Availability and service news

27 October 2020
Tesco has launched a drone delivery trial, in partnership with startup Manna, which will run for nearly six months. Taking place in Oranmore, County Galway According to Tesco, the trial is led by its Group Innovation team, a newly established team looking at working with partners on disruptive innovation in the retail space. Catherine Swift, store manager, Tesco Oranmore, commented: “ We...
23 October 2020
Free one-hour pickup is now available at all Whole Foods Market locations across the US for Amazon Prime members. Available at all US locations The service is available from the Amazon app or Amazon.com. Categories include fresh produce, meat and seafood, seasonal products, everyday items, and locally sourced products. Free one-hour pickup is available on orders of $35 or more. Prime member...
23 October 2020
Co-op has partnered with same-day home delivery specialists, Gophr, to further expand the roll-out of its online shop in Scotland and increase the number of slots available for shoppers. The new partnership will initially go live with six Co-op stores in Glasgow this month, before rolling out to more than 50 stores in towns and cities across Scotland over the coming weeks, making thousands mor...
16 October 2020
Waitrose is extending its on-demand grocery trial with Deliveroo to 25 new locations across the UK. Winchester, Hereford, Brighton, Glasgow and Solihull The original 12-week trial , which has started in early September, will be expanded later this month to 25 new areas, including Winchester, Hereford, Brighton, Glasgow and Solihull, which means that the service will be available to 3.1 mil...
16 October 2020
Carrefour Poland has launched Carrefour Sprint, a new grocery delivery service that guarantees delivery in three hours. Within five kilometres of select stores in Warsaw, Kraków and Gdansk The new delivery service will be available to shoppers that are located within five kilometres of select stores in Warsaw, Kraków and Gdansk. The first store to offer the service will be Carrefour’s hy...
02 October 2020
Sainsbury’s plans to boost the number of weekly online orders to 700,000 by the end of October. In addition to extending online delivery times Covering home delivery as well as click & collect, the new milestone means that the retailer will have doubled its online capacity since the beginning of March. In addition, Sainsbury’s is extending online delivery times, starting early morning or...
29 September 2020
The Kroger Co. and Ocado Solutions are set to build a new CFC in Romulus, Michigan.  135,000-square-feet, 95$ million  The new facility is due to span 135,000 square foot and create 250 jobs, with a total investment of $95 million. Previously, both companies announced plans to build a CFC in the Great Lakes region. The new Ocado-powered CFC – an automated warehouse facility with digital ...
25 September 2020
The Southern Co-op will soon begin trialing a new grocery delivery service through the Snappy Shopper app. More than 1,700 different products Shoppers will have a choice of 1,700 products to order via the app, including bread, milk, groceries, snacks, soft drinks, pet food, baby care, household products, magazines, newspapers and alcohol. The service will cost £3, plus an additional 4% s...
25 September 2020
Dutch retailer Albert Heijn is testing a new delivery service for small households with the launch of an app called AH Compact. 5,000 daily essentials to choose from The new delivery service is set to meet the needs of one and two-person households, a rapidly growing market. These households are able to choose from an assortment of 5,000 daily essentials, including fresh produce, private-la...
25 September 2020
Amazon has rolled out its Amazon Fresh service to new locations in the UK. The delivery service is launching in Leeds, Wakefield, and Bradford Amazon Prime members outside of London and the South of England, can now order from tens of thousands of products from Amazon Fresh. It offers free delivery for orders over £40 and same-day delivery for orders placed before 9pm. Products from Boot...