RIC20: 50+ Sessions, 99 Speakers, Live Roundtables, Startup Innovation Labs and More

It’s easy to see why Retail TouchPoints and RetailX chose “The Big Acceleration” as the theme for the 6th annual Retail Innovation Conference (#RIC20), being held virtually Oct. 13-14. That’s because the coronavirus pandemic has, for better or worse, dramatically sped up a number of long-brewing retail trends. Ecommerce growth that wasn’t forecasted to reach […]

Sobeys Pilots ‘Intelligent’ Grocery Shopping Carts In Ontario Store

Sobeys is bringing an “intelligent” shopping cart to its Canadian grocery stores with the launch of the Sobeys Smart Cart, a technology-enhanced shopping cart designed to improve in-store checkout lineups. The Sobeys location in Oakville, Ontario will roll out 10 of the new smart carts as part of a pilot project, with plans for the […]