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Five ways technology is changing retail in 2022

In this report we outline the key technology-based trends that will become more prevalent in the year ahead.

Cashierless stores in the UK

In this report, we review the cashierless stores in London, and give our view about what the industry should expect to see next.

Amazon brings ‘Just Walk Out’ to Whole Foods Market

Following plans announced by Amazon last year to launch its ‘Just Walk Out’technology in two Whole Foods Market stores, the first has opened in Washington, D.C. 

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We look at some of the latest checkout-free concepts to open, or soon to open, in North America, the range of formats they’re being developed within and assess where the various models go next.

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Tesco is about to open another cashierless store in London. The Tesco Express store in Chiswell Street is fitted out with Trigo’s cashierless technology, which is a combination of check-in gates, ceiling cameras and shelf scales to enable shoppers to purchase goods without needing to pay at a cash register. What makes this store even more interesting is that it looks like the store will off...
Aldi Nord has opened a cashierless store in Utrecht, Netherlands. This is the retailer’s first store to use the Shop&Go technology, and follows on from Aldi Sud's first cashierless store, which opened in January 2022.  Partnership with Trigo The in-store technology is powered by Trigo, a company that has also partnered with Tesco, REWE Group, Netto and Wakefern Food. The store is 370...
National convenience retailer, Co-op along with Starship Technologies have announced a partnership with North Northamptonshire Council to operate an autonomous vehicle delivery service in three towns in its district. The service, launched on 14 July, now makes delivery via Starship’s ‘robot’ vehicles from local Co-op stores available to 45,000 residents across Wellingborough, Rushden and Higham F...
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