Jon Springer

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Technology

Q&A With Mirakl CEO Adrien Nussenbaum

The founder of the marketplace option now adopted by a number of U.S. grocers and distributors joins WGB's Breakroom to discuss what he calls a flexible and profitable avenue to compete with online giants by expanding virtual assortments—and integrating them into omnichannel.

Retailers

Plant-Based Evolves From Niche to Grocery Staple: Instacart Report

One in three users of the delivery service have bought an alternative meat or milk product, according to Instacart’s Plant Power report, which explores plant-based foods’ journey into the mainstream.

A fleet of Kroger delivery trucks participated in the Tampa Pride celebration over the weekend, helping to kick off an initial test run of the tech-enabled delivery solution.

The ShopRite cooperative said the partnership with the data science firm would increase its product and service offerings it previously tackled on its own.

Michal Lagunionek, among other newly arriving U.S. execs, brings a strong track record and new support to a job that’s only still beginning, sources say.

In his first remarks since taking over for Lee Delaney, Bob Eddy acknowledged lapping the COVID boom will make things "weird" for a while.

Newly built robotic pick centers could potentially support click-and-collect while clearing aisles of wandering pickers, CFO Gary Millerchip says in BMO conference remarks.

Post-COVID shoppers poured into Target, blowing away expectations as it laps the lockdown.

Monthly data from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus charts $8.3 billion in sales—but indicates some shoppers are going back to stores and others are shopping around for better online experiences.

A pent-up demand to “get out and shop” helped Walmart outkick financial expectations in Q1 despite grocery COVID lap; U.S. comps outlook positive.

Authorities have charged five Brazilian nationals with creating fraudulent driver accounts, money laundering and ID theft through exploiting gig-economy apps; the move to grocery delivery facilitated the scheme as customers who presented ID for alcohol delivery became victims.

A "smart shopping engine" turns recipes and online traffic into shoppable e-commerce, and can cut out third-party shoppers for participating retailers, including Whole Foods, Albertsons and Ahold Delhaize.

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