Insights

In-store farming: a growing trend

In this report we showcase numerous in-store and out of store vertical farming case studies from around the world, and look at the potential future of this growing technique.

Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

In this report we look at Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, and how it is changing the way we shop, and the implications for retailers and brands. 

Transformative Technologies in Q2 2021

15 of our favourite examples of technology being used to enhance the food and consumer goods industry in Q2

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Walmart and Kraft Heinz have partnered to launch 11 episodes focused on healthy, convenient meal solutions, across its shoppable interactive video hub, Walmart Cookshop.

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Following the launch of a beta test last year, Robomart, the autonomous grocery store, has launched the first of several concepts in Los Angeles, California. Autonomous grocery store concept Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2018, Robomart is an autonomous grocery store which consumers can summon to their home in less than ten minutes using a dedicated app. Described by the...
Building on an existing partnership with DroneUp, Walmart is investing in the company to support its work in developing a scalable last-mile delivery solution. Earlier this year, it invested in self-driving company, Cruise. Flights over people and moving vehicles Walmart and DroneUp partnered last year to launch trial deliveries of at-home COVID-19 self-collection kits. Since the launch, se...
Walmart is converting its Supercentre hypermarket in Terrace, BC to a cashier-free model, using different configurations of self-checkouts. US trial The store in Terrace has been selected due to its high self-checkout use. The store will be remodelled to feature traditional self-checkouts and larger self-checkouts for bigger baskets and carts, with store associates available to support cust...
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Four forces of change

To survive and indeed thrive, businesses need to know and understand these four forces and assess the potential impacts and opportunities for their business, and then apply this thinking to their future plans and strategies.

Data

Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries