Salesforce invests in Bringg as latter sees 113% rise in grocery deliveries during pandemic

Salesforce and other investors have increased their investment in Bringg as the delivery management platform reported a dramatic surge in business during the coronavirus pandemic. The funding round of $30 million, which brings the company’s total funding to over $83 million, also included Viola Growth, OG Tech Ventures, Next47 and (more…)

OPINION Responding responsibly to COVID-19: how agile omnichannel is helping brands worldwide minimise the impact

Romulus Grigoras, CEO of OneStock looks at how retailers can replicate strategies used in different countries – not only to operate effectively and safely during the current lockdown but be ready for a post-crisis bounce back.   Be upfront and communicate with customers clearly A lockdown doesn’t have to mean (more…)

HelloFresh reaps rewards of online grocery overload as Carrefour launches new “essentials” service

Subscription food box service HelloFresh has seen its share price rise as the coronavirus pandemic drives a surge in orders, with supermarkets such as Carrefour launching new services as their traditional channels become inundated with orders. The company said it had seen a “meaningful acceleration” in the second half of (more…)