21.02.2024The concept of "Autonomous Stores", enabled by the development of artificial intelligence, is not new. Miya Knights, Publisher Retail Technology magazine, examines the increasing role of automation in stores.
19.02.2024Elke Moebius, Director of EuroCIS, shares her expertise on the latest technology trends in retail ahead of EuroCIS 2024 on February 27.
07.02.2024IKEA has launched a new IKEA AI assistant, an AI-powered home design, inspiration and shopping tool, available exclusively on the OpenAI GPT Store.
05.02.2024We asked exhibitors at EuroCIS which brand-new trends retailers should have on their radar and which technologies will inspire their customers in the future.
16.01.2024In order to specifically target Gen Z customers, SPAR Hungary ran a two-day trial of an automated store – incorporating technology and AI powered tools.
09.01.2024With its innovative "Fruit and vegetables 3 days fresher" campaign, SPAR Austria won the "Future of European Commerce" Award in the Digitalisation category.
14.12.2023Cali Group and Miso Robotics announced that they are soon opening CaliExpress by Flippy™, the world's first fully autonomous restaurant.
01.12.2023Kohl’s is giving customers new ways to inspire their holiday shopping. From personalized gifting recommendations using AI technology to Kohl’s influencers top holiday picks, Kohl’s is using technology and social media tools to help customers find all the best gifts for their family and friends.
23.11.2023Kingfisher has launched the first AI-powered assistant in the home improvement sector, harnessing the capability of generative AI to support customers with their DIY projects.
31.10.2023DTEK.ai, a leading provider of innovative retail technology solutions, officially launched SWIFT at North Star, one of the world's most disruptive global startup events in 2023. The revolutionary technology leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision to transform the retail checkout process.
24.10.2023A transition is brewing in the world of retail: RFID. While by no means new, the technology is becoming a fundamental tool in the retail sector, revolutionizing the way goods are tracked, organized and sold.
16.10.2023Mango is moving forward in its digital transformation with the launch of Lisa, the company’s own internal conversational generative Artificial Intelligence platform.
10.10.2023Development in e-commerce never stands still. Microsoft provides proof with its new AI functions for the Bing search engine, which are soon to be rolled out. The Buying Guide is a shopping guide tailored to users within the Bing search results page.
02.10.2023SavorEat, the food tech company bringing customization and sustainability (using AI and 3D printing technologies) to food service, partners with Sodexo to bring SavorEat’s Robot Chef into the U.S. market.
12.09.2023The Smart Bakery Box, an AI-driven system, analyzes the sales figures of self-service baking stations and determines the optimal production quantity.
31.07.2023Schnuck Markets, Inc. and Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced the companies will expand their omnichannel partnership by deploying Caper Carts, Instacart’s smart carts, in select stores.
16.06.2023Carrefour has launched Hopla, a chatbot based on ChatGPT which will be integrated into the Carrefour.fr website. Customers are able to use this natural-language AI to help them with their daily shopping.
01.05.2023Enabling a comfortable "just-walk-out" shopping experience, thanks to state-of-the-art technology: Viessmann presented such a convenience store at EuroShop 2023 in Düsseldorf.
13.03.2023The Retail Technology Stage at EuroShop featured many technological solutions for the retail sector. Suppliers and users discussed current use cases.
03.01.2023The autonomous store, which enables shopping with an automated payment process in the background, represents a major leap forward in innovation in the retail sector.
08.03.2022Machine vision has recently made great strides. It is also being used in the area of checkout control in retail.
23.06.2021Intelligent planning can counteract food and energy waste. The EIT Food project PrO4Bake aims to use AI to optimize the daily processes of bakeries.
28.04.2021Xenia Giese from Microsoft tells how stores could save money, time and resources and thus operate even more efficiently and sustainably.
31.03.2021Tiny store, micro store, smart store, vending machine store – different names for concepts that all have the same goal: Customers shop 24/7 in staff-free stores.
11.03.2021Online shopping is becoming more and more popular, even for "try-on" items like eyeglasses. As a result, virtual try-on solutions have gained a fair amount of momentum in online stores in recent years.
31.07.2020Completely cashierless or staff-free stores are still rare, but there are successful examples. Will they soon become a serious alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar stores?