If anyone wondered how Kroger would fare now that Amazon has jumped into the grocery space, I think we can safely say that any doubts have now been put to rest. The company recently reported a $2 billion profit for its first quarter on the heels of the sale of its convenience store business, and that's just the start of it.read more
Several years ago, a supermarket that took the major step of implementing an e-commerce program was seen as a technologically advanced company, staying so far ahead of the competition that it was sure to be at the head of the industry. Now, simply having an online grocery program has moved from differentiating to necessity, and now what sets retailers apart is how cost-effective, user-friendly and convenient their services are.read more
The Kroger Co. and UK-based Ocado signed an exclusive partnership agreement, bringing the Ocado Smart Platform to the U.S. for the first time. As part of the agreement, Kroger will increase its existing investment in Ocado by 5%. Ocado will partner exclusively with Kroger in the U.S., enhancing Kroger's...read more
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