From a robotic gripper to a grocery store on wheels, all sorts of shiny new devices promised greater efficiency and satisfied customers.
Grocers today face a multitude of challenges, from staffing and merchandising to expanding e-commerce and boosting the in-store experience. At Groceryshop in Las Vegas, it was apparent that many companies see technology as a way to address their existing challenges and strengthen their competitive edge.
Looking for a shoppable recipe platform to partner with? There were several. Need to cut down on cleaning staff? There’s a robot for that. Although numerous experts cautioned retailers against chasing “shiny objects,” it was hard not to marvel at some of the innovations on display during two days at the show…[READ MORE]