Ace Hardware is rolling out a “Buy Online, Deliver from Store” program at participating locations across the country. The new delivery option is a key feature of the enhanced e-commerce site, AceHardware.com.
Kroger and Nuro have launched their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston. The service will be available through two Houston Kroger stores, reaching customers residing in four local zip codes.
Bill Smith, founder and CEO of Shipt, a wholly owned subsidiary of Target, announced he will be departing the company to pursue his next entrepreneurial challenge. He will continue to serve as an advisor to the company. Kelly Caruso will join Shipt, effective immediately, as the new CEO.
Roadie, a company that uses passenger car drivers to provide home delivery to consumers and other recipients, has gained new funding, including from The Home Depot.
Ikea is planning to open its first city center store in the U.S., marking what the company said is its ongoing transformation and commitment to bring the retailer into the heart of urban areas. The “Ikea Planning Studio” is slated to open in Manhattan in spring 2019.
Kroger and Ocado, an online grocery retailer, have selected the Cincinnati region for the partnership’s first high-tech customer fulfillment center (CFC).
Ahold Delhaize has appointed Selma Postma to the role of brand president of Peapod, effective January 1, 2019.
As sales at Ulta continue to grow at a steady pace, the beauty retailer is moving forward with plans to open 225 stores in the coming three years while also sharpening its focus on digital operations.