Most read last week’s articles on retail technologies from RTIH – Retail Technology Innovation Hub


These are the items from retail systems that have caught your attention over the past seven days, including Carrefour Group, Netflix, Amazon, and The Very Group.

The Carrefour group calls on Criteo, Google and LiveRamp for the launch of Carrefour Links

The Carrefour group unveiled a new data and media retail strategy with the launch of its Carrefour Links platform.

This technology uses technology developed by Criteo, Google and LiveRamp and is offered to third-party brands.

Netflix partners with Shopify for online store launch

Amazon recently took a big step from retail to streaming, when it announced a deal to buy MGM, and now Netflix has gone in the opposite direction.

Netflix has already entered into licensing agreements for hundreds of products based on its original programming, sold by Target, Walmart, Amazon, H&M and Sephora.

And it is now launched Netflix.shop, initially in the United States, with a view to its deployment on international markets in the coming months.

Coca-Cola and Manna announce drone delivery trial in Ireland

Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland has partnered with Manna for a drone delivery service in Oranmore, Galway.

It is the largest commercial drone delivery trial of its kind in the world, with plans for further deployment to Irish cities in the coming months.

UEFA and AntChain bring blockchain technology to Euro 2021

UEFA and AntChain, the blockchain division of Ant Group, have announced a five-year partnership.

Ten retail tech investments that should be on your radar

These companies are leading the way in delivering experiences based on retail systems that are one step ahead of their customers’ expectations, including Carrefour Group, Amazon UK, Kroger and Coca-Cola.

The Very Group will recruit 30 young people via Kickstart

The Very Group, operator of online retailers Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is set to create 30 new positions as part of the UK government’s Kickstart program.

Morrisons under fire after abruptly ending 10% teacher discount

Morrisons has been accused of poor communications and underhanded tactics after removing a coronavirus outbreak from 10% off teachers and school staff.

Amazon chooses Camden for its next Amazon Fresh store in London

Amazon has opened an Amazon Fresh store in Camden, London.

It will be the fifth convenience store to offer Just Walk Out Shopping technology in the UK, which was launched with the Amazon Go offering in the US.

The other four are in Ealing, Wembley Park, White City and Canary Wharf.

LVMH and Google Cloud partner in AI and cloud-based innovation

LVMH and Google Cloud have launched a strategic partnership.

According to a press release, the duo are teaming up to enable LVMH Maisons, the company’s individual luxury brands, to create “new personalized customer experiences that foster long-term growth.”

Deichmann Group deploys the Targomo geolocation platform

European shoe retailer Deichmann Group has deployed Targomo technology in Germany.

The company, which is present in 30 countries with chains such as Deichmann, vanHaren and Rack Room Shoes, selected the AI-based location analysis platform TargomoLOOP for a pilot project supporting its site selection in Germany. , where Deichmann operates more than 1,400 stores.

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