Costco pilots grocery delivery with Uber

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Costco Wholesale has begun testing same-day online grocery delivery with Uber Technologies in Texas. San Francisco-based Uber said Wednesday that grocery deliveries via the Uber and Uber Eats mobile apps and websites are being piloted at 25 Costco warehouse clubs in the Dallas, Austin and [...]

2021-07-22T21:45:12+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

Albertsons reaches 6 million COVID-19 vaccinations

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Albertsons Cos. has hit the 6 million mark in COVID-19 shots administered by its pharmacies and rolled out new tools to help people get tested and vaccinated, including a digital record, rapid antigen self-tests and a vaccine map. The new coronavirus vaccine milestone comes [...]

2021-07-22T21:42:52+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Tags: , |

Safeway workers OK new contract; Fred Meyer employees authorize strike

Source: KOMO News Safeway grocery warehouse workers in Washington state have approved a new three-year labor contract while workers at Fred Meyer voted unanimously over the weekend to authorize a strike. The Safeway warehouse workers, represented by Teamsters Local 117, voted overwhelmingly to approve the new contract that offers annual [...]

2021-07-22T21:41:06+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Tags: , |

Food 4 Less workers in California applaud new labor contract

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 770 called its new contract with The Kroger Co.’s Food 4 Less/Foods Co. supermarkets “the best deal ever won at Food 4 Less.” UFCW Local 770 said late Friday that a bargaining committee from UFCW unions [...]

2021-07-12T22:07:19+00:00July 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

3 ways grocers can unlock new value in a digitally driven world

By Dave Conroy Source: Supermarket News There has been a dramatic shift in how consumers expect to interact with their grocer, including how they pay for their purchases. Consumer demand for omnichannel experiences and advanced digital commerce solutions, including curbside pickup, online ordering with delivery, scan-and-go and touchless payment options, [...]

2021-07-12T22:04:56+00:00July 12th, 2021|Tags: , |
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