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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.

E-commerce wins for Walmart’s Q1; tariffs, discounters pressure price

- General News
Walmart Inc. posted the best same-store sales in nine years, and solid e-commerce growth in the first quarter of 2019, but the company remains vigilant of the price pressures from dollar stores and discounters like Lidl and Aldi.

Sobeys to launch Voilà online grocery and home delivery

- Retail
One of Canada’s “Big Three” in retail is taking a different approach to online grocery.

E-commerce: the enemy of produce brands?

- Analysis
Everybody in this business wants to see how their product is handled at retail. Why aren’t we looking for it online, too?