Innovation updates

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10/04/2019
The Aeon Group, one of Japan's largest retailers, is to launch a network of smart stores that are capable of anticipating what customers are most likely to buy when they enter the store.
09/04/2019
Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido is to become the world’s first multinational cosmetic company to open a dedicated office in Hangzhou to work with Alibaba and co-create products for Chinese consumers.
02/04/2019
As an important move to capitalise on China’s massive tourism market and offer Chinese travellers a holistic travel experience, Alibaba is launching a new shopping platform called Fliggy Buy. 
01/04/2019
Boxing Cat Brewery in Shanghai, owned by global beer brand Anheuser-Busch InBev, has partnered with the Tmall Innovation Center (TMIC), the market-research arm of Alibaba, to become the first company to make a craft beer tailored specifically for China.
14/03/2019
A.S. Watson and L'Oréal's AI and AR firm ModiFace have launched a virtual makeup service.
14/03/2019
Fung Retailing Group, a network of more than 3,300 stores, has partnered with JD.com to unveil Hong Kong’s first AI-powered checkout.
11/03/2019
Alibaba unveiled its voice-activated mirror, dubbed Tmall Genie Queen, at its annual beauty summit held in Shanghai in March 2019.
28/02/2019
JD.com and Rakuten have signed an agreement for JD.com’s drones and autonomous delivery robots to be used in Rakuten’s unmanned delivery solutions in Japan.
28/02/2019
MAC Cosmetics has opened an experience centre in Shanghai to provide an omnichannel shopping experience for its shoppers.
25/02/2019
In June last year, 7-Eleven launched its first BEING Fit convenience store gym concept in Taipei.