Shipt, H Mart Offer Same Day Delivery

Shipt has partnered with Korean-American grocer H Mart to offer same-day delivery to more than 10 million households in 12 states, reports Progressive Grocer. This offering will be available in select cities in California, Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas. “H Mart is excited to bring top-quality Asian groceries to Shipt customers,” said Brian Kwon, president of H Mart. “I hope our fresh, delicious and healthy food will bring much joy and many smiles to our customers, families and friends.” “We’re…

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Marshall Major IV wireless headphones offer great sound, plus 80+ hours of battery life and wireless charging – TechCrunch

Marshall’s new Major IV headphones ($149.99) combine lightweight comfort with wireless charging, and up to 80 hours of playback for an iconic headset that’s affordable and flexible. At home or on the go, these are a great option with unique features that you won’t find anywhere else in the headphone market. Basics This is the fourth iteration of Marshall’s Major on-ear wireless headphones, and they offer a number of improvements new to the lineup, including a new folding clip design that makes them even more compact when packed for travel…

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Shure’s Aonic 50 wireless noise cancelling headphones offer best-in-class audio quality – TechCrunch

The noise-cancelling over-ear headphone category is an increasingly competitive one, and consumers have never been more spoiled for choice. Shure entered the market this year with the Aonic 50, a premium-priced headset ($399) that offers active noise cancelling, Bluetooth connectivity and USB-C charging. Shure’s reputation for delivering top-quality sound is definitely part of the package, and there’s a lot more to recommend the Aonic 50 as well. Basics Shure offers the Aonic 50 in either black or brown finishes, and they have physical controls on the right ear cup for…

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Sam’s Club to Offer Smaller Sizes for Holidays

Sam’s Club will be offering smaller-sized items, called “petite packs,” for the holiday season due to Americans planning for more scaled-down celebrations, reports CNBC. The petite packs were introduced earlier in the year as the pandemic changed consumers’ shopping habits. They’ve performed so well  that the retailer will keep them and make holiday-themed additions. For example, holiday hams are offered in three sizes: 4 pounds, 7 pounds, and 10 pounds. In addition, pre-packaged side dishes such as green beans with garlic herb butter, sweet potato mash with cinnamon butter, and…

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Grubhub, Lyft Partner to Offer Membership Benefits

Grubhub has teamed up with Lyft to offer Lyft Pink members with a complimentary Grubhub+ membership, which offers unlimited free delivery, exclusive member perks, and donation matching. “Connecting hungry diners to the restaurants they love and giving them the most rewarding experience is our mission at Grubhub. We’re excited to extend these rewards to even more consumers through our partnership with Lyft,” said Alex Weinstein, SVP of growth at Grubhub, in a statement. “Whether they’re ordering delivery on their way home or grabbing something to go, Lyft Pink members can now…

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Southeastern Grocers, Uber Team to Offer Grocery Delivery

Southeastern Grocers has partnered with Uber to bring grocery delivery to customers across the state of Florida, reports Progressive Grocer. This is Uber’s first major grocery retailer partnership after it integrated its platform with Cornershop, an on-demand grocery delivery service that it acquired last October. This partnership includes the Miami, Orlando, Tampa, and Jacksonville markets. “Our customers and communities count on us to adapt quickly to their shifting needs, and right now they need easy and safe access to their groceries more than ever before,” said Adam Kirk, SVP/marketing for…

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Ring to offer opt-in end-to-end encryption for videos beginning later this year – TechCrunch

Ring will be stepping up its efforts to make its security products secure for users by enabling end-to-end video encryption later this year. The company will be providing this toggle in a new page in tits app’s Control Center, which will provide more information about Ring’s current encryption practices, and measures to keep user video secure, until the end-to-end encryption feature goes live. Ring is also taking the covers off a range of new devices today – including its first drone – but Ring CEO and founder Jamie Siminoff says…

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Mercato, NYC Offer Grocery Delivery to Underserved Communities

Mercato and New York City have partnered to connect underserved NYC communities to local grocery stores. Through the partnership, select stores in all five boroughs will offer their inventory online for local delivery, a service these stores weren’t previously able to offer. While Mercato has long been partnered with such independent grocers as Sahadi’s in Brooklyn, Patel Brothers in Queens, and the various stores located in Chelsea Market, this partnership is designed to empower stores in more marginalized neighborhoods. “As a native New Yorker and the son of an independent…

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Farmers Markets Offer Opportunity For Hot Sauce Maker

As part of its Q&A series with makers, SFA News Daily spoke with Ryan Brown, co-founder and COO of We Are Wonderfully Made, LLC (pictured above with his wife and CEO, Iman McDonnaugh-Brown), about the maker’s experience during the pandemic. The small, family-owned company makes Trinidadian hot sauces that are non-GMO, gluten free, vegan, and low sodium.   What new product/product line did you recently introduce? In January, We Are Wonderfully Made officially launched for e-commerce nationwide. At that time we began larger scale production of our product, Grandma’s Trini Pepper…

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WellCare, Shipt Offer Free Grocery Delivery to Seniors

WellCare, a subsidiary of Centene Corp., is partnering with Shipt to provide seniors with Medicare Advantage plans with free grocery delivery service through the end of the year. The benefit, which is subject to availability, is being offered to more than 200,000 members across 23 states. “The effects of the pandemic are far-reaching, extending beyond medical care and affecting access to food, medicine, transportation, and more,” said Michael Polen, Centene’s senior vice president and chief executive officer of Medicare solutions, in a statement. “We look forward to offering this new…

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