Food for Thought From a Futurist

Early-stage food investor Brian Frank discusses how robotics, the internet of things and plant breeding will shape food operations in the years to come.


New Wegmans App ‘Missed the Mark,’ Shoppers Say

The retailer's recently relaunched mobile application sparks a social media outcry.

The Lempert Report: About 1 in 4 Baltimore residents live in a food desert, but Lyft is working with the city to remedy that.

Today, the customer relationship is more endangered than ever as the largest retailers deploy robotics and technologies enabling the shopper to visit a store, pick up the groceries they want without interacting with humans.

The strategic acquisition of the Toronto-based retail analytics company will deepen the global market research firm’s portfolio of personalized pricing, promotion and assortment capabilities.

The FlyBuy technology increases efficiency by accurately calculating customers’ arrival times.

The regional grocers are poised to leverage the solution provider's AisleOne platform to power one-to-one online shopping experiences.

Transformative technologies and intensifying consumer trends toward health and convenience will cast a radical new footprint for the supermarket.

The confabs, focused on tech disruption, helped to bring the industry trade show back to prominence.

The new partnership will help the retailer deliver groceries and restaurant-quality prepared foods in 45 minutes or less.

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