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Rewe Group trials digital shopping trolleys with Catch – without self-scanning

At the Rewe Centre in Cologne-Bickendorf of independent merchants Daniel and Boris Dugandzic, Rewe Digital has installed special tablet computers on around half of all 220 shopping trolleys to guide customers through the store. However, the devices are currently not used for self-scanning, for which customers still have to use the Zebra devices or their own smartphone.

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Fighting food waste demands a rethink

Food waste is a major problem. In Germany alone, 11 million tonnes of food ended up being thrown away in 2020, according to the National Statistics Office. Of this, 7 per cent (0.8 million tonnes) came from the retail sector. To combat food waste, 14 major German wholesale and grocery retailers signed an agreement with the Federal Ministry of Food…

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CAS AG and Solace support retailers together

CAS AG and Solace have formed a partnership to jointly support retail companies with their omnichannel challenges. Through the cooperation, the Hamburg-based consultancy and the Canadian event mesh platform help companies to realise the real-time processing of product, inventory, customer, and receipt data more efficiently. This should allow customers to shop seamlessly across all sales channels. Solace’s event mesh platform…

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Rewe Group requests standardised product images via GDSN

For its efforts to get suitable product images for the target market Germany into the Global Data Synchronisation Network (GDSN), Rewe Group won the ECR Award for 'Operational Excellence' this week together with the branded goods giants Mars and Procter & Gamble. The biggest challenge, however, may be that Germany's largest food retailer, Edeka Group, requires product images from its…

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Edeka’s Netto tests app-based shopping trolley lock from Wanzl

In the Bavarian towns of Burglengenfeld and Sünching, Edeka Group-owned discounter Netto is testing Wanzl's Hybridloc app-based shopping trolley system. The solution allows the shopping trolley to be unlocked either with a coin as a deposit, as before, or through the retailer's app.

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