Technology News - Inside Retail Asia
Can gamification help breach the retail digital divide, building customer loyalty and engagement?
Habitat by Honestbee has been voted one of the must-see retail innovations in the world this year.
Design house Nudes has built a cardboard cafe in Mumbai, a “vibrant hub” for dialogue on sustainable solutions.
Global spending by retailers on AI services will reach US$12 billion by 2023, according to Juniper Research.
A South Korean bank has launched a service allowing customers to use palm recognition to withdraw cash.
Sunway Pyramid has launched Malaysia’s first real-time in-mall mobile navigation app.
Aeon China is set to launch a self-service store network equipped with technology to anticipate what a customer will buy upon entry.
SM Group has employed its first in-mall customer service robot, at SM Megamall.
US retail giant Walmart and tech company Google have collaborated on voice technology to assist customers with grocery shopping.
McDonald’s is set to purchase US/Israeli personalisation vendor Dynamic Yield in an attempt to boost drive-thru sales.
South Korean eyewear label Gentle Monster has partnered with Chinese tech giant Huawei to produced connected eyewear.
Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.