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U.S. grocers’ same-store online sales drop from last year

- General News
Conventional grocers reported a 6.8% drop in online grocery sales on a same-store basis during the 12 weeks ending September 28, 2021, versus the prior year, according to the Brick Meets Click eGrocery Performance Benchmarking 2021 Wave.

U.S. online grocery sales hit nearly $100B in 2021

- Retail
The U.S. online grocery market captured $8.9 billion in sales during December as over 69 million households shopped online to satisfy grocery-related needs, according to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded December 29-30, 2021.

Grocery delivery start-up Buyk expands to Chicago

- Retail
Buyk, a real-time retail grocery delivery service that promises to deliver essential food, drink and other necessities to your door within 15 minutes with no delivery fee and no minimum spend, has announced the official launch of its service in Chicago with plans of further expansion across various U.S. geographies in 2022.

Farmstead hires former Walmart and Ahold Exec as Head of Supply

- Retail
Farmstead, the first online grocer to offer fresh, high-quality groceries, delivered for free, at better prices than local supermarkets, announced today that former Walmart and Ahold/Peapod executive John Shaw has joined as Head of Supply.

November U.S. online grocery sales up 6% vs. year ago

- Retail
The U.S. online grocery market generated $8.6 billion in sales during November, which includes $7.0 billion from the pickup/delivery segments and $1.6 billion from ship-to-home, reported the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey fielded November 29-30, 2021.

Goodfood launches on-demand delivery in Montreal through new micro-fulfilment center

- Retail
Goodfood Market Corp., a leading online grocery company in Canada, has launched its on-demand quick delivery to key highly dense neighborhoods in Montreal.

Walmart Canada to acquire data platform to improve online experience

- Retail
Walmart Canada is excited to announce plans to acquire Foodmaestro, a Toronto-based digital start-up that will offer customers more choice, transparency and personalized content when they shop online.

Food benefits platform Tangelo partners with Wake County

- General News
Working with Tangelo, Wake County specified eligibility criteria, designed food benefits and enrolled members of the community onto the Tangelo Mobile App.

Online farmers market platform launches Chicago-based Farm Shops

- Retail
WhatsGood's team can deliver everything you'd expect at the farmers market in about an hour.

Farmstead partners with Forage as the first online grocer to enable EBT/SNAP benefits e-commerce orders

- Retail
Farmstead and Forage announced today a new partnership intended to help combat food insecurity in two ways.