Technology presentations


Albert Heijn is testing an unmanned digital store with the general public between November 2019 and January 2020. The store is accessible to all visitors and is located at Schiphol.
For the next three months two Waitrose & Partners stores - Canary Wharf and White City - will offer DnaNudge genetic testing services
Following the opening of its first futuristic convenience store last year, FamilyMart Taiwan launched its second smart store.
The Lely Discovery 120 Collector is a revolutionary manure robot designed to clean solid barn floors.
Pret is trialling several new digital innovations in its Houndsditch, London, store. The store in located in a busy office district of the city of London.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is officially in flight with a pilot of on-demand drone deliveries in Virginia, US.
The Danish variety discounter Normal known for its self-mockery has launched a November advent calendar.
Avril Supermarche´ Sante´ in Laval is the first retailer to use CultiGo, a revolutionary and environmentally friendly vertical farming platform that can grow a variety of organic micro-herbs on-site all year round.
Technology transformation is one of the key trends shaping the landscape of grocery retailing in Asia. We review what technology transformation means in reality and what this trend looks like in action.
Examples of checkout solutions that are being used in physical stores to speedup payment
Canada’s second-largest food retailer, Sobeys, is partnering with Caper to test an intelligent shopping cart at a store in Oakville, Ontario.
X5 Retail Group in Russia is testing a facial recognition checkout unit in its test Pyaterochka store.
Tesco has launched a plant-based range, called Plant Chef. The private label range offers shoppers an alternative to traditional family meals.
The Metro Group has tested the "FreshIndex" app in five of its hypermarkets.
Japan’s second largest convenience chain, FamilyMart, launched its own smartphone payment system in July 2019.
10/10/2019 is one of China’s fastest growing retailers that is also increasingly stretching its influence across Asia. We review its business operations and how it is using technology to revolutionise the shoppers path to purchase via its 7Fresh supermarket and world leading logistics capability.
This report showcases the top 14 ‘Transformative Technology’ case studies that we have spotted within the food and CPG industry in quarter three of 2019
Starbucks and Alibaba launched voice ordering in China, bringing digital customer engagement to a new high level.
7-Eleven is testing facial recognition payment at one of its stores in Tokyo.
Finland's K Group will introduce a tool that will show its K-Plussa customers the carbon footprint of their food purchases from K Group’s grocery stores.
Albert Heijn is piloting a fully digital, 14 m² (150 sq. ft.) AH to go store, packed with technological innovations that make it possible for customers to buy goods without having to go through a checkout or self-scan.
7-Eleven has introduced Mobile Checkout for an even faster way for shoppers to shop, pay and go.
Coca-Cola European Partners has launched an autonomous delivery trial of its drinks to customers at Alton Towers Resorts.
Albert Heijn has launched an online map showing a production line of its private label products around the world.
Rewe Group's discount chain Penny is adding QR codes to some of its products in order to provide shoppers with additional supply chain information.