U.S. Grocers Play Technology Catch Up

Retailers continue to lag behind Europe and Asia in using technology to make shopping more time efficient.

Grocery Store

As technology continues to mature, grocers are attempting to find practical ways of implementing them within stores. Retailers aim to have scanning devices, smart shelves that light up to show where the product you’re looking for is and self-driving carts in their stores.

"All around the world people want to save money and they want to save time," Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said during a keynote speech at the National Retail Federation Big Show. "We want to foster a culture that supports change and helps us go along the journey we're all on, which will lead to even more change in the future."

As buying online and picking up in store becomes more popular among consumers, technology has to advance with it and grocery stores are continuing to roll out that change. 

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