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Parcel Perform uses AWS machine learning for online shoppers

Singapore start-up Parcel Perform is collaborating with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to use machine learning for improving the delivery experience of online shoppers. Providing the latest delivery date of [...]

Walmart partners Zipline on drone-delivery trial

Walmart is teaming up with California-based Zipline to launch a drone delivery operation in the USA. The service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products with [...]

Telefónica digitises shopping complex in Spain

Telefónica has turned Zaragoza’s La Torre Outlet into the most digitalised shopping complex in Spain. The centre integrates connectivity, communications and wifi infrastructure with IoT, big data and artificial [...]

Pro-Vigil helps retailers meet Covid-19 guidelines

Texas-based remote video monitoring provider Pro-Vigil has announced a social-distancing AI suite that lets retailers and other organisations, such as manufacturers and schools, restore trust in the safety of [...]

Retailers wanted to test 5G-enabled shopping centre

The owners of The Square Shopping Centre in Camberley, Surrey, are looking for businesses and retailers who want to experience and test the latest technology in the UK’s first [...]

Titan launches India’s first smart payment watch

The fifth largest watch brand in the world Titan has partnered with State Bank of India (SBI) to introduce the country’s first smart payment watch. Titan and SBI are [...]

Smart checkouts and retail IoT to boom, say reports

Smart checkout technologies will process $387bn in transactions by 2025, up from just $2bn this year, according to Juniper. And Berg predicts the number of cellular IoT devices in [...]

Amazon offers seamless grocery experience in LA

The first Amazon Fresh grocery store has opened in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles. The store is designed from the ground up to offer a seamless grocery [...]

Samsung and Quividi help retailers with social distancing

Samsung Electronics has joined forces with French firm Quividi to help retailers manage social distancing and safety in store. The collaboration brings together Samsung’s content management and display expertise [...]

NEC tests digital technology at Indonesian convenience store

Japanese technology giant NEC has started a proof of concept (PoC) using digital technology to improve store operations and sales at Asian convenience store chain Lawson’s Graha Tamiya store [...]

Walmart Chile deploys Geek+ autonomous robots

Chinese autonomous mobile robot (AMR) company Geek+ is expanding into South America with its first robotics project, providing smart logistics to Walmart Chile, the largest supermarket chain in the [...]

Taco Bell integrates smart kitchens with mobile app

Fast-food chain Taco Bell is integrating smart kitchen technology with its mobile app so restaurants can detect when customers have arrived and suggest the quickest route for a seamless [...]