Sam’s Club expands same-day grocery delivery through Instacart

Sam’s Club, Walmart’s members-only warehouse stores, will start offering same-day grocery delivery at half of its US locations by the end of October. The service will expand this month to more than 100 Sam’s Club locations, serving nearly 1,000 zip codes. To get the groceries to your doorstep, Sam’s Club has been working with Instacart. […]

Bodycam shows Ohio cop telling 11yo shoplifter ‘that’s why black community has no grocery stores’

Police in Cincinnati, Ohio, have released bodycam footage that shows an officer arrest an 11-year-old shoplifter after tasering her, and telling the girl “this is why there aren’t any grocery stores in the black community.” The incident happened last month when officer Kevin Brown was working a security detail at a Kroger’s grocery store in […]

Aldi is overhauling its stores to win the grocery wars — and it’s coming straight for Walmart and Kroger

Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Aldi is adding more fresh, organic, vegetarian, and vegan items to its US stores in what will be the biggest product refresh in its history. Once the product rollout is complete in early 2019, about 20% of the items in Aldi’s stores will be new. Some of those items include veggie noodles, […]

The Amazon-Whole Foods deal has barely made a dent in US grocery prices, despite fears of a price war (AMZN)

Business Insider/Hayley Peterson Grocery prices have fallen since Amazon‘s purchase of Whole Foods last year. Prices in the US fell 0.3% in the 12 months ending in June, compared to a 0.6% increase over the same period last year, according to data from Adobe Analytics. “Amazon is having downward pressure on pricing when it comes […]

Amazon is trying to transform grocery shopping like it did retail

Amazon is now in the process of launching its own supermarket, Amazon Go, which has many wondering if the company will transform the grocery business the way it did ecommerce.  Amazon has tried the market with Amazon Fresh, tweaked the pricing model several times, then late last year announced that it was shutting down in […]

A True Grocery Getter: Nuro’s Cute-as-a-Button Driverless Delivery Vehicle Could Enter Service Soon [Video]

– Convenience has become the ultimate commodity. People are either too busy or too lazy to do, buy, and get things themselves. As a result, delivery and shipping services have been undergoing a bit of a reinvention of late. Those who are in served areas can have virtually anything brought to them with a few clicks on […]

Take a look inside Amazon’s grocery store of the future — there are no cashiers, registers or lines

Amazon Go is being called the grocery store of the future, where lines and cashiers don’t exist. In 2016, Amazon revealed a prototype grocery store. Here’s a look inside. Amazon Go will sell prepared food and grocery staples. In order to shop, you will need the Amazon Go app. To enter the store, shoppers scan […]

Amazon set to open doors on AI-powered grocery store

As the rest of us wait in checkout lines during our Sunday evening grocery shopping, folks in Seattle eagerly await tomorrow’s public opening of the first store to eliminate the need for cashiers. The much-anticipated Amazon Go grocery store will open its doors to the public on Monday, January 22nd. The AI-powered shop encountered several challenges along […]

How to save a FORTUNE on weekly food shopping: Tips to slash your grocery bill

Saving money is one of the goals of many Britons for 2018, and one of the first areas to come under scrutiny is the weekly food shop. Food costs are rising across the UK thanks to a weak pound and unusual weather harming crops. This means many classic favourites cost much more than they would […]