By Keith Nunes
Source: Food Business News
Walmart Inc. is on the verge of upgrading its Inhome Delivery program with automated replenishment. Using artificial intelligence, the program will track consumer shopping and consumption habits to automatically restock items without customers visiting a store.
During a presentation at CES 2024 (formerly the Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Whitney Pegden, vice president and general manager of Walmart Inhome, described the rationale behind the program and how it will work.
“(Consumers) told us that weekly household planning and remembering what to purchase is one of their most time-consuming responsibilities,” she said. “And people get frustrated when they forget something or realize they don’t have that one thing they need.