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JR East tests unmanned store in Tokyo

Japanese railway network operator JR East is testing an unmanned store in a Tokyo railway station.

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Lego Mosaic Maker debuts in Yokohama store

Danish toy producer Lego has opened a store in Yokohama Landmark Plaza this week, introducing “Lego Mosaic Maker” to Japan.

Customers will be able to experience the BeautyCam’s upgraded Skin analysis feature

Watson’s, 3 and Meitu create social media platform

A new social media platform will combine AS Watson Group, telco ‘3’ and Meitu.

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Habitat by Honestbee merges online and offline in technology testbed

Habitat by Honestbee in Pasir Panjang is billed as “the world’s first tech-integrated multi-sensory grocery and dining destination of its kind”.

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Macy’s rolls out VR across the US

VR system increases furniture sales by 60 per cent.

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H&M teams with Klama for global payments solution

Fast-fashion retailer H&M has announced a global partnership with online payments provider Klarna.

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JD Central investigates unmanned store in Bangkok

JD Central has revealed plans to open automated stores, starting next year in Bangkok.

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Oldtown White Coffee concept store opens at Suntec

Malaysian cafe chain Oldtown White Coffee has launched a concept store at Suntec City Mall.

Zara Shanghai concept store

Zara China opens first concept store

Fast-fashion retailer Inditex has opened its first Zara China concept store, in Shanghai’s CBD.

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WeChat Pay signs Singapore malls

Mobile payment platform WeChat Pay has announced its first mall partner in Singapore.

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Technology can literally drive customers to your store

Here is a true story of how in-car screens can literally drive customers to your store.

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Next-generation SK-II smart store opens in Shanghai

An SK-II Smart Store has opened in Shanghai featuring facial recognition, computer vision, and AI technology.

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