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World’s Top Coffee Crop Shrinks in a Market Thirsty for Supply

(Bloomberg) -- Arabica farmers in Brazil, the world’s top exporter, are seeing bigger-than-expected losses for a coffee crop that already had setbacks due to freakish weather, bringing lower yields that threaten to extend a global supply crunch. Luis Fernando Ferreira da Silva, a grower in Brazil’s top producing Minas Gerais state, expected this season’s Read more

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World’s Top Coffee Crop Shrinks in a Market Thirsty for Supply
(Bloomberg) -- Arabica farmers in Brazil, the world’s top exporter, are seeing bigger-than-expected losses for a coffee crop that already had setbacks due to freakish weather, bringing lower Read more
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Are Food Delivery Services in Danger of Extinction?
Food delivery services grew exponentially during the pandemic as America dealt with lock-downs and restrictions over the course of 18 months. Come the end of 2021, it did not Read more
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Consumers Continue to Dine Out Amid Inflation. How Should Restaurants Respond?
June’s high inflation numbers on both the consumer and producer end have reshaped customer-business dynamics across basically every industry. Various compounding issues, from Read more
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Segway Robotics and DriveU.auto Announce Partnership to Accelerate Deployment of Last Mile Delivery Robots
Segway Robotics and DriveU.auto's joint offering of a robotic platform with remote operations-enabled "out-of-the-box" will allow last mile delivery service operators to rapidly deploy large Read more
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Independent Grocers to Build SNAP Ecommerce Programs with New USDA Grant
In a win for U.S. consumers and grocers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service is seeking applications for a $5 million competitive grant to help expand the Read more
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The Best Strategies for Restaurants to Combat Inflation
How Inflation is Hitting Restaurants Inflation is everywhere. But you already knew that. In the dining market, the price crunch is forcing restaurants to get creative. According Read more

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Getting into Driving Shape Through Supply Chain Fitness
August 10, 2022
Driving for a living can take a physical toll on the body. Dr. Mark Manera, Founder & CEO of Supply Chain Fitness, saw this toll first-hand through many of his professional driver physical therapy clients. Dr. Read more
The Role of AI in the Digital Marketplace
August 10, 2022
  As the global digital footprint continues to grow, privacy and security concerns grow with it. For Crispin Pikes, CEO of Image Analyzer, this could not be a truer statement. Pikes sits down Read more
Amazon’s iRobot Deal Seen Facing Tough FTC Antitrust Review
August 10, 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc. is barrelling ahead with an aggressive acquisition strategy despite intense antitrust scrutiny in Washington, with its $1.65 billion deal to buy Roomba vacuum maker iRobot Corp. as Read more
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World’s Top Coffee Crop Shrinks in a Market Thirsty for Supply
August 9, 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Arabica farmers in Brazil, the world’s top exporter, are seeing bigger-than-expected losses for a coffee crop that already had setbacks due to freakish weather, bringing lower yields that threaten to extend a global supply crunch. Luis Fernando Ferreira da Silva, a grower in Brazil’s top producing Minas Gerais state, expected this season’s Read more
Are Food Delivery Services in Danger of Extinction?
August 9, 2022
Food delivery services grew exponentially during the pandemic as America dealt with lock-downs and restrictions over the course of 18 months. Come the end of 2021, it did not appear that things would slow down anytime soon. DoorDash was dominating the industry with an approximate 57% market share in 2021 and an all-time stock high of $246/per Read more
Consumers Continue to Dine Out Amid Inflation. How Should Restaurants Respond?
August 3, 2022
June’s high inflation numbers on both the consumer and producer end have reshaped customer-business dynamics across basically every industry. Various compounding issues, from geopolitical turmoil to lingering pandemic-era disruptions to the supply chain, have put people in a position to become more cautious with their money. The domino effects of Read more
Segway Robotics and DriveU.auto Announce Partnership to Accelerate Deployment of Last Mile Delivery Robots
August 3, 2022
Segway Robotics and DriveU.auto's joint offering of a robotic platform with remote operations-enabled "out-of-the-box" will allow last mile delivery service operators to rapidly deploy large fleets of delivery robots BOSTON and RAANANA, Israel, June 28, 2022 -- Segway-Ninebot, a leading global enterprise in the fields of intelligent short-distance Read more
Independent Grocers to Build SNAP Ecommerce Programs with New USDA Grant
August 1, 2022
In a win for U.S. consumers and grocers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service is seeking applications for a $5 million competitive grant to help expand the number of independent retailers and grocers accepting supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefits for online shopping.   With approximately 41.5 million Read more
The Best Strategies for Restaurants to Combat Inflation
July 28, 2022
How Inflation is Hitting Restaurants Inflation is everywhere. But you already knew that. In the dining market, the price crunch is forcing restaurants to get creative. According to Bid on Equipment, “50% of people take out and eat out less because of inflation.” Seated surveyed their top partners in New York, Dallas, and Atlanta, and they found Read more
How Restaurants Can Build Rapport With Inflation Relief
July 22, 2022
Key Insights: Restaurant prices are experiencing the biggest increase since 1981. Average menu prices have increased 7.7% between June 21-22. Some restaurants are deploying inflation breaks to secure loyalty. Inflation is hitting us at the gas pump, the grocery store aisle, healthcare, and, unfortunately, the restaurant bill. Read more
Virtual Hospitality: Creating Connections with Invisible Guests
July 6, 2022
Connecting with customers is vital to the success of restaurants. These connections bring customers back time and time again – not only for their favorite meals but to interact with favorite front and back-of-house staff members. Regular customers are the lifeblood of food establishments. Not only do they bring in consistent income, but they help Read more
The Four Things Restaurants Can Do to Cope With Inflation This Summer
June 21, 2022
With the rise of gas prices around the country, it’s not unsurprising to see the price at the pump and inflation starting to affect other industries, including the restaurant industry. Often one of the first cuts made to household budgets during periods of high inflation, the restaurant business could see gas prices affect consumer spending, Read more