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Raley’s Makes ‘Magic’ With New Inventory Optimization Solution

The Northern California-based grocery implements Itasca Retail platform in all of its stores following a successful pilot.

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Avoiding Supply Chain Compliance Confusion

Retailers have more tools at their disposal than ever before to help ensure their shoppers’ safety.

Now that a single data stream is a reality, the days of working on intuition are over, the author says.

The Pittsburgh-based retailer tapped Simbe Robotics’ Tally to monitor inventory and provide store teams with real-time data to optimize out-of-stocks.

Behind the Headlines: A new video and report demonstrates just how close we may be to a seamless, connected supermarket.

The Lempert Report: Caviar lists women-owned restaurants but doesn't elaborate on details about these innovative entrepreneurs, and this may constitute a missed opportunity for both the technology and the foodservice operators.

The Lempert Report: New grocery tech includes screens equipped with sensors ready to react to customers and anticipate their product selections. Whether shoppers will use—or be turned off by—such tech is the big question.

Electronic shelf labels aren't new, but the application of the technology in stores has grown as retailers look to them to manage labor and stock, streamline e-commerce and communicate with shoppers in new ways.

CRISPR, an alternative to traditional forms of genetic engineering, is much cheaper and more readily available. Plus, it may spur progress in how we farm and help solve the problem of how we’re going to feed the world.

The vast majority of CPG promotions fail to break even, but artificial intelligence and machine learning can help companies execute promotions that hit the mark with customers.