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To thwart Amazon, Kroger and Walmart lure shoppers with curbside pickup

December 18, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on To thwart Amazon, Kroger and Walmart lure shoppers with curbside pickup | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

To thwart Amazon, Kroger and Walmart lure shoppers with curbside pickup

As Amazon.com looks to upend the U.S. grocery market with home delivery, some veteran supermarket operators are betting on a different strategy: curbside pickup…READ MORE

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6 ways for retailers to survive the cannibalism of grocery delivery

October 24, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on 6 ways for retailers to survive the cannibalism of grocery delivery | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

They’re doing it both virtually and overnight, through demand for online groceries. With breathtaking speed, digital food sales have transformed from a “could-do” service to a “must-be-doing” staple for the nation’s biggest retail brands, from Kroger to Walmart. This is despite the risk that online sales will steal from the same retailer’s in-store purchases…READ MORE

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Walmart’s new gas-and-grocery hybrids could become a major threat to Amazon and Kroger

December 7, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Walmart’s new gas-and-grocery hybrids could become a major threat to Amazon and Kroger | FOOD & GROCERY | , , ,

Walmart is opening a new kind of gas station that offers more than just coffee, snacks, and fuel. The convenience stores, called Walmart Pickup and Fuel, also offer same-day pickup for groceries ordered online…READ MORE

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Holiday season expected to accelerate online grocery rivalry

November 11, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Holiday season expected to accelerate online grocery rivalry | FOOD & GROCERY | , , ,

Driving the growth is the ramp up of fast grocery delivery services by Amazon and others and the expansion of curbside pickup by Walmart Stores. Also, tech-savvy consumers have an increased comfort level with buying fresh foods online and see ordering groceries through an app as a way to save time and avoid checkout lines…READ MORE

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