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Rewe Group has announced a trial of self-scanning technology in selected stores, to bring the retailer up to date with modern technology. Tests are taking place in Rewe stores in Wesseling and in Cologne-Rodenkirchen.
IKEA is launching a new robotic furniture system called Rognan, developed in collaboration with American furniture startup Ori Living.
L’Oreal’s virtual reality business ModiFace will provide make-up testing technology to Amazon in the US, allowing customers of the shopping site to try on lipsticks using mobile phone videos or photos. The contract goes beyond make-up ...more
Walmart has hired a new leader to head Store No. 8, the retail giant's technology incubator. Scott Eckert will take over from Lori Flees, who became principal of Store No. 8 two years ago. Eckert previously served as an executive in residence for ...more
GameStop has reported sales and earnings for the first quarter ended 4 May 2019. Total global sales decreased 13.3% (11.5% in constant currency) to USD1.5 billion, resulting in a consolidated comparable store sales decrease of 10.3% ...more
Via its convenience banner Migrolino, Migros is trialling a checkoutless concept in Switzerland. Shoppers can gain entry into the shop as well as complete their entire shopping (from product scanning to payment) via an app. The store ...more
Edeka’s Südwest regional division has opened its first Budni drugstore locations in Offenburg, Baden-Württemberg. With a sales area of around 500 sq m each, one of the stores will be opened within the local E-Center hypermarket, while the second ...more
Netherlands-based European value chain Action BV plans to aggressively ramp up its Polish estate from its current 30 stores, according to Monique Groeneveld, General Director for Action Poland. The retailer launched in October 2017 ...more
Australian retailer Woolworths is working with suppliers Hilton Foods and Ingham’s to trial 2D barcodes that contain more detailed product information than standard 1D barcodes in an initiative Woolworths believes will enable more accurate ...more
Amazon in the US has announced that it is now offering free one-day shipping of 10 million items for Prime members, with no required minimum purchase amount involved. The ...more
Alibaba-run ecommerce platforms Taobao and Tmall are stepping up their offerings for consumers outside of China’s biggest cities for the annual 6.18 Shopping Festival. Running June 1-18, the midyear sales event has been tailored to help over ...more
Walmart has joined the MediLedger consortium. The consortium is developing a blockchain designed for tracking the provenance of medicine. The network is built on the enterprise version of the Ethereum blockchain and uses the Parity client and ...more
French retailer Carrefour has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk, and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust.
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John Lewis-owned supermarket chain Waitrose is testing a packaging-free merchandising method at a branch in Oxford as part of a new sustainability initiative. The scheme mirrors selling methods long practiced in Europe where products like pasta, ...more
Dutch ecommerce platform Bol.com has partnered with Ahold Delhaize to enable consumers from the province of Antwerp, Belgium pickup bol.com packages from Delhaize supermarkets. The delivery time will be the same as for home ...more
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