Albertsons Companies is the latest grocery retailer to embrace same-day delivery of online orders with a fast-growing start-up.
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The Albertsons banner will roll e-commerce through its website on out on Nov. 7, allowing customers to shop online for groceries that they can pickup or have delivered.
The mobile payment solution which has been available at Albertsons’ Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Star Market, Haggen and United banners, and rolled out Monday to Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Tom Thumb, Randalls and Carrs locations.
Safeway's new president has spent the last 30 years as a pacesetting leader in the grocery industry, Albertsons reported.
Along with financial assistance, Safeway's Northern California Division is working with the Red Cross to donate tractor trailers to bring and store food to help evacuation shelters.
The winners span 10 categories across the food, drug, mass and value channels.
Albertons' new VP advertising brings more than 20 years of advertising leadership experience with companies like Dick's Sporting Goods, PetSmart and Tractor Supply Company.
Among the key projected outcomes of this deal is for Plated to become the first omnichannel meal kit offering with national scale.
During the August 2016 floods in Louisiana, which caused roughly $8.7 billion in damage and destroyed more than 60,000 homes, Albertsons activated its Disaster Relief and Outreach Initiative.
All vaccines permitted per state can be administered on a "walk-in" basis with no appointment necessary and are offered at more than 1,700 Albertsons pharmacies.