Walmart said that the merger of its subsidiary in the United Kingdom, Asda, with rival retailer Sainsbury, has been blocked by the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority.
Stop & Shop, an Ahold Delhaize company, has established a tentative agreement of terms with five local unions (UFCW Locals 1445, 1459, 919, 371, and 328) which allowed Stop & Shop’s 31,000 associates in New England to return to work on Monday, April 22.
Kroger and Nuro have officially kicked off their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston, starting with the South Post Oak store and followed by the Buffalo Speedway store later this spring.
As part of an initiative to build new ways to serve customers, Kroger and its United Kingdom-based e-commerce partner Ocado have selected Groveland, FL, as their second customer fulfillment center location they are developing.
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.
Kroger has promoted Stuart Aitken to the newly-created role of svp/alternative business, effective February 3.