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  • The produce department at Amazon Fresh in Woodland Hills, California.
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    Jeff Wells/Grocery Dive
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    Amazon to drop Just Walk Out at some grocery stores

    The e-commerce giant said it will replace the grab-and-go tech with its smart carts as it refreshes its Amazon Fresh stores in the U.S.

  • Exterior of Washington, D.C., Safeway store at 415 14th Street, SE, on Aug. 11, 2020. Store opened Aug. 12, 2020.
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    Sam Silverstein/Grocery Dive
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    Lower grocery comps reflect new challenges for an industry in transition

    Retailers are facing pressure to maintain sales volumes as the boosts they received from the pandemic and inflation fade, experts say.

  • Gopuff's new instant pay option lets delivery partners receive their earnings balance at an time
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    Gopuff adds 20-minute delivery

    The new $1.49-per-order service is the latest development for the instant commerce company’s subscription program.

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    Courtesy of The Giant Company
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    The Giant Company shifts online fulfillment away from Pennsylvania wareroom

    The grocer will use a third-party partner to deliver orders while team members at other stores will fulfill customers’ orders.

    Updated April 2, 2024
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    Andrew Brookes
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    3 AI fails: What grocers can avoid

    From fake food images to facial recognition fiascos, some companies have learned the downsides of AI the hard way.

  • The curved banner of a Walmart store, the brand name in white letters and the characteristic yellow sunburst logo to the right, against a blue sky.
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    Daphne Howland/Grocery Dive
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    Flexing for the planet: How Walmart crushed its supplier emissions target

    The retail giant leaned on education, financing and recognition to get its supply chain on board with Project Gigaton, a sustainability executive with the company told Supply Chain Dive.

  • Exterior of a Lidl store.
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    Courtesy of Lidl US
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    Lidl US cuts corporate jobs across 3 business units

    The layoffs come a little over a year after the discounter let go of roughly 200 workers stateside.

  • Exterior of an Aldi store in Texas
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    Pardon the Disruption: Can discount retailers be stopped?

    Walmart, Aldi and dollar stores are pushing full-service grocers to update the way they sell goods. Here are a few fresh ideas to stay ahead.

  • Albertsons store
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    Albertsons streamlines loyalty program

    The grocer is simplifying the way shoppers can accumulate points and offering new ways for them to redeem.

  • Exterior of an H-E-B store
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    H-E-B bolsters presence in Dallas-Fort Worth region

    The imminent opening of a location at the Alliance Town Center marks the Texas grocer’s first store in Fort Worth.

  • Delivery Kroger truck
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    Kroger to close 3 e-commerce facilities

    The grocer said it will shutter one spoke warehouse in South Florida and two others in Texas in late May.

    Updated March 29, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: What Kroger’s soon-to-shutter facilities say about e-commerce competition

    The three upcoming closures are in markets where the grocer doesn’t operate stores and strong regional chains hold sway.

  • The Trader Joe's sign is seen during the grand opening of a Trader Joe's on October 18, 2013 in Pinecrest, Florida.
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    Joe Raedle via Getty Images
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    Trader Joe’s new grab-and-go store draws rebuke from national union

    The company's Pronto shop in New York City replaces its former wine shop that closed down nearly two years ago.

  • Kroger Ocado
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    Tracking the development of Kroger’s automated e-commerce center network

    A map of the grocer’s e-commerce fulfillment network with Ocado shows the upcoming closures and where the companies currently operate and plan to open facilities.

    Updated March 28, 2024
  • Hy-Vee Grimes
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    Jeff Wells/Grocery Dive
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    Hy-Vee names new chief marketing officer

    Former head of Saatchi & Saatchi X Jessica Hendrix will oversee the regional grocer’s marketing and retail media network.

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    Courtesy of Instacart
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    Instacart wants to be everywhere, from smart fridges to New York Times Cooking

    The company is letting third parties integrate the functionality of Instacart inside their websites and apps.

  • Bananas at a grocery store.
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    Catherine Douglas Moran/Grocery Dive
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    Trader Joe’s raises banana prices for the first time in more than 20 years

    Nineteen cent bananas had become a staple at the beloved grocery chain. Now, individual bananas cost 23 cents, the company confirmed.

  • A garden center at a store.
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    Courtesy of Lidl
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    Lidl grows its garden centers

    The discounter is rolling out the concept in three phases this spring following a pilot in New York.

  • Exterior of a Jewel-Osco store.
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    Catherine Douglas Moran/Grocery Dive
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    Do Kroger and Albertsons need to revise their divestiture deal with C&S?

    The grocery giants may need to rethink their plan to offload assets as they look to appease regulators with their proposed mega-merger, analysts say.

  • Exterior of an H-E-B store
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    H-E-B pharmacies to launch new blood testing technology

    In partnership with Babson Diagnostics, the service aims to make it easier for people to do routine blood testing.

  • Self-checkout machines at a grocery store.
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    Courtesy of Publix
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    How grocers are refining checkout tech

    Retailers are experimenting with new techniques to make automated payment systems more convenient and less prone to theft.

  • The Eastern facade of the United States Capitol Building, with the House of the Representative's stair.
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    3000ad via Getty Images
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    NGA urges Congress to scrutinize grocery supply chain disruptions

    A new FTC report claiming large grocers used their size to consolidate market power prompted the trade group to call for hearings on Capitol Hill.

  • Close-up of fish on ice at a grocery store.
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    Catherine Douglas Moran/Grocery Dive
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    On Special: How grocers are catching more seafood business

    Shoppers who buy seafood during a trip to the grocery store spend twice as much on average than those who don't, according to a recent FMI report.

  • Target's bullseye logo on a storefront with cars in the parking lot
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    Target doubles bonuses for salaried employees

    The move comes as competitors, namely Walmart, sweeten their benefits. 

  • a group of executives inside a conference room
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    Goodboy Picture Company via Getty Images
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    FMI appoints four new leaders

    The trade association’s latest promotions include a new vice president of health and well-being and vice president of financial operations.