Innovation updates

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17/04/2018
South Korean discount chain operator Emart has unveiled an autonomous shopping cart.
11/04/2018
Auchan Minute is a 18 sq. metre unstaffed convenience store format in China. It operates 24 hours a day without cashiers or staff in the store.
01/04/2018
Cold Storage has installed a digital weighing scale that identifies products and provides an efficient solution for shoppers.
06/03/2018
FamilyMart launched its first Fit & GO concept store in February 2018, a two-storey outlet consists of a convenience store and a gym.
28/02/2018
Rakuten, the Japanese ecommerce retailer has announced plans for a customer loyalty system based on blockchain technology.
20/01/2018
Toromart is the first unstaffed cashless convenience store in Saigon, Vietnam.
18/01/2018
Taobao, Alibaba’s ecommerce marketplace, has launched a new version of its shopping app for elderly shoppers.
21/11/2017
Alipay has launched its new facial-recognition payments technology for commercial use.
14/11/2017
Hairy crabs, one of the most popular delicacies of the season in eastern China, are being sold in a vending machine at an office building in downtown Shanghai.
27/09/2017
AEON has announced plans to set up over 100 stores by 2025 specifically tailored to meet the needs of Japan's senior population.