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Walmart sells UK grocer Asda for $8.8 billion
Walmart has sold its UK grocery chain Asda in an $8.8 billion deal, Asda announced on Friday. Lire la suite >>
Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are using gene-editing tool Crispr to make meat without farms — and to disrupt a $200 billion industr
Memphis Meats, a Silicon Valley clean meat startup funded by Bill Gates and Richard Branson, is experimenting with using Crispr to make its chicken and beef. Lire la suite >>
Bill Gates says a diet ‘breakthrough’ based on the microbes crawling in your gut could help the world’s waistlines
Bill Gates readily acknowledges he’s always been « kind of a weirdo. » That’s what got the Microsoft cofounder into computers in the first place, he said. Lire la suite >>
Shoppers love Costco’s Kirkland Signature brand, and it’s turned into the retailer’s biggest asset (COST)
Sales of Costco’s Kirkland Signature private-label brand grew to $39 billion in 2018, up from $35 billion the previous year, the retailer reported in December. That represents an increase of… Lire la suite >>
You can buy wraps made of 100% cheese and they’re a low-carb dream come true
Northwestern Costco locations, most Aldi locations, and other retailers around the US have begun selling Folios Cheese Wraps in three flavors: parmesan, Jarlsberg, and cheddar. These are sold in packs… Lire la suite >>
Walmart is launching its 3rd online grocery test with a self-driving car in just 6 months (WMT)
Walmart announced a new pilot program with Udelv to deliver groceries via self-driving car on Tuesday. Walmart has also partnered with other companies working on self-driving car technology for its… Lire la suite >>
Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test delivering products with self-driving cars (WMT, F)
Ford announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with Walmart and Postmates to explore how the companies can use self-driving vehicles to deliver products in Miami-Dade County in Florida.  Ford… Lire la suite >>
Nike and Whole Foods are following Walmart’s lead and signaling a new era for online shopping (NKE, AMZN, WMT)
It seems that every large retailer in the United States is rolling out new curbside pickup options. Amazon recently rolled out its Prime Now pickup option at Whole Foods locations in Sacramento,… Lire la suite >>
Kraft-Heinz is sliding after Canada hits back at the US in their ongoing trade fight (KHC)
Kraft-Heinz is losing ground Monday.  Canada placed retaliatory tariffs on not just metal products, but also products like Ketchup.  See Kraft-Heinz trade in real time here.  Kraft-Heinz is sliding, down… Lire la suite >>
UBS: Online food delivery could be a $365 billion industry by 2030 — here are the winners and losers from that ‘mega trend’
UBS: Online food delivery market will grow from $35 billion globally today to $365 billion by 2030. The growth will be fueled by the rise of online grocery shopping, meal… Lire la suite >>
Leaked memo reveals Whole Foods is slowly moving its most important technology into Amazon’s cloud (AMZN)
Nine months after being swallowed by Amazon, Whole Foods is moving its information technology systems into Amazon’s cloud, Amazon Web Services. A source with knowledge of the situation tells us… Lire la suite >>
Restaurant chains now put calorie counts on their menus — and it’s part of a 100-year-old American obsession that started with a California doctor
Starting this week, chain restaurants are required to post calorie counts on their menus as part of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. The measure is designed to help people eat… Lire la suite >>