German supermarket group Edeka - which has an interest in Dutch web supermarket Picnic - is selling its delivery service Bringmeister to Czech investment group Rockaway. This may increase German online competition.
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Amazon has just opened its first international store with "Just Walk Out" technology in Ealing, London. In contrast to what was expected, the store is not a Go convenience store, but a Fresh supermarket.
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Amazon Fresh, Amazon's delivery service for fresh groceries, is on the rise in Europe: the e-commerce giant is now also delivering milk and vegetables to homes in Madrid and Milan.
French Casino Guichard and Auchan Retail are considering an alliance to help both retail chains negotiate better prices with major consumer-goods makers and thus withstand competition from international players on the French supermarket sector.
Amazon continues to expand its Amazon Fresh service across Germany after its launch several months ago. Following Berlin and Potsdam, it is now available in a large part of Hamburg.
American online giant Amazon revealed its AmazonFresh Pickup formula in Seattle. Amazon Prime members can use these pick-up stores to get their online grocery orders.
Amazon’s US strategy seems to focus on physical pick-up points, but the online giant is also feverishly targeting increased European growth. How are traditional players to react?
Amazon's online supermarket, Amazon Fresh, is now also available in the United Kingdom. At first, it will only be available in parts of London.