The need for checkouts in supermarkets will be a thing of the past as major retail players like Amazon, Tesco, Alibaba, are investing in new AI (artificial intelligence) technologies for checkout-free stores.
The secondhand market is one of the fastest-growing economic sectors within the fashion industry and a growing number of famous international retailers are now testing out a resale program where they allow shoppers to sell and buy used items.
The use of artificial intelligence in retail stores is already here in Serbia! A start-up Serbian company pygmyTITAN developed the first local digital sales assistant for retail stores. One of the first retailers to welcome Igigi is the famous Serbian supermarket chain AROMA.
Redefine Meat, a company that produces 3D-printed alt meat is planning a massive European expansion mid this year. The alt meat products will first enter Israel, Germany, and Switzerland, before moving into Asian and US markets.
Paul Jean Gaultier fashion exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Belgrade presented talking mannequins, that responded to the movement of visitors. With the development of facial recognition and AI technology, one must wonder will dolls replace human sales staff in the future?
UŠĆE Shopping Center in Belgrade introduced an innovative shopping center trend in Serbia, with the launch of a "Personal Shopper" Service, which demonstrates how important it is now for shopping centers to start thinking outside the box and to introduce new ways to connect with their visitors.
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