New “hygienic interface” technology could drastically increase the number of safe interactions customers can have with self-service checkouts before they need cleaning.
17/02/2021 11:47 AM
Online delivery slot shortages have provided a significant boost for local shops that have begun listing products online in their droves.
12/02/2021 9:10 AM
Oxford Street is being forced to rethink its retail focus and shift its attention elsewhere in the wake of store closures and an ongoing online exodus.
02/02/2021 10:04 AM
Amazon is expanding the rollout of its biometric palm scanning system to more of its branded stores, allowing customers to pay with nothing but their hands.
20/01/2021 11:56 AM
Amazon has made another major push into physical grocery retail and has announced the launch of five new high-tech Amazon Fresh grocery stores across the US.
14/01/2021 11:26 AM
Nisa is trialling new inflatable barriers to ensure customers stick to social distancing guidelines when shopping in store.
14/01/2021 9:10 AM
Asda will become the first supermarket to offer vaccinations from inside its stores providing up to 250 jabs per day.
13/01/2021 8:52 AM
John Lewis has become the first UK retailer to suspend its click-and-collect service amid fears all non-essential retailers could follow.
04/01/2021 1:58 PM
NearSt, the Google-backed British retail technology start-up aimed at driving more people into physical shops, has raised a further £2 million in funding.
20/12/2020 6:13 PM
Retail trade union Usdaw has welcomed a new inquiry into the rise of violence and abuse towards retail workers. On Friday the union announced it had secured the necessary 100,000 signatures required to trigger a parliamentary debate. The petition calls for better protection for shopworkers, and was...
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23/02/2021 4:23 PM
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