Supermarket chains have an obligation to their customers to deliver fresh produce, at least, if they want to keep those customers. But keeping up with demand, especially amid seasonal shifts and market disruptions, makes this a complicated task. Through the adoption of AI, San Francisco start-up Afresh aims to simplify that task — and reduce waste in the process.
AI is rapidly taking the grocery industry to the next level during a time when price volatility, labor shortages and competitive markets threaten to derail its progress. Learn how Afresh is improving product freshness and customer experience with leading grocery partners like SpartanNash.
With two large exhibition floors, the National Retail Federation’s annual conference this week had hundreds of vendors, from brand-new startups to larger players like Google and Microsoft, show off their services and offerings to industry leaders.