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Digital Trends Live: YouTube Fine, Paying With Your Hand at Whole Foods

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Nicole Raney dig into the biggest trending stories in tech, including a $170 million dollar fine for YouTube over child privacy violations, Facebook’s decision to stop using facial recognition by default on your photos, the ability to pay at Whole Foods with just your …

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We Are Not Going Back to Old Retail

With the future of retail we have crossed over the demarcation line, says Walter Robb, the former co-CEO of Whole Foods. “We’re not going back to the old retail,” said Robb. “It’s just not going to happen. That’s the combination of digital and physical. We’re in what I would call new retail, which is the …

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Nothing Short of a Revolution Happening in the Food Marketplace

There is nothing short of a revolution happening in the food marketplace today and it is not a quiet one, says Walter Robb, the former co-CEO of Whole Foods. “It is disrupting things left and right, all the way up the value chain back into the farmer’s field,” says Robb. Walter Robb, former co-CEO of …

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Amazon Reportedly Prepping to Go Cashierless at Whole Foods

According to the Wall Street Journal Amazon is testing larger format stores with its Amazon Go cashierless technology as a prelude to a Whole Foods rollout. The WSJ appeared to have spoken with several insiders. “It is unclear whether Amazon intends to use the technology for Whole Foods, although that is the most likely application …

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Amazon’s Whole Food Purchase Raises Demand for Same-Day Grocery Delivery Services

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods was met with wariness and a not-so-unexpected round of hostility from rival supermarket chains. There was little doubt that the company’s foray into grocery retail would have made a big impact on the industry. What’s surprising, is how the buyout is also opening doors for suppliers and grocery-delivery startups like Instacart …

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