groceries

Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a swipe of their palm

E-commerce titan Amazon.com has said it is rolling out biometric technology at its Whole Foods stores around Seattle, Washington State starting early on Wednesday, letting shoppers...

Online Groceries

Aldi trials click-and-collect grocery service in the UK

Aldi UK, the British arm of the German supermarket discounter, has said that it was trialling a click-and-collect grocery support to the very first time. ‘

Platform Economy: Walmart retail store and online marketplace

News short: Walmart to test drone delivery of groceries and household items

Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it might run a pilot project for delivery of grocery and home goods through automated drones, together with finishing shipping firm Flytrex, as the U....

Platform News: Delivery Services across the world

DoorDash launches grocery delivery on its app

DoorDash, the largest American third-party delivery company for restaurants has launched a new grocery service, entering a crowded marketplace dominated by Instacart and Amazon Fre...

Online Groceries

Instacart valued at nearly $14 billion in latest funding amid online sales boom

Instacart has announced that it has raised some $225 million in a new funding round, valuing the company at $13.7 billion, as the grocery delivery company cashes in on a surge in o...

Senegal Grocery Service Online

Senegal online food company sees sales double due to epidemic

Since the coronavirus reached Senegal, a growing number of residents in the capital have begun ordering groceries online, a welcome boost to a fledgling delivery service in a count...