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In-store farming: a growing trend

In this report we showcase numerous in-store and out of store vertical farming case studies from around the world, and look at the potential future of this growing technique.

Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

In this report we look at Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, and how it is changing the way we shop, and the implications for retailers and brands. 

Transformative Technologies in Q3 2021

20 of our favourite examples of technology being used to enhance the food and consumer goods industry in Q3.

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Circle K has retrofitted a store with Standard AI’s autonomous checkout technology in Tempe, Arizona, U.S. The launch follows a successful pilot last year.

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With a total area of 70,000 sq m (comparable to 10 football fields), the world’s largest and China’s first Sam’s Club flagship store has opened in Waigaoqiao Bonded Zone, Pudong New Area, Shanghai on 26 September. A shopping and entertainment destination The outlet includes a Sam's store, as well as catering, entertainment, and education. " It is not just another shopping outlet, but combin...
Emart24, the convenience chain of South Korean retail giant Shinsegae, said this month that it will increase the number of “hybrid” semi-unmanned stores that operate without workers late at night. Part of the cost-saving initiative It is part of the initiative to save costs by cutting down manpower. 80% of Emart24’s 5,300 stores are closed or without staff from 11pm to 6am, instead of openi...
As part of its plan to develop new revenue and profit pools, Walmart is to start offering several of its technologies and capabilities to other businesses. Enabling further investment in the customer value proposition Under this initiative, Walmart will aim to monetise the technologies it has developed over the last few years to support its digital transformation and moves towards creating ...
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