QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report




Buy a Classified Ad


Editorial Calendars


Circulation Data






Date Book


Bookmark this site

Issue Date: Vol. 57, No. 6, June 2017, Posted On: 6/12/2017

Walmart Tests Giant Grocery Pickup Vending Machine

Emily Jed
TAGS: Walmart, Walmart vending machine, Walmart automated kiosk, Walmart online, Walmart groceries online, vending

WARR ACRES, OK -- Walmart is testing an automated kiosk in the parking lot of its store here where customers can pick up online grocery orders. After customers order and pay for their groceries online, Walmart employees pull the ordered products and pack them in bins stored inside the 20-ft. x 80-ft. kiosk, which has frozen and refrigerated sections. Customers enter a five-digit code to retrieve their orders from the kiosk.

Walmart's new concept comes on the heels of Amazon's pilot of Amazon Fresh Pickup in Seattle. It differs only in that Amazon employees load the groceries into the customers' cars upon their arrival at the drive-up shop.

Topic: Vending Features

  • Israel's OTI Enters Russia's Cashless Vending Market
  • NAMA Extends EDP Scholarship Application Deadline To July 31
  • NestlĂ© Professional Hosts 37th Hawkstone Golf Day For British Vending Industry
  • Vagabond And AMS Create Touchless Vending Machine; No Coins, Cash Or Cards, Just Pay With Apps
  • Italy's N&W Global Acquires Parma's Ducale, Consolidating Its Competitive Position In The Coffee Vending Category

Copyright © 2017 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570