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Retail IT News: October in Review

Hello and welcome to October: in review

The holiday season will soon be upon us. From now, until the end of the January sales, retailers need to ensure that they maximize this peak seasonal trading period by delivering a world class customer experience that can cater for high volumes of transactions in a secure and efficient manner. In preparation, this year has seen retailers develop new apps, in-store innovations and other systems, all designed to optimize both the customer experience and seasonal revenue. Now we get to see how these improvements will pan out over the next couple of months.

Get the latest updates with our October in review blog.

Tesco opens new checkout-free store called GetGo

Tesco has opened a new store concept in central London where customers can shop and pay without scanning a product or using a checkout.

Meijer teams for virtual tailgating

Meijer has teamed with General Mills for a new way to be a part of the tailgate experience with the launch of the virtual “homegate.”

Ocado invest £10m in autonomous vehicle firm Wayve

Ocado has announced a partnership with and a £10 million investment in autonomous vehicle start-up Wayve.

Canadian firm’s interactive mirror technology sets retail and hospitality sectors buzzing

No lengthy fitting-room sessions with piles of discarded clothes. The mirror can even recommend outfits and tell buyers what’s in stock.

Self-checkout carts roll into NYC stores

Morton Williams Supermarkets and A2Z Smart Technologies pilot new smart cart.

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