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Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time

Who's minding the store? In the not-too-distant future it could be cameras and sensors that can tell almost instantly when bruised bananas need to be swapped for fresh ones and more cash registers need to open before lines ...

Turnkey solution for a connected, self-shopping experience

A few years after they made barcode readers available to their clients, shops and supermarkets across Europe are now getting ready for digital wallet services. But what they may not know is that, somewhere in Porto, a startup ...

New device checks the amount of stationary gas in real time

Mexican startup Brain Fusion, which specializes in the Internet of Things (IoT),has designed a device for smartphones and tablets that monitors in real time the amount of gas from a stationary tank, communiating via Bluetooth ...

Virtual reality transforms real-life shopping in stores

In the not-too-distant future, grocery shoppers wearing Google Glass will see coupons for a new cereal flash before their eyes as they search for Cheerios, while others browsing the dairy section will have information about ...

'Sequential' pricing can increase retail profits, study finds

Business researchers at the University of Arkansas have conducted an in-depth study of "sequential" pricing of retail products in both online and brick-and-mortar stores and found that the ability to set prices based on real-time ...

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