Former Walmart and Ahold Delhaize Exec John Shaw Joins Farmstead as Head of Supply

December 21, 2021 Farmstead

Farmstead, the first online grocer to offer fresh, high-quality groceries, delivered for free, at better prices than local supermarkets, announced today that former Walmart and Ahold/Peapod executive John Shaw has joined as Head of Supply. In this role, Shaw now leads merchandising, sourcing and supply chain activities.

Giant Food Announces Launch of Ship2Me Digital Marketplace; Endless Aisles will Provide Customers More Online Options than Ever Before

December 8, 2021 Giant Food

From home décor to kitchen & dining, Giant shoppers now have access to tens of thousands of new products to complement their weekly grocery shopping online at

Farmstead and Halla Partner to Help Grocers Predict What Digital Shoppers Want—From Ordering to Delivery

November 18, 2021 Farmstead

Farmstead and Halla announced a new partnership intended to help grocers better personalize their ecommerce offerings, by using Halla’s Taste Intelligence engine along with Farmstead’s Grocery OS platform.

New Acosta Report Explores the Current and Future Growth of Online Grocery Shopping

November 12, 2021 Acosta 

 Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services provider in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, released its latest research report, The Growth of Online Grocery Shopping Shows No Signs of Slowing Down. The report details consumers’ growing preference for online grocery shopping, largely resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares future predictions for the U.S. grocery market. According to Acosta’s research, nearly 25% of all online grocery shoppers plan to do more within the next year.

Cub Foods Starts Its Own Online Orders Business, With Pickup and Deliveries

November 12, 2021 Gita Sitaramiah, Star Tribune

Cub Foods is starting its own online pickup and delivery services, a sign they have become integral to the grocery shopping experience.