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Faster Than a Speeding App: Walmart Shows Off Text to Shop

The retailer's in-development voice- and text-based ordering service invites customers to shop as fast as they text.


Instacart to Launch Its Own Credit Card

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.

Instant-delivery specialists are rolling out private labels, adding new markets and introducing key hires as they look to outmuscle one another in a burgeoning market.

The retailer wants to put more groceries in consumers' refrigerators, literally. Walmart says in-home delivery will be available to 30 million households by the end of the year.

New report reveals that grocery e-commerce is now growing rapidly—especially for the next generation.

Buyk has launched service from six dark stores in Chicago, joining players such as Getir and Go Grocer in the city's growing instant-delivery market.

The partnership is aimed at creating a singular, end-to-end PIM workflow.

Instacart President Carolyn Everson said she will leave the company at the end of the year, four months after joining the San Francisco-based delivery specialist.

John Shaw most recently was senior director of international sourcing and support for Ahold Delhaize's Peapod Digital Labs.

San Francisco-based DoorDash is launching 15-minute delivery in New York from its DashMart concept and says it seeks to power ultrafast delivery for other retailers, too.

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