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Modernized Checkout Is Here
- Customers in 7,000 Circle K and Couche-Tard stores will soon experience near-instantaneous check-out via computer vision. Read more.
- Amazon continues to expand its checkout-free shopping experience within its Amazon Fresh grocery stores. Read more.
- H&M Group is testing new in-store shopping experiences to offer seamless payment options and faster checkout in a pilot across its COS stores in the U.S. Read more.
- RIS Exclusive: Solve Labor Shortages and Enrich the Customer Experience With Self-Checkout
Lend Us An Ear
In the latest episode of Tech Transformation, we’re talking with Kelly Mahoney, Ulta Beauty’s VP of customer marketing, about how they’re standing out in a sea of loyalty programs. We’re also joined by Richard Widdowson, VP, global retail & CPG solutions at SAS and a member of the CGT/RIS Executive Council, who shares how retailers are using data and analytics to make these decisions about consumer experiences more quickly than ever.
What the Editors are Reading
- CGT: Forget Ice Cream Trucks and Say Hello to Robomarts, Unilever’s Newest Pilot
- CSA: Starbucks solidifies timeline for CEO search
- WSJ: Target Inventory Warning Portends Retail Bloodbath
- McKinsey & Company: Beyond the distribution center
- Glossy: How Ring Concierge turned a burglary at its flagship store into its highest social media engagement ever
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