convenience store

Food & Beverage 7-Eleven Customers Can Enjoy Beer On Tap And Organic Fare

The convenience chain is testing out alternative store formats to compete with Amazon Go, launching a Dallas location emphasizing fresh and organic options as well as an on-site Taqueria

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

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket MillerCoors Uses Foursquare Customer Data To Enable Targeted Ads

The alcohol brand, whose sales often take place in bars or restaurants where collecting info can pose challenge, is the first of its kind to use Foursquare's opt-in customer data, enabling personalized advertising to drive sales

Health How Brands Are Enabling Healthy Convenience To Meet Customer Demands

Providing everything from fresh-produce ordering on mobile apps to organic convenience stores, food retailers are responding to customer demands to fit healthy options into their everyday lives

Loyalty & Membership Coke And 7-Eleven Entertain World Cup Fans With 'Predict And Score' Game Series

World Cup viewers across 14 countries can participate in Coke's largest-ever customer activation, benefiting from a major cultural event to raise brand awareness, drive consumer engagement and promote products, having participants enter by purchasing specially marked "Share a Coke" cans

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Guests Staying With Airbnb In Japan Can Pick Up Their Keys At Convenience Stores

The travel brand is collaborating with convenience establishments like 7/11 country-wide to ease the check-in process during Japan's current tourism influx

Retail Sweetgreen Gave A Local Market A Sustainable Makeover

The LA-based chain teamed up with the owner of Hank's Mini Market to provide healthier food options to local residents, using its resources to boost small business instead of pushing it out

Entertainment AR Turns 7-Elevens Into Movie-Promoting Gamezones

An engaging form of advertisement promotes the second installment of the popular Deadpool franchise - and gets people into stores

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Tencent Helps Retailers Scale Their Cashier-Free Stores

Using its WeChat platform as a mode of payment, Tencent is on the forefront of developing tools for unmanned retail stores

Food & Beverage LA Market Tests If Consumers Are Ready For Healthy Convenience Stores

The Goods Mart hopes to begin a nationwide shift toward sustainable markets by selling healthy snacks and "ugly" produce in a convenience format

Transactions & Payments What Scan And Go Shopping Could Mean For Retail Workers

Technologies modeled on Amazon's Go store are expected to be rolled out this summer, raising speculation about the future of retail jobs

Cafe & Restaurant This Tokyo Bookstore Encourages Visitors To Stay Overnight

Tsutaya Book Apartment is part store, office and hotel, catering to nomad workers, locals and travelers

Retail Amazon's Branded QR Codes Unlock Discounts When Scanned

The retailer is adopting QR codes in a bid to better link its physical and digital shopping spaces

Automotive Your Next Uber Could Be A Mobile Convenience Store

Cargo wants passengers to be able to grab a snack or a pack of tissues from their driver during their ride