Kroger Reportedly Looking to Purchase

Content Manager

Cinncinati-based grocery giant Kroger seems be ecommerce window shopping lately as reports are circulating that its newest acquisition target is It was also recently reported that Kroger was keen to purchase online bulk order retailer,, a hot property with a variety of suitors.

The New York Post reported that CEO Patrick Byrne spoke in December about plans to sell or reorganize the company in order to focus on blockchain technology.

MCM Musings: If it purchases and, Kroger would significantly elevate its ecommerce game. Pulling in house would solidify its leadership position in the e-grocery space, as it battles Walmart, Amazon and Target, and give it much stronger fulfillment and supply chain capabilities. And the kind of bulk online ordering enabled by Boxed is becoming more popular with millennials. With, Kroger would diversify into furniture and home décor. In any event, the company is clearly intent on expanding its horizons and building on a decades-long legacy of innovation.

You can read the full article by clicking here.

Partner Content

Hincapie Sportswear Finds Omnichannel Success in the Cloud - Netsuite
For more and more companies, a cloud-based unified data solution is the way to make this happen. Custom cycling apparel maker Hincapie Sportswear has leveraged this capability to gain greater visibility into revenue streams, turning opportunities into sales more quickly while gaining overall operating efficiency. Download this ecommerce special report from Multichannel Merchant to more.
The Gift of Wow: Preparing your store for the holiday season - Netsuite
Being prepared for the holiday rush used to mean stocking shelves and making sure your associates were ready for the long hours. But the digital revolution has changed everything, most importantly, customer expectations. Retailers with a physical store presence should be asking themselves—what am I doing to wow the customer?
3 Critical Components to Achieving the Perfect Order - NetSuite
Explore the 3 critical components to delivering the perfect order.
Streamlining Unified Commerce Complexity - NetSuite
Explore how consolidating multiple systems through a cloud-based commerce platform provides a seamless experience for both you, and your customer.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *