H-E-B Topples Amazon as Top U.S. Grocery Retailer

By Bridget Goldschidmt Source: Progressive Grocer After two years in the top spot, Amazon has ceded first place to H-E-B in the sixth annual dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), a comprehensive nationwide study probing the approximately $1 trillion U.S. grocery market. Three years into the pandemic, H-E-B has wrested back [...]

2023-02-03T19:11:55+00:00February 3rd, 2023|Tags: , |

Save Mart begins grocery delivery with Amazon

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The Save Mart Cos. has become the latest grocer to tap Amazon for same-day delivery. Modesto, Calif.-based Save Mart said yesterday that Save Mart banner stores in Lathrop and Ceres, Calif., now offer two-hour grocery delivery via Amazon. Plans call for Save Mart to [...]

2022-11-04T16:12:12+00:00November 4th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Amazon shelves pilot of robotic delivery vehicle

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Amazon is off-roading its nearly four-year test of an autonomous delivery vehicle, dubbed Amazon Scout. The Seattle-based e-tail giant launched a field test of the electric-powered Amazon Scout in early 2019. In the pilot, six of the self-guided, six-wheeled vehicles — about the size [...]

2022-10-10T22:59:00+00:00October 10th, 2022|Tags: , |

Union Leaders From Amazon, Starbucks, REI And Apple Speak At HuffPost Labor Panel

By Dave Jamieson Source: HuffPost Workers who are leading some of today’s most notable union campaigns gathered at HuffPost’s New York City office on Wednesday to share their stories. The panel, “A New Labor Movement,” showcased workers from Amazon, Starbucks, REI and Apple. All of those companies have seen a [...]

2022-08-04T22:33:20+00:00August 4th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

Biden To Unions: ‘Amazon, Here We Come’

By Dave Jamieson Source: HuffPost President Joe Biden acknowledged the historic labor victory at Amazon during a speech to union members and leaders on Wednesday, making what appeared to be a call to continue organizing the world’s largest online retailer. Biden was speaking to a conference of North America’s Building [...]

2022-04-11T14:40:47+00:00April 11th, 2022|Tags: , |

Amazon Explores Options After Workers At NY Facility Become Company’s First Unionized Warehouse

By Zak Failla Source: Greenburgh Daily Voice Workers from the JFK8 fulfillment center in Staten Island voted overwhelmingly to unionize, making history in becoming the first in the company’s history to successfully form a union. Now, Amazon is determining its next steps as they challenge the result of the vote, [...]

2022-04-06T15:24:49+00:00April 6th, 2022|Tags: , , |
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