Carbix spins emissions into gold — or at least useful minerals

Pollutants pouring from smokestacks around the world may be bad news for the atmosphere, but if you catch them before they get out there, you could reduce emissions and collect some valuable materials at the...

Schnuck Markets goes bigger with local produce

Schnuck Markets expects the “most expansive local produce season” in its history with the help of the Foodshed.io platform. St. Louis-based Schnucks said Tuesday that, for the 2021 season, more than 50 varieties of fresh, local...

As digital sales soar, profits are a concern for grocery retailers

A new study released Monday by Wynshop (formerly ThryveAI), a leader in digital commerce for local store-based retailers, conducted in partnership with Incisiv, says that the biggest challenge facing grocery retailers today is the low...

Online alcohol purchasing comes of age

Amber Roberts is Vice President of Enterprise at DRINKS, where she leads the expansion of the company’s Wine-as-a-Service platform and provides ongoing support for enterprise partners, including Boxed, Instacart, Macy's, Thrive Market and more. Roberts...

Kroger joins Buy Safe America Coalition

The nation’s largest supermarket retailer, The Kroger Co., has become a member of the Buy Safe America Coalition, an interindustry group that supports initiatives to prevent organized retail crime and the sale of counterfeit and...

FMI sizes up pandemic’s financial impact on food retailers

Consumer demand for groceries swelled by 50% last year, lifting food retailer same-store sales nearly 16% industrywide, according to new research in FMI-The Food Industry Association’s “The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2021” report. On average, grocery...

News aggregator SmartNews raises $230 million, valuing its business at $2 billion

SmartNews, a Tokyo-headquartered news aggregation website and app that’s grown in popularity despite hefty competition from built-in aggregators like Apple News, today announced it has closed on $230 million in Series F funding. The round...

U.S. online grocery sales swing back up in August

A surge in delivery and pickup business lifted U.S. online grocery sales in August. The market saw sales of $8.6 billion for August, up 28.4% from $6.7 billion in July and a gain of 4.9% from...

Posing as Walmart, scammers send crypto surging 25%

In what appears to be a massively successful pump and dump scheme, cryptocurrency litecoin surged around 25% early Monday after a falsified news release said Walmart would begin accepting the payment for online purchases. Investors had...

DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub sue NYC over restaurant fee limits

DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub are suing New York City over limits the city imposes on the delivery fees they can charge restaurants. The city brought in the caps on a temporary basis in June...

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