Category: Retail

Everli announces plans to expand into Germany and Romania

Everli announces plans to expand into Germany and Romania

Everli, Europe’s leading marketplace for online grocery shopping, today announced plans to expand into Germany and Romania in early 2022. The announcement follows the company’s recent Series C $100m investment round and a period of rapid growth for the company which is now operating in over 80 cities across Italy, Poland, Czech Republic and France. The expansion will see Everli […]

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Challengers gain share in buoyant self-checkout market

Challengers gain share in buoyant self-checkout market

Six vendors supplied more than 10,000 terminals each in 2020, as shipments reached a new record high of 175,000 globally Fierce competition between self-checkout vendors as market hots up Momentum in the self-checkout revolution kept up in 2020, with shipments booming by 25% globally, according to Global EPOS and Self-Checkout 2021, a new study by strategic research and consulting firm […]

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Tech giants and start-ups jostle for position in fragmented mobile self-scanning market

Tech giants and start-ups jostle for position in fragmented mobile self-scanning market

New research from RBR highlights growing collaboration worldwide between major retailers and vendors to open stores with checkout-free technology More than 32,000 stores allow customers to skip scanning at checkout Retailers are seeking to reduce friction and provide customers with a quick, easy and personalised shopping experience. Mobile Self-Scanning and Checkout-Free 2021, a brand-new study by strategic research and consulting […]

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Self-checkout revolution ramps up with record levels of investment

Self-checkout revolution ramps up with record levels of investment

More than half of the 175,000 self-checkout units shipped globally last year were cashless, as COVID-19 encouraged retailers to invest in solutions to reduce contact between customers and staff Surge in activity at pan-European and domestic grocery chains 2020 saw another record year of investment in self-checkout technology, with shipments increasing by 25% globally, according to Global EPOS and Self-Checkout […]

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Online commerce platform, Stockday, extends its services

Online commerce platform, Stockday, extends its services

Four years since its launch, Stockday, business-2-business online trading platform, developed by HEINEKEN Romania, extends and diversifies its offer, by including the portfolio of Coca-Cola HBC Romania, the leader of the local beverages industry. The expansion takes place following the closing of a partnership between the two companies, which involves the sale by HEINEKEN Romania of a package of shares, […]

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Fujitsu Delivers Cashless, Contactless Retail Experience for Masked Shoppers with Hygienic, Multi-Factor Biometric Authentication Technology

Fujitsu Delivers Cashless, Contactless Retail Experience for Masked Shoppers with Hygienic, Multi-Factor Biometric Authentication Technology

Fujitsu Laboratories announced the development of a new multi-factor biometric authentication technology to deliver an innovative shopping experience for the “New Normal” era, combining non-contact biometrics that filter the verification target through facial data with identification performed via palm vein recognition. This technology enables identification with greater than 99% accuracy even when the user wears a mask, and will be […]

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