Fast Company magazine has named Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. LLC, Quincy, Mass., a top 10 most innovative company in the food industry.
Stop & Shop’s new mobile app, Scan it!, powered by Modiv Media, led to this honor.
The app allows grocery store customers to use their mobile device to scan and record items to purchase and receive personalized savings while in the store.
“Our goal is to make shopping easier for our customers, and we are pleased by their positive responses to the app,” Mark McGowan, president of Stop & Shop New England Division, said in a news release.
The list is compiled by magazine staff and evaluates companies based on company standards and trends in the marketplace.
Stop & Shop New England is a division of Ahold USA. Ahold offers several shopping conveniences, such as self-checkout, home delivery and mobile applications.