Ithaca, N.Y. (August 15, 2016) – CV’s Family Foods, a 31-store grocery chain serving Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas, announced today that it will launch its first-ever online shopping platform using the Rosie eCommerce suite. The retailer will introduce eCommerce at its Fort Smith store, located on Route 253 in Fort Smith, Ark.
“In today’s fast-paced world, we’re always seeking convenient and time saving solutions for our customers,” said Deb Golden, director of marketing, CV’s Family Foods. “Rosie is a ‘total package’ company, equipped with ordering processes across multiple platforms and a built-in eCommerce settlement solution. We’re excited to offer our shoppers an engaging online shopping service that has an easy customer pick-up option.”
CV’s Family Foods, based in Van Buren, Ark., and is a member of Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG), the second largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States with more than 3,000 members. In April 2016, AWG selected Rosie as a recommended partner to help its members create customized eCommerce programs that can drive larger order sizes, attract new customers and strengthen customer loyalty.
CV’s Family Foods is the largest AWG retailer to team up with Rosie this year and is also Rosie’s first store partner in Arkansas. Through this partnership with Rosie, CV’s Family Foods will compete directly with the biggest retailers in the nation.
“Independent grocers, like CV’s Family Foods, select Rosie to compete against national supermarkets and discount stores, as well as online retailers,” said Nick Nickitas, CEO, Rosie. “By combining Rosie’s industry-leading eCommerce software with CV’s low-cost approach, we will be able to deliver faster, easier, and less expensive online grocery shopping to CV’s customers across Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma.”
ABOUT C.V.’s Family Foods
C.V.’s Family Foods based in Van Buren, AR, operates 31 stores throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas under the CV’s Savers Club, Marvins Savers Club and Pawhuska Savers Club banners. C.V. Combs launched the first CV’s in 1981 and focused on building a great atmosphere for his personnel to grow both personally and professionally. Their motto is “Do unto others as you would have done to you.” Visit http://www.cvsfamilyfoods.com/ for company information and store locations.
The industry leading online grocery shopping platform for mobile and web, Rosie launched in 2012 and today enables customers to shop online from their favorite local stores for same-day delivery or in-store pickup. Rosie partners with leading local retailers and their wholesalers to provide eCommerce, delivery opportunities, omni-channel marketing and deep data services. IBM selected Rosie as the Top Startup in North America in its 2014 IBM Smartcamp Competition. Visit rosieapp.com for company information and to sign up for a free account. Like us at fb.com/rosieapp. Follow us on twitter.com/rosieapp.