Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

• 7-Eleven Inc. recently partnered with Instacart to offer 30-minute delivery options.



• Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has expanded its same day delivery services in the U.S. through a partnership with DoorDash. With the added coverage, same day delivery is now available in nearly all store locations.



• Freddy’s Frozen Custards & Steakburgers has been partnering with Inc. during the pandemic to use their machine learning software to reduce wait times and increase sales.

• Jimmy John’s Franchise LLC is looking to hire 10,000 employees by advertising through TikTok and offering signing bonuses to combat the shortage of workers in the restaurant industry.

• YUM! Brands Inc. is purchasing the technology company Dragontail. The technology could be used to automate processes in the kitchen and integrate with third-party delivery companies to dispatch drivers.