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More Sights and Sounds From Groceryshop 2021

Ongoing restrictions around the coronavirus pandemic resulted in a smaller show, but the tech conference delivered on content.

Retailers

Google, Gopuff Mainstage Events Highlight Groceryshop Conference

Keynote addresses from Google’s Carrie Tharp and from GoPuff’s Yakir Gola emphasized overarching themes of this year’s Groceryshop conference—the rise of “instant retail” and the race to monetize and respond to that demand.

As the National Grocers Association met live for the first time in 19 months, the group's members and CEO were optimistic, competitive-minded and ready to throw down.

Comprehensive investment in stores, assortments and technology were already delivering momentum when the pandemic spiked share gains, Rick Gomez told the Groceryshop conference.

A 20-year-old student and part-time Hy-Vee employee took home a $10,000 grand prize, in a signature event of the NGA Show in Las Vegas.

Test of Robomart stores, which can be summoned like an Uber and shopped like an Amazon Go, have executed trips in as few as two minutes.

You want fries with that? Albertsons' Chief Digital and Customer Officer Chris Rupp address new approaches to convenience and loyalty in Groceryshop address.

Inside opening day at a dark store of the newly launched ultrafast grocery delivery firm Buyk.

Basket Economics: On Day 1 for Buyk, 'real-time retail' comes to life, and really big ambitions are revealed.

The blockchain-enabled payment and inventive platform can address longstanding industry challenges around redemption and fraud, officials say.

Officials describe Kroger Delivery Now as a "game changer" that will meet consumer demand for immediacy through curated selections in stores nationwide.

The shipping giant said the deal would “open new doors” to growth by expanding package types, and fulfillment options, for delivery partners.

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