• Kroger inks Ocado grocery delivery deal to battle Amazon threat

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LONDON/LOS ANGELES - U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co struck a deal with British online grocer Ocado to build and deliver from robot-staffed warehouses, upping the ante in Kroger's battle with Amazon.com Inc and sending Ocado shares rocketing.
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  • Kroger is charging at Amazon with a company that's using 'swarms' of robots to get shoppers hooked on a 'powerful new drug'

    Kroger is charging at Amazon with a company that's using 'swarms' of robots to get shoppers hooked on a 'powerful new drug'

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Kroger is partnering with UK-based Ocado to build warehouses that can pack a 50-item grocery order in a matter of minutes.
    The deal will give Ocado immense power to shape the future of the grocery industry in the United States.
    Ocado's chief technology officer, Paul Clarke, offered a glimpse of what's to come by sharing insight into how the company thinks about robots in a post published by the Harvard Business Review.
    "It is still 'early days' for AI," Clarke wrote. "Consumers have yet to get a real taste for it, but when they do, it will become a powerful new drug."
    Kroger has a powerful...
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  • Kroger Ties Up With Ocado as Grocery Ecommerce Enters the Next Phase

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The battle for grocery e-commerce supremacy just got a whole lot more interesting with the annoucement of a strategic alliance between US supermarket giant Korger and UK grocery e-commerce pure play Ocado.
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