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The Lowdown on Click-and-Collect Technology

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

Technology

Talking Microfulfillment With Takeoff’s Curt Avallone

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.

The pandemic provides a second chance for many solution providers to stand and deliver mature solutions, the author says.

The Lempert Report: With social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a lot of discussion about making contactless payment mainstream in grocery.

The Lempert Report: Robots and new gadgets will better allow farmers in the future to decide what to sow, when to fertilize and how much to irrigate.

Meijer teams with Hyer as it seeks flexible and efficient attention to store conditions.

QuickEats, a tiny, cashierless store in California, debuts AWM's Frictionless technology to address safety protocols.

FutureProof Retail is offering its scan-and-pay software solution to retailers free of charge during pandemic; downloads up 300% at Fairway Market stores in New York amid coronavirus crisis.

The coronavirus crisis is likely to accelerate a slow move toward automation as online demand overwhelms operations and threatens profits.

The founder and CEO of Pensa Systems discusses how "flying whiffle balls" can defeat "electromechanical beasts" in the race to eliminate out-of-stocks, and how winemaking is like tech.

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