How Speed to Market Has Helped This 100-Year-Old Brand, An Interview with Driscoll’s CIO [Video]

Part-three of the Executive Exchange video series from JDA features Kiran Vankamamidi, CIO of Driscoll’s, who explains how this 100 years-plus company has embraced digital innovation to lead them to continued growth. As Kiran explains to JDA’s reporter Sarah Barnes-Humphrey, by using supply chain applications powered by JDA, Driscoll’s has stayed both competitive and even…

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How Fresh Retailers Are Already Using AI to Reduce Waste & Boost Profit [Video]

While the human touch will continue to impact retail at large, human touch alone can’t strengthen store success. With the emergence of AI and MI, grocers benefit from the significant impact of these technologies. Grocers are able to deliver when managing fresh assortments and associate productivity alike.  JDA’s GVP Solutions Strategy, Fab Brasca, further explains…

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4 Reasons Sustainability is a Major Focus for Fresh Retailers [Video]

As sustainability becomes increasingly important to many consumers, grocery retailers are challenged with how to keep up with these modern customer demands. In the video blog below, Fab Brasca, JDA’s GVP Solutions Strategy, explains how buyer behavior can be better supported through machine learning and artificial intelligence in direct response to sustainability. From reducing carbon…

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3 Ways Fresh Retailers are Helping the Planet

It’s official. Millennials are the largest consumer block and they’re moving the retail environment forward in a more sustainable way. Shoppers are focused on their core values and want to buy from the brands that are in perfect alignment with them. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), around 60% of consumers would ditch the…

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As Kroger Sells Convenience Stores, Retailers Face a Shifting Market

Kroger’s announcement Monday that it had agreed to sell its convenience store business to U.K.-based EG Group is the latest shift in the convenience retail space – a fast-growing market segment that’s also at the forefront of changing consumer habits and formidable competition. According to Marketwatch, Kroger will sell its convenience stores in 18 U.S.…

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Podcast: Amazon and Whole Foods: What’s Next?

Following Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, prices have fallen and foot traffic is up at Whole Foods Market locations. What’s next for Amazon and Whole Foods? How will the acquisition impact the competitive landscape? And will Amazon use Whole Foods to bring new technologies and staffing approaches to the retail world? In this Supply Chain…

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