Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Robots at your door and in your store

Robots at your door and in your store, Is all PR good?, Favado app review
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Is That A Robot At Your Door?

It's time that traditional grocers understand it's a new world and the robots are here.

A couple weeks ago consumers and businesses in Redwood City, Calif., and Washington, D.C., started to get food delivered right to their doors — via robot according to Recode.net. 

Starship Technologies put its autonomous ground-delivery robots to work delivering food with Postmates in Washington, D.C., and DoorDash in Redwood City, Calif. Its robots make deliveries in more than 40 cities in Europe. Watch video...

Forget Labor Problems, Hire a Robot in your Store
You might remember PeppAR, we introduced him to you during our 2017 Food Trends Forecast back in December – a restaurant robot that took your order, showed you in 3D the food you ordered and took your credit card. 

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They Say All PR Is Good PR
YouGov's just-released ranking of America's best-perceived brands—and those that dropped to the very bottom of it include Chipotle, Wells Fargo, Samsung and the Trump Taj Mahal. Adweek reports on the ranking.

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The App Review:  Favado Grocery Sales
Each week we review a food related app. This week we tried this money saving app. Save like a pro with Favado. Use the app to tag stores, brands and frequently bought items to know when items or brands are on sale. 

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The March issue of Foodservice@Retail: Grocerants is out today. Read all about why grocerants are HOT with Millennials.

Losing market share in the food industry? SupermarketGuru can help.. Get in touch.

Quick Poll: Animal Welfare: Are you concerned about what food manufacturers are doing when it comes the welfare of animals raised for their products? Participate in our consumer panel.
Today's Must Reads

- May 1st food industry strike expecting more than 300,000 to participate.

- Harry Potter fans are about to lose their minds over this new ice cream flavor.

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Will supermarkets take the place of department stores closing their doors this year?

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Trader Joe's wins for the American Customer Satisfaction Index. See how other stores ranked.

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Hy-Vee's RDs are reaching out to customers to help during National Nutrition month.
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