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What Kroger, Walmart and Target learned from Alibaba in China about the future of groceries

What Kroger, Walmart and Target learned from Alibaba in China about the future of groceries

Now 140 years in business, Cincinnati-based Kroger has accelerated its push into digital retail during the pandemic, and the grocery chain isn’t looking back. Kroger has adopted an omnichannel strategy, integrating offline or in-store sales with online ordering and logistics. It’s a concept born in China in 2016 when founder Jack Ma of e-commerce giant …

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FedEx's grim warning could reflect the global economy and the company's own shortcomings

FedEx’s grim warning could reflect the global economy and the company’s own shortcomings

A FedEx employee makes a delivery on September 16, 2022 in Miami Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images FedEx warned of weakening global shipping demand in a preliminary earnings report last week, leaving the market to scramble to determine whether the issues reflect internal company shortcomings or a more economic diagnosis. wide. CEO Raj …

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Where Walmart, Amazon and Target are spending billions in a slowing economy

Where Walmart, Amazon and Target are spending billions in a slowing economy

A Walmart worker loads a robotic warehouse tool with an empty cart to be filled with a customer’s online order at a Walmart micro fulfillment center in Salem, Massachusetts on January 8, 2020. Boston Globe | Boston Globe | Getty Images When the economy slows, the classic consumer business response is to cut spending: slow …

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