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Instacart gobbles up indie-focused e-commerce firm in latest acquisition

The same-day grocery delivery platform, which reportedly plans to go public this year, is buying Rosie, a company that offers tech-solutions for local and independent grocers.

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Instacart buys AI-powered pricing platform Eversight

The same-day delivery company, which is reportedly planning to go public by the end of the year, said acquiring the tech firm will enable retailers to test real-time pricing and promotions.

Manish Choudhary was tapped to lead the mission to accelerate AI and data-led growth as the organization rebrands to SymphonyAI Retail CPG.

The same-day grocery delivery company, which reportedly plans to go public by the end of the year, has enlisted the Grammy winner to be the pitch woman for its major national ad campaign highlighting a new in-app discovery feature.

Whether to offer cashier-staffed lanes, self-scanners or a mix of both is an ongoing question for retailers. Some grocers, though, have no interest in the labor-saving technology.

The e-commerce grocery delivery pioneer, which is owned by Ahold Delhaize, said the move is intended to strengthen its presence in the New York metro area.

The same-day grocery delivery platform on Wednesday launched “Big & Bulky,” which allows its shoppers with large vehicles to deliver electronics, furniture and other unwieldy items along with food and drinks.

Terry King will oversee the online grocery platform's long-term growth strategy in the newly created position.

The online grocery delivery company’s revenue climbed 39% from a year ago for the quarter that ended in June, soaring to $621 million, according to investors cited by the Wall Street Journal.

Despite a rough second quarter, the retailer continues to invest in its digital infrastructure for long-term growth.

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