Albertsons Turns to the Metaverse
Online - Retail - Tech

Albertsons on Cyber Monday started selling and delivering tangible items in the metaverse to customers, becoming the first grocer to do so, according to emailed information from a company representati...

Marketing Dive
December 15, 2022

Albertsons Companies Toasts the Holiday Season with the Launch...
Beverages - Press Releases

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Albertsons Companies invites customers to toast this holiday season with its new, premium Vinaforé Collection. The private label collection features five distinctively...

Faisal Hussain
November 14, 2022

Kroger and Albertsons Companies Announce Definitive Merger Agr...
CPG - Household - Press Releases - Retail

CINCINNATI and BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroger (NYSE: KR) and Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under w...

Faisal Hussain
October 14, 2022

Kellogg and Albertsons Companies Join Forces to Feed Children ...
CPG - Press Releases - Retail

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company and Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, have teamed up for the third year to tack...

Nicholas Fox
September 19, 2022

From Pizza Earrings to Tie-Dyed Scrunchies: Inside Claire’s ...
Fashion - Health & Beauty - Retail

Over the past 50 years, Claire’s has steadily grown to become a global mega-brand. It now has 2,500 stores in 17 countries across North America and Europe, and partnerships with dozens of retailers ...

Fast Company
July 20, 2022

Albertsons Ushers in Scent Marketing in Hopes Shoppers Stop, S...
CPG - Retail

For a limited time this Easter season, the stores will use scented diffusers to pump in the aroma around coolers filled with Philadelphia Cream Cheese. By pumping in the smell of baked cheesecake, Kra...

April 14, 2022

Albertsons Companies Launches New Digital Features with Meal P...
CPG - Household - Online - Press Releases - Retail

BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) announced the launch of two new digital offerings – Meal Planning and Schedule & Save. The new capabilities will offe...

Faisal Hussain
December 15, 2021

Albertsons Teams Up With Pinterest to Bring Technology Into Me...

The latest strategic addition to Albertsons Cos.’ thriving grocery e-commerce business has the food retailer partnering with Pinterest, a leading platform for food discovery and inspiration, to driv...

Ad Week
September 23, 2021

Albertsons Companies Becomes First National Grocer to Launch S...
Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Firework, the short-form video platform designed to bring a shoppable, livestream video experience to any website, today announced a new partner...

Faisal Hussain
September 22, 2021

Impossible Foods Surpasses Animal Meat With Impossible Chicken...
CPG - Dining - Press Releases

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Today, Impossible Foods announced the launch of its newest product – Impossible Chicken Nuggets Made From Plants(opens in a new tab) – marking a major milestone in consu...

Faisal Hussain
September 7, 2021

From Snacks to Beer, CPGs Rethink the Art of Sampling
Beverages - CPG - Online - Retail

In an industry where taste is paramount, sampling is among the most useful tools for food and beverage brands to hook consumers and turn them into repeat customers. Sampling not only provides new bra...

August 23, 2021

Impossible Foods is Bringing its Meatless Sausage to Grocery S...
CPG - Retail

Impossible Foods’ meatless sausage is finally coming to grocery stores. The company first rolled out the sausage alternative to restaurants nationwide last June after launching it at U.S. locations ...

August 11, 2021

Why Do American Grocery Stores Still Have an Ethnic Aisle?
CPG - Retail

In 2019, Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, accelerated its effort to move products from the ethnic aisle into other parts of the store. Local retail chains, like Food Bazaar in the New Y...

The New York Times
August 10, 2021

Albertsons Adds Uber Delivery to 1,200 Stores
Online - Retail

Albertsons has added Uber's grocery delivery service to around 1,200 stores under several of its banners, including Safeway, Jewel-Osco, Acme, Tom Thumb and Randalls. With the partnership, Uber’s ov...

July 19, 2021

Nextdoor, Albertsons, Moderna Roll Out Map for Vaccine Availab...

The neighborhood social network teamed up with Albertsons, Moderna. Neighborhood social network Nextdoor teamed up with grocery chain Albertsons and pharmaceutical company and Covid-19 vaccine provid...

June 25, 2021

DoorDash and Albertsons Release Limited-Edition Digital Game
Retail - Tech

The last year has seen major changes in how Americans shop for groceries, and that has opened up new realms of possibility for brands and consumers alike. For Albertsons and DoorDash, finding ways to ...

June 23, 2021

Albertsons Adds Wedding Flowers to Its Online Offerings

With wedding season just around the corner, Albertsons Companies today announced they are offering customers an easy, affordable, and environmentally-friendly online option for purchasing fresh, hand-...

May 26, 2021

Survey Says: Walmart is the Preferred Brick-and-Mortar Grocery...

One area where Walmart is far ahead of Amazon is its popularity as a brick-and-mortar destination for grocery purchases. According to results of the Inmar Intelligence Price Inflation Survey, a leadi...

Chain Store Age
May 14, 2021

Safeway & Target Use Google Pay to Push Promotions
Finance - Online - Retail - Tech

Safeway and Target are working with Google to display weekly grocery discounts in the Google Pay mobile app, according to a blog post on Thursday by Josh Woodward, director of product management for t...

April 30, 2021

Albertsons & Google Launch Smart Shopping Partnership
Retail - Tech

Albertsons Companies, which began leveraging Google Business Messages to inform customers about vaccine availability earlier in March, is embarking on a multi-year partnership with Google to make shop...

Chain Store Age
March 30, 2021

Target Launches Grocery Brand Centered on Snacks & Sweet ...
CPG - Retail

Target announced on Tuesday that it's launching Favorite Day, a private label food and beverage line centered on snacks and sweet treats. Shoppers will be able to buy the new brand in-store and online...

March 9, 2021

Ready Nutrition Sports Drinks Launch in Stores
Beverages - Branding - Sponsorships

Products from Ready Nutrition, which makes protein-infused sports drinks, protein powder and snacks, are now available in select grocery stores. They’ll also appear in Albertsons in the spring and o...

February 24, 2021

Albertson’s testing new pick-up kiosks

The latest move furthers the grocery company’s efforts to expand its click-and-collect offerings, especially self-serve pickup, as online demand remains high. Cleveron’s 501 model grocery kiosks ...

January 7, 2021

Grocers start administering COVID-19 vaccines
Health & Beauty - Retail

Grocery chains including Albertsons, H-E-B, Hy-Vee and Walmart have started administering COVID-19 vaccines to high-priority recipients as the food-retailing industry gears up for a large-scale rollou...

January 5, 2021

Safeway shuns in-house drivers for gig workers
Retail - Tech

The grocery giant, which has used a mix of in-house and third-party drivers in the state in recent years, is making the move in response to the recent passage of Proposition 22. The law exempts third...

Retail Wire
January 5, 2021

2021 will be a critical year for supermarkets
CPG - Retail

They've benefited from one-stop shopping, but the same structural and competitive forces that rattled them pre-pandemic are still lurking. In a year full of changes, one of the most surprising migh...

Grocery Dive
December 28, 2020

GoPuff to start delivering at-home COVID-19 tests on demand

GoPuff, which fills orders from more than 200 fulfillment centers to serve 500 cities across 38 states and Washington, D.C., says it is the first company in the U.S. to offer instant delivery of at-ho...

December 22, 2020

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