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Trigo raises $22M for an automated grocery check out platform, similar to Amazon Go

Automated check-out systems in supermarkets, where cashiers are replaced by barcode-readers and touchscreen interfaces for taking payments, have become a commonplace fixture in many parts of the world. But today, a startup that’s building many believe will be the next generation of such systems — computer-vision-powered platforms that monitor what you take from the shelves ...

Target launches a dedicated shopping site for same-day delivery, powered by Shipt

Target is ramping up its same-day delivery efforts, following news of Amazon’s plans to increase Prime speeds and Walmart’s recent launch of free, next-day delivery in select markets. This morning, Target announced it’s making it easier to shop its same-day selection directly from its website, with the deliveries powered by Shipt. The retailer acquired grocery ...

SoftBank-backed Nuro launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston

On the heels of its massive $940 million funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund, Nuro is launching in its second market. Nuro first launched its self-driving grocery delivery service in Scottsdale, Ariz. in August. Now, Nuro is expanding its partnership with grocer Kroger to launch in Houston, Texas. The service will be available through two ...

VCs have growing appetite for ‘AgriFood’

Venture investors are pouring billions of dollars into feeding their hunger for food and agriculture startups. Whether that trend line is due to enthusiasm for the sector or just broader heavy investing in the VC space is much less clear. According to a recent report published by AgFunder – a VC and investing marketplace focused ...

Too lazy to get groceries? This self-driving car will bring a tiny supermarket to you.

We're delivery obsessed. It's OK, we can admit it.  Between Amazon Prime, Postmates, Grubhub, Uber Eats, on-campus "snackbots," and all the self-driving grocery delivery vans bringing us pizza, Walmart orders, and more, you rarely have to go to ... ...

Nuro deploys autonomous delivery cars without safety drivers

A few months after Nuro deployed self-driving cars to deliver groceries in partnership with Kroger, the autonomous delivery startup is deploying its custom delivery bots. Up until now, Nuro was relying on Prius vehicles and safety drivers. Now, its delivery service in partnership with Kroger will be completely driverless and without a safety driver on board. Nuro has been ...

Get Amazing Freebies Online

10.15.2009 · Posted in Shopping and Fashion

Free samples by mail can fetch you some great deals. There are many products and services like, groceries, movie tickets, apparels, cosmetics, baby products, electronics, home appliances, household goods, food samples, entertainment, beauty products, diet and fitness, and much more. ...

A Frugal Word Of Advice: Go Generic and Save Some Green

10.12.2009 · Posted in Finance Articles

I interpreted a report about a week back that said by the time I am able to retire, there won't be any Medicare or Social Security left in the account the government has set aside. Because of this, I am so happy that I have been capable to squeeze and set aside every penny I ...

Experiences Of Online Food Shopping

10.10.2009 · Posted in Food and Beverage Articles

It seems that we can now buy just about anything via the internet and food is no exception. From a simple box of chocolates, to an entire weekly shop, there's everything available that we might want. But how good is internet food shopping? In this article I discuss some of my own experiences. I consider ...