Month: May 2019

Month: May 2019

Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time
May 22, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

LEVITTOWN, N.Y. – Who’s minding the store? In the not-too-distant future it could be cameras and sensors that can tell almost instantly when bruised bananas need to be swapped for fresh ones and more cash registers need to open before lines get too long.  Walmart, which faces fierce competition from Amazon and other online retailers,
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Save Mart Switching to Renewable Diesel Fuel
May 15, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

By the end of April, the Save Mart Cos. will run all transportation operations using 100 percent renewable drop-in diesel produced by Neste MY Renewable Diesel. The first grocer to fully convert to Neste MY Renewable Diesel, Save Mart will offset the emissions of more than 5,500 cars on the road annually by making the switch.
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Walmart Putting Thousands of Robots to Work in Stores, Expanding Vending-Style Pickup
May 8, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Walmart is expanding its use of robots, or “smart associates,” to automate a variety of repetitive tasks such as cleaning floors or checking inventory on shelves, as well as rolling out a swath of new pickup towers. “Our associates immediately understood the opportunity for the new technology to free them up from focusing on tasks that are repeatable, predictable
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Kroger’s autonomous delivery cars latest salvo in Houston grocery wars
May 1, 2019 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

Kroger, the nation’s largest grocer, has launched a self-driving grocery delivery service in Houston, the latest salvo in a hyper-competitive grocery market that has supermarket chains investing heavily in new technology to win over online shoppers. Company officials on Tuesday showcased the first of dozens of autonomous delivery vehicles planned for Houston: Toyota Priuses outfitted
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