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Store tech

Making retail lemonade from pandemic lemons
Lucid’s Beverly Hills Studio & service center. Image: Lucid Motors

Making retail lemonade from pandemic lemons

We’re nine months into working from home orders and lockdowns in many countries, and whilst retail has suffered (or at least some individual retailers have gone to their graves) there have been new shoots for ...
Talking tech with Endeavour X
Starbucks partners with Pokemon Go in Asia
How City Chic’s IT team contributes to its omnichannel success
Opinion: When retail meets virtual reality

Store tech Archives

5 cool new global stores to check out

Lockdowns haven’t prevented some retailers from innovating with both new physical store openings and digital concepts.

Sometimes only a physical keypad will do

Physical keys are more intuitive, providing tactile feedback when the button is pressed
Robot Robovie.

Video: Japanese store employs robot Robovie to enforce mask-wearing

Robovie, developed by Kyoto-based Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, reminds shoppers to wear...

How to predict unpredictable demand: forecasting in times of crisis

Retailers today need to plan demand for an unpredictable future, and all they have to work with are months of biased or ...

Alibaba shoppers shatter Singles Day record already, spending $56 billion

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said orders made during its Singles' Day mega-shopping festival had exceeded $56 ...