Chipotle Uses Sustainability Database to Score Meals Consumer demand for sustainable products is increasing as the effects of climate change worsen. The HowGood database and machine learning are working together to determine sustainability scores for food products based on carbon emission levels.   
Athletic Shoe Manufacturers Use IoT FTW Additive manufacturing gives shoe companies flexibility in design and development. Now shoe manufacturers are using IoT and 3D printing to bring tailor-made trainers to the mass market and develop one-of-a-kind shoes for every type of athlete.  
Rethinking Retail Tech for the Holiday Season and Beyond Retail challenges will continue well past the holidays as many of the changes, such as curbside pickup and a preference for online purchasing, will remain in place long after the new year. For retailers that want to survive, they must transform their technology plan to deliver the safe, fast, efficient services that consumers now expect.  
Getting Personal: Stores Use Customization to Woo Holiday Shoppers Pandemic-related restrictions continue to hamper in-person shopping. Stores that tap into customer data to send personalized marketing messages can be the golden key to entice consumers to shift from looking to purchasing.  
IoT and Automation Team Up for Safer Shopping Holiday shopping will be different this year for retailers as shoppers try to avoid crowds and enclosed spaces. IoT, analytics, and machine vision can help keep customers and employees safe while still providing an enjoyable shopping experience. To be ready for the 2020 holiday shoppers, retailers will need to look to a new set of contactless and automation solutions.    
IoT Solutions Aim to Support Urgent Retail Industry Needs As the holiday season ramps up, retail stores prepare for a pandemic-safe return to in-person shopping. Prioritizing consumer safety and inventory management will result in satisfied customers this season.  
The Voice-controlled Smart Kitchen Makes IoT Intuitive Home cooks are benefitting from voice-activated technologies. From following recipes to new cooking techniques, voice assistants make cooking easier, plus artificial intelligence remembers your preferences, so food is perfectly cooked every time.   
Retail Turns to IoT to Keep Customers and Employees Safe Contact-free shopping and socially distanced customer service have become premium offerings in stores trying to keep everyone safe from spreading the coronavirus. Digital displays and AI-powered shopping carts are leading the way back to enjoyable—and safe—shopping experiences.   
Bakeries Add a Dash of AI and Sensors to Optimize Production Bakeries heat up profits with a boost from artificial intelligence. Coupling a smart edge controller with cloud-based reporting results in perfectly baked goods every time, no matter the quantity or who is on the clock.  
Banks Roll Out Smart Bots for Safe, Self-Serve Customer Management Intuitive interactions can influence where and how customers choose to bank. From self-service kiosks to fully autonomous robots, the financial sector is using IoT technologies to court potential clients.