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Mercato launches thriving communities program

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Mercato, the nation's leading eCommerce platform for independent grocers, has announced its new initiative to improve access to healthy foods and foster economic stability in low-income communities.

Online grocery survey shows more in-store shopping for holidays

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Phononic, a global leader in sustainable cooling technology, today announced new survey findings that highlight the current attitudes and behaviors of consumers and retailers towards grocery shopping, with a focus on curbside pickup and delivery of fresh and/or frozen food.

October online grocery down 3% vs. a year ago

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During October, and unlike the prior month, all three segments (Pickup, Delivery, and Ship-to-Home) experienced slowdowns in spending per transaction, declining 5% in aggregate versus the same period last year.

Mercatus research shows connection between improving the eGrocery experience and retaining customers

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Customers who had a positive online grocery customer experience were 2.2 times more likely to use that service more often than those who had a negative experience, according to Omnichannel Shopper Behavior Report 2022 Vol 3, from Mercatus, fielded October 6 - 10, 2022.

Southeastern Grocers expands online shopping and delivery

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is now offering a new online shopping and delivery service to customers in more than 375 Winn-Dixie stores and Harveys Supermarket locations throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi.

ALDI partners with Spryker on digital commerce platform

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ALDI U.S. is always looking for new ways to save its customers time and money. That is the reason why ALDI U.S. and Spryker Systems have been working together to develop a new online food & grocery shopping experience for the US market, offering grocery delivery or curbside pickup for ALDI U.S. shoppers.

Schnucks launches 30-minute delivery with Instacart-powered Schnucks Now

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Schnucks Now allows customers to shop from our assortment of fresh groceries, pantry, household essentials, alcohol, meals, snacks and more for delivery in as fast as 30 minutes with no priority fees and lower delivery fees.

Third quarter ends with mixed results for online grocery sales

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Pickup, the largest segment of eGrocery sales, had a mixed third quarter with total sales up 1% despite a 6% drop in September sales versus the prior year. The growth in quarterly sales was the result of shifts in its user base and order frequency being offset by ongoing growth in spending each month.

Grubhub partners with Gopuff for on-demand service

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The partnership expands Grubhub's selection of convenience items available to diners, including grocery, alcohol, health and wellness, household, pet and baby supplies, and opens up a new channel for Gopuff to reach more customers.

Gatik and Loblaw deploy first fully driverless trucks in Canada

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Gatik, the market leader in autonomous middle mile logistics, today announced the launch of its fully driverless commercial operations with Canada’s leading food and pharmacy retailer, Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L, “Loblaw”).