Dot Logo

Dot Foods Acquires ShopHero

Dot’s investment strengthens ShopHero’s e-commerce platform delivery capability to keep independent grocery retailers and partners competitive online.

ShopHero and Dot: A Winning Combination

“We love the ShopHero business model. At Dot, we’re always looking for innovative solutions, and that’s exactly what ShopHero delivers every day. They are experts in retail grocery eCommerce solutions, and help their customers compete in an evolving, more digital retail environment.”

“Their technology and integration capabilities impressed us right away. We’re excited about working together to make ShopHero an even stronger, bigger player in this market.”

Joe Tracy - Dot's CEO

ShopHero: Affordable Next-generation Ecommerce for Grocery Retailers of Any Size

Industry-leading platform makes launching and operating ecommerce easy, seamless and cost-effective.

This robust turn-key solution includes everything needed to quickly roll out and profitably manage an ecommerce experience that rivals big box competitors.

Key components include:

ShopHero Collage

The Dot Accelerator: Taking Affordable, Localized Ecommerce to the Next Level

“Our focus and mission over the past six years has been to help independent grocers strengthen their relationship with their shoppers and their communities through easy-to-use, affordable ecommerce technology which enables grocers of all sizes to build and modernize their brand.”

“Dot Foods stands fully behind our mission, and with the substantial resources they bring, we will continue our commitment to our retailers. This partnership enhances our ability to deliver world class technology solutions at attractive prices. We are now well positioned to move faster, with better products and greater levels of service and support than ever before.”

Matt Garner - ShopHero's CEO

To Our Valued Customers and Partners

We are excited with the acquisition of ShopHero by Dot Foods. In many ways, this is the best possible scenario for our customers and partners.

In working with a wide variety of grocery retailers over more than half a decade, we’ve been struck by the powerful personal connection these stores have with their shoppers, and how our technology can help enhance that bond. Protecting and strengthening that personal connection has been, and will continue to be a top priority of our company, now bolstered by the strength and reputation of Dot Foods.

Our plans for the future include exciting new expanded online capabilities that will further enhance your ability to compete at the top of the ecommerce world. That picture includes valued wholesale and other strategic partners who form an important part of our collective success.

In the meantime, you will see an increased level of service, support and attention from our company to ensure that your online business continues to grow and prosper. We are firmly committed to honor the trust you have placed in us to help ensure your business success.

Dot Foods Collage

Additional Resources

Company Contacts

Contact at Dot Foods:

Emily Waterman
Corporate Communications Manager

Contact at ShopHero:

Mark Dayton
Director of Marketing

ShopHero is a pioneering leader in ecommerce and fulfillment solutions for the grocery industry. Our proprietary, state-of-the-art ecommerce platform enables established brick-and-mortar grocers to expand their reach via modern, white-labeled web and mobile channels. With our logistics technology, independent grocers can cost-effectively provision home delivery services without a substantial investment in either technology or delivery infrastructure.

Dot Foods, Inc., carries 134,000 products from 1,000 food industry manufacturers making it the largest food industry redistributor in North America. Through Dot Transportation Inc., an affiliate of Dot Foods, the company distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending products to distributors in all 50 states and 39 countries. Dot Foods operates 12 U. S. distribution centers, which are located in Modesto, California; Bear, Delaware; Vidalia, Georgia; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Illinois; Cambridge City, Indiana; Williamsport, Maryland; Liverpool, New York; Ardmore, Oklahoma; Dyersburg, Tennessee; University Park, Illinois; and Bullhead City, Arizona. Dot Foods' Canadian operations are located in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta. For information, visit