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Beyond chatbots: 3 ways AI will revolutionize the grocery industry

February 21, 2018 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Beyond chatbots: 3 ways AI will revolutionize the grocery industry | FOOD & GROCERY | , , ,

Beyond chatbots: 3 ways AI will revolutionize the grocery industry

With Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the rise of subscription meal kits, and new competition from pureplay grocery delivery services, it seems like everyone is trying to build a better grocery store. But what if the supermarket of the future is the one right around the corner?…READ MORE

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Whole Foods is overtaking Amazon’s brands with $10 million in sales in just 4 months

December 22, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Whole Foods is overtaking Amazon’s brands with $10 million in sales in just 4 months | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Amazon has sold $10 million in Whole Foods snacks, canned foods, and frozen fruits and vegetables in the first four months since the brand became available on the retailer’s website…READ MORE

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Big box retailers are hitting Amazon with restrictions on Whole Foods

October 27, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Big box retailers are hitting Amazon with restrictions on Whole Foods | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Whole Foods Market met a new foe this summer during talks to lease a top retail space in a San Francisco mall: the Target next door..READ MORE

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Amazon rivals turn to legal fine print to stem Whole Foods strategy

October 25, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Amazon rivals turn to legal fine print to stem Whole Foods strategy | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Early attempts to persuade Target failed, and Whole Foods may now have to concede certain Amazon initiatives – such as lockers where customers can pick up goods ordered online – if it wants the location…READ MORE

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Amazon expands Amazon Restaurants, gears up for war with Whole Foods rethink

October 3, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Amazon expands Amazon Restaurants, gears up for war with Whole Foods rethink | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Amazon, which acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in August, is working to reshape the way Americans buy, and each of its individual stores sells, groceries…READ MORE

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Skip the checkout lines: Whole Foods, Walmart and other stores embrace online grocery shopping

September 29, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Skip the checkout lines: Whole Foods, Walmart and other stores embrace online grocery shopping | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Grocery shopping can feel like you’re navigating through an obstacle course filled with crowded parking lots, long lines and screaming kids…READ MORE

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Amazon’s changes leave Whole Foods on fast track to mimic conventional grocery stores

September 26, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Amazon’s changes leave Whole Foods on fast track to mimic conventional grocery stores | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Whole Foods will change the way companies can sell and market their products in stores beginning next year, one of the biggest moves yet in its continuing push to operate more like a traditional market…READ MORE

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Amazon’s Ambitions for food tech go well beyond Whole Foods

September 1, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Amazon’s Ambitions for food tech go well beyond Whole Foods | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Amazon is exploring a technology first developed for the U.S. military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion U.S. grocery business…READ MORE

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Amazon may face limits in cutting Whole Foods’ prices

August 11, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Amazon may face limits in cutting Whole Foods’ prices | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,
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Shoppers want cashier-free checkout and they expect Amazon will give it to them

August 1, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Shoppers want cashier-free checkout and they expect Amazon will give it to them | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

When shoppers were asked what Amazon should add or change at Whole Foods locations, the top response was adding “cashier-free checkout,” according to a poll conducted by ChargeItSpot…READ MORE

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