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•  Kroger late last week announced "the official opening of the Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) in Forest Park, GA, a city south of Atlanta, powered by Ocado Group, a world leader in technology for grocery e-commerce. This marks an expansion of Kroger's national fulfillment network, providing the region with an e-commerce delivery service that combines vertical integration, machine learning, and robotics with affordable, friendly, and fast delivery of grocery items and fresh food.

"We're proud to launch Kroger Delivery in metro Atlanta with future expansion plans throughout Georgia and beyond, a true milestone moment further accelerating our ability to provide our customers with fresh food on their doorsteps and create more job opportunities," said Gabriel Arreaga, Kroger's senior vice president and chief supply chain officer.

•  From the Wall Street Journal:

"Amazon.com Inc. on Friday notched the largest-ever one-day gain in market value for a U.S. company - just a day after Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. suffered the largest-ever loss.

"The dramatic moves suggest investors are moving quickly to draw distinctions among the growth prospects of some of the biggest U.S. companies as they reassess their valuations in anticipation of higher interest rates."  The story suggests that " investors have shown more faith in the tech companies whose services are seen as staples than in those whose offerings are more elective."