SpartanNash Leveraging AI Technology to Predict Shopper Demand, Decrease Waste 

September 7, 2023 SpartanNash

Food solutions company SpartanNash is expanding its use of Upshop’s Magic™ Inventory and replenishment optimization application, to consolidate its ordering systems, maintain planogram integrity and assist with merchandising reset planning in both the center store and the produce department. The system also provides store Associates with a real-time, comprehensive view of the store’s stock to maximize assortment for guests, while at the same time reducing waste.

Johnsonville Chooses Lucy to Liberate Its Corporate Knowledge

July 17, 2023 Lucy

Lucy®, the world’s leading AI-powered Answer Engine℠, announced that Johnsonville, the nation’s leading sausage brand, has implemented the Lucy platform across its consumer, customer and product insights and marketing departments. Lucy equips Johnsonville employees with the exact information they need in the moment to do their jobs and boost efficiency, productivity, and decision-making.

Adoption of AI Will Drive $113 Billion In Value for Grocers by 2025

June 23, 2023 FMI

Grocery Doppio, an independent source of grocery insights and data designed by Incisiv and Wynshop to help grocers jumpstart, accelerate, and sustain digital growth, today unveiled “The Impact of AI in Grocery,” the debut report of a strategic new research partnership with FMI—The Food Industry Association. The report is a part of a multi-year program of quarterly insights and community engagement to help grocers navigate new technologies and meet evolving shopper expectations.

SeeChange Partners with Diebold Nixdorf to Transform Retail Checkout Through the Power of AI

January 17, 2023 Diebold Nixdorf

SeeChange Technologies, a leader in retail-focused computer vision AI technology, today announced a partnership with Diebold Nixdorf, a global leader in designing, enabling and operating relevant retail consumer and staff journeys, to launch the first in a series of AI-powered self-checkout (SCO) solutions. Diebold Nixdorf’s Vynamic® Smart Vision uses SeeWare® machine learning to recognize fruits, vegetables, baked goods and items without a barcode. Diebold Nixdorf will demonstrate Fresh Produce Recognition at the NRF’s Big Show 2023, to be held in New York City from January 15-17.

SpartanNash Bolsters Fresh Departments Using Artificial Intelligence Through Afresh Partnership

December 20, 2022 SpartanNash

Food solutions company SpartanNash announced its partnership with one of the world’s leading fresh food technology companies, Afresh Technologies. SpartanNash will pilot the Afresh platform, an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered predictive ordering and inventory management solution, at 10 of its owned Family Fare grocery stores in the Grand Rapids, Mich. area.