• Kroger announced "the launch of floral and sushi delivery on the DoorDash marketplace from banner stores across the country. The new delivery option through DoorDash marks the latest expansion of the grocer's seamless experience, providing customers with even more opportunities to get fresh, affordable products.
"Kroger will now offer convenient delivery from more than 900 sushi locations and 1,600 floral locations nationwide through DoorDash." The addition follows a successful pilot in selected markets this fall.
• Casey's General Stores announced that it is launching its own retail media network, called Casey's Access," early next year, saying that it will allow vendors to leverage customer data to create relevant promotions, targeted offerings and marketing content, cutting across its bricks-and-mortar and digital platforms, including at the company's gas pumps.
Casey’s operates more than 2,400 stores across 16 states.
Art Sebastian, vice president of digital experiences, said in a statement that the "program will harness the power of first-party data and our API-led technology stack to leverage new capabilities and generate value."