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AmazonFresh Heads To New York City AmazonFresh Heads To New York City

Amazon is launching its grocery delivery service AmazonFresh in New York on Friday, according to a report from Re/code, which previously reported that the launch was coming this month. Amazon first introduced the service in Seattle last year, before expanding …

Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Pantry,’ A New Grocery Service For Prime Members Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Pantry,’ A New Grocery Service For Prime Members

In December, we heard that Amazon was working on a new offering called “Pantry,” which would offer Amazon Prime members about 2,000 grocery products (at first). Now, the company has revealed the offering under the specific brand name “Amazon Prime …

Yuengling Ice Cream Returns to Store Shelves

After an almost 30-year hiatus, Yuengling’s Ice Cream is officially back on supermarket shelves. Many older adults will instantly recognize the ice cream brand, but for the younger crowd, don’t worry–even though Yuengling’s Ice Cream shares the same name with …

Velveeta Shortage Is a Temporary Concern
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Super Bowl revelers hoping to enjoy Velveeta cheese as part of a dip or entree during the big day may have to find other options this year. According to reports, there is a shortage of the tasty cheese. Advertising Age …

While It’s Not Using Drones Yet, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service Is Expanding While It’s Not Using Drones Yet, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service Is Expanding

Update: AmazonFresh has now officially launched in San Francisco. You can browse here. It looks like AmazonFresh, Amazon’s grocery delivery service, is expanding into its third city – San Francisco. The service initially launched in Seattle a few years ago, …

Safeway Inc. Swallows the Poison Pill Safeway Inc. Swallows the Poison Pill

When the market closed on Tuesday, Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) shares increased 10.5% ending the day at $30.99. Safeway Inc. is an American based supermarket chain that is currently the second largest grocer franchise only to The Kroger Company (NYSE: …

Kroger Cookie Dough Recalled Due to Mispackage

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that ConAgra Foods is recalling some Kroger-branded “Break ‘N Bake” chocolate chip cookie dough packages. Unlike other, more serious recalls of foods over possible contamination, the Kroger cookie dough recall …

AmazonFresh, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service, Launches in L.A. AmazonFresh, Amazon’s Grocery Delivery Service, Launches in L.A.

Last week, we told you that Amazon was about to get more serious about groceries by expanding their AmazonFresh grocery delivery service outside of Seattle – the only place where it has been offered for the past few years. Today, …

Amazon May Be Getting More Serious About Groceries, Expanding AmazonFresh Outside Seattle Amazon May Be Getting More Serious About Groceries, Expanding AmazonFresh Outside Seattle

Amazon may be looking to make a significant dive into the grocery business, as the company is looking to expand its small grocery program AmazonFresh to other cities in the upcoming months. In fact, the first expansion could be as …

IBM’s New Augmented Reality App Will Track Your Grocery Shopping IBM’s New Augmented Reality App Will Track Your Grocery Shopping

If you simply can’t get enough targeted advertising into your life, IBM’s new augmented reality mobile shopping app is probably for you. IBM research scientists today announced the app, which will allow customers to scan store shelves with their smartphone …

Kroger Launches Online Coupon Center
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Kroger has launched a new online coupon center available on its website.

The coupon center offers manufacturer, Kroger brand and web-only coupons, allin one online center. Users can load offers onto their Kroger Plus Card or loyalty cards for other stores Kroger operates including City Market, Dillons, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith’s.

Amazon Launches Grocery Service In The UK
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Amazon.com said today it has begun to sell groceries in the UK and will offer brands such as Kraft, Nestle, Pepsi and Proctor & Gamble.

Amazon said it will offer over 22,000 products including Pampers, Ariel, Uncle Ben’s, Dolmio, Schwartz, Kenco, Carte Noir, Walkers, and Oreo as well as pet products from Bakers and Purina One. Amazon will be competing with Tesco, J Sainsbury, and Ocado.