Walgreens offers delivery in less than two hours

Walgreens has expanded its on-demand delivery options to include less-than-two-hour service for retail products. The drugstore giant said Tuesday that customers nationwide can now shop from more than 24,000 items online directly from Walgreens.com or via...

Kroger to test grocery deliveries by drone

The Kroger Co. has launched a pilot to deliver online grocery orders — to nearly any location — by autonomous drones. Under a partnership with Drone Express, a division of TELEGRID Technologies, Kroger will be able...

Sales for business attire are up as people head back to the office

More On: clothing Celebrate Earth Day with 19 best sales, deals and freebies First grader persuades Old Navy to put pockets in girls’ jeans Spanx takes 50% off top-selling leggings for 24-hour flash sale The...

Emotional marketing and an e-mail titan walk into a bar

My mom cuts to the chase when she is describing my beat to others. In her words, I cover companies like Uber before they become companies like Uber. And honestly? I can’t exactly disagree with...

Google Pay serves up grocery deals for Safeway

Albertsons Cos.’ Safeway chain and Target Corp. stores are helping shoppers find deals on groceries via Google. Mountain View, Calif.-based Google said yesterday it has partnered with Safeway and Target to simplify the task of finding...

Ford, BMW and Honda cut production due to global chip crisis

Despite the best efforts of chip makers, the production crisis sparked by a global shortage in semiconductors is getting worse. Demand has outsripped supply in the wake of a pandemic-induced buying spree that saw the...

Instacart campaign turns spotlight on its personal shoppers

On-demand delivery provider Instacart has launched “Beyond the Cart: A Year of Essential Stories,” a campaign highlighting the Instacart shopper community’s role in getting groceries to consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the campaign, announced yesterday,...

Amazon expands Key In-Garage Grocery Delivery

After a limited launch last fall, Amazon has rolled out its Key by Amazon In-Garage Grocery Delivery service across its entire grocery delivery footprint. Seattle-based Amazon said Tuesday that Key by Amazon In-Garage Grocery Delivery is...

BP’s quarterly profit hits $3.3bn as oil price rebounds

BP has reported its biggest quarterly profit since the Covid pandemic began, and will hand investors a $500m (£360m) cash windfall, as the global oil markets recover from the crisis. The oil company reported a profit...

Tesla cracks the $1 billion profit mark

Tesla posted record profits Monday — its third record quarter in a row — as its adjusted earnings reached the $1 billion mark for the first time. The company recorded $9 billion in total revenue. That...

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