Overview: Retail Technology

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A man is holding a smartphone against a scanner to enter an autonomous store; Copyright: Sainsbury's

“Autonomous stores”: Future reality or hype?


The 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.
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A person holds a yellow item of clothing in front of an intelligent mirror that displays product details for the item; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf / A. Wiese

Experience technology innovations and a community connection at EuroCIS 2024


Elke Moebius, Director of EuroCIS, shares her expertise on the latest technology trends in retail ahead of EuroCIS 2024 on February 27.
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The facade of H&M SoHo location; Copyright: H&M

H&M unveils its new SoHo location


H&M announced it has opened a new brand destination in New York City's iconic SoHo neighborhood where customers benefit from mobile checkout and smart mirrors in fitting rooms.
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A person types on a notebook and a graphic in the foreground visualizes a chat history with an AI.; Copyright: AndersonPiza / envato elements

IKEA launches new AI-powered assistant in OpenAI GPT Store


IKEA has launched a new IKEA AI assistant, an AI-powered home design, inspiration and shopping tool, available exclusively on the OpenAI GPT Store.
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A look into Lowe's Style Studio for the Apple Vision Pro ; Copyright: Lowe's

Lowe's Style Studio for Apple Vision Pro


Lowe's takes advantage of the unique capabilities of Apple's first spatial computer to help customers visualize and design their dream kitchen from home.
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A woman and two men stand at a shopping cart at a trade fair and try out a hand scanner; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf / A. Wiese

These technologies will fundamentally change retail


We asked exhibitors at EuroCIS which brand-new trends retailers should have on their radar and which technologies will inspire their customers in the future.
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A drawing of a woman who leaves a no check-out store; Copyright: Avery Dennison

Check-out free shopping wins loyalty from younger consumers


New research reveals: More than a third of shoppers say they would switch to a retailer that offers check-out free stores.
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An automated store targeting Gen Z incorporating technology and AI powered tools; Copyright: SPAR Hungary

SPAR Hungary trials Gen Z pop-up store using AI


In order to specifically target Gen Z customers, SPAR Hungary ran a two-day trial of an automated store – incorporating technology and AI powered tools.
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A fruit and vegetable section in a supermarket; copyright: SPAR/Foto Karg

Innovation campaign for fresher fruit and vegetables awarded


With its innovative "Fruit and vegetables 3 days fresher" campaign, SPAR Austria won the "Future of European Commerce" Award in the Digitalisation category.
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Woolworths new team member serves his first customer; Copyright: Woolworths Group

First of its kind accessible checkout unveiled by Woolworths


Woolworths has unveiled an accessible checkout, designed specifically for team members living with a physical disability, including people who use wheelchairs and other mobility aids such as walkers.
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