1. Following a successful trial last year, Shanghai food delivery service Eleme is using drones to get orders to customers faster and more cost effectively.
2. From building trust to challenging perceptions, Food Dive explores how good packaging design can help small businesses stand out in a crowded market.
4. With Boxed, AmEx is experimenting with a loyalty rewards programme that’s built on a blockchain framework, which could make it easier to deliver real personalisation.
5. Smart shopping carts, blockchain-powered delivery trucks and in-store drones are some of the retail innovations being considered by Walmart, reports CNBC.