Retail tech startup Swiftly valued at $1B after bagging another $100M
Swiftly’s technology taps into that online shopping experience to make shopping at a brick-and-mortar store just as engaging and easy.
Online grocery company Misfits Market to acquire Imperfect Foods
This is Misfits Market’s first acquisition and is particularly fitting, given the online grocery environment over the past few years.
SnappRetail helps Pakistan’s kiryanas compete against supermarkets
The number of global retailers, department stores and supermarkets operating in Pakistan is increasing, which spells convenience for consumers, but trouble for kiryanas, or small general stores. Accor
Walmart’s last-mile delivery service, Walmart GoLocal, tops 1M deliveries in year one
Walmart’s last-mile delivery service business, Walmart GoLocal, has topped 1 million deliveries in its first year, the retailer today revealed. The company offered a brief update on the state of
Nothing negative about Positive Food’s meal expansion plan after $7M investment
Positive Food is going after the $34 billion fresh prepared foods market with its take on salads, heat-and-eat prepared meals and vegan overnight oats.
The grocery industry’s shopping list: Inventory management, frictionless checkout, computer vision
Technology advancements in recent years are giving startups a shot at providing grocery stores with e-commerce-like features in a brick-and-mortar setting.
Amazon gives Dash Cart a makeover and brings the shopping tech to Whole Foods
While Prime Day deals flood our notifications, the retail team at Amazon announced a revamped Dash Cart with new conveniences and technology upgrades for shoppers to further enjoy the excitement that
JOKR leaving US, ‘for now,’ to focus on LatAm
The company's U.S. operations accounted for about 5% of the grocery delivery startup's overall business.
Clerk bags new capital to improve in-store grocery shopping experience
The company's Grocery TV provides a way for brands and retailers to leverage digital advertising at checkout.
Here’s how JOKR became gross-profit positive amid a cutthroat grocery delivery industry
Founder and CEO Ralf Wenzel, discussed, according to him, why his company’s grocery delivery model is doing better than most.
Jüsto grabs new capital as it expands grocery delivery in Brazil, Peru
Justo enables customers in Latin America to buy groceries directly from its website or app and get them delivered to their location of choice.
Swiftly quickly gets brick-and-mortar stores set up to cater to online customers
Swiftly provides the technology tools that democratize the technology lead, enjoyed by Amazon and Walmart, to the rest of the industry.
Zapt is now Trela; aims to remove the middleman from group food shopping
The inspiration for Brazil-based Trela came from a person buying food for their neighbors directly from suppliers rather than the grocery store.
Amazon to close 68 physical retail locations, including Amazon Books and 4-star stores
Amazon’s physical retail business is suffering a major blow as the company today confirmed to Reuters it will close 68 brick-and-mortar retail stores across the U.S. and U.K. This includes its A
No plastic clamshells here: Zero Grocery aims to eliminate unnecessary plastic in grocery delivery
Even small changes made by individuals to reduce plastic waste can add up to a big positive impact on the environment, founder and CEO Zuleyka Strasner said.
Lula’s delivery tool gives convenience stores, pharmacies second sales channel
Lula helps convenience stores, pharmacies and consumer packaged goods brands use its zero-commission tools to establish a second sales channel and third-party delivery companies.
Zapp snaps up $200M to supersize its instant grocery play
Zapp, the instant grocery delivery startup that launched in 2020 in London, has picked up a substantial round of funding to go head-to-head with Getir, Gopuff, Jiffy, Deliveroo and the many others hun
Woflow structures merchant data so food ordering can be more accurate
Woflow's data structuring platform powers some of our favorite food delivery apps so the next time you ask for "no bun," you actually get what you order.
Calii bags $22.5M to build Latin America’s grocery shopping future
The mobile grocery app automates the supply chain, enabling customers to choose over 5,000 products delivered via a network of micro-fulfillment centers in less than two hours.
Nourish + Bloom Market, first Black-owned, autonomous grocery, opens in Atlanta
The grocery store and bistro offer over 1,000 locally-sourced, healthy food products, including produce, meats, baked goods, dairy and prepared meals.