As humans, we are dependent on food. There’s not much we’d be able to accomplish without the energy source provided by the assortment of carbohydrates, proteins and fats we consume on a daily basis. This necessity seems to echo in a prevalence of food everywhere we go, from the restaurants we visit to our workplaces, schools and homes, but the heaviest volume of food in our cities is typically found at the grocery stores we shop at. While these hubs are prime places to stock up on food, they are also top contributors to the worldwide problem of food waste.
For those of us in the retail industry, there is no denying the growing buzz around creating digitally-powered in-store shopping experiences for the consumer. It’s what today’s shopper wants. But are these technologies going to generate valuable ROI for retail organizations? More importantly, will they help store associates do the job they were hired to do?
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