Category: Blog

Category: Blog

Here’s how Amazon plans to reach even more customers
January 23, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Amazon is planning on expanding its Whole Foods Market empire in hopes that it will reach more people. The Seattle-based company announced that it aims to add bricks-and-mortar locations to suburbs and other areas where the organic grocer is adding more customers since it was bought by Amazon last year, according to Bloomberg, which cited a
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KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTL (KSI) ATTENDING PROMAT 2019 APRIL 8-11, 2019 – CHICAGO, IL
January 22, 2019 Blog,Events,News,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

April 8-11, 2019 – McCormick Place – Chicago, IL KEITH SWIEDNICKI INTL. (KSi) will be attending ProMat conference in Chicago, Illinois. ProMat is the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America. Manufacturing and supply chain professionals come to find the latest solutions to move their business forward as the industry’s leading innovators showcase their latest manufacturing,
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Betting on Supply Chain Digitisation: Why It’s Your Competitive Advantage?
January 22, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By DALE BENTON Supply chain digitisation is already showing significant impact for those willing to invest. According to a recent KPMG survey, the investment in intelligent automation will reach $232bn in 2025, compared to $12.4bn today. The reasons: digitisation can enhance the customer experience, improve efficiencies by eliminating manual processes, and foster new operating or business
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San Francisco Store Could be Amazon Go’s 1st True Rival
January 21, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By Randy Hofbauer While it’s currently in the process of expanding to such cities as Chicago and San Francisco,Amazon Go isn’t the only grocery-shopping option in the United States employing a “just walk out” model: A new concept store in San Francisco is showcasing similar grocery technology available for retailers from Zippin, a technology startup based in the city. Zippin’s checkout-free
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Kroger Launches Voice-Assistant Ordering for Grocery Ecommerce
January 15, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By Randy Hofbauer The Kroger Co. is furthering its efforts in contextual commerce by adopting voice-assistant technology for ordering groceries online. Customers can interact with their Kroger Grocery Pickup cart via an action in the Google Assistant voice app – which can be accessed through iOS, Android and Google Assistant devices, Kroger Technology announced on its LinkedIn
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2019 Outlook: The Year Grocers Make the Shopping Experience Mobile-Centric
January 15, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By Kat Martin “Mobile apps are the epitome of blurring the lines between physical and online shopping,” says Tory Gundelach, VP of retail insights at Kantar Consulting, in Boston. “Shoppers are no longer willing to accept one experience in store and a different experience online, and apps are one of the best ways to bridge that gap.” In
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Walmart Leads Online Grocers in Pickup, But Must Boost Subscription Ordering to Gain on Amazon
January 14, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

By Randy Hofbauer – 01/03/2019 Mega-retailer Walmart has proven itself to lead the grocery industry when it comes to click-and-collect, but it shines far less when it comes to subscription and repeat ordering for groceries – an area Amazon dominates – posing a significant opportunity, according to new research from Packaged Facts. According to the Rockville, Md.-based market
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Amazon Go could become $4 billion business
January 11, 2019 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Analyst says cashierless retail concept “could be a game changer” The sales opportunity for Amazon Go cashierless stores could top $4 billion by 2021 if reports on the high-tech retail concept’s expansion bear out, according to an RBC Capital Markets analysis. In a research note, RBC estimated average annual sales of $1.5 million apiece for
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