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Store tech

L’Oreal turns to Google as coronavirus spurs virtual make-up shift
FILE PHOTO: A cosmetic display of French cosmetics group L’Oreal is seen at a duty free shop at the Nice International Airport, in Nice, France, October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

L’Oreal turns to Google as coronavirus spurs virtual make-up shift

Shoppers searching Google for cosmetics will be able to try them on virtually through a deal with L’Oreal, as the French group looks to make up for lost store sales caused by coronavirus lockdowns by expanding...
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Store tech Archives

The front of the Nike Rise store featuring a huge image of a basketballer at the front at night.

How Covid is changing the game for experiential retail

It may be some time before customers feel safe coming back to stores, but online shopping doesn’t have to be dull and fu...

From survive to thrive: Tech-driven strategies to help Aussie retailers

The pandemic has forced many retailers to shift their approach to survive.

The Warehouse staff wearing cameras to boost store safety

Business currently undertaking trial of new safety systems.

What the first Amazon grocery store means for established retailers

Supermarkets are scrambling to keep up with Amazon's bold moves.

Understanding Amazon’s revolutionary store format

The online giant’s latest retail brainwave has the potential to take customer interaction to a whole new level.

Ikea ventures into augmented reality

Global furniture retailer predicts shift in the way we purchase furniture in the future.

Investing in instore digital tech

Why Sephora’s investment in instore digital technology is an example all retailers can learn from.

Ikea shakes up store format with digital hybrids

Swedish furniture giant augments its standard warehouse store network with new formats.

The thrill of the old

In his final column of 2014, Jon Bird looks at the thrill of the old and its relevance to Christmas.