Category Archives: Retailers

Aldi partners to deliver online groceries across the Nation

Aldi entered a national partnership with Instacart to bring online grocery delivery to all of the company’s stores. The service will be available across 35 states in 5,000 new ZIP codes by late November. The national rollout covers 75 major markets, including San Diego, New York City, Miami, Raleigh and Minneapolis.

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Kroger brings 2 Wis. banners under one leadership team

Kroger will consolidate the management of its Roundy’s and Mariano’s banners in Wisconsin into a single leadership team based in Milwaukee. Longtime Kroger executive Michael Marx, who had been running the Roundy’s division, will lead the consolidated group.

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Amazon Will Take on Walmart’s Grocery Ecommerce Operations in Mexico

Amazon is taking on Walmart’s Mexico operations by beginning sales of foods and beverages in the country, Reuters has reported.  The move, which will include snacks, sweets and wines, comes at a time when shopping online makes up only a fraction of total retail sales in the country, the news outlet stated. However, ecommerce sales have “grown swiftly,” presenting a prime opportunity.

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Rouses in New Orleans

“I might have found my new favorite supermarket chain. We all talk today about delivering a great shopping experience. Much of the experience of a supermarket is driven by the first impressions of the perimeter. Rouses is as good as it gets,” write Steve Frenda of Shopper Marketing magazine.

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