Kroger Starts Testing Grocery Deliveries Using Driverless CarsKroger will begin testing grocery deliveries using driverless cars in Arizona. The same-day or next-day delivery orders can be made online or by using a mobile app.
Amazon Brings Curbside Grocery Pickup To Whole FoodsAmazon is adding a curbside pickup option at Whole Foods. Shoppers will be able to order groceries using an app and park in reserved spaces to have the items placed in their cars.
Kroger Introducing Free Online Grocery Delivery ServiceKroger will be introducing an online delivery option as convenience becomes an increasingly crucial element of customer loyalty in a hyper-competitive atmosphere.
Amazon Prime Benefits Roll Out To All Whole Foods StoresAmazon's rollout of Prime member discounts at Whole Foods stores is almost complete. Beginning on Wednesday, all Whole Foods stores will be participating in the program.
Amazon Prime Members To Get Extra Discount At Whole FoodsAmazon, which purchased Whole Foods last year, is offering its Prime members an additional 10 percent off of sale items when they shop at Whole Foods stores.
Walmart Expanding Meal Kits To More Than 2,000 Stores NationwideWalmart is expanding its meal kits nationwide after testing the service in some of its stores, a move that will heighten the company's competition with Amazon.
Grocery Shoppers Want Low Prices & One-Stop ShoppingGrocery stores are competing fiercely to attract shoppers. Traditional supermarket chain Kroger stressed earlier this year that it does not plan to "lose on price." Target is spending billions to remodel its stores.
Trade Groups Push To "Expire" Confusing Food Date LabelsThe food industry is working to simplify labels on perishable food. Date stamps like “best by,” “sell by,” “use by” and “best before” can be confusing for shoppers.
Grocery Chains Aren't Building New Supermarkets Where Most NeededAs part of Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative, a group of major food retailers promised in 2011 to open or expand 1,500 grocery or convenience stores in and around neighborhoods with no supermarkets by 2016. By their own count, they're far short.
Kroger Testing Online Ordering ServiceGrocery store chain Kroger is expanding upon their idea to save shoppers some time. The company is currently testing an online ordering process for customers in a hurry.
Top 5 Surprising Things You Should Buy In BulkPaper products, detergent, and canned food – those are among the items most of us consider buying in bulk. But the author of the "Grocery Shop for Free" blog says there are others things we should consider.
'Salvage' Grocery Stores Offer Wall-To-Wall DiscountsThere's an easy, instant way to cut your grocery bill by half, but it's not without a catch. They are called "salvage" grocery stores specializing in items other stores no longer want -- dented cans, items near the expiration date or even just overbuys.