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Sobeys Voila App Expands Grocery Delivery in Greater Toronto Area

Back in June, Sobeys launched its Voila app for iOS and Android, allowing customers to order groceries in the Municipality of Vaughan, in the Greater Toronto Area. Earlier this week, Sobeys expanded its Voila grocery delivery service in the GTA to now service Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. Voila grocery orders are packed by robots at...

Sobeys Brings Smart Carts to Canadian Grocery Stores

In an effort to enhance the in-store shopping experience for its customers, Sobeys has just rolled out Canada’s first intelligent shopping cart dubbed the Smart Cart, starting with its Glen Abbey location in Oakville, Ontario. According to Sobeys, its new Smart Cart is primarily aimed at improving in-store checkout lineups. The Sobeys Smart Cart scans and...

Sobeys to Launch Online Grocery Store by 2020, Intends to “Win” the Market

Sobeys has announced today it plans to launch an online grocery store for Canadians, by partnering up with British firm Ocado, known for its automated grocery warehouse technology. The partnership will bring a new website for online grocery shopping plus mobile grocery ordering apps, while Ocado’s latest automated warehouse geared towards e-commerce will be built...

Thrifty Foods Launches iPhone App with Bag Reminder Notification [u]

Thrifty Foods has been a local grocery institution on Vancouver Island since 1977 and was bought out by Nova Scotia’s Sobeys back in 2007. The chain now has 29 stores with some stores across the Lower Mainland as well. The grocer recently launched an iPhone app (Android too) that was locally developed by Neil Tran of...

Sobeys iPhone App Officially Launches, Created by Toronto’s TWG

Nova Scotia-headquartered Sobeys, Canada’s second largest grocer, has officially announced the launch of its mobile app for iOS (and Android), which allows customers to check out local flyers, recipes and also earn rewards via Club Sobeys. "Shopping for better food on the go has never been easier," said Doug Brummer, Senior Vice President of Marketing,...