COVID-19 case studies

See examples of how the food and grocery industry is implementing best in class initiatives to help combat Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Presentations

02/06/2020
Ahold Delhaize’s AI for Retail (AIR) Lab Delft is challenging startups, scale-ups and other tech companies to create a robotic autonomous store cleaning solution.
02/06/2020
Australian retail start-up Niska has brought an interactive robotic experience to Melbourne with the launch of an autonomous ice-cream store at Federation Square.
02/06/2020
Co-op is scaling up autonomous deliveries across Milton Keynes and surrounding towns and villages in response to increased demand during COVID-19 restrictions. The service is now available in eight Co-op stores, with six new stores added since March. 
29/05/2020
CVS Pharmacy is partnering with Nuro to pilot autonomous deliveries of prescriptions and essentials in the Houston market.
29/05/2020
LOTTE Shopping in South Korea launched livestreaming as an alternative marketing tool to win customers.
28/05/2020
Aldi is implementing an automated traffic light system at the entrances to its stores, to control the flow of customers.
28/05/2020
Siam Piwat has launched new retail services in Bangkok to engage and support customers and retail tenants during social distancing.
28/05/2020
The Chinese oil giant is offering customers a novel way to buy fresh food and grocery amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
28/05/2020
Members of staff often disinfect the trolley handles. However, one supermarket has started to use an automated robot to do this in under thirty seconds. The AD Delhaize, in Roeselare, claims to be the country’s first supermarket with a robot that disinfects the handle of trolleys.
28/05/2020
Magnolia Bakery, in New York, is preparing to welcome back customers by adding new ultraviolet lights that reportedly kill off airborne virus particles without harming humans.