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Retail
Overstock Expands Delivery Capabilities With New Fulfillment Center

Overstock has opened a new fulfillment center in Fontana, California, in partnership with UPS Supply Chain Services. The new fulfillment center further aligns Overstock’s logistical footprint with key customers, significantly improving shipping speed, providing more accurate delivery estimates as well as a quicker port to warehouse process.

Retail
Walmart+ Membership Registration Begins

Walmart has initiated sign ups for its new membership program, Walmart+, which offers unlimited free delivery from stores, fuel discounts and access to tools for the price of $98 a year or $12.95 a month.

Home Décor
CB2 Teams With ShopRunner

CB2 has partnered with ShopRunner to provide free two-day shipping, free returns and exclusive discounts, allowing customers to enable two-day shipping on smaller home décor items and an exclusive discount on larger items such as furniture and other oversized items.

Retail
Walmart+ Membership Service Arrives To Rival Amazon Prime

Long anticipated, Walmart+ has finally arrived as a membership-based deal with added bonuses. The program, Walmart stated, brings together in-store and online benefits to save customers money and time. It also gives Walmart a competitive vehicle it can use to challenge Amazon Prime.

Retail
Pandemic Accelerates Retail Trends In Supermarket Channel

COVID-19 has brought the supermarket channel to a crossroads, as a tried-and-true format that has been challenged to fundamentally adapt to a disrupted marketplace that could provide the sector some advantage but could severely penalize those that refuse to adjust to an altered reality.

Retail
Amazon Expanding In Phoenix Metro Area

Amazon is planning to open 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites are expected to create more than 3,000 new full- and part-time jobs.

Retail
Report: Amazon To Buy Startup Zoox

According to a recent media report, Amazon has reportedly agreed to buy self-driving startup Zoox Inc. in a deal worth more than $1 billion that gives the company options to use autonomous technology in either ride-hailing or its delivery network.

Retail
Instacart Gains New Funding To Expand Growth Plans

Instacart has raised $225 million as part of a new financing round led by DST Global and General Catalyst, with existing investor D1 Capital Partners participating. The investment comes as Instacart continues to experience a surge in customer demand for grocery delivery and pickup.

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