Kroger and Ocado plan to build a new high-tech customer fulfillment center (CFC) in Forest Park, Georgia, a $55 million investment that will create more than 400 new jobs.
Amazon said it plans to spend $700 million to train 100,000 of its employees to fill in-demand jobs such as data mapping specialist, data scientist, solutions architect and business analyst, as well as logistics coordinator, process improvement manager and transportation specialist.
Consumers are embracing the use of retail technology to improve their shopping experience, according to the latest consumer view survey released by the National Retail Federation.
Walmart decided to bring technological experimentation down to the store level as it tests tech in application but also in terms of how consumers respond to an enhanced retail environment.
Corie Barry has officially taken the helm of Best Buy, becoming the fifth CEO in the company’s 53-year history. She replaces Hubert Joly, who led the company through a successful turnaround over the past seven years and will now become executive chairman as part of a planned leadership transition.
Rite Aid has entered into a strategic partnership with Adobe to deliver seamless, personalized and connected health and wellness experiences for Rite Aid customers via Adobe Experience Cloud, an end-to-end solution for experience creation, marketing, advertising, analytics and commerce.
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.