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The US is way behind the UK when it comes to grocery shopping
Grocery shopping in the US is more expensive than in the UK.  One of the reasons for this is the relative lack of private-label goods in the US. These products… Lire la suite >>
Kroger is rolling out a new technology to nearly 200 stores that could change grocery shopping as we know it
Kroger is rolling out a new technology, called Kroger Edge, to nearly 200 stores by the end of 2018, the company told Business Insider. The technology digitally displays pricing and nutritional… Lire la suite >>
We compared grocery shopping at stores in the US and the UK — and it was shockingly clear which country does it better
The US grocery sector is being disrupted as Lidl ramps up its store count in the US and Amazon takes market share with its acquisition of Whole Foods.  We compared… Lire la suite >>
Walmart expands Scan & Go program – and it could help the chain compete with other retailers (WMT)
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence « E-Commerce Briefing » subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Walmart is expanding its “Scan… Lire la suite >>
The Trump administration has relaxed school lunch nutrition rules — here’s what kids can now eat
More sugary chocolate milk, fewer whole grains, and around 300 extra milligrams of salt — these are just some of the ways the Trump Administration has relaxed school-lunch nutrition rules put… Lire la suite >>
One of Whole Food’s biggest competitors just inked a deal that could help it compete with Amazon — and the stock is surging (SFM)
Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods sent shockwaves through the grocery industry, and now competitors are bulking up on competitiveness in order to stand out. Sprouts Farmers Market, a $3 billion… Lire la suite >>
Target is fixing its biggest weakness
Target is buying grocery delivery startup Shipt for $550 million. The purchase will bring much-needed firepower to Target’s ailing grocery business, which is just 15% the size of Walmart’s.  The… Lire la suite >>
Boxed, the ‘Costco for millennials,’ is making big changes to make it easier to shop in bulk online
Boxed is an online wholesale club. It’s announcing three new features: AR capabilities for select products, a chatbot, and group ordering. The new features are meant to make bulk shopping… Lire la suite >>
The next generation of Walmart’s giant pickup towers could be coming to a Zara store near you
Zara is testing the next generation of Walmart’s pickup towers. Inditex, the company that owns Zara, is in talks to potentially roll out the technology to more stores. The company… Lire la suite >>
Blue Apron is moving higher after naming a new CEO (APRN)
Blue Apron cofounder Matt Salzberg is stepping down as CEO and president. He will be replaced by CFO Brad Dickerson. Shares of Blue Apron are up 6.51% following the news.… Lire la suite >>
The owner of Arby’s will buy Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 billion
Roark Capital Group, which owns Arby’s, has agreed to buy Buffalo Wild Wings for about $2.9 billion. Buffalo Wild Wings will be a privately held subsidiary of Arby’s, whose CEO… Lire la suite >>
Walmart will be one of the first companies to try Tesla’s electric truck (TSLA, WMT)
Walmart will be among the first companies to try Tesla’s new electric trucks. The retailer plans to test them in the United States and Canada. The trucks have impressive design,… Lire la suite >>