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New App Reducing Food Waste Through Deals at Hy-Vee

The Lempert Report: A mobile app enables Hy-Vee's shoppers to find and buy food items nearing their expiration date at significantly reduced prices.

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Q&A: Teaching a Computer How to Taste

Tastry founder and CEO Katerina Axelsson joins WGB's Break Room to discuss the story behind the AI-powered recommendation app.

The Lempert Report: Up to now, only 3% of grocery sales have been placed online. But that's all about to change in a big way, thanks to delivery and e-commerce catching up to consumers' real needs.

The Walmart-owned warehouse division pilots new scanning technology to offer members easier shopping and instant product recognition without relying on barcodes.

In an NGA address, Tom Furphy said Amazon "would figure out the right formats."

The Canadian retailer will continue using the data science firm to further transform the customer experience across 600 grocery stores while bolstering its loyalty program.

More than 400 exhibitors spanning food and technology presented their case to independent retailers.

The service is now available to 100 stores under the Brookshire's, Super 1 Foods and Fresh by Brookshire banners.

The Lempert Report: Sandwich chain Jimmy John’s is the first national restaurant chain to take a stand against third-party delivery apps.

The new system also boosts inventory management efficiency.