Jody Kalmbach

Kroger to pilot drone delivery of grocery orders

Kroger to pilot drone delivery of grocery orders

CINCINNATI  — The Kroger Co. said Monday it will pilot the delivery of groceries by autonomous drones this spring in Centerville, Ohio. “Kroger’s new drone delivery pilot is part of the evolution of our rapidly growing and innovative e-commerce business – which includes pickup, delivery, and ship and reached more than $10 billion in sales in 2020,”

Kroger to launch marketplace with third-party sellers

Kroger to launch marketplace with third-party sellers

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. plans to expand its Kroger Ship service to include more than 50,000 new items via a marketplace of third-party sellers. The expanded service, which is expected to launch this fall, will be powered by Mirakl, a software platform that specializes in digital marketplaces “Our customers are increasingly turning to our e-commerce