Amazon, Whole Foods expand grocery pickup at the curb

Amazon is launching curbside grocery pickup at its Whole Foods Market locations in Sacramento and Virgiinia Beach. The two cities are just the start of a national rollout this year, according to a press release. Amazon Prime members can shop...

Australia footwear chain offers same-day delivery

Accent Group, which operates 350 Australian-based footwear stores, is deploying same-day delivery. The service is now available at 12 stores with the goal to have it at all stores within the next two months, according to a Sydney Morning Herald...

Spokane latest site for an Amazon fulfillment center

Amazon already employs more than 50,000 in Washington state and that number will grow by 1,500 due to a new fulfillment center to open in Spokane. The company has invested more than $37 billion in Washington State, according to a...

Consumers love same-day delivery

A national survey reveals same-day delivery is an increasing choice for shoppers and can foster brand loyalty. That’s the finding of Dropoff's third annual Holiday Survey which also revealed consumers are more concerned about gifts being delivered on-time than ever,...

Amazon expands Whole Foods Market delivery in Florida, New York

Amazon Prime members now have access to Whole Food Market delivery service in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and parts of New York City and Long Island, according to a press release. "We've been delighted with the customer response to delivery in...

UPS mulling hefty package delivery service option

The United Parcel Service is reportedly in talks with a trucking outfit regarding an at-home delivery option for big, bulky products. Currently UPS, as well as FedEx, limit parcel weight to a maximum of 150 pounds and leaves items at...

Walmart's Jet.com debuts same-day New York delivery

Walmart is using internal resources, specifically its e-commerce Jet.com division, for same-day delivery in New York City. The news comes as retailers are trying to provide delivery every which way for the consumer, from locker pickups to car trunk delivery....

Kroger to tap driverless cars for delivery needs

In the latest retail delivery news supermarket giant Kroger is reportedly mulling using driverless cars to its grocery delivery. It is teaming up with Nuro, an autonomous car player, to launch the fleet, according to a CNBC report. The news...

Target launches curbside pickup to 200 more stores in Midwest

Amazon isn't the only retailer boosting its delivery channels.

Once again Amazon expands delivering options

Amazon is now deploying its own delivery service, run by third-party leasee, featuring blue vans with the company logo, driver uniforms and business services support. The Amazon delivery fleet is leased by third parties and Amazon said it provides customers...

CVS Health expanding delivery service

CVS Health will offer nationwide prescription delivery, as well as one and two-day home delivery for some specific items for a cost of $4.99. The expanding options, according to a New York Post report, will bring a higher-fee in some...

Amazon expanding in Michigan, deploying new robotics site

Amazon is planning to open its fourth Michigan fulfillment center in Gaines Township and the new location will also be using Amazon Robotics technology. "Michigan has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to...

Alabama gets another Amazon center

The first Alabama-based Amazon fulfillment center will be in Bessemer. Amazon, according to a press release.

Amazon opening fulfillment center in Tucson

Arizona is getting another Amazon fulfillment center, with the latest being located in Tucson. The facility will generate 1,500 associate jobs.

Oklahoma gets its first Amazon fulfillment center

Amazon plans to open a 600,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Oklahoma City by the end of 2019. The center will create 1,500 full-time jobs, according to a press release. "We're excited to open our first fulfillment center in Oklahoma and in...

Walmart, DoorDash team up on grocery delivery

Walmart and DoorDash are teaming up to expand Walmart's online grocery delivery service, beginning with the Atlanta metro market. The collaboration, according to a press release, is the beginning of a strategy that will extend the service to reach more...

Pickup towers coming to Long Island Walmart stores

Two Long Island, New York-based Walmart stores are among the 500 nationwide getting the retailer’s newest delivery option — automated pickup towers. The towers will come to Valley Stream and Islandia locations, which are being renovated, according to a Newsday...

Another Amazon fulfillment center slated for Nevada

Amazon plans to open another fulfillment center in Nevada, adding another 1,000 full-time associates to the already 3,000 it employs in the state at three other facilities. The mega omnichannel retailer's fourth center will open in North Las Vegas, according...

Walmart mulling PillPack delivery service acquisition, claim reports

In yet another move to expand way beyond typical retailing Walmart is reportedly mulling the acquisition of medication delivery player PillPack. Discussion on the purchase, estimated by CNBC as under $1 billion, have been going on for months, according to...

Amazon prepping Whole Foods pick-up service, claims report

Amazon is reportedly getting a product pick-up service strategy in place for its Whole Foods Market locations, according to a Motley Fool report. The news comes as retailers and grocers are scrambling to lure shoppers with a myriad of delivery...

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