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One-on-One With DailyPay's Jeanniey Walden

The chief innovation officer eyes "rewriting the invisible rules of money," behind a system that allows workers to access pay as they go and employers to improve retention and hiring.


Instacart Pens Strategic Partnership With Fabric

The deal will provide automated fulfillment solutions to brick-and-mortar grocers, with an eye toward improving fulfillment efficiency and store conditions.

Ocado, which lost an entire facility to a fire two years ago, said a robot collision at its Erith facility in England caused minor damage to its grid; service is expected to resume this week.

Retailers shouldn't mistake touchless options with reduced customer interactions. In fact, the author says, the opposite is true.

Apoorva Mehta, who founded Instacart a decade ago and guided the company through an online grocery revolution it helped to enable, said he would transition to an executive board role while Fidji Simo, a high-ranking and influential executive at Facebook, prepares to succeed him as CEO.

In a deal it says would accelerate its partnering companies’ moves into warehouse and fulfillment automation, tech firm Zebra agrees to buy Fetch Robotics for $290 million. offers a comprehensive vocabulary list of terms, phrases and acronyms that cover numerous topics in global grocery, retail and supply chain automation.

Two former high-ranking executives of the U.K. e-grocer settle claims that they misappropriated information to set up a rival company.

Smarter algorithms are producing more-successful substitutions, Walmart says, and that leads to more-satisfied customers.

Russian retailer Smokat and Turkish counterpart Getir are separately eyeing expansion in the U.S. as ghost grocers invade New York.

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