NACDS Total Store Expo

What does the future of drug stores look like? Vision 2029 provides insights into the future of retailing and trading-partner collaboration, with a unique blend of technology, and interactivity.

Vision 2029 will be open during Exhibit Hall hours:
Sunday, August 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday, August 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Vision 2029 Participants:

This year’s pavilion will serve as both a snapshot of emerging technologies that will disrupt the retail and CPG industries as well as a solution center aimed at expanding the dialogue on some of today’s emerging business issues. Some of the key topics that will be covered in the pavilion include: Alternative competition, e-commerce, promotion effectiveness and the role of assortment. Emerging technologies and companies will be announced in the coming weeks.

NACDS is pleased to be partnering with the following companies:

Clearview AI - Booth 2245  

Clearview AI has extremely accurate facial identification. In under a second it can find a match in our database of millions of photos. It can be integrated in security cameras, iPhone/iPad apps, and with an API. Unlike other facial recognition companies, Clearview AI provides a curated database of millions (and soon billion) of faces from the open-web.

CONVERG - Booth 2346

CONVRG is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on voice assistants and messaging apps, using the same brand voice they have invested so heavily in. Unlike other chatbot platforms, our proprietary technology uses machine learning to adopt the language of the brand, creating conversational experiences that are personalized and purposeful.

Inspector Cloud - Booth 2348 

At Inspector Cloud we build image recognition services for retail industry. Our award-winning shelf image recognition solution is used by a number of world famous brands to redefine how merchandizing works. With offices in New York and Moscow and backed by the Untitled Ventures, Starta Capital and Skoltech Ventures, Inspector Cloud’s ambitious goal is to set the industry standard for retail image recognition. We are providing industry most effective solution with +95% quality of service even for complicated categories. Our award-winning shelf image recognition solution is used by a number of world famous brands at a fraction of cost offered at the market. We know how complicated KPIs can be. We provide easy to use analytics configured for each project.

DeepMagic – 2347 

DeepMagic uses AI to enable frictionless shopping – any store, any place, any time. Patent-protected computer vision technology powers the Qick Kiosk – a 24/7 unattended, secure, small-footprint, walk-in store. Qick Kiosk enables the operating benefits of vending machines and the product diversity and customer experience of a small retail store. DeepMagic has signed agreements with major brands and retailers and identified more than 1.7 million potential Qick Kiosk locations in the US alone: hotels, apartment buildings, commercial office spaces, and university campuses.

RetailDeep – Booth 2248 

RetailDeep offers a simple sensor to help retailers identify VIP customers as they walk into the store, enabling personalized marketing on the spot as well as real-time action-able insights to empower associates to exceed customer expectations.

Simplista - Booth 2247  

Simplista grows retailer revenue and profit by fast tracking products from supplier to shelf. Simplista's cloud based, B2B platform revolutionizes product listing and item master management. It allows retailers and suppliers to collaborate in a structured, automated and secure manner -- in real time. We solve three problems that delay the supply chain: 

Supplier data is easily captured and validated 
Retailer data is quickly and accurately integrated 
Product changes are executed seamlessly

Viveat - Booth 2246  

Viveat is a SaaS platform Developed in Europe to augment the experience of any quality product and allow a 1-to-1 relationship between consumers and brands. The Viveat solution is designed for brands keen to offer a web based product-customer interaction to engage connected consumers, both in-store and after-sale, with storytelling, purchase registration, digital marketing initiatives, and product authentication. Even in the digital era, products are still the first touch point between brands and customers.

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