Trader Joe’s is killing grocery delivery program even as Walmart, Whole Foods and Kroger spend billions to win the online grocery wars

Trader Joe's is ending its New York-area grocery delivery service, and the company has no plans to roll out delivery in other markets. The grocery chain offered delivery in New York for 10 years. Trader Joe's is ending the program on March 1, in part because it was too costly, [...]

2019-01-30T16:38:56+00:00January 30th, 2019|Tags: , |

Retailers face delivery disconnect

As food and grocery retailers grapple with unsustainable last-mile delivery models, a rising percentage of consumers seek free shipping for online orders, new research shows. According to the Capgemini Research Institute, retailers are absorbing a sizable chunk of last-mile delivery costs for online grocery orders. The average cost incurred per [...]

2019-01-21T16:51:03+00:00January 21st, 2019|Tags: |

Uber eyes grocery delivery

Ridesharing company Uber is considering getting back into the grocery delivery game. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that due to the company’s success in the delivery of food, which reached $6 billion in bookings earlier this year, it makes sense to take another look at the grocery market. “With Eats, we’re [...]

2018-10-11T16:38:35+00:00October 11th, 2018|Tags: , |

Walmart Confirms ‘Wam! By Walmart’ Grocery Delivery Is Active Project

Wal-Mart remains tight-lipped about its recent grocery- and home delivery-related trademark, “Wam! by Walmart,” but the active application is associated with ongoing projects, Investor’s Business Daily learned from a Wal-Mart spokesperson. “Wam!” is described in the mega-retailer’s U.S. Patent and Trademark Office filing as “retail and online grocery store services featuring [...]

2018-02-01T18:01:04+00:00February 1st, 2018|Tags: , , |