7 tech companies looking to dominate grocery

Big and small, emerging and established, tech companies are elbowing into the grocery space. Here’s a small sample of the players vying for attention during the first day of the Groceryshop trade show Tuesday.

 

By Heather Lalley, Winsight Grocery Business

Sep. 20, 2022

 

It’s an understatement, of course, to say that the pandemic reshaped consumers’ relationships with grocery stores and forced a radical reimagining of the industry.

 

Add to those shifting consumer behaviors a dangerous mix of inflationary pressure and supply chain challenges, and grocery has no shortage of pain points.

 

Swooping in like white knights, though, was a ballroom full of high-tech companies during the first day of Groceryshop’s trade show Tuesday—some startups and others stalwarts—looking to help grocers cure what ails them.

 

Couldn’t make it to Las Vegas? Here’s a look at just a small sampling of the movers and shakers at the industry event.

 

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