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Retailers

Walmart Delivering COVID-19 Tests Via Drone in North Las Vegas

The pilot, in partnership with Quest Diagnostics and DroneUp, aims to help determine what roles drones can play in pandemic response, healthcare delivery and retail.

Retailers

6 Tech Insights From Walmart’s U.S. CEO

John Furner sounds off on the initiatives that prove the retailer “thinks like a startup.”

The retailer is deploying microfulfillement centers in partnership with Swisslog featuring the first U.S. grocery deployment of AutoStore's robotic mini-warehouses.

The surge in online orders spurs demand for on-the-fly fulfillment centers.

In an investor conference this week, Walmart's Tom Ward discussed how COVID-19 accelerated a change in consumer behavior that the big retailer has long been preparing for.

Donald High, who holds more than 150 technology patents, will help contribute to Focal’s product roadmap, which includes a shelf camera-based automated inventory solution.

Locker room confidential: A need for contact-free and efficient order fulfillment is sparking innovation in and around self-pickup.

Powered by Ocado's robotics and software, Voila by Sobeys has begun taking orders near Toronto.

Four elements of online grocery shopping retailers should know: modular pickup boxes, lockers, robotic warehouses and touch-free technology.

While demand for online grocery has rocketed to a point at which efficiency is more important than ever, other pandemic trends also favor a microfulfillment solution. Here's what its early adopters have learned.

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