Kroger launches dark kitchen partnership to serve ready-made meals

- Retail
For the initial rollout, Kroger Delivery Kitchen Powered by ClusterTruck is launching in Carmel, Indiana – where Kroger and ClusterTruck are jointly opening a fourth kitchen – and Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, King Soopers Delivery Kitchen Powered by ClusterTruck will serve customers in Denver.

MAP: See where Kroger is building Ocado online fulfillment centers

- Retail
Kroger has partnered with Ocado to accelerate its ability to provide customers with anything, anytime, anywhere. In June, Kroger broke ground on its first CFC in Monroe, OH and has since announced additional locations in Florida, Georgia, Texas, and in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Fresh drives ecommerce success for Walmart’s Q3

- Retail
Walmart stock hit a record high of $120.98 after the company reported a strong third quarter on November 14, and executives say fresh grocery is a big part of the success.

Green Rabbit raises $31M in private equity for perishable food fulfillment

- General News

BRAINTREE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Green Rabbit, the leading e-commerce cold chain logistics provider to the food industry, …

Robotics companies partner for retail warehouse applications

- General News
6 River Systems, Inc. (6RS) and Soft Robotics today announced a strategic partnership to deliver an automated picking solution for e-commerce and retail warehouses.

Groceryshop 2019 – Evolution of the Last Mile: Thoughts on Ecommerce

- Retail
What’s the future of ecommerce as it relates to supermarkets? There was ample discussion on the topic on Day 2 of Groceryshop, with several buzzwords like micro-fulfillment and cross functionality bandied about.

Target shifts store employee roles toward specialization

- Retail
Minneapolis-based Target has been overhauling both physical stores and its workforce over the past few years, and if its second quarter earnings report is any indication, the changes are good.

Independent grocers find their niche in tech as well

- Retail

From big cities to small towns, independent grocers who please their customers with unique items and …

Kroger, Ocado break ground on e-commerce fulfillment center

- Retail
Kroger is investing $55 million to build its first shed, which will measure 335,000 square feet and is expected to generate more than 400 new jobs.

Walmart continues to gain in e-commerce

- Retail
The market certainly notices Walmart’s significant investment in e-commerce, with the latest example being a Citi survey analysis that shows Walmart rated the best in food delivery among food retailers.