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.
Kroger’s chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen provided his outlook on the future of retail at the NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show in New York City during a keynote presentation themed, “Restocking the future: Kroger’s insatiable appetite to play and win the long game.”
Kroger and Microsoft are partnering on the development of a new pilot program that is being touted by both companies as a connected store experience.
Kroger and Walgreens recently expanded on the exploratory pilot concept the two retailers announced in October, in which the companies began testing a concept combining Kroger’s grocery expertise with Walgreens’ mix of pharmacy, health and beauty.