Stop & Shop will acquire King Kullen’s 32 supermarkets, five Wild by Nature stores, and the use of its corporate office in New York.
Amazon announced that it will expand its Whole Foods Market portfolio into new regions, with a focus on suburban areas, according to MarketWatch, which cited The Wall Street Journal.
Target, which acquired Shipt in 2017, announced that it will expand the assortment and operating markets that are supported by the same-day grocery delivery service
Through its partnership with tech startup Nuro, the maker of fully unmanned vehicles, Kroger is shipping groceries to customers using driverless cars in Scottsdale, Arizona.
According to a study by Zebra Technologies, 80% of retail decision makers believe staffed checkout areas are becoming less necessary due to new technologies automating checkouts.
Through the new deal, Walmart will provide prescription drug services to Express Scripts’ covered members, and have access to its unique pricing on dozens of brand-name prescription drugs.