Walmart adds IoT delivery box, dietary needs app to e-commerce toolkit

Walmart has expanded its digital commerce arsenal with a 24/7 home delivery “smart” receptacle from HomeValet and an e-shopping tool from Sifter SP that enables customers to find foods matching their dietary needs. This month, Walmart...

Winn-Dixie brings prices ‘Down Down’

Southeastern Grocers’ Winn-Dixie has kicked off a promotion that the supermarket chain said serves up “deeper discounts” on over 150 of its most-shopped products. Under the “Down Down” program, announced Thursday, Winn-Dixie customers can save more...

Instacart launches prepared meal ordering and delivery for supermarkets

Instacart aims to help supermarkets better compete with restaurants for consumers’ meal dollars with the rollout of Ready Meals, a new prepared meal ordering and delivery service for grocery stores. Starting today, supermarket customers can shop...

Online channel builds share of U.S. grocery market in 2021

Fueled by a 3.5% monthly gain in December, U.S. online grocery sales reached nearly $98 billion last year, according to the latest Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey. For 2021, the online grocery market totaled $97.7...

Walmart ramps up expansion of InHome delivery

This year, Walmart aims to quintuple availability of its two-and-a-half-year-old InHome delivery service, in which groceries ordered online can be delivered directly to customers’ refrigerators. Walmart said Wednesday that it plans to extend InHome’s reach from...

Aviation and wireless industries agree to pause 5G rollout — for 2 weeks

Transportation Once the agreement is finalized, AT&T and Verizon will resume 5G services on Jan. 19. The airline industry had been set to file suit imminently to block the services, which will enable faster internet connectivity across...

Tesla recalls nearly half a million cars over camera and trunk defects

Tesla's recall-filled 2021 isn't over quite yet. Bloomberg reports Tesla has issued recalls for just over 475,000 vehicles to fix defects in camera systems and trunks. To start, the automaker has recalled all Model 3...

Apple’s 2021 iPad drops back to $299 at Amazon

Don't worry if you missed out on an earlier deal for Apple's 2021 iPad. Amazon is selling the 64GB entry-level iPad for $299, or $30 off the usual price. The 256GB variant recently dropped a...

Walmart, Kroger rank as most-trusted U.S. grocery retailers

Walmart and Kroger were named the nation’s most-trusted grocery stores in a special report by brand consultancy BrandSpark International and Newsweek. New York-based BrandSpark polled 3,200 U.S. adults on which grocery store banners they trust the...

Amazon Fresh opens 10th Southern California store

A new Amazon Fresh grocery store is now open in La Habra, Calif., becoming the sixth of Amazon’s full-size grocery stores to offer Just Walk Out technology. The 40,000-square-foot location is the tenth Amazon Fresh...

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