What will it mean to “go shopping” in 2022 – and beyond?
The startups on this list are largely going to define it – because it’s their tech that’s going to enable it in ways that have never existed before.
Find out who’s transforming the store and what’s the latest.
Online commerce tools
New startups = new tech = new advancements.
Automation and robotics
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Laura Kennedy is a Senior Lead Analyst in the Consumer and Retail practice at CB Insights. She covers how technology is transforming retail in stores, online, and beyond, building on a foundation of knowledge about retail's biggest players to help clients understand where to place their innovation bets.
Prior to joining CB Insights, Laura was a Vice President of Retail Insights at Kantar, where she led research on retail and shopper trends in the US market, with a specialty in big-box retail. She worked with major CPG clients to shape their retailer strategies and was a frequently-requested speaker across the industry. In addition, business press including NPR, Reuters, Bloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal regularly cited her insights.
Before Kantar, Laura was a reporter and editor for the Kiplinger Letter, a weekly business forecasting publication in Washington, DC, where she covered retail and business law. Laura graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, summa cum laude with a degree in economics.