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How FreshDirect delivers 100,000 grocery orders across NYC each week

With stay-at-home orders in place in New York City beginning in March, e-grocer FreshDirect saw an unprecedented spike in demand for online grocery deliveries. The company now packs and delivers 100,000 grocery boxes each week, cutting out about three steps from the normal grocery-store supply chain. Business Insider visited FreshDirect’s […]
How FreshDirect delivers 100,000 grocery orders across NYC each week
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The UK online grocer that’s helping Kroger battle Amazon blew up the biggest misconception about delivering groceries to Americans

Ocado is a United Kingdom-based online supermarket that’s helping Kroger push back Amazon with robot-powered grocery warehouses. David Hardiman-Evans, Ocado’s North America senior vice president, said expanding delivery service in the United States seems like it would be inherently daunting because the country so much bigger. Hardiman-Evans overturned that misconception […]
The UK online grocer that’s helping Kroger battle Amazon blew up the biggest misconception about delivering groceries to Americans
Markets

Alibaba wants to dominate food delivery in China

There’s speculation that Alibaba is looking to buy out the remaining stake of Ele.me, its food delivery unit. Ele.me already accounts for 50% of the online food delivery market in China, while its other competitor Meituan maintains roughly the other half in market share. Watch Alibaba’s stock price move in […]
Alibaba wants to dominate food delivery in China