Articles by tag: Grocery Delivery

Self-Driving Robots Deliver the Goods for Several Retailers. Should It Become an Industry Standard?

More and more retailers, from apparel outlets to grocers and c-stores, are experimenting with robot delivery methods for last-mile customer convenience in order to solve delivery inefficiencies. According to reporting out of Restaurant Dive, gig delivery company Postmates found that over the course of seven years, the company delivered 90% of its orders by car…

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What Does Ecommerce Mean in the Grocery Space

In the fast-paced world of e-commerce, grocery retailers grasp the significance of data ownership in driving profitability. This interview at GroceryShop reveals a notable shift in the industry. Grocers now realize the need for direct access and control over their own data, creating opportunities for companies like KPS Global, providing infrastructure and technology solutions to…

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How Instacart’s Remote Collaboration Investments Supports Grocery Delivery

Key Points: Tech disruptor Instacart made an appearance at InfoComm. The pandemic made Instacart’s services a necessity. The mass increase in users put an additional workload on employees. Commentary: MarketScale is on the ground in Orlando for InfoComm 2021, the AV industry’s big show of the year, chatting with industry professionals about the impact…

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The Future of Grocery is Here Live at GroceryShop 2021

What’s the future of grocery? In an industry that’s evolved dramatically since 2020, there are lots of trends to discuss. Retail Refined host Melissa Gonzalez spoke with multiple stakeholders to get their take. First, Gonzalez chatted with George Shaw, CEO of Pathr.ai, a spatial intelligence platform. “We apply data to questions our customers have, which…

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Food & Beverage
Demand for Food Delivery Apps Rising, Changes to Cold Chain Needed

The long term impacts of COVID’s acceleration of various industries are being felt, and the broader food delivery industry is one of them. As early as December of 2020, Deliveroo’s CEO was estimating COVID accelerated the adoption of online food delivery platforms by 2 to 3 years, placing enormous pressures on restaurants, delivery infrastructure,…

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Cars Cause a Breakdown in the Gig Economy

In this unprecedented period, the move toward delivery of food, groceries and more has been accelerated even further. And the drivers that power that shift could be paying the price. With COVID-19’s impact meaning more consumers than ever are leveraging delivery services, literal strain is being put on the vehicles that power the drivers making…

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Walmart Introduces Unlimited Grocery Delivery Option for $98

Walmart is rolling out its unlimited grocery delivery option nationwide, with the company hoping to reach 50% of the country by the end of 2019. For $98 a year users can receive unlimited grocery deliveries to their homes. In this excerpt from Business Casual, Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern discuss the merits of the…

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Fostering a Culture of Engagement is Key to Combating Employee Disengagement and Quiet Quitting
June 12, 2024

Employee engagement in the U.S. workforce has reached an alarming 11-year low, with only 30% of employees actively engaged at work, according to Gallup. This significant drop in engagement and rise in disengagement highlights a pressing challenge for leaders across various industries on how to foster a culture where employees feel motivated and valued. What…

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How a Futurist Sees Healthcare Being Delivered!
June 12, 2024

In a recent episode of the “Healthcare Rethink” podcast by FinThrive, host Brian Urban explored the future of healthcare with Trond Arne Undheim, a leading Futurist and Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy. Undheim, author of “Health Tech: Rebooting Society Software, Hardware, and Mindset,” shared his vision of a healthcare system…

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Industry-Wide Collaboration and Historical Aerodynamic Insights Ensure eVTOL Safety
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) sector is on the cusp of revolutionizing urban mobility, yet it faces significant aerodynamic challenges. With the rise of urban air mobility, the industry must navigate complex issues like vortex ring state and outwash effects. As the technology progresses, the stakes are high for ensuring safety and…

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Seamless eVTOL Urban Air Mobility Requires Smart Vertiport Design and Regulatory Support
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry is on the brink of transforming urban air mobility, with significant investments fueling rapid advancements. Projections indicate a substantial growth in the sector, underscoring its potential to reshape transportation. However, these developments bring forth considerable challenges, particularly concerning infrastructure and safety. What are the main infrastructural…

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