Alibaba takes wraps off grab-and-go store concept

Alibaba takes wraps off grab-and-go store concept

Alibaba is giving a virtual tour of its new cashierless store, situated at its Hangzhou HQ.

Futuremart sells a range of Alibaba merchandise. Customers use facial recognition to enter the store and scan a QR code with their Taobao, Tmall or Alipay apps so they can shop. A Happy Go meter measures how happy they are, with big smiles earning discounts. Facial recognition and RFID technology at the exit recognise shoppers and the products they want to purchase. Then the store charges their Alipay accounts 

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