ComCap Grocery Technologies Key Themes Q4 2020

We are pleased to present our views on the Grocery Technology landscape, doing so with the aim of helping increase transparency and communication between the companies themselves, as well as financial and strategic investors

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The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting grocery tech into the spotlight. Additionally, changing the shopping habits of millennials and Gen Z and faster delivery are key factors translating into a higher adaptation of eGrocery across the globe.  It is expected the sudden focus on online grocery and grocery tech is set to alter consumer behavior well after the pandemic subsides

In our Grocery technologies key themes report, we highlight the technologies shaping the grocery tech sector, including real-time shelf monitoring, robots & chatbots, AR/VR tools, digital labels, etc. Further, the report identifies key disruptors in the grocery delivery and grocery tech domains. It also delves into current innovations in the food retail space

The report identified below key trends for grocery technologies:

  • Tech transforming e-commerce has been a disruptive force in grocery retailing
  • Market players are using M&A or partnerships to develop their own omni-channel and data-analytics capabilities
  • Use of analytics for personalized customer experiences
  • Mobile apps are modifying the shopping behavior of consumers
  • A number of technologies are emerging in warehousing (such as demand-sensing technologies) that improves replenishment decisions and POS data analysis and in-store tracking