Chick-fil-A Struggles; Clover And Grubhub


Today in restaurant and grocery tech news, Sweetgreen invests in automation, and Clover integrates with meal delivery providers. Plus, a major convenience store business is expanding, even as external factors threaten the sector.

Albertsons Debuts Instacart Service At 40 Southwest Stores

Grocery store company Albertsons will be testing Instacart pilots in six major cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Denver, Supermarket News reported. The company said on Tuesday (Aug. 24) that it will roll out the features in 40 stores in those cities.

Circle K Parent Expands as Threats to C-Stores Grow

Couche-Tard, a company that operates over 14,000 stores across 26 countries and territories, including convenience store brands Circle K, INGO brand and its flagship Couche-Tard, announced on Tuesday (Aug. 24) that it has acquired 35 locations from the Porter’s convenience store brand. This growth comes even as short- and long-term…

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