CPG News
January 25, 2018

Target and Shipt are bringing their same-day delivery partnership to Florida

A month into its acquisition of Shipt, Target has moved forward on its plans to offer same-day delivery to roughly…
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CPG News
January 23, 2018

Walmart, an e-commerce sleeping giant, is waking up

Walmart’s recent announcement that it would be closing 63 of its Sam’s Club stores raised eyebrows and alarm from consumers…
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Thought Leadership BLOG
January 22, 2018

As Brands Lure Their Customers Away, Specialty Retailers Step Up Their Game

The battle of the brand vs. the specialty retailer is on. With increasing options to shop brands directly for more…
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CPG News
January 16, 2018

Instacart Acquiring Unata, Will Create ‘One-Stop Shop’ For E-Commerce

On-demand grocery delivery service Instacart is acquiring Unata, a provider of 1-to-1 digital solutions for grocers. Together, the e-commerce companies say they plan…
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CPG News
December 18, 2017

Target Buying Shipt Won’t Make Same-Day Delivery Any Easier

Target recently announced that it acquired a startup in the grocery delivery space called Shipt for $550MM. If you’re familiar with Instacart, you get the…
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CPG News
December 13, 2017

Target To Acquire Shipt for $550 Million to Speed Up Same-Day Delivery

Target (TGT, +0.23%) is buying tech start-up Shipt in a bid to become a much more serious contender in the same-day delivery…
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CPG News
December 12, 2017

Consumer Packaged Goods Join The Black Friday Blitz

While the Thanksgiving weekend sale, which includes Black Friday and Cyber Monday, is famous for attractive offers across all consumer…
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Thought Leadership BLOG
November 28, 2017

Timely Tactics for the Holiday Season and Beyond

While many retailers are shying away from early Christmas creep (some more effectively than others), the holiday shopping season is…
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In the news
November 27, 2017

Specialty Retailers Strive to Survive

So what can specialty stores do to survive in this type of market? Astound Commerce set out to find some…
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