Kroger Buys Land for First Ocado Warehouse

Kroger purchased a nearly 63-acre piece of property at 6266 Hamilton-Lebanon Road from Anthony Greco for nearly $3.1 million, according to property records. That breaks down to a purchase price of a little more than $48,800 per acre.

Kroger and Ocado Name Central Florida City Location of Second High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center

March 19, 2019 Kroger

The Kroger Co. and Ocado announced Groveland, Lake County, Florida, as the second location for one of their Customer Fulfillment Centers (CFC).

Kroger and Ocado Announce Two Additional Sites for High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Centers

February 20, 2019 The Kroger Co.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America’s largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced Central Florida and Mid-Atlantic as the newly-named regions for America’s next two customer fulfillment centers (CFC).

The UK online grocer that’s helping Kroger battle Amazon blew up the biggest misconception about delivering groceries to Americans

January 15, 2019 Rachel Premack, Insider

Ocado is a United Kingdom-based grocery store that doesn’t have any physical outlets. But it does have warehouses with robots that can pack up an order of 50 items in just a few minutes. In the third quarter of 2018, Ocado’s revenue growth beat all but three other retailers and racked up 283,000 orders per week in the UK.