Smart Retail News

Carrefour migrates to Google Cloud

The Carrefour supermarket chain in Belgium is migrating its business-critical SAP systems and supply chain data to Google Cloud. Carrefour is building a data cloud, migrating its data centres [...]

Form acquires AI-in-retail firm ShelfWise

Massachusetts-based Form, a field execution platform for enterprise teams, has acquired Polish company ShelfWise, which makes a platform that recognises products and prices on retail shelves using AI. This [...]

Boots picks Advantech for health and beauty signage

Taiwanese firm Advantech’s DS-082 slim digital signage player was put to the test in a recent wide-scale, in-store implementation for the Boots health and beauty retailer and pharmacy chain. [...]

PiCo benefits from Emnify-Zapier integration

PiCo, an Australian smart-retail technology provider, is one of the first users of an integration between Emnify’s IoT cloud communication platform and workflow automation tool Zapier. This makes German [...]

Mitac touch kiosks operate without touch

Shoppers can operate a self-service kiosk from Taiwanese company Mitac without touching it, thank to contactless technology from Swedish firm Neonode. The breakthrough, which can be retrofitted to existing [...]

Danavation installs smart labels for pharmacy chain

Canadian retail IoT firm Danavation Technologies has completed the first installation of its digital smart labels technology for Familiprix Pharmacy just outside of Montreal, Québec. Initially, the provider of [...]

Shopic raises $10m to expand frictionless retail

Israeli retail AI start-up Shopic has raised an additional $10m in equity funding, bringing the total amount secured so far to $21m. Shopic creates frictionless, personalised shopping experiences in [...]

SML item-level RFID hits 5000 stores

Texas retail technology firm SML RFID says its Microsoft Azure-based Clarity item-level RFID software has been deployed in more than 5000 stores in 34 countries, with around 60,000 users [...]

Grubbrr software powers Samsung self-order kiosks

Florida-based Grubbrr is providing the software for the Samsung Kiosk self-ordering PoS device. With the integrated Grubbrr software, the kiosk comes ready to handle every aspect of the self-ordering [...]

Ascent 360 and Lightspeed unlock PoS data

Colorado-based Ascent 360 is available in the Lightspeed app store to help retailers leverage the power of PoS and ecommerce data. The data-driven marketing platform provides actionable insights on [...]

Faherty turns to NewStore for digital transformation

US clothing chain Faherty is digitally transforming its 25 shops using omnichannel technology from Massachusetts-based NewStore. With the company’s combined cloud-based PoS and order management as its retail foundation, [...]

Oveit brings live-stream shopping to USA

Texas-based Oveit has launched live-stream shopping in the USA. Due to the pandemic, retailers need to adapt the way they do business; they need to deliver more interactive, engaging [...]