Retailers focus on last mile

NEW YORK — Walmart and Kroger Co. — the nation’s two largest grocery retailers, in terms of sales — have each launched experiments aimed at bringing down costs associated with the final leg or “last mile” of delivery to consumers. Kroger last month announced a pilot program to test driverless grocery delivery. The supermarket chain

Kroger picks test market for driverless delivery

Kroger picks test market for driverless delivery

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. said it has picked Scottsdale, Ariz., as the test market for a grocery delivery service using self driving vehicles. Kroger had previously announced a partnership and Nuro to begin testing grocery delivery using Nuro’s technology. The company announced Thursday that the pilot will involve a single Fry’s Food Stores location

Kroger works to elevate omnichannel offerings

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has taken another bold step toward creating a seamless online shopping experience by partnering with Nuro to provide grocery delivery with unmanned vehicles. The two companies will develop a pilot program to be tested in the fall in a market that will soon be announced. The program will be the first