Month: April 2018

Month: April 2018

Supply Chain IOT
April 30, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Is Your Supply Chain Stuck in the Bermuda Triangle? Thanks to data and the IoT, the industrial shipping journey needn’t be fraught with uncharted waters and black holes. Dagny Dukach | Apr 30, 2018 It’s 2018. You can track your pets, your car, and even your pizza as it’s delivered from the oven to your doorstep. And
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100% Robot Workforce
April 30, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Chilling Or Thrilling? JD.com Founder Envisions A ‘100%’ Robot Workforce Jon Bird , CONTRIBUTORI write about the new retail reality; what it means and what’s next Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. “I hope my company would be 100% automation someday … no human beings anymore, 100% operated by AI and robots.” That’s Richard Liu’s audacious
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Voice Activated Devices Disrupt Grocery
April 30, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

M Perspectives: Voice-Activated Devices Set To Create Disruption In Grocery Sector Apr. 29, 2018 6:19 AM ET  Summary The US grocery market, accounting for 20% of retail spending, is set for a major shakeup as Amazon makes the sector a strategic imperative to boost revenues from Prime members. Voice-activated personal assistants could power a revolution
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Walmart/Sainsbury
April 30, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Walmart and Sainsbury’s announce combination of Sainsbury’s and Asda, Walmart’s wholly owned UK business Mon April 30, 2018 2:10 AM|Business Wire|About: WMT BENTONVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Walmart Inc. (WMT) (“Walmart”) and J Sainsbury plc (“Sainsbury’s”) today announce the combination (the “Combination”) of Sainsbury’s and Asda Group Limited (“Asda”), Walmart’s wholly owned UK retail subsidiary (the “Combined Business”). At a
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Food Trends
April 29, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Two trends transforming the food industry Photo: Habit Food Personalized, L.L.C. 04.27.2018 By Monica Watrous MIAMI — Personalized wellness and conscious consumption are two of the biggest trends affecting the food and beverage marketplace over the next few years, said Davey McHenry, vice-president of Consulting Services at The Hartman Group. Technology has elevated the importance of
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Walmart Blockchain
April 29, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Walmart Is Getting Suppliers to Put Food on the Blockchain By Camila Russo April 23, 2018, 3:18 PM EDT From A shopper looks at produce at a Wal-Mart store in Rogers, Arkansas. Photographer: Beth Hall/Bloomberg Walmart Inc. is getting suppliers to put food on the blockchain to help reduce waste, better manage contamination cases and
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Kroger losing price advantage
April 29, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Reports indicate Kroger is losing its ‘fresh’ pricing advantage AUTHOR Jeff Wells@JeffWellsWH PUBLISHED April 26, 2018 Dive Brief: Price checks conducted by Barclays in Nashville, Tennessee, found that Kroger has ceded its pricing advantage in perishables to two key competitors: Walmart and Sprouts Farmers Market. When comparing a basket of 117 items, representatives from the
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Winners and Losers
April 29, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Winners and losers in the food retail landscape Photo: Adobestock 04.26.2018 By Monica Watrous MIAMI — Today’s consumer food purchases span a continuum of transactional to experiential. Successful retailers, manufacturers and food service operators will offer a balance of both extremes, said Christina Bowden, senior director of Consulting Services at The Hartman Group. The food retail
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Romaine Problems
April 29, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Letter From The Editor: Romaine, Reform and Revive BY DAN FLYNN | APRIL 29, 2018 OPINION The purpose of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) is the prevention of foodborne disease. We’ve invested billions of taxpayer dollars and thousands of years of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) professional time since 2011 to make that so. When foodborne
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Amazon to your car
April 29, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Amazon can now deliver packages directly to your car — here’s how it works Dennis Green Apr. 24, 2018, 8:55 AM Amazon can now deliver packages directly to your car if you own a specific model with available features and live in one of the 37 cities the service is available.Amazon Amazon can now deliver packages
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