NRF 2019 conference goers will see firsthand how an iconic New York grocery chain Is implementing mobile self-scanning.
With the popularity of online shopping and Amazon, physical retail is suffering, but FutureProof Retail has a solution to draw more people into stores.
Grocer Fairway Market has launched mobile self-scanning checkout in all of its stores, reportedly making it the first grocer with such an option in the New York-area retailer's Tri-State region.
Fairway Market has launched FutureProof Retail's line-free checkout technology in stores across the New York metropolitan area.
E-commerce giant Amazon has opened just a handful of locations of its small-format retail stores, called Amazon Go, but they are capturing a lot of headlines.
Some retailers worry that adopting a self-checkout solution will deprive them of a key point of contact with their customers.
OKay convenience stores in Belgium allow customers to scan items and pay right from their smarthphones.
Many equate mobile self-checkout apps with big retailers like Amazon or Sam’s Club given the size of the technology investment required. But that’s not entirely the case, as the following Stores article reports on FutureProof Retail as an emerging player in this growing market.
Retailers have long looked for ways to improve the checkout process, but their disdain for long lines pales in comparison with how customers feel about standing around waiting to pay for their products. FutureProof Retail was launched to do something about it.
NYC Startup Leads Mobile Checkout in Micro-Markets Via Successful Implementation With Vancouver Office Snack Specialist "Natural Source'"
From store-grown produce to a renewed emphasis on service counters, retailers are focusing on innovation as well as time-honored strategies to keep their stores relevant
Following the launch at its Spar supermarkets, Colruyt Group will make the FutureProof Retail (FPR) line-free mobile self-scanning checkout solution also available at OKay stores starting in OKay De Pinte (Aug. 22), OKay Compact at Grootsermentstraat (Aug. 28), OKay Pepingen (Aug. 29) and OKay Ohey (Sept. 5).
(And why line-free mobile checkout is the future)
Fairway Market in New York City is testing a new technology in its stores that allows customers to skip the checkout lines by using an app on their smartphone, Winsight Grocery Business reports.
Retailers including Macy’s, Kroger’s, Walmart, Target, B.J’s Wholesale, Meijer, and Shoprite are racing to allow their customers to use mobile phones in stores to: shop, research products, check stock, and pay. Why the recent rush to install mobile shopping applications?
Belgian-based Colruyt Group has introduced a new self-scan app that enables customers to scan and pay for their purchases with their smartphones in selected Spar outlets.
FutureProof Retail was selected by Xplorex IT magazine as one of the 10 best retail solution providers of 2018.
OC hosted FutureProof Retail's Co-Founder and CEO, William Hogben, and Co-Founder
and President, Di Di Chan for a 25-minute video interview
Mobile Scan-and-Pay technology offers many benefits to grocers beyond reduced labor costs.
Cowen & Co.’s Oliver Chen and his team recently sat down with William Hogben, the CEO of FutureProof Retail, which provides self-scanning applications that enable self-checkout.
Amazon Go once again captured headlines a couple of weeks ago on a rumor that the e-commerce king is preparing to build more Go stores in Seattle and one in Los Angeles.
In turn, traditional retailers are thinking about how to combat one of Amazon Go's most attractive features: convenience.
Di Di Chan is cofounder and president of FutureProof Retail.
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Retail Partners Colruyt Group – Colruyt Group’s entrepreneurial division – is creating an app for Spar which allows customers to use their smartphones to scan and pay for their own groceries.
Amazon's partly automated retail store, Amazon Go, debuted with a location in Seattle in January, but a new report suggests that expansion plans are already underway. "Multiple people familiar with the company’s plans" told Recode that Amazon could open as many as six new stores by the end of 2018.
In some Spar supermarkets customers will soon be able to shop without waiting in line.
Amazon and Walmart are making headlines by introducing line-free grocery shopping this year. However, industry giants are not the only ones shaping the future of grocery retail.
In January 2018, Scan & Go HK launched the first mobile shopping discount retail store in Hong Kong in partnership with FutureProof Retail.
Fairway Market, New York’s iconic grocery store, has selected FutureProof Retail, provider of line free checkout, to power Fairway’s next-generation mobile app.
After a yearlong delay, Amazon’s checkout-free convenience store opened in Seattle
The National Retail Federation's Big Show this year features a slew of companies showing off technology that would revamp the grocery shopping experience.
Fairway Market has selected FutureProof Retail to power its next-generation mobile app.
Fairway Market has chosen FutureProof Retail, a New York-based provider of line-free checkout, to power the upscale grocer’s next-generation mobile app. The app’s technology will enable shopppers to scan and pay for items on their phones, thereby avoiding the checkout line.
FPR selected as the only line free shopping provider for NRF's Startup Meetup Program.
Today, Fairway Market, New York’s iconic grocery store, announced that it has selected FutureProof Retail, provider of line free checkout, to power Fairway’s next generation mobile app.
FPR's line free mobile self-scanning and service counter solutions will now fully integrate the Digimarc MobileSDK, enabling retailers to significantly improve customer engagement and reduce checkout times.
FutureProof Retail and CloudIoT Co., in Saudi Arabia have entered into an exclusive partnership to enable retailers in Saudi Arabia to offer line-free mobile self-checkout and service counter solutions to their shoppers.
Staffless stores are an emerging phenomenon in China, as e-Commerce companies big and small are investing lots of financial, technology, and product development resources in the area.
Walmart starts rolling out it's Scan & Go application at 20 Canadian locations.
FutureProof Retail (FPR) and Speedy Checkout Line AS in Norway have entered into a partnership to bring FPR’s line free mobile checkout and service counter solutions to customers in Scandinavia.
Tech replaces ten items or less to help shoppers get out of the store faster
Walmart's latest digital move to compete with Amazon will make reordering frequent purchases easier for its online shoppers.
Amazon bought Whole Foods and is now a brick & mortar retailer. What does this mean for other retailers and what can they do to stay successful?
In Shanghai, a prototype of a new 24-hour convenience store has no staff, no registers, and the whole thing is on wheels, designed to eventually drive itself to a warehouse to restock, or to a customer to make a delivery.
Amazon may be bringing its futuristic ‘no queue’ grocery store to the U.K. after the online retail giant filed several trademark applications for Amazon Go, the app that allows consumers to bypass checkouts when they shop.
Having already conquered the world of online shopping, Amazon is now gearing up to go IRL where it counts: groceries.
KSBY shows FutureProof in action at California Fresh Market
In an interview with Superb Crew, FutureProof Retail founder Di Di Chan details how the companies software solves problems for customers and retailers alike.
A new Walmart store in Tomball will include Walmart Scan & Go, Walmart's self-scanning mobile checkout application.
Customers at Walmart's new 190,000 square-foot Lake Nona Supercenter will be able to avoid long lines with the company's Scan & Go application.
PYMNTS.com profiles FPR and the emerging checkout transition.
After years of iOS exclusivity, Walmart rolled out an Android version of it's Scan & Go application. Walmart's Scan & Go enables customers to skip lines by scanning items and checking out on their smartphones. Scan & Go is currently availible at Walmart #520 in Roger, Arkansas.
Coop recently launched it's first six stores with a new self checkout concept across Denmark in both small and large cities. The concept enables customers to scan products and checkout with their phone, skipping the line.
The online behemoth's register-free store disrupts the landscape, but does more convenience take away from what food shopping has always been?
With Amazon Go making the dream of seamless AI-powered shopping a reality, how can reatailers and retail technology firms work together to keep pace with this disruption?
A new market report published by Credence Research projects an upsurge in mobile point of sale terminal sales through 2022.
Get hands on with FutureProof's line free checkout platform and experience the future of in-person retail.
The singular format, traditional brack-and-mortar supermarket may soon be a relic of the past as retailers must adapt to changing consumer demands or risk becoming obsolete.
Italy’s largest supermarket chain, Coop Italia, has opened what it is calling the “Supermarket of the Future” near Milan. The concept features extensive use of technology to improve the shopping experience.
2016 saw a number of major developments in the mobile payments sector including Amazon Go, Chase Pay, and FutureProof Retail's launching of the first pure mobile-only grocery checkout.
Panasonic's new Regirobo concept automatically detects and bags items, creating a seamless shopping experience at it's pilot location in Osaka, Japan.
Rebecca Minkoff's move to adopt mobile self-checkout was designed to increase convenience, attract millenial shoppers, and put customers back in charge of their own time.
For years, the theoretically appealing but too-often irritating self-checkout experience hasn't changed much. But now that many consumers shop with smartphones, retailers like Sam's Club and Amazon are trying to speed the process with technology that can cut down the time spent waiting in line.
Sure, the app — and grocery apps in particular — have been around pretty much since smartphones first came on the market. However, new innovations promise to upend how consumers shop and how retailers interact with their customers.
High fashion powerhouse Rebecca Minkoff unveiled self-checkout at the company's flagship store. The system will allow customers to buy everything from $200 handbags to $1,500 jackets totally autonomously.
The online shopping giant Amazon unveiled Amazon Go today, it's spin on brick and mortar retail. Using advanced technology the store will allow users to enter, sign in with the Amazon go app, fill up their baskets, and walk out without stopping to checkout.
California Fresh Market's newest location in San Luis Obispo features FutureProof Retail's radical new mobile self checkout solution.
“I have been on a 20-year quest to have in-store shopping,” Holzheu said, “and FutureProof has finally done it.”
Shoppers can skip the line and checkout on their phones at a new supermarket in San Luis Obispo
Retailer's app offers scan-and-checkout feature for new store
Whether consumers are ordering their groceries online, picking them up at curbside, or shopping in store, it's clear that technology is fundamentally redifining the shopping experience.
FutureProof Retail will be exhibiting with service and support partner SimpleWare Inc at the Unified Grocers 2016 Expo in Long Beach California, August 17th and 18th. We will be providing a sneak preview of our upcoming counter service capability.
The counter service product simplifies the process of ordering prepared foods at businesses ranging from cafes and food trucks to grocery stores and supermarkets.
Lines blur between shopping and payment channels as America goes increasingly mobile.
Tesco, the UK's largest retailer, announced it's plan to roll out it's "Scan as you Shop" service to an additional 20 locations. Scan as you Shop is currently availible at 350 Tesco locations, and used by more than 600,000 customers every week.
FutureProof Retail (FPR), a U.S.-based mobile software provider, announced today the roll-out of a self-install kit for their revolutionary application, Mobile Checkout.
New self install kit contains everything needed to provide mobile checkout, payment, customer service and loss prevention.
FutureProof Retail has made a splash with its app, developed using a “consumer-first” approach.
FutureProof Retail (FPR), a U.S.-based mobile software provider, announced today the launch of their Mobile Checkout application into the Canadian retail sector.
FutureProof Retail (FPR), a leading mobile software provider, announced today the addition of a 'Specials' function to their Mobile Checkout application.
FutureProof Retail (FPR), a leading mobile software provider launched in early 2016, announced today a Partner Incentive Program for their revolutionary Mobile Checkout application.
Mobile order-ahead through applications is increasing at an exponential rate, and will be a $38 bilion dollar industry by 2020.
FutureProof CEO Will Hogben has been appointed to RetailWire’s Brain Trust Panel.
Two California supermarkets pilot an app that lets shoppers scan their products in app and walk out of the store without waiting in line to check out with a cashier.
At Robert Ilijason's convenience store in Viken, Sweden, you won't find a single cashier. The store is entirely unmanned, with patrons using their smartphones or tablets to enter and purchase goods.
FutureProof Retail (FPR), a software development provider, announced today the launch of their white-labeled version of Mobile Checkout – the retail industry’s first start-to-finish self-checkout app.
The cell phone has also started to become a part of the physical store experience. Now it starts to emerge solutions that enables customers to manage the purchasing process altogether by mobile phone. Mobile Checkout from New York-based company Future Proof is an example.
While AmazonFresh, FreshDirect and Peapod have offered consumers varying degrees of online and mobile grocery ordering for several years, the in-store experience could use some help.
Supermarkets are in the beginning of a retail revolution that will focus on enhancing consumer experiences, enabling customers to order their groceries for pickup, and innovating technologically so that shoppers can skip lines and check themselves out.
Japanese businesses continue to agressively roll out self checkout solutions, a solution to the countries aging population and shortage of workers willing to take jobs as cashiers.
Research indicates that many consumers globally are interested in both redeeming offers and paying with their mobile devices in stores and resturaunts. Technology must adapt to offer consumers personalized deals and keep them engaged.
Emerging retail technologies will allow brick-and-mortar retailers to compete with the personalization and convenience provided by online shopping for the first time.
Every year Supermarkets cope with increasing overhead, labor costs, and decreasing margins. One company hopes to solve this problem with a combination of mobile self scanning, targeted offers, and store based predictive analytics.
TD Canada Trust announces a mobile payment solution in responce to research showing that the majority of Canadian's hate waiting in line to pay.
The coming transformation in retail payments will involve more technology and less human interaction.
The ubiquity of mobile devices have enabled many retailers to develop mobile shopping apps. The best of these apps include software-based barcode scanning, adding value for consumers and saving retailers money.
According to a recent estimate, Starbucks was able to generate $1 billion in revenue from transactions at smartphone based point of sale terminals during 2013. This success is attributed to the fanatical loyalty of Starbucks' customers, 10 million of which use their loyalty application totaling an average of 5 million weekly transactions in U.S. stores alone.
While conventional self checkout kiosks offer both upsides and downsides to consumers, more than half of people surveyed reported that they prefered self checkout.
Self Checkout is gaining popularity in the U.K. after a similar trend in the U.S. The new technology benefits consumers, retailers, and even improves shrinkage.