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Opportunities Abound for A.I. in Grocery Stores

As more consumers are focusing on convenience, retailers are gravitating toward A.I. applications that make shopping easier, quicker and more engaging.


Walmart Will Train Employees With Virtual Reality Headsets

The program will teach associates new tech, customer service and compliance.

The gamified campaign will offer "crypto-collectibles" and other prizes.

The Buy For Less family of brands is launching an initial fleet of 10 customized self-driving cargo vans to service its online grocery orders beginning in 2019.

The service is offering same prices as stores as pilot begins in two cities.

Mark Schaaf, previously of Thumbtack and Google, will aim to double the engineering team.

The new alliance offers software, support for more than 270 member-operators in the Southeast.

The features are geared toward retailers with limited IT resources.

The platform will streamline the online better-for-you retailer's portfolio.

The Restock-fueled initiative will provide a creative space for developers to work with faculty and students.