Albertsons-owned meal kit company Plated and New York City-based beauty subscription service Birchbox recently staged an Instagram giveaway cross-promoting categories both companies serve up: facial care and food.
Tucked into Microsoft’s massive booth, Kroger representatives brought to market the partners’ just-announced Retail as a Service product for the retail industry, showcasing the Microsoft Azure-powered smart technology system that has already modernized some Kroger pilot locations.
Albertsons Co.’s Jewel-Osco is leveraging some positive news coverage that didn’t cost the grocer a dime after private label Signature Select sparkling-water line Soleil was ranked as the 2018 No. 1 sparkling water by the Chicago Tribune.
Iceland-based supplier Niceland Seafood has partnered with distributor Seattle Fish Co. to launch fully traceable seafood, offering info via on-pack QR codes and planning to incorporate blockchain technology.