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Retailers

Albertsons Looks to Expand Supplier Diversity

The retailer reaffirms its commitment to DEI with second virtual event in search of diverse-owned businesses.

Technology

FastAF and Uber Eats Team for 25-Minute Delivery

Curation-centered concept—think higher-end snacks and supplies—will offer speedy delivery via Uber Eats in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City.

The program, called Planned Retail, helps retailers analyze U.S. trade areas for potential store development or site selection opportunities.

The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is playing to a frozen hometown crowd this February, offering free delivery on online Fast Lane orders of $35 or more.

Users of the Too Good To Go app can sign up to receive a "Surprise Bag" from grocers containing surplus baked goods, prepared foods, produce and more at one-third of the retail price of the items.

Hires former Sam’s Club and Ahold Delhaize USA retail exec.

Noting that only 5% of Black Americans hold business equity, compared with 15% of white Americans, the retailer is investing $2.9 million in organizations supporting Black business owners.

The Conference Board's Dana Peterson will keynote the rescheduled event, which is now set for March in Orlando.

The Instacart Mastercard, issued by Chase and expected to launch this year, will offer boosted points on purchases made through the Instacart Marketplace and other yet-to-be-announced benefits.

The delivery platform has launched Basically, a curated product line of snacks, water, home essentials, with plans to launch other own brands later this year.

Walmart Shop-by-Diet lets customers easily check whether an item contains a given allergen or might interact with a medication. Shoppers also can filter for plant-based, keto-friendly and kosher choices.

The platform recognizes emerging and established leaders in the retail bakery, deli, foodservice and dairy sectors.

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