Joachim Pinhammer

Joachim Pinhammer

Joachim Pinhammer supports retail and technology companies with consulting and marketing expertise. He was Senior Analyst and Research Director Retail Technology at the London-based analyst group Planet Retail. Prior to that, he was the global marketing director for the retail division of Wincor Nixdorf (now Diebold Nixdorf). Joachim Pinhammer is a regular speaker at events organised by Messe Düsseldorf (EuroShop and EuroCIS), the EHI and further industry conferences. His reports are regularly published by trade magazines and online retail industry media.
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Sainsbury’s opens store with Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

Sainsbury's has become the first European retailer to rely on Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology. The British supermarket operator opened a cashierless convenience store in London using the competitor's solution.

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Back-Factory speeds up checkout with Walkout Technologies and Pan Osten

In a store in Bremen, Back-Factory is piloting self-service terminals from manufacturer Pan Oston that can register goods using image recognition and AI instead of barcode scanning. Camera systems and software were developed by sister companies Smoothr and Walkout Technologies.

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Colruyt pilots just-walk-out-store with homegrown technology

Belgian Colruyt Group has opened its first unattended convenience store. The Okay Compact store in the city centre of Ghent is testing technology from in-house development team Smart Technics.

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Plus Severijn optimises checkout with Pan Oston

Plus Severijn in Heeten, the Netherlands, integrates attended and self-service checkout options in a compact checkout zone with modular systems from shopfitting specialist Pan Oston.

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Sephora optimises supply chain with AI from Relex

Luxury goods group LVMH’s perfumery operator Sephora is implementing AI-based supply chain management solutions from Relex to improve the availability and turnaround speed of its merchandise.

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Bünting enables autonomous shopping at off-peak hours with Wanzl

Bünting enables customers of its new Combi City store in Emden to shop autonomously at off-peak hours. Technology from Wanzl controls and monitors the unmanned operation.

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Carrefour deploys fully automated pick-up stations with Delipop

Carrefour has launched a first fully automated pick-up station for online grocery orders in Paris in partnership with Delipop. The retailer plans to open 2,000 such locations by the end of the year.

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Asda optimises supply chain with Blue Yonder

Asda is integrating its logistics processes on the Blue Yonder Luminate platform. The decision marks an important step for the company's transformation process following its spin-off from the Walmart Group.

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dm automates cash processes with Glory

Drugstore company dm optimises cash handling in the cash office with systems from Glory. The retailer has already equipped 1,000 stores with CI-100 cash recycling devices from the Japanese specialist supplier.

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Hagebau navigates customers with Locandis

DIY chain Hagebau guides customers at its Neumünster location via smartphone app to the desired product. Technology from start-up company Locandis enables in-store navigation by intelligently linking different sensor systems.

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