Technology News - Inside Retail Asia
DFS stores in 16 international cities – including Hong Kong and Macau – will be featuring Meitu Magic Mirrors for the next year.
Ratio in Shanghai uses robots to craft personalised espresso coffee during the day and cocktails at night.
Seventeen Hema supermarkets in Shanghai have launched a food-provenance feature that tells customers about an item’s farm-to-shelf journey.
Luxury-apparel retailer Tommy Hilfiger has released a “smart clothing” collection equipped with Bluetooth.
Alibaba has launched a series of diners staffed by robotic waiters.
The Fung family has invested US$35 million in Indian technology platform ShopX.
McDonald’s China has opened 300 new stores during the last year, targeting lower-tier cities.
Japanese retailer Uniqlo has launched a mobile assistant using Google voice recognition technology to personalise recommendations for customers.
JD has introduced its unmanned store technology in a foreign market for the first time, opening the JD.ID X-Mart in Jakarta.
KPMG global chair of consumer & retail, Willy Kruh is “sick and tired” of hearing about disruption. Here’s why.
7-Eleven Taiwan has opened its second unstaffed X-store in Taipei.
Big trends continue to influence the CPG industry, with numerous factors affecting the way products come to market.