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Thumbnail-Photo: Amazon Go or Amazon No?
07.02.2022   #brick and mortar retail #Tech in Retail

"Amazon Go" or "Amazon No"?

Our iXtenso editor tested a “just-walk-out store” from Amazon in Chicago

Is Amazon's ambitious "Amazon Go" project quietly going under? Or is it about to catch on and become ubiquitous? I tried to find answers to these questions at a store in Chicago.  ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sam’s Club relies on new automation
02.02.2022   #Tech in Retail #logistic solutions

Sam’s Club relies on new automation

Sam’s Club starts national deployment of automated inventory analytics robots

Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart Inc. and a leading membership warehouse club, today announced the national, chain-wide roll out of Inventory Scan that will be added to their existing fleet of robotic scrubbers in partnership with Brain Corp ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Aldi opens checkout-free concept store for public testing...
25.01.2022   #mobile payment #Tech in Retail

Aldi opens checkout-free concept store for public testing

Aldi, the UK’s fifth largest supermarket, has opened its first checkout-free store in London

The Aldi Shop&Go concept store in Greenwich opened last week for public testing, having been tested by Aldi colleagues in recent months.The new trial store, which is situated on Greenwich High Street, allows customers to complete their shop ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo
21.01.2022   #retail #Tech in Retail

Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo

2nd & 3rd March 2022 - ExCeL London

Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Expo is the ultimate hub for retailers to source the solutions that will ensure their supply chain is running as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Taking place at London’s ExCeL on the 2nd & 3rd ...

Thumbnail-Photo: AI Counter tech: future of unmanned retail stores and ability to scan...
08.01.2022   #Tech in Retail #food retail

AI Counter tech: future of unmanned retail stores and ability to scan objects

INFINIQ reveals next-generation retail tech at CES 2022

INFINIQ, an artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous driving data service company, unveiled its autonomous driving and retail innovation technology at CES 2022 from Jan. 5-7, 2022 in Las Vegas.INFINIQ presents a self-checkout solution and CES ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Fully autonomous delivery robot delivering in both indoor and outdoor...
07.01.2022   #Tech in Retail #automation

Fully autonomous delivery robot delivering in both indoor and outdoor environments

Ottonomy unveils Ottobot at CES 2022 in Las Vegas

At CES 2022, Ottonomy unveils Ottobots, a fleet of fully autonomous delivery robots for restaurant and retail industries for both indoor and outdoor environments. Ottonomy recently made announcements in partnership with CVG Airport and Presto ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sainsbury’s introduces contactless, checkout-free shopping with...
28.12.2021   #brick and mortar retail #Tech in Retail

Sainsbury’s introduces contactless, checkout-free shopping with SmartShop Pick & Go

New initiative available at Holborn Circus using Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

Sainsbury’s is launching a new in-store digital innovation with a contactless, checkout-free way to shop. Building on the success of SmartShop, which grew 173% last year, SmartShop Pick & Go is using Amazon’s Just Walk Out ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 2022 predictions: more checkout-free stores, more competion for Amazon...
24.12.2021   #retail #Tech in Retail

2022 predictions: more checkout-free stores, more competion for Amazon

GlobalData predicts rapid international expansion for checkout-free stores, more non-food stores and increased competition for Amazon

Also known as ‘ambient commerce’, checkout-free shopping allows customers to walk straight out with the items they want, as a range of technology tracks their movements and automatically charges their accounts. According to company ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Benefits of Self-Service Payment Solutions & How They Can Help Improve...
20.12.2021   #delivery #supply chain management

Benefits of Self-Service Payment Solutions & How They Can Help Improve Customer Experience

They can also offer convenience, flexibility and some greatly needed assistance in relieving queues.

Self-service checkouts are now commonplace – we see them almost everyday in grocery stores, take-out restaurants and even at entertainment venues like cinemas and theme parks. Not only do self-service checkouts provide an option for those who ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Israeli companies cooperate on smart shopping carts...
18.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #food retail

Israeli companies cooperate on smart shopping carts

Supermarket chain Machsanei Hashuk integrates solution by WalkOut for intelligent shopping carts

The Israeli company WalkOut, the developer of an autonomous end-to-end frictionless shopping solution, announces an extensive cooperation agreement with Machsanei Hashuk, one of the largest supermarket chains in Israel. As part of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Self-driving kiosk: wave, buy, snack
13.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #food retail

Self-driving kiosk: wave, buy, snack

REWE and Vodafone put first self-driving kiosk on the road

A kiosk on four wheels - this may not be new and somehow it is, because: The snacks are on the road without a driver*. The innovation unit REWE digital of the food retailer REWE makes common cause with the telecommunications company Vodafone and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tackling today’s retail staffing challenges with AI-powered WFM...
19.11.2021   #personnel management #artificial intelligence

Tackling today’s retail staffing challenges with AI-powered WFM

Workforce management solutions to resolve current labor shortage

Experts have attributed this difficulty finding front-line employees to a variety of factors, such as child-care responsibilities, a desire for increased wages and benefits, and concern about new COVID-19 variants.Many retailers are approaching ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The Most Important Characteristics Of A Shipping Label Printer...
12.11.2021   #delivery #supply chain management

The Most Important Characteristics Of A Shipping Label Printer

There are many aspects of a printing solution that can make them or break them when it comes to being suitable for printing shipment labels.

All over the world, shipment labels are being printed, applied, scanned, and read. Therefore, it’s paramount that the label printer can deliver clear and accurate prints. However, it doesn’t stop there – reliability, printer ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tesco opens new checkout-free store ‘GetGo’...
28.10.2021   #food retail #app

Tesco opens new checkout-free store ‘GetGo’

Shopping and paying without scanning products or using checkouts

Tesco has opened its first checkout-free store in central London on October 19th, giving customers the opportunity to shop and pay without scanning a product or using a checkout. This new store trial, GetGo, offers customers the same Tesco products ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Instacart acquires Caper AI
26.10.2021   #food retail #omnichannel

Instacart acquires Caper AI

Smart cart and smart checkout technologies

Instacart announced its acquisition of Caper AI (“Caper”), an AI-powered shopping cart and checkout technology platform. With this acquisition, Instacart aims to help retailers unify the in-store and online shopping experience for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The first cashier-free supermarket inaugurated in Dubai...
21.10.2021   #food retail #refrigeration cabinets

The first cashier-free supermarket inaugurated in Dubai

Unmanned stores with remote-controlled counters

“The world of retail is evolving and digital transformation will be the engine of change. Customers are increasingly demanding and they are asking for a fast, pleasant and safe shopping experience. The innovation will support retailers in this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Alibabas self-driving delivery robots deliver over one million orders in...
14.10.2021   #logistics #delivery

Alibaba's self-driving delivery robots deliver over one million orders in China

Plans, to expand the "Xiaomanlv" fleet to 10,000 vehicles

Alibaba Group’s autonomous delivery robots reached a milestone this week, delivering more than a million parcels in China within one year of their launch.In a show of efficiency, just 200 of the robots have carried parcels to more than 200,000 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Customer experience (CX) technology sets a new baseline ......
01.10.2021   #customer satisfaction #digital marketing

Customer experience (CX) technology sets a new baseline ...

... but still struggles to satisfy many, finds NTT’s research

NTT Ltd. released the 2021 edition of the Global Customer Experience Benchmarking Report (GCXBR), its annual survey assessing the global state of play for CX.Now in its 24th year, the latest GCXBR arrives at an important juncture to help ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tally the robot: Schnuck Markets deploys intelligent robots chainwide...
10.09.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

Tally the robot: Schnuck Markets deploys intelligent robots chainwide

Grocer expands partnership with Simbe to bring thecomprehensive retail management solution to all Schnucks stores

On August 26 Schnuck Markets announced an industry-first chainwide expansion with Simbe Robotics’ to further elevate the grocer’s business operations and customer experience.Building on previous successful expansions, the multi-year ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Transformation of supply chain network
23.07.2021   #food retail #logistics

Transformation of supply chain network

Kroger and KNAPP expand the Great Lakes Distribution Center

The Kroger Co. and KNAPP, provider of intelligent automation and specialized software solutions, announced their agreement to deploy, expand, and enhance the capabilities and capacity of the retailer's existing Great Lakes Distribution Center in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How can automation bolster margins?
12.07.2021   #customer satisfaction #delivery

How can automation bolster margins?

Counteracting growing margin pressures on retailers with technology

Competitive and price pressures are steadily increasing. Technologies that automate processes can help companies remain profitable. Here are a few examples.Retailers are facing unprecedented margin pressures in the current times. Increased raw ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automation leading the way to retail success...
19.04.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Automation leading the way to retail success

Possibilities of modern technology – online and offline

COVID-19 creates a slew of unprecedented challenges for retailers. In Germany, shops are closed due to the lockdown again since December, and many retailers not only fear the economic impact, but also that their customers might not return to the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital workers in retail: More time for important things...
19.04.2021   #personnel management #software applications

Digital workers in retail: More time for important things

Relieving employees with intelligent automation

Retail customers today demand superior quality and a world-class service experience in real time. Companies must strike a balance between the need for qualified personnel and high customer demands if they do not want to jeopardize the satisfaction ...

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