Technology presentations

Presentations

27/10/2020
Blendid has opened its fourth robotic drink and food kiosk at a Walmart in Fremont, CA.
26/10/2020
The Amazon Shopper Panel is an opt-in, invitation-only program where participants earn monthly rewards by sharing receipts from purchases made outside of Amazon.com and by completing short surveys.
19/10/2020
Amazon has launched an augmented reality (AR) experience that customers can access via a Quick Response (QR) code on its packaging.
19/10/2020
The Caper Counter is a self-checkout counter powered by computer vision to automatically identify items and allow for contactless and cashierless checkout.
15/10/2020
Kroger has launched a Chefbot. It is an AI-powered Twitter recipe tool which provides customers with mealtime inspiration and personalised recommendations.
15/10/2020
JD.com and Rakuten continue to test drone deliveries in Japan, building on the agreement the two businesses signed (in February 2019) on last mile logistics.
12/10/2020
32 examples of how technology is being used to enhance the food and CPG industry
17/09/2020
Walmart recently announced that it is trialling drone delivery. In its latest effort to test the concept it has teamed up with Zipline to launch a first-of-its-kind drone delivery operation in the U.S
14/09/2020
Walmart is taking the next step in its exploration of on-demand delivery by announcing a trial with Flytrex, an end-to-end drone delivery company.
14/09/2020
Tesco has launched ‘Tesco Red Door’, a crowd sourced approach to disruptive innovation.
14/09/2020
During October 2020, Tesco will trial unmanned aerial drone delivery in Ireland.
17/08/2020
Asda has launched a new fleet of carbon fiber delivery vans, as it aims to reduce carbon emissions and reduce the number of miles driven each day.
17/08/2020
Sainsbury’s is using CCTV and artificial intelligence to catch shoplifters in stores.
13/08/2020
Japanese convenience store operator Lawson is opening a series of prefabricated micro-stores in China, that will save money on construction and offer a more flexible expansion strategy.
13/08/2020
Auchan Retail Portugal, one of Europe’s largest grocery retailers, and Trax, a provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, have announced an agreement to deploy Trax’s suite of autonomous shelf monitoring solutions, including robots, across Auchan Retail’s entire grocery retail network .
13/08/2020
Sainsbury’s is trialling a virtual queuing system to test whether the technology will help customers stay safe, save time and shop conveniently in stores.
20/07/2020
Devon based Westaways Sausages has become the first meat producer in the UK to use a revolutionary food grade packaging material that will disintegrate naturally.
20/07/2020
Cennox has created a solution to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by using UVC lighting beneath a flip lid to clean point-of-sale (POS) keypads.
16/07/2020
Take&Go is an unstaffed store concept set up as a test site for innovative retail solutions by its parent, Poznan-based technology company, Surge Cloud. Two stores were opened by the company in 2019, with plans to develop the 2.0 concept in 2020.
07/07/2020
Carrefour’s loyalty programme is now available in the Apple Wallet in France.
07/07/2020
27 examples of how technology is being used to enhance the food and CPG industry
06/07/2020
Walmart is repurposing its large car parks through the summer to offer drive-in cinemas.
06/07/2020
Robotics company Refraction AI has partnered with The Produce Station, an independently owned grocer in Michigan, to offer customers contactless delivery via its autonomous robot.
06/07/2020
Frugalpac has developed a paper wine and spirits bottle.
06/07/2020
Israeli startup Redefine Meat claims that it has created the world’s first plant-based steak using 3D printing technology.