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Aldi Launches 30-Minute Delivery with New Instacart-Powered Virtual Convenience Store
Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, and ALDI, one of America's fastest-growing retailers, today announced ALDI Express, a new Instacart-powered virtual convenience store, that gets ALDI-exclusive products to customers' doors quicker than ever. From convenience items such as prepared foods, snacks and drinks to grocery staples and household essentials, ALDI Express gives customers access to nearly 2,000 of the most-shopped ALDI items, delivered in as fast as 30 minutes. ALDI Express convenience delivery is now available to customers from more than...
Alexa, Where’s My Uber Eats Order? Uber Teams with Amazon for Order Tracking
Uber announced that consumers can now use their Amazon Echo devices to track the status of their Uber Eats orders across the U.S.
Uber said the new partnership provides consumers with key updates on critical points in their delivery process. The updates begin when the order is being prepared and run through when the delivery driver is near and when they leave the food on the doorstep.
“Consumers can set how to receive updates. Alexa can announce...
Blue Apron and DashMart by DoorDash Expand Partnership
Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) and DashMart by DoorDash, Inc. expanded the availability of Blue Apron’s Heat & Eat meals to 11 markets, including New York City.
“The expansion of our partnership with DashMart by DoorDash into additional markets follows a successful pilot program that we launched in Philadelphia last year,” said John Adler, Blue Apron’s Senior Vice President of Physical Product. “These types of strategic partnerships are an important market opportunity for us to expand our reach and provide customers with access to our products without a subscription...
Biggie Deal Alert: Wendy's and Doordash Team Up for 'Biggie' Power Hour Plays
Wendy's® and DoorDash are ending March the only way we know how – with a BIGGIE deal. That's right, it's time for the biggie-st deal in basketball ahead of the last weekend of biggie games, biggie buckets and biggie wins. It's time for DoorDash and Wendy's Biggie Power Hours.
'Biggie' Power Hours: To properly tip-off the biggie-st weekend in basketball, Wendy's and DoorDash are calling 'Biggie' Power Hours from 6:00 – 7:00 PM EDT (3:00 – 4:00 PM...
Uber Eats Launches U.S. Certified Virtual Restaurant Program
Today Uber Eats (NYSE: UBER) announced a new Certified Virtual Restaurant Program. This initiative, launched in partnership with leading brand builders Virtual Dining Concepts, Nextbite and Acelerate, aims to make virtual restaurant operations more streamlined and effective for merchants, and to create a more consistent, reliable virtual restaurants experience for consumers who use Uber Eats.
The program is part of an ongoing effort at Uber to refocus its virtual restaurant operations—which has accelerated massively in the wake of the pandemic to over 40,000 virtual storefronts...
Kroger Delivery Arrives in Denver Metro Area
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's grocer, today announced its Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) in Aurora, CO is open. This facility expands access to fresh, affordable food and provides more than 200 new associates with opportunities to grow their careers. Customers across the region can order Kroger's fresh produce and trend-setting Our Brands products to be delivered directly to their doors by a friendly associate.
"Kroger Delivery, proudly serving King Soopers and City Market, will connect more Coloradans to a convenient shopping experience," said Rebekah Manis, Senior Director, Kroger Delivery Fulfillment Centers...
Blue Apron Introduces Its First-Ever Brunch Box to Elevate Weekend Meals
Blue Apron (NYSE: APRN) introduces its first-ever Brunch Box designed to help customers elevate weekend meals this Spring. Available to order now, the limited-time, seasonal offering features sweet and savory recipes that are perfect for a Sunday brunch or to celebrate Mother’s Day.
The Brunch Box boasts an easy-to-prepare, chef-designed menu with a variety of elevated classics that satisfies cravings. Designed to serve up to six, the offering includes Blue Apron’s most-loved breakfast recipes with brand-new ingredients, like a silky-smooth...
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