China Plans To Open 1,000 Virtual Grocery Stores In Unused Urban Areas

China Plans To Open 1,000 Virtual Grocery Stores In Unused Urban Areas

Yihaodian will set up the 1,200-square-meter stores across the country, and augmented reality technology will be used to bring them to life.

Emma Hutchings
  • 18 october 2012

China’s leading food e-commerce site, Yihaodian (which is 51% owned by Walmart), has announced plans to open 1,000 virtual supermarkets across the country. TechInAsia reports that the grocery stores, which will be known as “Unlimited Yihaodian,” will be located in empty city areas.

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