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Articles, research, case studies, videos and other content related to best practices among consumer foods companies that are modernizing and streamlining their business practices through the adoption of robotics and other automation tools.

How will the retail industry move forward? By applying cutting-edge solutions to longstanding challenges. A look at key themes and trends from this year's "Big Show."

The department store retailer has teamed up with Tompkins Robotics to design and deploy cutting-edge parcel sortation systems.

Stop & Shop in September began piloting a fresh bread-making machine at a Milford, MA-based store as the company adds more unique elements to reverse dropping sales.

Representatives from Walgreens and the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) were on hand Oct. 18 in Christiansburg, VA, to see the first customer order delivered by drone.

SmartParts

The machine-to-machine factory automation product had 100% read accuracy during trials with the global manufacturer.

Amazon is taking its Scout autonomous delivery device from the Seattle area to a sunnier climate.

Walmart has embraced progressive test-and-learn thinking to stay on the cutting edge of technology that’s changing the world and apply it in the way the company works with customers and builds its organization over time, said Walmart Labs’ vice president - global data and analytics platform Ray Boyle while speaking at the Path to Purchase Summit in May. 

Pepper

P2PI editor-in-chief Peter Breen conducts his first non-human interview with Pepper the Robot (courtesy of HCL Technologies) during the 2019 Retail & Consumer Goods Analytics Summit.

Despite the transformative change sweeping the consumer goods industry, success in the analytics practice still relies on its oldest asset: people.

CGT looks at emerging technologies that offer unique solutions to consumer goods companies seeking to transform their organizations. This week: the Euveka smart mannequin.

CGT looks at emerging technologies that offer unique solutions to consumer goods companies seeking to transform their organizations. This week: click-and-collect pickup automation provider Cleveron.

Plans unveiled this month seek to more sharply target marketing activity and improve supply chain preparedness and speed to market.

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