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Majid Al Futtaim Launches AI Powered Carrefour City+; The Region’s First Check-Out Free Store

Majid Al Futtaim Launches AI Powered Carrefour City+; The Region’s First Check-Out Free Store

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia – is setting new precedents for retail with the launch of the region’s first check-out free store, Carrefour City+. Opened today in Mall of the Emirates, [...]

Convenience Stores Release Luxury Gifts for Chuseok Holiday

Convenience Stores Release Luxury Gifts for Chuseok Holiday

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Convenience store operators are competing over rather unusual luxury gifts with the Chuseok holiday just around the corner. Stores expect that consumers will replace gifts with luxury goods as many are bound to spend the Korean Thanksgiving holidays indoors and engage in so-called ‘revenge spending.’ GS25 released a 2.03-carat [...]

E-Mart24 Introduces Unmanned Liquor Vending Machine

E-Mart24 Introduces Unmanned Liquor Vending Machine

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — E-Mart24 Inc., the convenience store arm of South Korean retail giant Shinsegae, introduced an artificial intelligence (AI)-based unmanned liquor vending machine at its main store in Seoul’s Seongdong District on Monday. The vending machine, similar to a liquor refrigerator, automatically processes payments after customers select their beverages of choice. [...]