Many people in China find that they barely ever touch coins or banknotes these days. That’s because the nation – which invented paper money around
A customer at a HyperCity cashier-less store in Hyderabad uses the Perpule app to scan the barcode on a packet of carrots. Photo credit: Perpule.
Photo credit: Ant Financial. In China, smartphone apps have never felt more obsolete. WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app, hosts an overwhelming number of services
Photo credit: wangsong / 123RF. Chinese consumers love shopping online. And no wonder – thanks to mobile payments and speedy logistics, consumers can order groceries,
The secret to this fast-growing Vietnamese marketplace’s success: tier-two cities and micro-merchants
Image credit: Tech In Asia. In Vietnam, local ecommerce player Sendo is an emerging force. “In 2016, we tripled our gross merchandise value (GMV) from
Amazon showed off its automated Go grocery store concept at the end of last year, but a few months later postponed any actual shop openings.
Freight, a robot that uses Trax image recognition technology to analyze in-store product placement. Photo credit: Trax. Singapore-based Trax has just closed a funding round