These retailers are leading the way in providing technology that is one step ahead of their customers’ expectations.
1.) Sainsbury's unveils UK’s first till-free grocery store
Sainsbury’s is tapping its SmartShop technology for the launch of its first ‘no cash, no cards’ mobile self-checkout store.
2.) Carrefour places big bet on blockchain
Carrefour wants to track 20% of all in-house products on the blockchain by the end of 2019.
3.) JD.com keeps pushing blockchain boundaries
Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has launched JD Chain, a blockchain framework for businesses.
4.) Virtual reality training pays off for Travis Perkins
Travis Perkins has tapped virtual reality technology to train over 1,000 drivers who work across the Group’s CCF, BSS and Keyline businesses.
5.) Walmart takes wraps off Intelligent Retail Lab
A Walmart Neighborhood Market in Levittown, New York, has been transformed into the retailer’s new Intelligent Retail Lab, featuring artificial intelligence-enabled cameras, interactive displays and a massive datacentre.