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CommonSense Robotics Rebrands, Plants U.S. Flag

Now known as Fabric, the company seeks rapid stateside expansion.


Dealing With Distractions of DSD

Consumer demand for specialty brands is fueling new expansion for DSD, despite some withdrawals.

The solution will help retailers better determine status after harsh weather or other natural disasters.

Swiftly says its platform for brick-and-mortar stores, which has been backed by retail and CPG veterans such as Ron Burkle and Tad Dickson, will help established grocers compete with online counterparts such as Amazon.

The Lempert Report: Food delivery services encourage tipping, but are they shortchanging workers?

The Lempert Report: TasteAtlas is a food-hunting site that identifies foods and drinks from around the world, then helps find the best restaurants from which you can order them. 

To celebrate the collaboration, customers within 10 miles of the store won’t have to pay delivery fees in September.

The cost for a customer insights platform can easily run in the six-figure range.  But what if that cost could be offset by the store’s most valuable asset—customer data?

What changes could the next 30 years bring, both for retailers and their customers? Looking at the direction retail is taking today, here’s what dunnhumby experts think shopping might look like in the near future.

The Lempert Report: Grocery retailers have much to gain by owning the last-mile relationship with the shopper.

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