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Schnucks Goes Chainwide with Deployment of Tally Robots

Schnucks is expanding its use of Simbe Robotics' inventory management robots into all 111 of the St. Louis-based chain's grocery stores.

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Cracking the Code on Self-Checkout

Ariel Shemesh, founder of Kanduai, discusses how edge computing software can affordably address complex problems for retailers and shoppers, putting practicality ahead of precision.

In an interview with WGB, Shopic co-founder Raz Golan discusses a clip-on AI device that goes beyond helping customers skip the checkout line by further streamlining the experience through personalization and contextualized promotions.

Not long ago, the notion of local grocery delivery by air seemed a longshot, but several promising trends are changing the outlook.

Ocado, which lost an entire facility to a fire two years ago, said a robot collision at its Erith facility in England caused minor damage to its grid; service is expected to resume this week.

New automation system "gets products onto shelves for our customers even faster while saving time for our associates," Walmart U.S. supply-chain executive Joe Metzger writes.

In a deal it says would accelerate its partnering companies’ moves into warehouse and fulfillment automation, tech firm Zebra agrees to buy Fetch Robotics for $290 million.

E-grocery.com offers a comprehensive vocabulary list of terms, phrases and acronyms that cover numerous topics in global grocery, retail and supply chain automation.

After a successful trial, ADUSA Supply Chain is scaling up its use of fatigue-reducing wearables for "superhero" warehouse selectors. Capes not included.

Smarter algorithms are producing more-successful substitutions, Walmart says, and that leads to more-satisfied customers.

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