As the bright lights of Groceryshop fade away, we took some time amid the whirling of the slot machines and the laughter at the craps tables to put together a quick recap of what we heard over the three plus days of the conference.
There’s no hangover here in Vegas despite the year plus layoff from large, in-person interactions in the world of retail. After wrapping up a content-packed first day we moved into the second day of the conference where we tried to capture new themes that emerged.
There’s an odd comfort to the restart of the conference circuit in Las Vegas after a year and a half of the pandemic – and many cancelled events – which signals some return to normalcy. In that spirit, like in past years, we aim to provide a quick recap of some key themes we heard throughout the day to pass along to readers unable to attend.
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