Boston Business Journal
Chieh Huang spent years trying to get grocery industry executives excited about the technology at Boxed, his grocery e-commerce company. He regularly gave tours of the company’s state-of-the-art fulfillment centers, featuring a custom software system and roving bands of autonomous carts.
But interest in Boxed, which is not profitable and crossed $100 million in revenue in 2016, was lukewarm. “They were like, ‘What a cute lemonade stand,'” Huang said.
That changed a year ago when Amazon bought Whole Foods Market. . . . more