Sainsbury's is trialling a new 'scan, pay and go' smartphone payment system at its Clapham store in the UK, which will enable customers to pay for groceries without needing to use... Read more
Amazon has launched a new grocery pick-up service at Whole Foods Market stores, which will allow Amazon Prime members to order and pick up groceries within an hour. Read more
US retailer Kroger has created a food comparison app for US consumers, which provides nutritional information in order to encourage "healthier purchase decisions." Read more
Walmart plans to offer grocery deliveries in the New York area through Jet, the e-commerce company it acquired two years ago, according to US media. Read more
UK retailer Tesco has begun to trial a checkout-free, app-based mobile payment system, which will allow consumers to scan products while they walk around stores and pay online. Read more
Kroger has partnered with autonomous vehicle manufacturer Nuro to trial an autonomous grocery delivery service in the US, which will begin later this year. Read more
UK retailer Morrisons has made several plastic packaging commitments, including the goal to phase out all own-brand black plastic packaging by 2019. Read more
The CEOs of Sainsbury's and ASDA will be questioned by a British parliamentary committee, amid concerns their merger could negatively impact suppliers. Read more
French retailer Carrefour and Google have agreed an e-commerce partnership, which will make Carrefour groceries available through Google's French shopping website from 2019. Read more
Iceland will extend its trial of in-store reverse vending machines by installing new machines at several of its UK stores, as the supermarket aims to tackle the issue of plastic wa... Read more
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