Technology News - Inside Retail Singapore

Gamification: a key to experiential retailing on and offline

Can gamification help breach the retail digital divide, building customer loyalty and engagement?

Habitat by Honestbee now a ‘must-see’ global retail innovation

Habitat by Honestbee has been voted one of the must-see retail innovations in the world this year.

Walmart partners with Google for voice activated grocery shopping

US retail giant Walmart and tech company Google have collaborated on voice technology to assist customers with grocery shopping.

Boostcom acquires iColumn in Asia

Boostcom, a supplier of proptech for shopping malls, has acquired iColumn in Asia.

Grab launches ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’

Grab has expanded its fintech offer with “Buy Now Pay Later” facility and an online store check-out plugin.

AS Watson and L’Oreal launch virtual makeup try-on service

L’Oreal’s AI and AR firm ModiFace and AS Watson Group have launched a virtual makeup try-on service.

ViSenze AI technology helps people shop on Samsung phones

Visual commerce AI firm ViSenze has partnered with Samsung to help users easily discover and purchase products using their phones.

Ikea develops ‘intelligent curtain’

Ikea has developed an ‘intelligent curtain’ capable of purifying air.

Reebonz exploring blockchain technology to assure authenticity

Southeast Asian online luxury marketplace Reebonz is exploring blockchain technology as part of its strategy to assure authenticity.

Same-day settlements for hawkers from Nets

Payments services group Nets has launched a same-day settlements scheme for hawkers.

H&M plans cafe and florist trials

H&M plans to introduce further digital services and features to improve its customer experience both in physical stores and online.

Tech startup Blinq targets Southeast Asia

Tech startup Blinq is targeting Southeast Asia with its software which allows users to virtually try on and purchase designer apparel and accessories.

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