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Amazon's bottomless appetite

Amazon is shrinking time and eating up the planet...

By François Lévêque 3 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Mobile body-scanning startup wins LVMH Innovation Award

3DLook, a US-based startup specialising in mobile body-scanning technologies for apparel retail and other industries, is the winner of the LVMH Innovation Award...

24 May 2019

GLOBAL

The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

GLOBAL

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

L'Oréal's new skin diagnostic tool is powered by AI

French beauty giant L'Oréal has launched a digital skin diagnostic based on people's selfies...

21 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Carrefour optimises supply chain using AI

French retail giant Carrefour is using artificial intelligence to optimise its inventory management and reduce waste by integrating software developed by advanced analytics company SAS into its supply chain...

17 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

IBM Food Trust launches worldwide with Carrefour on board

European retail giant Carrefour has joined other participants involved in building the IBM Food Trust blockchain network...

11 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

With its purchase of Whole Foods, is Amazon's goal to revolutionise food distribution?

On 20 March 2018, Amazon became the second most valuable company in the world, with a market capitalisation exceeding $768 billion...

By Isabelle Chaboud 24 Apr 2018

FRANCE

Carrefour's chicken blockchain set to lay eggs

French supermarket group Carrefour said on Tuesday it would expand its blockchain-based food traceability programme, which is currently in place for some chickens, to eight other products...

7 Mar 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Credit card or selfie? Mastercard starts biometric payments

PARIS, FRANCE: Shoppers in a dozen European countries can make online payments using a selfie from Tuesday, under a rollout by Mastercard of new payment technology...

5 Oct 2016

FRANCE

The "A" speaker: A solution to noise pollution

Akoustic Arts' "A" speaker is described as the world's most advanced directional speaker because of its ability to create a narrow beam of sound that only the listener can hear...

By Jamie Matroos 22 Mar 2016

GLOBAL

Cartier boss snubs 'useful' smartwatches for classic chic

PARIS, FRANCE: Luxury jeweller Cartier said Wednesday, 27 May 2015, it doesn't intend to climb on the smartwatch bandwagon, viewing none of the hi-tech gadgets equal to the traditional timepieces the 168 year-old company makes...

29 May 2015

FRANCE

Innovation, Media, Mobile and Outdoor Lions winners

CANNES, LIONS: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity honoured the winners of a further four categories at its Innovation, Media, Mobile and Outdoor Lions Awards Ceremony.

20 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Innovation Day hits sweet spot where publishing meets technology

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the Telegraaf Media Group took on the job of networking enablers on Wednesday with the first "Innovation Day" in Amsterdam, bringing together publishers and technology suppliers to exchange ideas and discuss new and emerging tools and systems for creative digital advertising.

16 May 2013

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