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Store tech

Store tech Archives

Ethics versus innovation: How to create an anti-discriminatory store

As the retail industry quickly evolves and becomes more reliant on access to technology and digital devices, it’s impera...

Oz Hair & Preezie perfect e-com by taking the in-store experience online

Preezie's innovative guided shopping experiences allow retailers to take their in-store consultants into the digital spa...

Good. Different? Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Aldi Australia is rolling out self-service technology to select stores in NSW and taking its first steps in e-commerce.

Retail news around the globe

LVMH works with Prada and Cartier on blockchain; The Warehouse Group expands in retail; McDonald’s rides K-pop craze wit...

Can Amazon blow out the hair care market?

Amazon is making its hairdressing debut with the opening of a high-tech salon in London. But is the Amazon Salon a viabl...

Amazon to let Whole Foods customers pay by palm print

Amazon.com Inc said it is rolling out biometric technology at its Whole Foods stores around Seattle starting on Wednesda...

How Starbucks is fostering inclusivity on both sides of the checkout

Starbucks accessibility manager shares how the coffee chain is creating an inclusive Third Place for its customers.

Dan Murphy’s unveils future-focused stores as Endeavour demerger nears

Australia’s largest liquor retailer unveils future-focused store concept based on consumer education and discovery.

Countdown trials temperature-controlled lockers in two stores

Countdown's General Manager Brand and CountdownX, Sally Copland, says the robotic pickup option is another step to incre...
Imagr to supply smart carts to Japanese retail group

Imagr supplying smart carts to Japanese retail group

The system operates with a charging station, a desktop-sized server, and an "imaging station" where the clerk can scan a...
Inside Retail & Sensormatic

Peeking in the fitting room: How to get real-time data on buyer behaviour

One of the more visible outcomes of the coronavirus pandemic has been a growing awareness and urgency for many physical ...
intellectual disability retail

What it’s like to shop as a person with an intellectual disability

Alex Elliot and Ella Darling, project workers from Council for Intellectual Disability, share their experiences of navig...

Making retail lemonade from pandemic lemons

The coronavirus pandemic has given rise to a number of new retail opportunities, and luxury is undergoing something of a...

How City Chic’s IT team contributes to its omnichannel success

Ensuring stores have a solid internet connection is harder than it sounds in a world of BNPL and click-and-collect.

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.