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WHERE THE RETAIL INDUSTRY AND INNOVATION MEET.

CART has assembled a group of investors, decision makers and buyers across the retail industry representing more than 15,000 stores.

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Mike Brown
SuperValu

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Ron Bonacci
Weis Supermarkets

Patty Youchock
Allegiance Retail

Tom Hutchison
MDI | Merchants Distributors

Andrew Kestner
K-VA-T Foods

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David Ryman
Certco Inc.

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Clint Woodman
Woodman's Food Markets

 

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C&S Wholesale Grocers

 

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 Dan Funk
Associated Wholesale Grocers

 

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Moderated by: Sterling Hawkins

Virtual Pitch Event

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The Future of Commerce Starts here.


See the best of robots, 3D printing, IoT, and every other emerging technology that fits that sweet spot of both TECHNOLOGICALLY POSSIBLE and ECONOMICALLY VIABLE. The future of commerce is created right here. 


CART has helped us identify important new innovative solutions that can provide deep insights into shopper behavior to help grow our business. The CART platform helps us understand and stay abreast of new capabilities coming into the industry.”  
- Michael Moore, Chief Marketing Officer, Lowes Food


Over 300 startups apply to the semi-annual event giving us the perspective the have only the latest and greatest. See more about the Spring 2018 winner: udelv!

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Unified is a trusted technology partner to our members. There have been dramatic changes in the use of consumer-level technologies in recent years and the CART platform gives our members the ability to quickly find and understand solutions that are recommended by Unified. The platform is a major benefit to our retailers.”  
- Michael Brown, Retail Services, Unified Grocers (now SuperValu)
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Startups

Connect with multi-billion dollar retailers, brand decision makers and the food retailing community...

Finalists are presented with a chance to publicly pitch their solution to the industry. Multi-billion dollar retailers, brand decision makers and the food retail investment community are all present. 

Potential to win $50,000 as winner! 

Startups compete to be a featured solution on CART, pre-qualify for potential $25,000 cash investment from CART partners and $25,000 in free CART services. Most importantly the forum provides exposure to potential customers, strategic investors and the media.

Reach over 100,000+ retailers through the industry... 

CART collaborates with several trade publications making finalists accessible and recognizable within the retail industry. 


“Local Roots had the opportunity to participate in the 2017 CART pitch event. The entire process was organized and seamlessly executed. The event provided direct interaction with key decision makers from some of the most well respected companies in the grocery industry. I found this experience to be extremely valuable for our business development process.”  - Brandon Martin, VP of Business Development at Local Roots, Fall 2017 Winner


CART is more than a channel partner - they are a bi-directional connector between technology companies and retail businesses (and brands). CART has already helped our small company break into multi-billion dollar retailers and brand communications.”  
- Cole Harper, CEO, Doorstat, Previous Finalist

Now accepting applications for Fall 2018.

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Startup Application

Spring 2018 applications are now closed and further applications will be for the Fall 2018 event. All applications will be reviewed and the startup notified regardless of acceptance. 

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