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Tech Tools to Reduce Labor Expense

Feb 27, 2023
Summit 227-228

A tight labor market and rapidly increasing wage rates are putting a significant squeeze on the bottom line for most retailers.  Increasingly, supermarket operators are looking for ways to reduce labor in their stores.  Robots, automation, improved scheduling systems, and shelf tags are just a few of the strategies used by independents.


  • Discover new technologies, such as robots that are being used to reduce labor at store-level
  • Hear what systems and programs are being used to increase efficiency
  • Learn how retailers are automating key processes and functions
Tom Clark, President & CEO - Clark's Markets
Christopher McCrae, Retail Innovation Leader - Wakefern Food Corp.
Jennifer Shawgo, Sr. Director of New Ventures and Services - UNFI
Ted Mason, Retail Technology Consultant - National Grocers Association Foundation Technical Assistance Center
John Poore, Chief Technology Officer - TRUNO
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