BJ’s Wholesale says judge should toss Walmart lawsuit over self-checkout app

Warehouse club BJ’s Wholesale is calling on a federal judge to toss a patent lawsuit filed by Walmart, saying the retail giant is trying to protect a self-checkout app that’s based on technology that retailers have used for more than a decade. “Nothing about Sam’s Club’s Scan & Go processes is inventive or unconventional; indeed, … Read more

Gas prices drive grocery bills higher, says online grocer Boxed CEO

Online grocer Boxed CEO Chieh Huang said shoppers may have to get used to paying more to fill up the fridge and pantry – especially if gas prices stay elevated. Huang told CNBC’s “TechCheck” higher fuel prices are the main driver of steeper costs in the company’s e-commerce business. Boxed sells bulk groceries, which are … Read more