Final week’s largest retail expertise performs at a look — Retail Know-how Innovation Hub

RTIH rounds up the stand out retail methods offers, deployments and pilots from the previous seven days. That includes Jumbo, Tesco, Aldi Nord, Trigo, Currys, Burger King, M&S, and Victoria’s Secret.


Jumbo, the second largest grocery store chain within the Netherlands which additionally has shops in Belgium, has introduced an unique digital shelf labels partnership with Hanshow.

The retailer at present owns greater than 700 shops within the Netherlands and Belgium.

So far, Hanshow’s options have been rolled out in over 250 areas. Jumbo will quickly have upgraded all 700, with over 11 million Hanshow digital value tags put in.


Spacee has launched a brand new model of its Deming shelf-mounted robots with dwell video feed capabilities, permitting retail retailer managers to see cabinets and get real-time stock snapshots remotely.

Skip Howard, Founder and CEO at Spacee, says: “There’s a enormous hole between what information retailers can gather of their e-commerce operations and what they will get from bodily shops.”

“Spacee helps fill that hole with important in-store buyer and provide chain information. Our newest Deming robots now take it to the subsequent stage with dwell and recorded video feeds.”

The robots roam throughout cabinets capturing stock information. Spacee says that, whereas it may take a number of days for workers to seize stock manually and a full day for a flooring robotic, Deming can present an correct stock accounting of a complete facility in beneath a minute.

Set up requires one device and about half-hour per aisle.


UK tech retailer, Currys, says it has invested over £250,000 in a fleet of robotic exoskeleton fits to assist colleagues from logistics associate, GXO, work safely and effectively by way of the festive interval.

The fits, that are getting used at Currys’ facility in Newark, will assist folks perform their bodily day after day duties, with the goal of placing much less strain on their joints and muscle tissues whereas lifting heavy hundreds.

The Newark website will assist ship 8.7 million models of inventory to all 309 of its shops this Black Friday interval.

The robotic fits are worn like a small backpack and provides colleagues not less than 10 tonnes of reduction over the course of a typical working shift — with as much as 30kg of help to the decrease again per carry.

Made with ultralight carbon fibre, the waterproof exoskeleton incorporates the AI-based Sensible Security Companion ergonomics early warning system to alert of indicators of poor posture and incorrect lifting practices in real-time.

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