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Store tech

How a Singaporean telco built the world’s best store
The tiny store is fully automated and open 24/7. Image: Supplied
Store tech

How a Singaporean telco built the world’s best store

As one of Singapore’s major telcos, Singtel is on a mission to serve more customers in more convenient locations through an innovative new store concept called Unboxed.  Conceived and executed by Londo...
Top Chinese retailtech enterprises revealed
Bonjour to embrace digital technologies, live streaming to return to profit
Starbucks unveils Thailand’s first unmanned self-serve coffee kiosk
FamilyMart set to test robotic c-store staff

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Image of Singtel store exterior
Store tech

How a Singaporean telco built the world’s best store

Here’s how the innovative Unboxed store from major Singaporean telco Singtel works.

Bonjour to embrace digital technologies, live streaming to return to profit

Bonjour, the Hong Kong-headquartered beauty retailer, says it plans to reduce its reliance on brick-and-mortar stores an...

Top Chinese retailtech enterprises revealed

Notable Chinese retailtech firms are small in size, heavy on IT personnel, and largely located around the Beijing-Tianji...

Starbucks unveils Thailand’s first unmanned self-serve coffee kiosk

Starbucks Thailand has launched its first-ever self-service machine with full customisable capabilities and digitised pa...
Store tech

FamilyMart set to test robotic c-store staff

FamilyMart will this month deploy a robot which vaguely resembles a kangaroo to stack sandwiches, drinks and ready meals...

Covid-19 is accelerating the use of automation

Companies are rapidly turning to automation to keep business running during the coronavirus outbreak, according to new r...

L’Oréal and Cathay Innovation to support beauty-tech startups in China

French personal care company L'Oréal has inked a partnership with venture capital firm Cathay Innovation to aid Chinese ...

EuroShop 2020 in Germany rocks retail

EuroShop 2020 not only looks back on more than 50 years of history of success, but it will be as well the 20th EuroShop.

Starbucks launches $100 million equity fund, Valor Siren Ventures

Starbucks has launched Valor Siren Ventures, an investment fund to boost food and retail startup technology companies.

IGD picks five key retail trends for 2019

Seamless in-store shopping experiences coupled with innovative advances in technology are among IGD’s five key retail tr...