The future of grocery retail

Online grocery sales are projected to reach $100 billion within just five to seven years. In an already competitive and notoriously profit margin-thin market, this shift presents supermarkets with serious challenges — and opportunities. 

Join us for a morning where we’ll explore the future of grocery retail with some of the industry’s top experts. Spoiler alert: robots will be involved.

Agenda

8:am-8:30am - Registration, breakfast and coffee

 

8:30am-9:10am - Market landscape: The biggest opportunity in retail and where the industry is heading

Michael Eisenberg, Equal Partner at Aleph VC & named by Forbes as a "Meidas Touch" top 25 investor in Europe

Learn about the challenges that grocery retailers face, diving into customer expectations and what the future holds for retailers. 
9:10am-9:20am - Q&A

 

9:20am-10am - An ocean of bad solutions

Allan Lyall, ex Apple, Amazon & Tesco supply chain executive
Ran Peled, VP Marketing, CommonSense Robotics

Based on growth projections and the current e-commerce operating models available to retailers, this session will look at how scale and competition will affect different models. Which models are destined to die faster than others, and what do retailers need to do to survive?
10am-10:10am - Q&A

 

10:10am-10:50am - The CommonSense solution and why retailers are saying we are the only automation solution built with the last mile in mind

Elram Goren, Co-Founder and CEO, CommonSense Robotics

This session will dive into CommonSense Robotics’ Micro Fulfillment solution and why it's the only automation model built with the last mile in mind.
10:50am-11am - Q&A

 

11am - Light Refreshments