Smartphone Superstores

Technology relieves time-pressed grocery shoppers
Implications - Consumers today crave convenience—especially if it’s in regards to a time-demanding activity like grocery shopping. Thanks to technology, however, this often dreaded weekly chore is becoming less of a chore and more of a minor nuisance. Tech tools that make it quicker and more convenient to shop for groceries are gaining ground, elevating the traditional food store into a technological playground filled with helpful gadgets, apps, services and even robotics.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 6 Examples: 23,321 Total Clicks Aug 10 - Jun 11
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Robotic Grocery Gofers - The Electrolux AMMI Fetches Food from the Supermarket for You
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 12,292 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 11
Robotic Grocery Gofers
The Electrolux AMMI Fetches Food from the Supermarket for You
Grocery shopping can be a hassle, especially when you've got other things to do, and that wish that your refrigerator will magically stock itself can come true, thanks to the concept for the Electrolux… [More]
Grocery Store GPS Guides - The Meijer Find-It App Helps You Find the Frozen Food Section
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 3,908 Clicks Pub: Aug 29, 10
Grocery Store GPS Guides
The Meijer Find-It App Helps You Find the Frozen Food Section
Grocery shopping in the Midwest just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the Meijer Find-It app. This trial app gives shoppers in for Michigan-based Meijer grocery store an indoor GPS system. Customers can… [More]
Smartphone Superstores - The Tesco Subway Virtual Store Brings Shopping to Cyberspace
SCORE: 4.9
Mild 1,956 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 11
Smartphone Superstores
The Tesco Subway Virtual Store Brings Shopping to Cyberspace
The Tesco Subway Virtual Store is a brilliant idea by Cheil Worldwide advertising agency. In order to gain a monopoly as the number one grocery store in Korea, the firm decided to do an in depth analysis… [More]
Grocery-Bagging Robots - Stanford University's Incredible PR2 Robot is an Android Checkout Cle
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 3,134 Clicks Pub: May 15, 11
Grocery-Bagging Robots
Stanford University's Incredible PR2 Robot is an Android Checkout Cle
Stanford University’s robotics department has whipped up another creation straight from the pages of a sci-fi novel – a PR2 robot that has the ability to scan and bag your groceries. This isn’t the first… [More]
Gamer Grocery Apps - The Nintendo DS Shopping App Displays List and Layout
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 1,664 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 10
Gamer Grocery Apps
The Nintendo DS Shopping App Displays List and Layout
Turning grocery lists into an interactive gaming experience, the Nintendo DS shopping app will undeniably revolutionize the way people shop. Nintendo has just received a patent for this innovative experience… [More]
Educated Eating Sites - Consmr Platform is the First Review Site for Grocery Store Produce
SCORE: 3
Untested 367 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 11
Educated Eating Sites
Consmr Platform is the First Review Site for Grocery Store Produce
The Consmr platform hopes to rival some of the big players in the online review industry (see Yelp) but specifically for grocery store produce. The review website ranks produce by bringing together data… [More]