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FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart’s Grocery Pickup Shoppers Aren’t Just Users, They’re Advocates

May 13, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart’s grocery pickup service is experiencing rapid growth with no signs of slowing down. Walmart plans to have 3,100 locations offering grocery pickup by the end of 2019. To explore the usage of this retail technology, Numerator, a market intelligence […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Anchors away: Why grocers are heading to the mall

April 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The struggles of mall stalwarts such as Macy’s, Sears and J.C. Penney could spell opportunity for supermarket chains. Just last month, beloved Connecticut chain Stew Leonard’s began renovating an 80,000-square-foot location at New Jersey’s Paramus Park Mall formerly occupied by […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Amazon cuts prices on hundreds of Whole Foods products

April 2, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

After its acquisition of Whole Foods in 2017, Amazon introduced a sweeping lineup of lower prices on Whole Foods products. From Whole Trade bananas and organic avocados to animal-welfare-rated ground beef and almond butter, grocery staples were discounted by as […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Stores

Walmart to close 8 Neighborhood Markets

March 27, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Eight Neighborhood Market stores is a mere fraction of the banner’s total footprint, but the closures are notable for a retailer that is otherwise white-hot when it comes to grocery sales. Walmart Neighborhood Market was first launched in 1998 and […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

FreshDirect’s New Facility Is Driving Its E-Commerce Growth

March 25, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

FreshDirect moved into a new campus last July to help it scale its unique digital experience. RIS’ sister brand Progressive Grocer was invited to FreshDirect’s new Bronx, NY, campus to check out the pure-play e-grocer’s new home. After a tour […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon Launching a New Grocery Chain?

March 4, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon plans to begin opening “dozens of grocery stores” in several major U.S. cities before the year’s end, The Wall Street Journal has reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The move would take the e-commerce bohemoth deeper into food […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Kroger and Ocado Announce Additional High-Tech Fulfillment Centers

February 20, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

The Kroger Co. and Ocado announced Central Florida and Mid-Atlantic as the locations for America’s next two customer fulfillment centers (CFC). “Kroger is excited to partner with Ocado—one of the most innovative, advanced companies in the world — to redefine […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Giant Foods to open its first e-commerce hub next month

January 29, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The new online grocery pickup outlet would check off a lot of boxes for Ahold Delhaize and its Giant Foods banner. For one, the strategy opens up a new way to repurpose underperforming stores in key regions. It also puts […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Stop & Shop to Bring Driverless Grocery Store Vehicles to Boston

January 21, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Stop & Shop will launch driverless grocery vehicles in the Greater Boston area beginning in Spring 2019. As part of an engagement with San Francisco-based startup Robomart, the vehicles will bring a selection of Stop & Shop produce, as well […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Walmart ramps up grocery delivery with 4 new service providers

January 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In a rush to keep up with Amazon and the booming business of e-commerce, Walmart has turned to an assortment of last-mile providers to cover various regions of the country. These companies handle the most expensive piece of e-commerce fulfillment […]