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DoorDash Sells Groceries Through DashMart

The new online c-store—currently available in 8 cities—offers delivery of “thousands of convenience, grocery and restaurant items."

The solution is designed to help retailers create a seamless omnichannel experience for shoppers.

Retailers may know their pricing, but consumer perception of them requires detailed analysis, the companies say.

Donald High, who holds more than 150 technology patents, will help contribute to Focal’s product roadmap, which includes a shelf camera-based automated inventory solution.

Deployment of proprietary robotic technologies marks first U.S. partnership for Fabric and will expand delivery capabilities in the Washington, D.C., area for the online grocer.

The new space in Burlingame, Calif., is expected to increase the online grocer’s delivery capacity by 10x; Farmstead says the pandemic accelerated the adoption of grocery delivery by 3 to 4 years.

COVID disruption and an uncharted route back to normal could result in a wash on the bottom line, unless grocers prepare to evolve, the author says.

By implementing touchless and contactless ordering for prepared foods, such as deli sandwiches, take-and-bake or pre-baked pizzas, build-your-own bowl meals and more, retailers can position themselves as convenience leaders as well as safe alternatives to local restaurants.

The leading U.S. e-grocery platform alleges its rival stole its product images to speed expansion.

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