Emart Everyday cashier-less store in Gangnam, Seoul

Posted by Thomas Andersson on

We recently visited Seoul and Emart's latest cashier-less store which opened a few weeks ago in the upmarket Gangnam area of Seoul, South Korea.

Source: We found out about the store opening from an article in Yonhap News.

Perhaps our expectations were too high when we finally arrived. However, the main news appears to be that the store accepts payment via the SSG (parent company) mobile application. There is no tracking of what customers put in their baskets and every customer is required to self-scan each product before being given the option of using SSG's app to pay for the basket.

However, we managed to get a few pictures of the store.


Screen outside the store with changing adverts.


Self-checkout terminal including possibility to use the SSG app to pay.


Entry barriers (no need for an app to gain entry)


The Emart chain make extensive use of LCD price shelf labels. These are used extensively by many FMCG retailers in South Korea.


Share this post



← Older Post Newer Post →

Related Posts

A Review of IMHX, NEC Birmingham, UK, 2019
IMHX, 24 Sep, 2019 NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom STIQs verdict (of 5 possible): Event link: IMHX First of all ...
Read More
A Review of FT Future of Retail conference by Financial Times Live, 2019
FT Future of Retail Conference, 18 Sep, 2019 Royal Garden Hotel, West London, United Kingdom STIQs verdict (of 5 po...
Read More
Lego and the lure of the Direct to Consumer channel
Direct to Consumer As the retail industry has changed, more and more brand owners have decided to reach out directly...
Read More