Retail Roundup—Stop & Shop adds delivery, Aldi invests $3B in U.S. expansion

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Stop & Shop's grocery delivery options include Peapod and now Instacart.

Stop & Shop adds delivery option in Boston

Stop & Shop has teamed up with Instacart to expand its same-day grocery delivery service in the Boston area. The grocery store has continued to add customer convenience options such as in-store pickup and self-checkout. (Supermarket News)

Aldi to invest $3.4B in expansion

Aldi is investing $3.4 billion to grow its U.S. store base. The plan is to have 2,500 U.S. locations by 2022. The brand currently owns 1,600 locations in the United States and will add another 400 by 2018. (Reuters)

HBC names new president of Hudson’s Bay

HBC named Alison Coville as the president of Hudson’s Bay and Home Outfitters in Canada. The company says its new leadership structure will better position the banner to drive performance in Canada, which has consistently been one of the company’s strongest markets. (Business Wire)

Amazon no longer offering free cloud storage

Amazon has announced that its unlimited cloud storage for Amazon Drive will no longer be offered for free. Although Prime members will still receive unlimited cloud storage for photos, other users will have to pay between $12 and $16, depending on the amount of storage needed. (TechCrunch)

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