peapod


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peapod

(ˈpiːpɒd)
n
(Botany) the part of a pea plant that surrounds the growing peas
Translations

peapod

[ˈpiːpɒd] Nvaina f de guisante (Sp), vaina f de arveja (LAm), vaina f de chícharo (CAm)

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As an Official Partner of the New York Yankees, Peapod's logo is displayed at Yankee Stadium and Peapod's New York and New Jersey customers are seeing Peapod drivers in Yankee caps as they deliver groceries.
Peapod has been a valued asset of Ahold USA since its acquisition in 2000.
Like the grocery store chain's Peapod delivery service, Peapod pickup service starts with an online transaction, where customers log in, select items (including produce, meats, paper products, baby formula and diapers and frozen foods), pay online and then select a one-hour pickup window within the next seven days.
The Peapod Foundation is the hip-hop group's charitable organization; it's administered by the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
Ahold saved Peapod from financial ruin last April and has since been consolidating its operations to focus on markets where Ahold USA has stores, pulling out of Dallas, Houston and Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; and San Francisco.
Way back in 1988, the year before Peapod was launched, a survey by American Demographics revealed that more than 60% of consumers disliked grocery shopping.
Given this expected growth, Peapod, the United States leading online grocery service, must continually re-examine every aspect of its business.
Even as Peapod celebrates a full decade in on-line grocery retailing, and newcomers such as Web Van launch IPOs that overnight result in valuations at nearly half that of giants like Kroger and Winn-Dixie, most such powerhouses remain on the sidelines, watching the upstarts scrabble for a share of the $400 billion grocery market.
The morning's milk and groceries, for instance, could be delivered through an Internet service such as Peapod or WebVan, after your smart refrigerator's computer sensors automatically notified the online grocer that you were out of milk and bread.
Internet grocer Peapod Inc said Monday that it has appointed Bill Malloy as its new president and chief executive.
Besides its own web site, Walgreens is gaining additional Internet experience through its recent agreement with on-line grocer Peapod, under which the drug chain will supply Peapod's San Francisco distribution center with over-the-counter medications and beauty aids for its soon-to-be-launched venture in the Bay area.
Advertisers can target online display ads to customers of Peapod.