Technology Archives - Page 2 of 24 - Inside FMCG

Technology Archives - Page 2 of 24 - Inside FMCG

Dan Murphy’s unveils number plate recognition drive-thru service

The drive thru cameras can recognise the number-plate once the vehicle arrives at the bay.

Amazon adds Dash Cart and Alexa to its next-gen Fresh store in California

Amazon has opened its first Fresh store in Southern California, a next-gen concept introducing the Amazon Dash Cart and new Alexa features.

Eftpos by mobile growing at record rates in Covid’s wake

Australians are choosing to pay by eftpos on their mobile phones at record levels in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.

Survival strategies in a digital world

Covid-19 and its impact on bricks and mortar retail has fast-tracked the need for frictionless online offerings for consumer goods companies.

Woolworths takes stake in tech startup Longtail UX

Longtail UX, an Australian company that promises to increase the return on investment from online search and digital advertising spend, has raised $2.25 million from Woolworths Group’s venture capital arm, W23, and Global Retail Brands.

CCA’s Amatil X invests in Indonesian retail-tech venture

Amatil X, the corporate venture capital platform of Coca-Cola Amatil, has invested in Indonesian startup Wahyoo’s Series-A funding round.

Unilever, Algenuity explore using microalgae protein in plant-based range

Unilever has partnered with biotech firm Algenuity to produce new plant-based foods from microalgae.

Foodstuffs South Island taps into customer data

The supermarket and grocery cooperative has joined its North Island counterpart in using a new customer data science platform.

Store innovations: which store tech makes business sense now?

What if we considered the coronavirus lockdown as retail’s ‘ramp up’ period – accelerating the process of change that ‘new retail’ and omnichannel have long promised, but been slow to deliver?

Researchers create ‘multi-sensory musical ice cream’ for World Ice Cream Day 

Researchers from Monash University and RMIT have created a multi-sensory musical ice cream cone called WeScream! in celebration of World Ice Cream Day.