage model that will boost techs' pay up to $4 more per hour over four years.

Seventy-seven percent of consumers said they changed their grocery choices or buying behaviors in May in response to inflation, up 6 percentage points from April.

Members will continue to get free delivery on orders of $35 or more; households now will be able to build online carts and place combined orders through one Instacart+ account.

Shop-N-Save Food Centers was a longtime SpartanNash distribution customer; SNS stores have been rebranded as Family Fare locations.

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