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Dollar General Set To Purchase Former Family Dollar Stores
Some 2,700 jobs are at stake as 323 Dollar Express locations come under Dollar General’s control.
Creating Interactive, Digitally-Focused In-Store Experiences To Keep Customers Happy
Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the US, has recently deployed advanced technology in response to consumer demand for more digitally interactive in-store experiences. The technology will up their in-store experiences and provide real-time store analysis and highly personalized offerings at brick-and-mortar locations.
Amazon Unveils New Cashier-less Grocery Store
Amazon Go stores have no cashiers, no annoying lines, but also no Prime benefits.
Dollar General Set To Open 900 New Stores In 2016
Strong fourth quarter sales provide impetus to growth for the dollar-store retailer.
WalmartLabs Acquires PunchTab To Bolster Sam’s Club Customer Experience
Walmart will leverage PunchTab to better personalize offers and drive sales.
Kroger Plans To Expand ClickList
Kroger is in the middle of plans to expand its ClickList online ordering to an anticipated 1,200 stores nationwide, with 60 planned this year. The news came exclusively via an article from Cincinnati's WCPO Channel 9 News, who reported on the supermarket retailer's plans for the service. At least 60 Kroger stores will receive ClickList ordering capabilities in 2015, the news channel reports.
Kroger Wins For Food Temperature Innovation
Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the United States, has just received recognition for their stores' technology and innovation for consumer food safety. The retailer announced on June 3 via press release that their company was named a winner of the 2015 CIO 100 Award by International Data Group's CIO Magazine. Kroger won due to their FAST Alerts, a state-of-the-art food temperature monitoring system the retailer uses in their stores, and will be presented with the award in Colorado this August in a formal ceremony.
Meijer Tests Curbside Grocery Pickup
The grocery retail category has experienced significant growth in terms of technology over the last few years, with the availability of click-to-collect, loyalty programs, and digital coupons, however, Meijer is testing a new frontier that could provide them a competitive edge in many of the retailer's areas. Meijer announced via press release on April 16, 2015 that it's testing a new service, Meijer Curbside, at the Knapp's Corner retail in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Kroger Acquires Most Of Customer Science Firm
The Cincinnati-based grocery retailer, Kroger, has a new relationship with UK-based analytics company dunnhumby Ltd and the two have entered into a new joint venture known as 84.51°.
IDC’s Worldwide Top 10 IT Spenders Report Sees Walmart As Clear Spending Leader
Report finds Walmart outspends #2 contender by double the dollars.