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The e-commerce and fulfillment platform for regional grocers, which has more than 100 U.S. customers, will add shopper engagement and personalization to its capabilities with the deal, the company said.


Study: After a dip, digital grocery sales speed up

Digital grocery sales rose 24.6% in November over the month before after declining in September, and most shoppers say they plan to buy at least some groceries through the channel in 2023, according to a new report from Grocery Doppio.

The retail giant’s partnership with DroneUp, which it invested in last year, now extends to stores in Phoenix, Dallas, Tampa and Orlando.

Cartken’s six-wheeled rovers will handle grocery and restaurant orders for the delivery company, with more cities to come.

Online grocery orders fell 10% in November, according to data released Tuesday from Brick Meets Click. But value-focused shoppers are increasingly turning to big box retailers for their digital shopping trips.

Beginning next month, Giant Eagle will transition away from household delivery of print advertisements in that market, opting for personalized digital marketing instead.

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Consumers are demanding more ready-meal solutions to put on the dinner table, and the seven-unit grocer said it is finding a way to meet that demand.

The Target-owned platform, which delivers from 200 retailers, said produce accounted for all of its Top 10 most-delivered products. Shipt’s growth has slowed, though, since the pandemic’s early days.

The deal is evidence of further consolidation in the rapid grocery delivery space, which has seen many players disappear following intense investor interest last year.

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