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Walmart to open Mississippi fulfillment center this spring

Walmart has chosen Olive Branch, Mississippi, just across the state line from Memphis, Tennessee, as the site for another e-commerce fulfillment center—a 1 million-square-foot space that will open in spring and employ 250 people. The project marks the third time …

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WOWworks rolls out more Saladworks, Frutta Bowls units in Giant stores

The Giant Co. is continuing its partnership with WOWorks, the parent company of several good-for-you restaurant brands: The two companies have opened four new locations, including two Saladworks and Frutta Bowls co-branded restaurant store-within-a-store locations. Progressive Grocer

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Albertsons tries out smart salad bars in 6 stores

Albertsons is testing artificial intelligence-enabled salad bars at six of its Safeway, Acme Markets and Kings Food Markets stores in New Jersey, Maryland and Washington, DC. Arctic smart salad bars from Picadeli US monitor ingredients for freshness, collect data on consumption …

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Amazon Fresh preparing 4th store in Washington

An Amazon Fresh grocery store is opening in Federal Way, the technology company confirmed to the Mirror. Federal Way Mirror

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Safeway to anchor South San Francisco mixed-use project

A 63,700-square-foot Safeway store is expected to be the center of a South San Francisco mixed-use development project slated for a 14.5-acre parcel purchased by developer Steelwave. In addition to the Safeway, the project—slated for completion in summer of 2023—will …

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Amazon’s new La Habra, California Fresh store is 6th with cashierless tech

A new Amazon Fresh grocery store is now open in La Habra, California, becoming the sixth of Amazon’s grocery stores to offer Just Walk Out technology. The 40,000-square-foot location is the tenth Amazon Fresh store to open in Southern California, …

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Jewel-Osco unveils first microfulfillment center

As online grocery shopping continues to grow, Jewel-Osco opened its first micro-fulfillment center in southwest suburban Westmont, taking a page out of the game-changing Amazon playbook. Chicago Tribune

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Save A Lot deals another 6 stores to Yellow Banana

Yellow Banana has reached a deal to buy another half-dozen of Save A Lot’s corporate-owned stores as the grocer continues its ongoing transition to a wholesale business model. In September, Yellow Banana acquired 32 Save A Lot sites in Cleveland, …

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Brookshire to acquire 17 Reasor’s stores in Oklahoma

Brookshire Grocery, which operates 200 stores under four banners in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas, has announced it will acquire 17 Reasor’s stores in Oklahoma. Although the sale price was not disclosed, the deal is expected to be completed early next …

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How Kroger’s Florida strategy is shaping its future

Kroger is using a robot-powered warehouse in Florida to establish a foothold in the market without owning any physical stores in the state, a strategy the grocer also will use in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. CNBC

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