Automation

Retailers

What Schnucks Learned From Robots

As the St. Louis retailer expands Simbe’s Tally to more than half its stores, IT VP Dave Steck reflects on two years of learnings.

Retailers

Kroger Reveals Site of Smaller and Faster Ocado Facility in Michigan

The 135,000-square foot customer fulfillment center is less than half the size of similar facilities going up across the U.S. and will come to life six months sooner.

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.

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.

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