AI has Christmas shopping wrapped up

Americans are using platforms powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to lighten the load when it comes to Christmas shopping this year, a new survey claims. The study by SAP SE of 1000 US consumers found th...

Asia invests in autonomous shopping

Autonomous shopping platforms are growing in popularity in Japan and China. The Moby Mart self-driving supermarket in China is a standout innovation. Running off electricity, and equipped with solar panels, ...

Startups can lead retail revolution

(UK) The owner of some of the UK's biggest shopping centres has launched a startup competition to find the innovations that can "create the perfect shopping experience". It is a great opportunity for UK s...

Tech can keep shopping convenient

(JAPAN) Japan is facing the challenges of shifting demographics with less people of working age entering the employment market. The country is increasingly looking to technology to take up the slack and supp...

New robotic system simplifies shopping

|7 March 2017| Japan Pioneering electronic tags are simplifying the shopping experience in Japan. A robotic checkout system from Panasonic - Regi-Robo(TM) - is being showcased at popular shopping chain...

No queuing with Amazon Go

(USA) In 2012 Amazon set a goal to harness the latest technology and develop a unique shopping experience. One where people could stroll in, collect what they need and leave. The result is Amazon Go. A...

100M to shop in augmented reality

By the end of the decade it is estimated around 100 million consumers will shop in augmented reality (AR), according to new analysis. Gartner -  a world renowned research and advisory company - has made a nu...