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Automation is one of the key trends of the future; robots can perform many tasks. Here we report on which tasks these can be in the retail sector and how robots can be used efficiently.

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04.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #iXtenso videos

Serving customer expectations with fast delivery

Automated storage and retrieval system AutoStore @ NRF 2022

„Retail has truly changed,“ says Jon Schechter, Business Development Manager at AutoStore System in an interview at NRF 2022.The COVID pandemic has pushed e-commerce demand even further, customers expect fast and reliable ...

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07.04.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Robotic pick-up points as solution for increase in demand for last mile delivery

Consumers expect fast and easy 24/7 order collection, says Retail Robotics

Retail Robotics shares new insights on robotic innovations, which can solve problems of so-called "last-mile" and revolutionize global delivery infrastructure for e-commerce and e-grocery. It addresses big challenges the market is ...

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24.02.2022   #Tech in Retail #artificial intelligence

Top 5 robot trends 2022

IFR reports on increase of adoption, easier operation and automation

The operational stock of industrial robots hit a new record of about 3 million units worldwide – increasing by 13% on average each year (2015-2020). The International Federation of Robotics analyzes the top 5 trends shaping robotics and ...

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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 ...

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07.01.2022   #Tech in Retail #EuroCIS 2022 – technology special

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 ...

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07.01.2022   #Tech in Retail #delivery

Hydrogen powered fuel cell drone

Collaboration for extended aerial delivery services

Doosan Mobility Innovation (DMI) and 42air signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at CES 2022 for a partnership to co-develop delivery services using hydrogen fuel cell unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). This agreement formalizes their mutual ...

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23.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #food retail

Coco, the remotely-piloted delivery service

New model Coco 1 expands delivery radius and volumes

Coco, the robot based delivery service, announced the official launch of COCO 1, a larger, more advanced version of its signature pink bot.The Coco 1 is a first of its kind delivery robot designed and manufactured in partnership with the micro ...

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15.12.2021   #digitization #Tech in Retail

Paving the way for supply chains of the future

First UPS Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) Asia Pacific innovation centre: digital revolution and future-proof supply chains

Supply Chain Solutions (UPS SCS) officially opened its first innovation centre globally, connecting businesses in Asia with emerging technologies in logistics. Located in Singapore, the UPS SCS Asia Pacific Innovation Centre will see UPS ...

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: 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 ...

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07.05.2021   #retail #digitization

Grocery delivery by drone

Kroger and Drone Express transform e-commerce in grocery retail

The Kroger Co. and Drone Express, a division of TELEGRID Technologies, Inc. today announced a pilot to offer grocery delivery via autonomous drones, expanding the retailer's seamless ecosystem and providing customers with anything, anytime, ...

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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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12.04.2021   #logistic solutions #warehouse management

Benefits of exoskeletons for logistics: tests at DB Schenker

Exoskeletons offer relief during lifting work

Workers in the logistics sector are subjected to extreme physical strain. In parcel distribution centres, each employee lifts around 180,000 kilograms every week – the weight of an entire Boeing 747. The consequences are back pain, an ...

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24.03.2021   #logistics #delivery

Innovation Hub to test in-store and warehouse logistics

Micro-fulfillment as big challenge for retail industry

AutoStore unveils its Innovation Hub, a pioneering new center located in Karmøy, Norway dedicated to testing and replicating diverse in-store and warehouse environments.As the suppliers of robotic storage and fulfilment technology for many ...

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14.01.2021   #delivery #robotics

Autonomous delivery vehicles

Industry report 2020 on indoor and outdoor delivery robots

Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Industry Report, 2020".Indoor autonomous delivery marketUp to date, indoor autonomous delivery robots have been available in restaurants, hotels, office ...

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10.12.2020   #food retail #food technology

Robotic canteen set to change the global food and hospitality industry

Karakuri showcasing its pre-production machine

Karakuri, a food robotics company, lifts the lid to unveil the world’s first automated canteen to make meals, the DK-One. Karakuri’s robotic system will revolutionise how and what we eat in restaurants, canteens, buffets, hotels and ...

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06.10.2020   #delivery #robotics

Contactless robotic grocery delivery service

Save Mart’s flagship store in partnership with Starship Technologies

Save Mart has announced the launch of an on-demand grocery delivery service to its guests at the flagship store in Modesto, California in partnership with robot delivery company Starship Technologies. Marking the one-year anniversary of its opening ...

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03.06.2020   #coronavirus #delivery

Automated delivery services sprang up during China’s Covid-19 lockdown

Retail technologies at Smart Retail Expo (SRE 2020)

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, China’s retail giants JD.com and Meituan both deployed their smart deliver robots/vehicles in heavily locked down cities, such as Wuhan and Beijing. Insiders believe automated delivery technology will be ...

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25.02.2020   #digitization #logistic systems

Latest developments in robotics and AGVs

LogiMAT 2020 in Stuttgart

The ongoing wave of automation and technical innovations is leading to greater demand in the intralogistics industry for automated guided vehicles (AGVs), collaborative robots (“cobots”), and picking robots. LogiMAT 2020 is offering ...

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19.12.2019   #retail #event

Face Payment in China

The Arrival of Facial Payment Era

According to recent report by Forward, China is currently the largest consumer in the global face recognition device market, thanks to its booming facial payment sector. In 2017, Chinese market accounted for 29.29% of the global total, and will ...

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09.12.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

“Knowledge4Retail”: Artificial intelligence in retail

Web-based knowledge service for robots

The University of Bremen was extremely successful in the innovation competition “Artificial intelligence as a driving force in economically relevant ecosystems” by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The Bremen project ...

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23.10.2019   #digitization #marketing research

Chance for new technologies in retail?

Schwarz Group to work more with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in the future

Schwarz Group is intensifying its cooperation with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) to develop applications for new technologies in the retail sector. It will be the first trading company to belong to a group of 29 ...

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17.09.2019   #logistics (software) #warehouse management

Shopify to acquire 6 River Systems

A team of experience in fulfillment software and robotics

Shopify Inc., the leading multi-channel commerce platform, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire 6 River Systems, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative warehouse fulfillment solutions. In June, Shopify introduced the ...

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25.07.2019   #customer satisfaction #POS marketing

Sales assistant Remy talks about strange customers and emotional decisions

An interview with a fictitious robot that works in retail

There is a lot of hype surrounding humanoid, socially intelligent robots and what they can do. They are interviewed, filmed and tested. Oftentimes, it’s to find out how consumers feel about the machines and how they are accepted by users and ...

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22.07.2019   #POS marketing #services

Retail service robots – helper or footfall generator?

Using drag and drop to train the new coworker

Many of us know their faces, even if we have never met them in person. One of these faces belongs to Pepper, the humanoid robot. It has fast become a media star. ...

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18.06.2019   #digitization #event

Changing markets: embracing disruption to harvest opportunity

Reporting from the first annual Retail & Brand Experience World Congress in Barcelona

More than 200 industry insiders highlighted the many challenges facing the retail sector today in interesting talks and lectures.Topics included the customer experience, the use of technologies, digital media, omnichannel strategies, personalization ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robots in retail: producer and salesperson all-in-one at the fully...
15.03.2019   #artificial intelligence #customer retention

Robots in retail: producer and salesperson all-in-one at the fully automated kiosk

Interview with Matthias Krinke, Managing Director of pi4_robotics GmbH

At Berlin’s shopping mall Bikini Berlin, we meet the robot “Gisela”. The robot’s designer Matthias Krinke sat down with us and explained what she can do and revealed what the retail industry can expect from her and her ...

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28.02.2018   #artificial intelligence #EuroCIS

Interactive and autonomous: Robotics and virtual systems for stationary retail

Robots and virtual systems have arrived in retail. Exhibitors and visitors of EuroCIS explain the role they play there.

Robotics, Virtual and Augmented Reality: What are the latest innovations in the field of these cutting-edge retail technologies? And how can these solutions influence the purchasing behaviour of customers now and in the future? The answers can be ...

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11.12.2017   #event #artificial intelligence

EuroCIS 2018 breaks 13,000 sqm mark

Start-up Hub booked out for première

Following the record edition achieved at the last event in 2016, EuroCIS – the leading trade fair for retail technology – is set to grow again next year, as even now, in mid-December, bookings for net exhibition space are exceeding the ...

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07.08.2017   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

How to build a chatbot: iAdvize launches Bot Builder for retailers

Businesses can now create their own chatbots for online customer service

iAdvize, a European leader in online customer service, has launched a chatbot builder for omnichannel and pure play retailers. The Bot Builder allows businesses to create their own branded chatbots to automate part of their customer service ...

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01.07.2017   #e-commerce #personnel management

Robots and automated processes are the future of warehouse logistics

Staff shortages and the e-commerce boom call for all resources

When e-commerce retailers sell products every few seconds, it creates enormous challenges for their logistics processes. Sufficient qualified staff is currently not available to handle these tasks. This is why automated resources such as driverless ...

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29.03.2017   #printers #visual merchandising

Spotlight on innovation: technological eye candy in the halls

Highlights shown in our photo gallery

EuroShop 2017 presented a vast variety of technological innovations. Exhibitors introduced POS solutions, which will impact design, day-to-day operations and even customer service. We are presenting some of these highlights in our photo ...

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11.11.2016   #services #robotics

Robot assists shoppers at Saturn in Germany

Care-O-bot 4 celebrates its première

In January 2015, Fraunhofer IPA presented a prototype of the “Care-O-bot 4” service robot. The charming helper is now proving its worth in the real world. “Paul” the robot has been greeting customer in Saturn-Markt Ingolstadt ...

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