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Retailers! Adopt Alibaba's innovation processes to drive high street traffic.

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Learn how Alibaba has innovated in its Hema (Freshippo) stores.

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Asian retailers are adapting technology on a different scale

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TRUE Branding Shop in Thailand is using the very latest in vending machinery, the 3D rotating screens and... believe it or not... an AutoStore installation (not fully ready in this video)  Video Source Link The installation was undertaken by Swisslog's Asia team (press release link)

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A review of EuroCIS, February 2019

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EuroCIS 2019 was a relatively small trade show spread out over two halls (9 & 10) at Dusseldorf Messe. A majority of exhibitors showcased POS hardware and there was also a large contingent from Asia (mainly China, Korea and Taiwan). Our verdict: Approximately half of all the exhibitors were domestic to Germany, or companies we have not heard of before (this was our first visit to EuroCIS). The size of the show may be due to the much larger EuroShop show (next opening in Feb 2020) opening every other year. However, as a trade show country, Germany is definitely one...

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Arket - interesting concept store, but lacking in details

Posted by Haesoon Jung on

We visited Arket on Long Acre in Lodnon's Covent Garden earlier this week. The store is located on three floors and is very plain in its layout. It reminds us of a Muji store, but much larger and with less products. Arket is, of course, also primarily a clothing brand. At the back, next to the Floral Street entrance, this Arket store also host an Arket-branded cafe serving a number of cakes (however, the Arket cafe has stiff competition from the Swedish-owned cafe 'Bageriet' on Rose Street - highly recommended!) which we have never seen in Sweden before. Our visit...

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A review of VR World Event - 2018 by Nexus Media

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If you are into 3D this will be for you! Our recent visit to VR World Expo 2018 yielded little to talk about, possibly as a result of the limited amount of exhibitors. There were gaming applications, engineering and medical applications with haptic feedback robotics, etc. While many of these applications have advanced a lot over the past few years and now offer global teamwork options in a virtual space, etc. new retail applications have been far a wide between. One company stood out from the rest though: Astrivis Astrivis is a 2 year old startup from Switzerland which started...

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