The Store of the Future: a seamless experience for shoppers

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At Kroger, Technology Is Changing the Grocery-Store Shopping Experience

Kroger CIO Chris Hjelm offers a glimpse at interactive grocery-store shelves and more<p>With the grocery business now stretching into cyberspace via websites and apps, Americans have never had so many choices in how, when and where to shop for products such as steaks and cereal.<p>Consumers can shop …

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Mind the Store

In recent years, companies have responded to young consumers’ growing prioritization of health and wellness primarily through their product …

How robots could revolutionize your grocery store

The rise of artificial intelligence will create a significant labor displacement in the next few decades. Indeed, half of today’s work activities …

Could Hershey's fictitious retailer Medley revive 'uninspiring' confectionery category?

The Hershey Lab has envisioned a <i>“reinvented”</i> shopping experience with a fictitious grocery chain, called Medley, as the line between digital and …

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How Digital Links Two Spheres of Shopping

Through digital technology, a retailer can focus on one stage of the customer journey, or a blend of several, to create a distinctive experience that …

Amazon’s store of the future has no cashiers, but humans are watching from behind the scenes

Machines in the front, hominids in the back.<p>The promise of Amazon’s new futuristic convenience store is no line, no wait and, frankly, little to no human interaction. But for now, the machines still need some help from our species.<p><b>Recode</b> has learned that Amazon has staff on call behind the scenes …

The grocery store of the future

If traditional supermarkets want to survive and thrive in the future, they will need to engage with customers both offline and online, allowing …

Walmart rolls out pint-sized store, opening second-ever Pickup with Fuel location in Thornton

The Walmart that opened this week on East 104th Avenue in Thornton doesn’t quite fit the big-box retailer’s typical mold.By Walmart standards, at …

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Amazon to open first checkout-free grocery store

Amazon has announced plans for its new grocery and convenience store, which will open to the public in 2017. Amazon is once again pushing the …

Omnichannel 2016

From its inception, digital has accelerated the opportunities for always-on interaction and sales channels, but it's taken a while for the retail …

How to Fight Amazon.com, Best Buy-Style

Best Buy’s turnaround strategy should be a model for other retailers scrambling to compete with Amazon.com<p>Best Buy has accomplished what many on Wall Street once considered impossible: It successfully fought off an attack from Amazon.com.<p>The electronics retailer’s operating margins have rebounded …

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Office Depot opens Store of the Future in Hampton

sandra.pennecke@insidebiz.com<p>Office Depot redesigned and reopened its Store of the Future in Hampton on Oct. 20.<p>“It’s more of a figurative than a …

Crate and Barrel Furnishes Its In-Store Experience With Digital

October 11, 2016<p>Share this content:<p>The specialty retailer introduces in-store tablets to create a simpler, more continuous experience and drive sales.<p>…

The PYMNTS.com OmniReadi Index™, powered by Vantiv | PYMNTS.com

OMNIREADI<p>Powered by Vantiv<p>latest news<p>Q1 2017<p>The <b>PYMNTS.com OmniReadi Index™, powered by Vantiv</b>, was designed to quantify the consistency between the …

Why Isn't Retail OmniReadi?

Share Email<p>Necessity is the mother of invention, and when it comes to retailers, necessity also spawns omnichannel evolution.<p>The PYMNTS Q3 OmniReadi …

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The endless retail shelf and smart mirrors: technology in store

TORONTO — In an era of Amazon testing drone delivery systems, ‘smart’ warehouses and the development of self-driving transport trucks, a great deal …

New Report Shows Lack Of Unified Retail Customer Experiences

Nearly Half Of Respondents Claim Their Technology Won’t Support Omnichannel Retail Functions Such As Ship-From-Store, In-Store Pickup, And …

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Megastore On The Bubble: What Shrinking Target And Walmart Stores Mean

<i>Smaller locations may have been the solution for shoehorning large-format retailers into densely populated cities. But the proliferation of digital</i> …

Step by step, physical grocery stores are becoming back ends for online shopping

Walmart, Kroger, ShopRite and other traditional chains are jumping aboard, as physical store-less grocery providers like Amazon are moving in.

Bringing Omnichannel Together in the Store of the Future

At the flagship stores of Sport Chek, Canada’s largest sporting goods retailer and a store of the future, there’s a lot of technology on display: …

BestBuy CEO - omni-channel retail isn't a zero sum game

As we’ve seen in recent weeks, some ‘legacy’ retailers are struggling to achieve the necessary balance between their online and offline business …

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Carrefour shifts focus away from hypermarts - Business

French retailer Carrefour SA continues to shift its focus from its traditional hypermarket business to smaller convenience store format锛峱lanning to …

The omnichannel future of grocery

<i>This story appears in the April/May 2016 issue of</i> strategy.<p>In March, Sobeys’ Quebec banner IGA unveiled its new app, which allows users to create …

Time To Reinvent The Omni Experience?

Share Email<p>Omnicommerce has come to mean different things to different people over the years. At its core, it’s about using new technology and mobile …

Buy and Dine

Online retail is continuing to chip away at brick-and-mortar sales, causing some retailers to panic. Facing strong competition from digital, some …