Innovation updates


MAC Cosmetics has opened an experience centre in Shanghai to provide an omnichannel shopping experience for its shoppers.
In June last year, 7-Eleven launched its first BEING Fit convenience store gym concept in Taipei.
Colgate-Palmolive joins L’Oréal and P&G to make use of Alibaba’s data for better and quicker product development, whilst mitigating risks at the same time.
Japanese snack chain Okashi Land partnered EasyGo to launch a self-service pop-up store in Gala Place, Mong Kok, Hong Kong. It opened last September for about a month.
25/01/2019 completed Indonesia’s first government approved drone flight, a breakthrough for drone delivery in Southeast Asia.
MobyMart, a Swedish-Chinese firm, is collaborating with Shanghai fruit retailer Taoyuanming to expand its automated stores in China.
BMW and Alibaba have unveiled a fully and seamlessly integrated intelligent voice assistant for BMW vehicles in China.
08/01/2019’s driverless delivery vehicles have been deployed in the cities of Changsha and Hohhot (inner Mongolia) in China.
Apple farmers in the city of Matsumoto in Japan are using technology to help boost sales of their apples.
Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo has rolled out a shopping chatbot called Uniqlo IQ, which acts as a digital concierge service for customers in Japan.