• Meet Ocado, Kroger's Newest Weapon in Its Grocery Delivery War with Amazon and Walmart

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    The battle for retail automation has heated up in the U.S., with supermarket giant Kroger kr signing a deal with a firm named Ocado to build it some futuristic warehouses.
    It's a big play against Amazon amzn
    , the king of automated fulfillment centers, which is trying to become a major player in grocery deliveries via its Whole Foods buy -and also against Kroger's more traditional rival, Walmart wmt
    , which is trying to get better at this online thing .
    But what is Ocado ocdgf
    , the company whose share price has popped by more than 60% as a result of the Kroger deal?
    Ocado started business...
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  • Ocado shares soar on deal with Kroger to enter the U.S

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    Britain's online supermarket Ocado clinched a game-changing deal with Kroger as its exclusive partner in the U.S., securing its entry into the world's biggest market and sending its shares up 50 percent. Jacob Greaves reports.
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  • Kroger recruits Ocado's robot army

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    Shares in British home-delivery service Ocado have rocketed after announcing a deal with U.S. retailer Kroger to provide tech knowhow including its robots that can pack and process orders.
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