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

Molson Coors Makes La Colombe Coffee Cans Available Nationwide
Beverages - Retail

Philadelphia-based coffee roaster La Colombe is expanding its reach. With the help of the Molson Coors Beverage Company, the brewer's ready-to-drink lattes and coffees will be more widely accessible. ...

Thrillist
September 13, 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

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

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 ...

CNBC
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

Kroger Partners with Kitchen United for Ghost Kitchens in Stor...
Dining - Retail

Kroger, the nation’s largest supermarket chain, and ghost kitchen start-up Kitchen United are teaming up to prepare takeout and delivery food inside some of its grocery stores. The partnership anno...

CNBC
August 4, 2021

Walmart Will Require Some Workers to Wear Masks in Stores
Retail

Walmart said Friday that it will begin requiring masks for store workers in high-risk counties in the U.S. as determined by the latest CDC rankings, regardless of vaccine status and effective immediat...

CNBC
July 30, 2021

Inside Yes Way Rosé’s Seasonal Marketing Strategy
Beverages - Retail

While many wine manufacturers fall back on their red and white varieties the rest of the year, rosé-focused brands like Yes Way Rosé rely on warmer months for the majority of their revenue. As a res...

Modern Retail
July 21, 2021

Walmart is Testing an All-Self-Checkout Supercenter
Retail - Tech

Walmart is testing an all-self-checkout Supercenter. It’s calling the process “hosted checkout” because employees are standing by to help if customers need it. Kroger has been testing all self-...

The Dallas Morning News
July 16, 2021

Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Arrives In Kroger Groceries Nationwide
CPG - Dining - Opportunities - Partnerships - Press Releases

DALLAS, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CEC Entertainment, LLC, the parent company of the world's number one family entertainment venue, Chuck E. Cheese, is expanding its reach beyond its...

Faisal Hussain
July 14, 2021

Despite Online Growth, Stores Will Still Account for Three-Fou...
Retail

E-commerce in the U.S. grew 30% in 2020, its fastest growth rate since 2002, according to an emailed report from Forrester. Yet, the research firm projects that 72% of retail will still take place off...

Retail Dive
July 12, 2021

It’s Finally Clear Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods
Household - Online - Retail

For Amazon, acquiring Whole Foods was in part just a way to encourage people to sign up for Amazon Prime memberships, joining Amazon’s powerful loyalty program in exchange for discounts on their gro...

Slate
June 29, 2021

Halo Top Co-Founder Targets Chocolate Snacks Category
CPG

Halo Top co-founder Doug Bouton is launching a chocolate brand with fewer calories and less sugar than traditional chocolate. Available in milk chocolate and almond dark chocolate varieties, Gatsby p...

Food Business News
June 25, 2021

Kroger Sees Strong Private Label, Digital Sales Even as Pandem...
Retail

Kroger saw identical-store and overall sales decline during the first quarter of 2021 compared with the same period in 2020, the supermarket chain announced Thursday. Same-store sales excluding fuel f...

GroceryDive
June 18, 2021

Kroger Gamifies its Search for New Suppliers
Retail - Tech

Kroger has just joined a few other retailers in launching a contest in search of new suppliers. The competition encourages local and regional growers across fresh categories to apply online for a cha...

Retail Wire
May 27, 2021

7-Eleven Plans to Open 100 Restaurants This Year
Dining - Retail

Raise the Roost Chicken and Biscuits and Parlor Pizza are located side by side inside the store, with separate ordering counters and shared indoor and outdoor seating. 7-Eleven EVP and Chief Operatin...

GroceryDive
May 6, 2021

Kroger Partners with Drone Express to Deliver Groceries
Retail - Tech

Kroger Co. is diving into drone delivery, starting a pilot at a store near its Cincinnati headquarters. The supermarket chain is partnering with Drone Express, a unit of Telegrid Technologies, to del...

Bloomberg
May 5, 2021

Amazon Unveils Aplenty, its Newest Private Label Food Brand
CPG - Dining - Online - Retail

Amazon has unveiled Aplenty, a new private label food brand set to eventually include hundreds of products across a variety of center store categories. The brand, which is available online and at Ama...

Retail Dive
April 13, 2021

4 Ways Consumer Spending Will Change Once More People Are Vacc...
Retail

Here are four predictions of post-pandemic trends, based on surveys and reports by experts: Consumers are still anxious, and that may influence what they buy and how they shop. Grocery shopping may b...

CNBC
April 12, 2021

Kroger Maps its New Digital ‘Ecosystem’
Retail

Offering a first look at its Ocado strategy, the grocer outlined plans to double online sales within three years and also improve margins. The combination of large stores, a mature pickup and deliver...

GroceryDive
April 5, 2021

Sampling is Back! Brands Wooing Walmart’s Online Shopper...
CPG - Retail

The pandemic has inspired consumer packaged goods brands such as General Mills and Cure Hydration to experiment with new ways to introduce their products to customers, such as adding samples to curbsi...

CNBC
March 11, 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...

GroceryDive
March 9, 2021

Grocery Stores’ Pandemic Boom is Over
CPG - Retail

Now companies say the pandemic-time boom is over. Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in this country, said Thursday that it expects comparable sales, or sales at stores open for at least one year, ...

CNN
March 5, 2021

Target & Walmart Want to Replace the Plastic Bag
CPG - Retail

One interesting approach is called SmartC. It’s not just a new reusable bag (made from ethically sourced fibers), but an accompanying digital platform that transforms your reusable bag into a more p...

Fast Company
February 19, 2021

Impossible Foods cuts grocery store prices 20%
CPG - Retail

The price of an Impossible Burger just got a little easier to swallow. For the first time, Impossible Foods is cutting prices of its plant-based meat at the grocery store by 20%. The suggested reta...

Yahoo!
February 3, 2021

Walmart Ramps Up Automated Fulfillment to Meet Online Grocery ...
Retail

Walmart will expand its use of automated systems to pick-and-pack shoppers’ online grocery orders. The retailer will turn dozens of stores into fulfillment centers by converting some of their existi...

CNBC
January 28, 2021

Walmart rebrands media group to Walmart Connect
Retail

Walmart rebranded its media network from Walmart Media Group to Walmart Connect, part of a larger overhaul the retailer is enacting as it looks to scale the offering into a top-10 advertising platform...


January 28, 2021

Kidz Bop and Kroger
CPG - Music - Partnerships

KIDZ BOP teamed up with Kroger to host the KIDZ BOP Holiday Livestream "Social Social" on December 5th 2020.

Kidz Bop
January 26, 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...

GroceryDive
January 5, 2021

8 trends that will shape the grocery industry in 2021
CPG - Retail

If 2020 was about quickly responding to a public health disaster, the theme for 2021 promises to be strategically managing their gains for long-term growth, industry experts say. Instead of retooling ...

GroceryDive
January 4, 2021

Kroger Health to provide COVID-19 vaccine nationwide
Retail

Partnering with the federal government and state health departments to administer the vaccine in accordance with the rollout plan, Kroger will provide the COVID-19 vaccine nationwide across its 2,200 ...

PRNewswire
December 23, 2020

Walmart boosts new advertisers on media network by 40%
Retail

Walmart is among the retailers that are building media networks to help marketers stand out, not only in stores but also in their e-commerce channels that have become a significant source of revenue g...

RetailDive
December 22, 2020

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

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...

GroceryDive
December 22, 2020

Kroger unveils top 7 food predictions for 2021
CPG - Retail

From ‘futureproof’ foods claiming to support immune health or manage stress, to the ‘ketotarian’ diet: a plant-based spin on keto, Kroger has released seven food trends it believes will gain t...

Food Navigator USA
December 18, 2020

Walgreens debuts retail media network
Retail - Tech

Called the Walgreens Advertising Group (WAG), the pharmacy chain's bet on growing a bigger ad business emphasizes an ability to leverage a physical retail footprint of more than 9,000 stores and a loy...

Retail Dive
December 7, 2020

Kroger’s and KIDZ BOP Social Social Holiday Party
Music - Press Releases - Retail

KIDZ BOP x Social Social Holiday Party” Livestream to Feature Performances from The KIDZ BOP Kids, Kid-Approved Recipes, Festive Activities and More December 1, 2020 -- KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand...

Thomas Kee
December 1, 2020

Why grocery giant Kroger made the leap into mobile game advert...
Gaming - Retail

But a surge in mobile gaming during the pandemic has shown that the category commands an increasingly diverse user base, including women over 18, spurring more non-endemic brands to jump in. Full Stor...

Mobile Marketer
November 16, 2020

Kroger CEO: COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we shop for food
Retail

The days of driving to a supermarket for a package of hot dogs and a case of soda may be a thing of the past in the post-pandemic world. Full Story: Yahoo (11/16)    For the full story, visit ...

Yahoo!
November 16, 2020

Whole Foods will get your groceries ready for pickup in one ho...
Retail

Amazon is expanding one-hour grocery pickup across all of its nearly 500 U.S. Whole Foods stores. The free service is available for Prime subscribers on orders $35 or more and begins today. For the...

CNN
October 21, 2020

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