Kroger and Instacart Launch “Kroger Delivery Now” ...
Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

CINCINNATI and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, t...

Faisal Hussain
September 14, 2021

Walmart Teams With Instacart In War With Amazon
Branding - Online

As part of its effort to provide quick, cheap delivery and compete with Amazon, Walmart recently expanded an alliance with Instacart. So far it’s a relatively narrow partnership, but it’s a big de...

Forbes
September 13, 2021

Martha Stewart Wine Co. Announces Brand Expansion
Beverages - Branding - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marquee Brands, DRINKS, and Martha Stewart Wine Co., the online wine collection featuring a selection of wines hand-picked by America's lifestyle expert ...

Faisal Hussain
September 2, 2021

Food & Beverage Will Lead Online Sales Growth Through 202...
Beverages - CPG - Online - Retail

Food and beverage will be the fastest-growing online sales category during the next several years, with a compound annual growth rate of 30% over the period spanning 2019 through 2024, according to a ...

GroceryDive
July 19, 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...

GroceryDive
July 19, 2021

Instacart Wants to Be an Influencer in Food Delivery
Dining - Online - Retail - Tech

The online grocery giant announced last week that Fidji Simo, the former head of Facebook’s legacy Blue app, will succeed Instacart’s founder Apoorva Mehta as its new chief executive officer, effe...

The Wall Street Journal
July 15, 2021

Instacart Poaches Facebook Veteran Fidji Simo for CEO
Online - Retail

Grocery delivery app Instacart announced it has hired the head of Facebook’s app, Fidji Simo, as its new CEO, setting her up to be the first outsider to lead the start-up last valued at $39 billion....

CNBC
July 9, 2021

Instacart to Offer ButcherBox Meats for Delivery
CPG - Online - Retail

Instacart, the nation’s largest online grocery delivery platform, has partnered with the ButcherBox brand of high-quality protein to make grass-fed beef and other meats more accessible to Americans ...

Supermarket News
June 7, 2021

Leaked Walmart Memo Shows Grocery & Subscription Troubles
CPG - Online - Retail

A leaked Walmart memo highlights the daunting challenges facing the world’s largest retailer, making blunt assessments about the uphill battle to overcome competitors like Amazon, Target, and Instac...

Vox
May 10, 2021

Uber CEO Describes Ongoing ‘Battle’ With Instacart...
CPG - Retail - Tech

Last summer, Uber launched Uber Grocery and has been scaling up its services ever since. Uber Grocery and new delivery verticals are a $3 billion business, Uber said Wednesday. In the US, Uber's CEO...

Business Insider
May 7, 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...

GroceryDive
April 30, 2021

Uber Introduces Grocery Service
Online - Retail - Tech

Over the last six months, it’s become increasingly clear that grocery delivery is not only popular, but often a necessity. We expect to see this trend continue as people across the world look for ne...

Uber
April 28, 2021

Instacart & DoorDash Plan to Launch Credit Cards
Dining - Finance - Retail

Both companies have witnessed a surge in order volumes over the last few months as consumers, hesitant to step out during the COVID-19 pandemic, take to their phones to get essential items delivered t...

Yahoo Finance
April 8, 2021

Clorox Bets Big on Not Going Back to Normal
CPG - Household - Retail

It’s a pivotal moment for a company that had its fortunes lifted overnight by the pandemic—joining the likes of Zoom and Instacart. Clorox’s portfolio, a lineup that spans pool cleaners to pet o...

Bloomberg
March 26, 2021

From Donuts to Cash to Weed—Businesses Pile on Vaccinated Pe...
Beverages - CPG - Health & Beauty - Household - Retail

Getting America vaccinated will go a long way toward helping the country return to some sort of normal. Already, employers such as Instacart, Target, Trader Joe’s, Chobani, Petco, Darden Restaurant...

CNBC
March 23, 2021

Amazon was Supposed to Kill Instacart. Instead Instacart Becam...
CPG - Household - Online - Retail

When Amazon bought Whole Foods in 2017, the outlook appeared bleak for Instacart. Not only did the grocery delivery startup suddenly have to compete with one of the most sophisticated delivery compani...

CNN Business
March 23, 2021

Instacart’s Valuation Doubles to $39 Billion
Finance - Retail - Tech

It’s the second time the company’s valuation has doubled since the start of the Covid pandemic. According to Pitchbook, Instacart is now the second largest U.S.-based unicorn, behind SpaceX, Elon ...

CNBC
March 3, 2021

Doordash Is Going Beyond Food Delivery by Partnering With Walm...
Online - Tech

Restaurant delivery orders have more than tripled over the last two years, which is driving revenue for delivery operators like Wall Street rookie DoorDash. But instead of going all-in with food deli...

Business Insider
February 8, 2021

Instacart to eliminate nearly 2,000 positions, upsetting union...
Online

Labor advocates called on the grocery delivery platform Instacart to reverse a decision to lay off hundreds of employees, including the company's only unionized workers. Instacart informed employees e...

USA Today
January 25, 2021

Costco is testing curbside pickup
Retail

The same-day service, which is powered by Instacart technology and fulfilled by Costco employees, offers around 2,000 items, including grocery and non-grocery items. Product pricing is the same as in-...

RetailDive
January 20, 2021

7-Eleven unveils mobile wallet to enable contactless payments
Finance - Retail

Using the 7-Eleven app, customers can add funds to their account via cash, debit and credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay or prepaid 7-Eleven gift cards to pay for items using their 7-Eleven Wallet. ...

Retail Dive
December 8, 2020

Instacart and ALDI partnering to accept food stamps
Retail - Tech

Grocery delivery platform Instacart is launching a pilot program to begin taking food stamps as payment in its app. For the full story, visit The Verge  -  https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/23/215...

The Verge
October 23, 2020

7-Eleven Expands Delivery to Now Include Seven Platforms
Retail - Tech

The convenience store retailer added three of the largest U.S. ordering platforms to its delivery offers: Uber Eats, Grubhub and Instacart. For the full story, visit Convenience Store News  -  ht...

Convenience Store News
October 21, 2020

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