A New Revolution in Ecommerce: Groceries and Same-Day Delivery

A few months ago, Google launched beta testing for an ecommerce service called Google Shopping Express available in the San Francisco Bay area. During the test, selected users can shop online for products from local stores (all under the same interface) which are then delivered that same day. Rumor has it that Google may charge $60-70 for the service when it’s out of testing. More...

AmazonFresh and Grocery Fulfillment

If you thought the ultimate Internet retailer couldn’t get any bigger, think again. Amazon.com recently announced plans to expand its online grocery business. For the past five years, Seattle has been the testing ground for “AmazonFresh,” which delivers fresh produce and groceries to customers’ homes. Now, Amazon plans go beyond Seattle and in to as many as 20 other urban areas in 2014. More...