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    Kroger to expand delivery service to Oklahoma City

    With the opening later this year of a "spoke" facility connected to an automated warehouse in Dallas, the grocer will be establishing a foothold in another state where it does not operate any stores.

    By Feb. 18, 2022
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    Save Mart adds robotic delivery to another store

    The California grocer has started using robotic vehicles from Starship Technologies to transport groceries from a Lucky California supermarket in Pleasanton, California.

    By Feb. 17, 2022
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    Digital transformation

    Grocers are waging a multi-front battle to improve the economics and experience of online shopping while also incorporating digital into their stores.

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Tech firms helped retailers go online. Now they want to boost their in-store operations, too.

    Grocers are increasingly using e-commerce data to boost in-store efficiency, keep items stocked and tackle other tasks as they sharpen their focus on omnichannel shopping, industry executives said.

    By Feb. 16, 2022
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    Grabango adds another c-store partner for its checkout-free tech as it looks ahead to supermarkets

    The startup's frictionless checkout system will appear in two Mapco convenience stores in Tennessee later in 2022, and deployments with grocers will likely ramp up next year, Grabango founder and CEO Will Glaser said.

    By Feb. 15, 2022
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    CVS to spend up to $3B on digital features

    The retailer wants to improve its tech offerings as it scales back its brick-and-mortar operations.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 14, 2022
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    FMI: 5 ways grocers can do more to reduce food waste

    Expanding donations of surplus food, developing a composting strategy and standardizing expiration package labeling are some of the opportunities the trade group outlined.

    By Feb. 14, 2022
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    Three major types of food fraud—and how to stop them

    Discover some top fraud challenges faced by restaurateurs and grocers and what can be done to overcome them. 

    Feb. 14, 2022
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    Grocers set to lose momentum as pandemic fades

    Overall growth in the U.S. grocery market is expected to slow to a 3.3% annual rate in 2022, down from 4.5% last year, but e-commerce sales are poised to gain steam, according to Coresight Research.

    By Feb. 10, 2022
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    5 benefits of automating grocery retail operations

    Grocery is a highly competitive space, now is the time to consider the benefits of automation.

    Feb. 7, 2022
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    The Grocery Dive Outlook for 2022

    Food retailers continue to benefit from at-home eating, but they also face a slew of challenges that promise to make this a dynamic year for the industry.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 3, 2022
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    Retail startup opens first frictionless grocery store, eyes 500 more

    The first Nourish + Bloom Market location, an approximately 1,500-square-foot store equipped with computer vision cameras and robotic delivery vehicles, opened recently in Fayetteville, Georgia.

    By Feb. 3, 2022
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    Schnucks now has deli ordering kiosks at more than half of its stores

    The Midwestern chain said the self-service technology is boosting convenience for shoppers, but it's also targeting a department where grocers have struggled to hire and retain workers.

    By Feb. 1, 2022
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    Pardon the Disruption: Digital personalization means a unique store for every shopper

    The growth of online grocery shopping is pressuring retailers to more effectively curate the large selection of products they offer.

    By Jan. 31, 2022
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    72% of shoppers say transparency matters. Here's what grocers can do.

    Closely following values-based shopping trends and providing more information through digital shopping channels are key, according to the Food Industry Association.

    By Jan. 31, 2022
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    Sam's Club rolls out inventory-checking robots chainwide

    The technology, based on software developed by artificial intelligence company Brain Corp, will be mounted on autonomous floor-cleaning machines already in operation in stores across the U.S.

    By Jan. 31, 2022
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    Sponsored by MarketDial

    Unlock the value of your data with A/B testing

    If you are like many retailers, you've been investing in gathering data. Now what are you going to do with it?

    By Johnny Stoddard, Chief Data Scientist and Cofounder, MarketDial • Jan. 31, 2022
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    Kroger to extend delivery network with 'spoke' facility in Kentucky

    Set to open later in 2022, the 50,000-square-foot center in Louisville will ferry orders prepared at the grocer's Ocado robot-driven warehouse in Ohio to customers' homes.

    By Jan. 28, 2022
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    Can retailers grab more CPG ad dollars without repeating digital media's mistakes?

    While firmly in a boom time — U.S. spending on retail media doubled between 2020 and 2021 — the category contends with saturation and bumpy transitions.

    By Peter Adams • Jan. 28, 2022
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    Lighter bots, faster orders: How Ocado is innovating in e-commerce

    The Kroger partner plans to introduce new robots, including an automated on-grid picker, and routing technology that will allow it to get more same-day orders out to shoppers.

    By Jan. 27, 2022
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    Albertsons to deploy AI-powered food waste-reduction tech chainwide

    The grocer is adding the platform from Afresh Technologies as automation has helped drive unexpectedly strong fresh department sales.

    By Jan. 27, 2022
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    Automation beckons retailers as labor challenges endure

    Technologies like self-checkout and ordering kiosks are offering relief to grocers unable to hire enough workers to handle essential functions.

    By Jan. 19, 2022
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    Walmart adds digital tools to match products with health preferences

    A new online and in-app experience includes a "Shop-By-Diet" scanner and dietary profile feature that incorporate wellness criteria into grocery shopping.

    By Updated Jan. 19, 2022
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    Wakefern to pilot frictionless shopping tech at New Jersey store

    The retail cooperative is conducting the test in conjunction with Israeli computer vision startup Trigo, which is making its U.S. debut with the partnership.

    By Jan. 14, 2022
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    Walmart and HomeValet begin selling unattended grocery delivery boxes

    The $499 temperature-controlled units will initially be available to selected customers of the retailer's InHome delivery service along the east coast of Florida, HomeValet Chief Operating Officer Jack Simms said.

    By Jan. 13, 2022
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    Kroger levels up autonomous delivery with Nuro's commercial-grade vehicles

    The grocer will begin using the tech company's third-generation model, which has twice as much cargo room as its predecessor, modular storage and new safety features, in Houston.

    By Jan. 13, 2022