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Will We Ever Really Order All Our Groceries Online?

Will We Ever Really Order All Our Groceries Online?

Remember when Webvan was going to revolutionize the supermarket industry? Ordering your groceries online and having them delivered to your doorstep was going to be the way we all shopped in the future. But Webvan went bust a dozen years ago. So is it the future yet? In an era when music stores have been supplanted by music downloads, and[Read More…]

January 23, 2013 Grocery & Retail News
You Hated Webvan, But Can We Interest You in a Web-Sub?

You Hated Webvan, But Can We Interest You in a Web-Sub?

Remember Webvan? Having groceries delivered to your door was going to be the next big thing, during the dot-com boom a decade ago. It didn’t quite work out that way. Southeastern supermarket chain Publix made its own effort to get into the home-delivery game in 2001, with PublixDirect. That effort went bust two years later. Publix tried e-commerce again in[Read More…]

July 7, 2012 Grocery & Retail News
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