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Food & Beverage Supermarket Designs Shoppers Custom Store Routes To Best Prices

Schnucks Markets is upgrading the grocery shopping experience with an app that will design a shopping itinerary using customers' lists, automatically applying coupons for the lowest prices

Entertainment Google Launches Stadia, "Game Platform For Everyone"

Google is aiming to disrupt the world of gaming with its own platform that allows anyone to engage in high-end video games without pricey consoles, letting them play from their own devices

Consumer Goods JD.com Debuts AI-Enabled, Cardless Checkout For Circle K Shoppers

The online retailer partnered with Fung Retailing Group to launch an AI-powered contactless checkout capability for retail stores, using image recognition tech to help Hong Kong shoppers scan and pay faster

Packaging & Product Engagement Sam's Club Enhances Mobile Checkout With Computer Vision Feature

The big box retailer hopes to further streamline the shopping experience by offering customers mobile checkout that uses machine learning to identify items, eliminating barcode scanning altogether

Delivery & Logistics Delivery Company Lets Customers Personalize Packages With AR Messages

Hermes is a Europe-based package co that aims to streamline and personalize the parcel sending and receiving experience with dynamic measuring and messaging

Brand Activation & Immersion Samsung Targets Major U.S. Cities With Experiential Store Openings

In the hopes of reviving its brand, Samsung is offering customers in L.A., NYC and Houston its own first-ever physical space to test out products, address repairs and receive one-on-one assistance IRL

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Kroger Debuts Own Mobile Payment System For Loyalty Shoppers

An app-integrated payment system from the supermarket chain aims to make checkout easier than ever while also linking to customers' rewards accounts

Retail Sirin Labs Debuts First Retail Store Showcasing Blockchain Smartphone

The Sirin Labs store is designed to widen its market reach by selling the $999 Finney Smartphone in a physical London outpost, simultaneously serving as a hub for the city's crypto community

Automotive Mobility Platform Makes Ride-Sharing Social With Group And Events Management

The multi-service rideshare app is poised to disrupt the transportation industry with group planning, prioritizing riders' occasions by letting them create one-time or recurring events, invite guests and finding them the optimal route

Gaming & Play Carnival Cruise Updates Liners To Include Interactive Tech

Carnival's Caribbean Princess and Regal Princess ships will feature a slew of new technology rolling out across the next year.

Fashion & Apparel Fast Retailing Co's Digitally Enabled Store Ships Merch To Shoppers' Homes Only

The GU Style Studio experiments with a store concept that allows shoppers to try and purchase apparel and accessories but not take them home, instead shipping them directly to customers

Beauty Nail Polish Fanatics Can Try Out Colors In Modiface's Virtual Nail Salon

The AR platform tracks hands from as much as half a meter away to superimpose polish colors and textures of customers' choice onto their nails in real time, enabling mess-free on-demand trial via mobile device

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel InterContinental Hotel Guests Can Check In And Access Rooms With WeChat

WeChat teamed up with InterContinental to create a digital-first hotel in Shanghai that allows guests to check in remotely, use their phones as key cards and even order breakfast via mobile, eliminating the need for human help

Post Purchase Service & Support Sellers Can Use Alexa To Manage Orders On Cloud-Based Shipping Solutions Platform

ShippingEasy aims to make it easier for sellers to prepare and ship packages even when they're away from their computers, letting them ask Alexa to print labels, ship orders and provide order history