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Amazon has ‘created a tipping point’ in online groceries (AMZN)
Amazon is shaking up groceries, forcing others to grow their online presence.  Big players like Walmart, Target, Kroger, and Costco, are upping their online-selling and delivery combos to compete with… Lire la suite >>
Walmart is adding Pickup Towers to 500 stores (WMT)
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Boxed, the Costco for millennials, is launching a free shipping membership program — and it has one big advantage over Amazon Prime
Boxed has launched its new paid membership program, Boxed Up. For $49 a year, members of the new program will receive free rush shipping on all orders $20 and over,… Lire la suite >>
People are freaking out about Whole Foods’ ‘sushi sandwich’ — but it’s a rip-off of a Japanese dish that’s been around for decades
Whole Foods is testing « sushi sandwiches. »  While some taste testers were skeptical, the sandwiches are based on the Japanese dish onigirazu.  Onigirazu was invented in 1991 and has gained popularity in… Lire la suite >>
Here’s what to expect from Amazon’s next private label launch (AMZN)
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Starbucks just quietly made a change that reveals the future of the company — here’s how it works (SBUX)
Starbucks now allows all customers — not just rewards program members — to order and pay using its app.  A huge portion of the chain’s recent sales growth has been from… Lire la suite >>
Monsanto is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture
In a move aimed at securing its future, Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise. The alliance could tee-up Monsanto, long known for its controversial dealings… Lire la suite >>
Walmart is hinting that it will take over a key part of its supply chain — and it could threaten Amazon
Walmart has filed six patents for agricultural drones. The patents could signal that Walmart is looking to have more control over its food supply chain. A food retail analyst says… Lire la suite >>
(English) Everything you need to know about gluten — and why it isn’t as bad as you think
When you think of gluten, foods like pizza, pasta, and bread probably come to mind. But aside from knowing its vague connection to carbs, you may not understand exactly what… Lire la suite >>
(English) Walmart will start delivering groceries to shoppers across the US — and it’s a direct assault against Amazon
Walmart is expanding its grocery delivery service across the US this year, the company announced Wednesday. Lire la suite >>
(English) Kraft Heinz is going after small organic food brands just as Whole Foods abandons them
Kraft Heinz is launching a business focused on finding and growing organic, natural, and « super-premium » food brands. Lire la suite >>
Big marketers like McDonald’s, HP and State Farm are changing the ad agency model as we know it
The ad agency model is under increasing pressure. Brands are increasingly demanding single, full-service, dedicated agencies. McDonald’s, HP, State Farm and most recently Mercedes-Benz are some big name brands that… Lire la suite >>