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Actionable information about new and unique tools and technologies that will help consumer goods organizations drive success throughout the enterprise.

Three Trends to Watch in 2020

Brands must be ready for convenience to be redefined, local to go hyper-local, and tech to take the lead.

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."

Our annual state of the industry report examines some of the major issues affecting consumer goods companies as we begin a new decade.

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

Nestle’s Starbucks Coffee unwrapped a fun holiday program at Walmart incorporating augmented reality to spotlight a variety of seasonal SKUs ranging from ground coffee to K-cups and cookie straws.

A roundup of technology-driven tools that drive consumer understanding, engagement and conversion on every step of the path to purchase.

Brick and mortar stores are not becoming obsolete. They just need to get a whole lot smarter.

Nine actionable strategy tips learned by attendees of the 2019 Path to Purchase Expo.

The just concluded Path to Purchase Expo celebrated best-in-class consumer engagement in numerous ways, but none more so than through the awards to industry visionaries presented during the show.

The retailer is launching "7Voice," allowing customers to place orders through its 7Now delivery service via voice-enabled devices Google Home and Amazon Echo.

A roundup of technology-driven tools that drive consumer understanding, engagement and conversion on every step of the path to purchase.

Path to Purchase Institute’s editors reviewed the ranks of exhibitors and sponsors at this year’s Path to Purchase Expo to curate this special list of innovations that will be demoed, displayed and available for evaluation.

While delivering a keynote presentation at Path to Purchase Expo earlier this month, Forrester's Brendan Witcher outlined the top investments companies should make to meet the expectations of consumers today and tomorrow.

Path to Purchase Expo 2019 P2PX

Find out how some of the biggest companies pulled off their recent wins.

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.

Walmart Canada

The system uses distributed ledger technology to track deliveries, verify transactions, and automate payments and reconciliation among Walmart Canada and third-party carriers.

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.

The exclusive cereal is themed after the Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin and leverages Snapchat Lens Studio for an interactive game.

Canadian grocer Sobeys is rolling out AI-powered Smart Shopping Carts through a partnership with New York-based retail technology company Caper.

Wakefern Food Corp. has partnered with Locai Solutions to offer CookIt, a customized menu planning and food shopping solution, to its banners.

A roundup of technology-driven tools that drive consumer understanding, engagement and conversion on every step of the path to purchase.

The hair care brand is expanding its use of tactile markings on its shampoo and conditioner bottles, and launched a new Alexa skill to further its efforts of making hair care easier for consumers with low to no vision.

SmartParts

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

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