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Transforming the Grocery Store Experience with Technology featuring Laura Scott of Takeoff Technologies

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What does the future of grocery look like?

What does “micro-fulfillment” mean and how does it apply to grocery stores (and beyond)?

If we’ve learned anything from social distancing and stay-at-home orders, the future of grocery–and Takeoff Technologies’ role in that future–is looking more digital and more automated than ever before. In this wide-ranging conversation, Laura Scott, COO of Takeoff Technologies, shares her insights with Faculty Director Alva Taylor about the COVID pandemic, the future of retail grocery, and takes questions from the audience.

Laura Scott T’03 is COO at Takeoff Technologies. Takeoff Technologies is transforming grocery for both retailers & consumers. They use robotics and proprietary software to provide highly efficient grocery fulfillment at the local store level. With unparalleled speed to market, they are able to bring e-grocery to customers across the globe while helping retailers reduce costs.

Prior to her current role, Laura completely transformed Wayfair’s operations.

Laura graduated from the Tuck School of Business, and the University of Vermont with a BS in Environmental Studies.

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