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    In this article TGTJeremy Fetters worked as a bartender for years, but switched careers when the pandemic began and the night club where he worked temporarily shut. Now, he said he plans to continue with Shipt.Jeremy FettersST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jeremy Fetters spends his days shopping for other people as a contract worker for Shipt, Target's third-party delivery business. In...
    By Dee-Ann Durbin | The Associated Press When the pandemic hit the U.S. last year, grocery delivery company Instacart suddenly became a lifeline for millions of consumers. Sales volumes skyrocketed; in one month, the company added 300,000 drivers to keep up with its orders. “We saw five years of growth packed into one year,” Instacart CEO Fidji Simo said. Demand...
    Amazon Prime shoppers will soon have to pay a service fee when they order a groceries delivery from Whole Foods Market. Amazon, the parent company of the grocery store chain, will begin charging a $9.95 fee for delivery orders beginning Monday, Oct. 25. The company has already been piloting the fee for two-hour deliveries in a number of markets, such...
    CINCINNATI, Ohio (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Kroger grocery stores are teaming up with Instacart on a new delivery service that can get items to customers in as little as 30 minutes. The announcement comes at a time when many people are having groceries delivered for convenience and want their items to arrive quickly. READ MORE: Texas Deploys Swift-Water Boats, Helicopters To Help...
    In this article KRVIDEO5:1205:12Kroger and Instacart CEOs on Kroger Delivery Now delivery serviceSquawk BoxKroger CEO Rodney McMullen said Tuesday that one of its biggest challenges is a shortage of staff. The grocer currently has about 20,000 job openings, McMullen said, in an interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box." "We're aggressively hiring anywhere we can," he said. "One of the biggest constraints...
    Kroger is teaming up with Instacart on a new delivery service that can get grocery items to customers in as little as 30 minutes. The announcement comes at a time when many people are having groceries delivered for convenience and want their items to arrive quickly. Kroger Co. said Tuesday that the service, called Kroger Delivery Now, will offer 25,000...
    Source: goPuff LONDON -- American grocery delivery start-up Gopuff on Thursday agreed to buy Dija, a British competitor founded just eight months ago. Gopuff said the move would help it expand into Europe, by establishing a larger presence in the U.K. and entering France and Spain. The company acquired Fancy, a similar start-up based in Britain, just three months ago....
    In this article KRA rendering of a Kitchen United space in a Kroger grocery storeSource: KrogerKroger, the nation's largest supermarket chain, and ghost kitchen start-up Kitchen United are teaming up to prepare takeout and delivery food inside some of its grocery stores. The partnership announced Wednesday marries Kitchen United's goal of aggressive expansion with Kroger customers' demand for more freshly...
    A range of products from Estonian ride-hailing start-up Bolt. LONDON — European ride-hailing firm Bolt said Tuesday that it has raised 600 million euros ($713 million) in fresh funding, as it looks to push into the rapidly-growing online grocery delivery industry. The new investment round values Bolt at about $4.75 billion, more than double its last private valuation of $2...
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    A courier for Czech grocery delivery start-up Rohlik.Rohlik LONDON — Start-ups promising groceries delivered to your door in a matter of minutes are the hottest craze for venture capitalists right now. Investors have poured billions of dollars into on-demand grocery delivery firms — some of which are barely a year old — after the coronavirus pandemic accelerated a shift toward...
    Workers at grocery delivery company Dingdong pack up vegetables for orders the company claims customers can receive in about 30 minutes.Dingdong BEIJING — Chinese grocery delivery company Dingdong closed 2 cents higher in its U.S. IPO Tuesday, following a 70% cut in the offering size. The lackluster performance comes amid a surge in Chinese stock listings in the U.S. and...
    In this article ACI DASH A DoorDash sign is pictured on a restaurant on the day they hold their IPO in New York, December 9, 2020.Carlo Allegri | ReutersDoorDash announced Monday it's partnering with Albertsons Companies to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 of Albertson's stores, including Safeway, Vons and Jewel-Osco. The partnership shows how DoorDash can...
    In this article UBERUber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi speaks at a product launch event in San Francisco, California on September 26, 2019.Philip Pacheco | AFP via Getty ImagesUber is acquiring the remaining interest in grocery delivery start-up Cornershop, the company said Monday. The acquisition shows how Uber is investing more outside its core ride-hailing business, which has so far failed to...
    Getty Contractors board up an ALDI in Buckhead on November 3, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Businesses in cities across the country are prepared for possible unrest as election results came in. It’s Memorial Day, and if you need to do some last-minute shopping for your BBQ, you’re probably wondering whether ALDI is open today, Monday, May 31, 2021....
    BROOKLYN -- A German e-commerce startup wants to disrupt the New York City grocery market with deliveries to customers' apartments in 10 minutes or less.Gorillas, founded last year in Berlin and now available in more than 25 European cities, will begin deliveries in a handful of Brooklyn neighborhoods this month. Brooklyn will be Gorillas' first location in the United States,...
    New York (CNN Business)A German e-commerce startup wants to disrupt the New York City grocery market with deliveries to customers' apartments in 10 minutes or less.Gorillas, founded last year in Berlin and now available in more than 25 European cities, will begin deliveries in a handful of Brooklyn neighborhoods this month. Brooklyn will be Gorillas' first location in the United...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — South Floridians who are used to Amazon’s Prime Now delivery app will soon have a new way get two-hour grocery delivery. The company said Friday its folding its ultra-fast delivery service into its main platform by the end of the year. READ MORE: Miami Police Arrest Diontae Blackman In Brickell Attempted Sexual Assault Amazon said it was...
    New York (CNN Business)Amazon will shut down its Prime Now free two-hour grocery delivery app and website and fold the service into its main platform by the end of the year, the company said Friday.Amazon (AMZN) said it was making the move to simplify the shopping experience for Prime Now customers by allowing them to buy groceries and other items,...
    A picture taken on June 9, 2016 shows Amazon warehouse in Paris, part of the new service 'Prime Now'.Eric Piermont | AFP | Getty Images Amazon is shutting down its standalone Prime Now platforms and directing users who want fast delivery on groceries and other goods to order them through the Amazon app or website, the company announced on...
    In this article UBERSource: goPuffIf you order potato chips, toothpaste or over-the-counter medication through the Uber Eats app, it will soon be fulfilled and delivered by start-up Gopuff. The two Softbank-backed companies announced a partnership Tuesday. Gopuff focuses on what it calls "everyday essentials," items you would find in a convenience store. "It's a muscle Uber doesn't have, and they...
    Uber announced that it was teaming up with delivery startup Gopuff to expand its delivery business. Gopuff, which acquired liquor store chain BevMo last year, will make its inventory of convenience and grocery store items available to Uber as part of this new deal. The companies plan to roll out their new offerings to customers in 95 cities starting this...
    DENVER (CBS4)– How would you like to get your groceries delivered via drone? The parent company for King Soopers, Kroger, is starting a drone delivery service. (credit: Kroger) The drones can carry up to 5 pounds. Customers will be able to order items to wherever they may be using their smartphones. (credit: Kroger) That means sunscreen delivered to...
    Supermarket chain Kroger is testing delivering groceries via drones, starting with two cities in Ohio. The pilot program will allow consumers in Cincinnati and Monroe to receive grocery packages by drone at locations set up on their smartphones. The autonomous drones will be manufactured by a local delivery business under Drone Express, a branch of TELEGRID Technologies, which is headquartered...
    (CBS4) – Amazon announced the expansion of their in-garage grocery delivery service to more than 5,000 cities and towns, including the Denver area. The service called Key by Amazon is now available everywhere the company offers grocery delivery. Prime members can access the service to have Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market groceries delivered securely inside their garage at no...
    New York (CNN Business)Amazon wants to make grocery deliveries more convenient and protect them from theft and bad weather by bringing them straight into customers' garages. The move comes as the company tries to expand its grocery business. Here's how it works: First you need a compatible smart or wi-fi enabled garage door opener. Once that's set up to work...
    In this article AMZNAmazon on Tuesday expanded its service that lets delivery people enter your garage and leave groceries ordered from Fresh and Whole Foods.AmazonAmazon is expanding its service that lets delivery people drop off groceries inside your garage. The company announced Tuesday that the service is now available for all Prime members where grocery delivery is available, or more...
    Amazon is making its in-garage deliveries available in all areas where it provides grocery deliveries. The online retailer announced today that it’s expanding the Key by Amazon option to more than 5,000 US cities and towns. Until now, grocery deliveries have been limited to Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle as part of a pilot program. Formerly known...
    Amazon is expanding its in-garage delivery option today to every city where it offers grocery deliveries. According to the company, that’s now over 5,000 US cities where Key by Amazon Garage Grocery Delivery can be used to have Amazon Fresh or Whole Foods orders left directly in your garage. You can check to see if the service is available near...
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    SINGAPORE – Hoping to capitalise on a surge in demand for home deliveries, a Singapore technology company has deployed a pair of robots to bring residents their groceries in one part of the city state. Developed by OTSAW Digital and both named “Camello”, the robots’ services have been offered to 700 households in a one-year trial. Users can book delivery...
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    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Grocery store and food delivery apps are essential for people staying home because of the pandemic, and many of us enjoy the convenience of getting food and goods by simply lifting a finger.However, the New York State Division of Consumer Protection says it's hearing a lot of complaints.Convenience always comes with a price, right? So of...
    One Warren County Walmart is optimizing customer convenience with new online ordering, pickup and delivery options. The Hackettstown store on Route 57 launched the new services March 23, according to a Facebook post from its business page. “Check grocery shopping off your to-do list right from your couch!” reads another recent post. “Just choose a pickup time or Next Day...
    Instacart Instacart is being valued at $39 billion in a new round of funding that will add $265 million to the grocery delivery company's coffers. It's the second time Instacart's valuation has doubled since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Less than five months ago, Instacart raised $200 million in a deal that valued it at $17.7 billion.  According to...
    An elderly Ohio woman attempted to register for a vaccine appointment online but accidentally secured a grocery delivery as seniors across the US face a series of confusing web pages when signing up online for COVID-19 shots. Lee Freund ,78, of Akron, told the New York Times that she called multiple hospitals and pharmacies for help securing her appointment but...
    New York (CNN Business)Instacart started as a grocery delivery service. But it's increasingly moving into delivering office supplies, sporting goods, televisions, makeup and drug store essentials.Its latest move: Instacart announced a partnership with Walgreens (WBA) Tuesday for same-day delivery on over-the-counter medications, beauty items and other drug store purchases. The partnership will start in Illinois and expand across the United...
    Black History Month is about connecting the past with the present through food. Windy City LIVE spoke with a local delivery service that specializes in providing cultural ingredients.Get the ingredients to make the recipe below through OjaExpress' website.OjaExpress Pepper Soup RecipeIngredients:600g Goat Meat With Bones1 Small Red Onion1 Small Yellow onion2-3 Scotch Bonnet Thinly Chopped2 Tablespoons Pepper Soup SpiceEhuru (African...
    DeliverySafe DeliverySafe markets itself as “the new modern mailbox,” but this package delivery box does much more than hold your mail. With its cavernous insulated interior and robust construction, the innovative delivery box simultaneously guards against food spoilage and package theft while you’re away. I watched a live product demonstration and spoke with the company’s co-founder, Adam Schumacher,...
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    A worker collects shopping carts at a Walmart store on May 19, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. Walmart reported a 74% increase in U.S. online sales for the quarter that ended April 30, and a 10% increase in same store sales for the same period as the effects of the coronavirus helped to boost sales.Scott Olson | Getty Images Walmart said...
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    Asiamarché.fr, the giant of Asian products Asiamarché.fr is a site that sells Asian products on the Internet. Created more than twelve years ago, the site was originally a small family grocery store. Today, thanks to a change in management two years ago and an explosion in turnover (and market share), the site has become the leader in the delivery...
    The Walmart+ home screen on a laptop computer arranged in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020.Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmart already drops off groceries to customers' doors and in some cities, it puts them directly inside of their refrigerator. The company said Tuesday that it will soon test another convenient approach:...
    Amazon has announced that it’s discontinued its Amazon Pantry (originally known as Prime Pantry) service, instead rolling those household goods and shelf-stable pantry items into the main Amazon website where they can be ordered alongside the rest of Amazon’s products. Originally launched back in 2014, Pantry worked differently from most Amazon orders. Instead of following the usual Amazon delivery rules,...
    When COVID-19 pushed grocery stores onto the "front line" of the war against the pandemic, Albertsons, the nation's second-largest supermarket chain, sought to have their employees designated as "essential workers." CEO Vivek Sankaran teamed up with the United Food and Commercial Workers union in the spring to call for added protections for grocery workers. The supermarket also temporarily boosted its workers'...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – America’s largest grocery union is calling for a stop to Albertson’s plans to eliminate their home delivery driver positions and instead use a third party provider. Local unions blame Albertson’s move on the passage of Proposition 22 in November. The measure exempts companies from having to provide benefits to independent contractors. Labor leaders warn that...
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    Instacart, the North American online grocery delivery service, and ALDI are partnering to provide greater access to low-income families that rely on public assistance when ordering groceries for same-day curbside pickup and delivery in Georgia. This takes place in partnership with ALDI at their 60+ stores statewide. Just in time...
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