E-commerce


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    Gopuff expands fresh grocery delivery with Misfits Market partnership

    The partnership offers shoppers 15-minute delivery on fresh produce, dairy, meats, bread and more.

    By April 16, 2024
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    Grocery e-commerce sales hold steady in March

    Delivery sales declined slightly last month compared with the same period in 2023, while pickup was flat and the ship-to-home segment posted a small gain.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Grocery Dive

    Top stories from Grocery Dive 2023/2024

    By Grocery Dive staff
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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.

    By Jessica Loder • April 2, 2024
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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.

    By Updated April 2, 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.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • March 28, 2024
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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.

    By , Updated March 29, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: How Walmart is clicking into grocery e-commerce demand

    The retailer’s addition of more drones and an early morning delivery option comes as it grows its online dominance.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • March 15, 2024
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    Wakefern launches retail media network with self-service capabilities

    Powered by Inmar Intelligence, the platform aims to offer advertisers cross-channel optimization and easy campaign-building platforms.

    By March 15, 2024
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    Grocery e-commerce sales plummet in February

    Shoppers spent 10% less on digital grocery orders last month than they did during that period last year, with delivery gaining market share and pickup sales declining.

    By March 14, 2024
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    Kroger invests in cross-channel customer experiences

    The grocer is planning on piloting drive-thru pickup lanes and tools to help associates more efficiently prepare items for pickup.

    By Bryan Wassel • March 11, 2024
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    Why Walmart sees drone delivery taking flight

    The retailer is increasingly using the technology for quick deliveries of items like meal solutions and over-the-counter medicines.

    By March 11, 2024
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    Walmart adds early morning delivery option

    As operational competition with Target and Amazon heats up, the big-box retailer is expanding on-demand delivery to start at 6 a.m. 

    By Tatiana Walker-Morris • March 8, 2024
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    Instacart, DoorDash link with more regional grocers on e-commerce

    Instacart is now powering online shopping for Harps Foods, Price Chopper and Canseco's Market while DoorDash is offering delivery with Rouses Markets.

    By March 6, 2024
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    Sprouts records strong Q4 sales, plots growth for 2024

    The specialty grocer’s net sales rose 8% year over year in its latest quarter, while comps moved ahead 3.3%.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Amazon Fresh launches Recurring Reservations feature for online shopping

    The new feature allows grocery customers to choose a time for pickup or delivery orders up to a week in advance.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Pardon the Disruption: Evaluating Instacart’s next act

    The closely watched tech company has a history of turning adversity into opportunity. Will it be able to overcome investor apathy and uncertain growth prospects?

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Instacart to lay off 250 workers, part ways with 3 execs

    The layoffs are part of a restructuring program that will help “flatten the organization” to focus on core initiatives, CEO Fidji Simo said in a letter to shareholders.

    By , Updated Feb. 13, 2024
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    Earth Fare gamifies buying better-for-you brands

    Micro-Moments is the newest addition to Merryfield’s Learn & Earn app program, which the specialty grocer incorporated last year, and aims to encourage shoppers to select health-focused products.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Grocery e-commerce sales rise in January

    More shoppers bought groceries online last month than during the same period in 2023, but order frequencies for pickup and delivery fell, according to data from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Shop ‘n Save to boost loyalty offerings through new partnership

    The independent regional grocer’s latest tie-up with Upside aims to improve customer loyalty through its existing promotion offerings.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Misfits Market branches into third-party fulfillment

    The e-grocer is offering other retailers a range of logistics capabilities, including storing and delivering products, through a newly launched service.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    Kroger links with AI retail analytics firm to boost marketplace listings

    By partnering with Intelligence Node, the grocer is looking to provide clearer and more informative product listings for third-party sellers.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    Instacart, DoorDash and Uber up their grocery ante

    Uber’s grocery and retail vertical generated $7 billion in annualized gross bookings in its fourth quarter, while Ahold Delhaize’s U.S. banners are linking with DoorDash.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Sponsored by Mars

    Mars releases star-studded M&M’S® “Almost Champions” Super Bowl LVIII ad highlighting comforting M&M’S peanut butter candies

    M&M'S has released its Super Bowl LVIII ad, "Almost Champions," featuring NFL Legends Dan Marino, Terrell Owens and Bruce Smith, highlighting the brand's purpose of creating a world where everyone feels they belong.

    Feb. 7, 2024
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    Save A Lot taps Swiftly to power retail media network

    The technology company will ramp up the discount grocer’s digital footprint as well as develop an updated website and mobile app for the retailer.

    By Feb. 5, 2024