Amazon 4-star concept goes international

Amazon will open its first international Amazon 4-star location in the UK, stocking about 2,000 best-selling products from its online marketplace. The company already operates more than 30 Amazon 4-star stores in the US stocked with goods from several categories, including electronics, housewares, toys and books. BBC

ALDI to expand curbside pickup, open 100 new stores

ALDI is joining with Instacart to grow its curbside pickup service to 500 stores by the end of this year, adding those sites to the 600 stores in 35 states where the pickup option was rolled out in 2020. ALDI also announced plans to open 100 new stores this year, putting special focus on Florida, […]

Grocery Outlet appears primed for East Coast expansion

Grocery Outlet, which has become a growing presence on the West Coast with its unique consignment model, now appears ready to grow its East Coast operation. Although the company hasn’t commented on its expansion plans, it recently posted job openings for “retail professionals” who are interested in operating “new stores throughout Pennsylvania.” Read the Winsight […]