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The Food Institute: Top 3 spring/summer trends in retail

In a few short years, retail will be a totally immersive and data-driven experience highlighted by personalized AI recommendations for health and home, smart carts to increase efficiency (and solve the traveling salesman’s dilemma in-store), and much more. Until all these technologies are made manifest, however, the 84.51 team recently released several trends to watch for this summer and beyond (84.51 is Kroger’s retail data science, insights, and media company).

For many, retail shopping will cease to be a chore and start becoming a journey of exploration and discovery as retail transitions from the hunt-and-peck style of yesterday to a data-driven, insights-laden, bespoke experience of tomorrow.


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