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For many shoppers, the issue with buying products online is having to be at home for the delivery time slot. Unattended in-home delivery eliminates that need, and even remembers to put your ice cream in the freezer. In the last year or so, we’ve noticed a real trend in unattended in-home deliveries. It’s not something I’d have ever thought possible five years ago, but if there’s anything I’v...
Edeka's online supermarket, Bringmeister, is launching a service which will enable groceries to be delivered straight into customers' fridges. Increased convenience A new Smart Lock system has been developed by Cary services, allowing time limited access to user's homes using electronic keys. The cost of the lock system is €9.99 a month. In partnership with this, Bringmeister will give cust...
Kaufland, part of the Schwarz Group, is to revamp its distribution structure, according to reports. Overhaul of network Kaufland is overhauling its distribution network, moving from a centrally-managed operation to a decentralised business. The German retailer is taking a similar route to that of its competitors, Rewe and Edeka, restructuring its business around six regional distribution ce...

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