Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

 Ahold-Delhaize has partnered with Instacart to offer same-day delivery from all its Hannaford store locations.

 ExxonMobil and Shell are integrating their fuel payments capabilities with the Waze app. Drivers using Waze in the United States will be able to link from Waze to fuel partner apps for contactless payments at participating Exxon, Mobil and Shell stations.

 Hy-Vee Inc. has initiated free drive-thru coronavirus testing at 11 of its pharmacy locations across its eight-state trade area.

 The Kroger Co. is expanding COVID-19 testing at more than 220 clinic locations by appointment.



 Apple Inc. plans to start reopening U.S. retail stores that had been closed over the past several weeks due to local COVID-19 spikes.

 Best Buy Co. Inc. will start testing a ship-from-store hub model next month. About 250 stores will be specially designated to handle a higher volume of packages, though all stores ship online orders.

 BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. has launched contactless curbside pickup service at all of its store locations.

 CVS Health expanded its COVID-19 testing program by deploying 77 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Florida.

 Tailored Brands, Inc. is now offering buy-online-pickup-in-store service nationwide at its Men’s Wearhouse and Jos A Bank stores.

 The Vitamin Shoppe is partnering with Instacart on same-day delivery in as fast as one hour from 720 of its locations across the nation.

 Walmart Stores Inc. plans to extend hours at about 85% of its stores, which had curtailed hours of operation at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.



 Buffalo Wings & Rings LLC will unveil its new redesigned restaurant and bar concept in September. The new design will make it easier for customers to order to-go through a valet pick-up service.

 Chipotle Mexican Grill has been named CSG’s Top Innovator of 2020.

 Domino’s Pizza is releasing two new permanent pizza items themed around cheeseburgers and chicken tacos. The new items were inspired by the delivery rush of the pandemic and represent the company’s first new pizza items since 2012.

 McDonald’s Corporation is launching a new McNuggets flavor and McFlurry flavor that will be available for a limited time. This is the first new McNuggets flavor since the company introduced the item and they are the first new items added since McDonald’s began simplifying the menu due to COVID-19.

 Panera Bread has launched a new partnership with Google that will leverage the company’s technology to allow customers to order delivery and curbside pick-up through Google’s platforms. The move will give customers more options as Panera focuses on off premise sales following COVID-19.