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Walmart takes next step in AI transformation

Walmart is planning to build what it is calling an Intelligent Retail Lab inside one of its stores in Levittown, New York.

Inventing the future of retail health care 

What do CVS, Target, H-E-B, and Walgreens have in common? They are among a group of two dozen retailers who understand the nation's healthcare system is on an unsustainable trajectory and retail has a larger role to play in delivering products, services and superior outcomes.

Walmart is joining Albertsons and other food retailers on an effort to merge e-commerce orders and recipes.

The inaugural Groceryshop event held Oct. 28-31 in Las Vegas was focused on innovation and food retailing's uncertain future. Here's eight things you need to know.

CVS is piloting an Amazon Prime-like membership program that aims to generate loyalty among shoppers.

We now know what Walmart's response is to Amazon Go, and it's not going to be at Walmart at all. At least not yet.

Walmart is continuing to push the boundaries of retail by getting rid of a shopper's most dreaded part of the holiday shopping experience: checkouts.

7-Eleven Inc. is piloting mobile self-checkout at 14 convenience stores in the Dallas area.

Albertsons is looking to automate a new micro-fulfillment center in one of its grocery stores using robot-powered technology.

At Schnucks supermarkets, the future is robots, and the future is already here.

Starship Technologies, the maker of autonomous six-wheeled robots that carry groceries to consumer homes, is expanding into the world of package delivery.

Albertsons innovates a way to stay on trend and offer hot new products.

The Fresh Market lives up to the value proposition implied in its name at a stunning new prototype store in Charlotte, N.C.

Artificial intelligence can solve a lot of problems, but it takes the creativity of humans to identify and unleash AI’s potential. That’s what the nation’s largest almond producer just did.

A former visionary at Amazon is filling a big role at eBay's largest competitor.

Here’s why AI may be the solution to every retailers concerns.

Macy’s gains board member with unrivaled supply chain expertise as it pursues digital transformation.

Kellogg hopes to engage an even broader giving audience for this year's World Food day through its first digital food drive.

Alibaba-owned Tmall has joined forces with some of the world’s leading market research consultancies to help brands drive product development.

NCR makes deal with southeastern c-store operator to eliminate friction.

New artificial intelligence solutions let retailers increase demand forecast accuracy, grow sales, reduce waste and improve efficiency. Merchants rejoice!

Giant Food is following the expanding business trend of downsizing.

This is how Nielsen is planning to uncover shopper behavior.

IRI deepens relationship with Google to measure disruptive network.

Most retailers and suppliers realize just how much digital has changed the retail landscape. The challenge going forward is leveraging that digital influence into brick and mortar sales.

A Cincinnati firm is initiating the future of farming for Amazon.

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