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Albertsons CEO sees digital growing to 20 percent of grocer’s total

Supermarket News 03/23/2021

Vivek Sankaran, president and CEO of Albertsons Cos., sees the potential for online sales to make up 20 percent of the grocery giant’s total revenues. “We’ve put a lot of money and energy into our digital transformation. We are excited. We’re going to roll out a whole new suite of customer-facing applications in April. We’ve been working on it through the year,” he said. “Our e-commerce business has grown tremendously. We now have 1,400 locations with Drive Up & Go [curbside pickup]. We’ll get to 1,800 before this year is over. And we are aiming for two-hour deliveries in all our markets.”

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