Aldi trials first contactless store in continental Europe

Aldi and Shop&Go logos and illo of woman using the contactless store

Supermarket chain Aldi is trialling its first checkout-free contactless store in continental Europe in the Dutch city of Utrecht, enabling customers to enter the store by scanning an app, selecting items from the shelves and then leaving without needing to scan their purchases or use a conventional checkout... More




Galp opens contactless fuel station store in Lisbon

Galp contactless fuel station store front in Lisbon

Iberian fuel station network Galp has opened its first contactless convenience store on a forecourt in Lisbon in Portugal, enabling customers to select food, snacks, beverages and non-perishable goods from the shelves and leave without needing to scan their purchases or wait in line to use a checkout... More







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US grocery stores trial AI-powered self-checkout shopping carts

Veeve AI-powered self-checkout shopping cart for Albertsons US grocery stores

Two US stores owned by retail giant Albertsons are trialling a self-checkout shopping trolley that enables customers to select and scan items while they shop, compare products and receive personalised recommendations via an on-cart screen, and pay for their purchases by inserting or tapping their payments card without visiting a checkout... More