How the coronavirus pandemic helped convince grocery chains to experiment with new tech

The rapid shift to online grocery ordering has been labeled as the next phase of grocery shopping, but legacy grocers and retail heavyweights are both investing in technology in their brick-and-mortar stores.

FROM CNBCnews
September 14, 2020
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Grocers are Ramping Up Mobile Checkout Platforms

Retailers are seeing mobile checkout adoption grow while promoting the technology as a safe, contactless and quick option for customers.

FROM Grocery Divenews
May 6, 2020
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Associated Wholesale Grocers enlists mobile self-scan solution

Partnership with FutureProof Retail brings contactless payment option to independents

FROM Supermarket Newsnews
May 5, 2020
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A New Look at the Checkout Experience: Retail Refined

In this episode we discuss how FutureProof is helping propel the industry forward when it comes to the acceleration of contactless and mobile payments in grocery, fashion and beyond.

FROM Market Scalenews
May 5, 2020
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Independent Grocers Adopt Touch-Free Technology

Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) and FutureProof Retail (FPR) are providing FPR's mobile self-scanning checkout and counter service solutions as a no-touch technology solution to AWG member retailers.

FROM Progressive Grocernews
May 5, 2020
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There’s A Technology Retailers Have Been Scared To Try, But Could Make Shopping Safer Immediately

Retailers should make scan-and-go mobile checkout a functional option within their operations as quickly as possible.

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April 13, 2020
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Fairway is taming lines with its skip-checkout app

Fairway Market has seen a major uptick in the use of its mobile checkout app as consumers try to practice social distancing and avoid standing in lines, according to the retailer and FutureProof Retail, which powers the checkout app.

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March 17, 2020
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IT Retail + FutureProof NGA 2020 - Booth 1225

IT Retail and FutureProof Retail share a joint mission to provide grocery retailers with a trusted and affordable platform that evolves with the retailer’s needs. Our point of sales story.

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February 24, 2020
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Select, Scan and Be Gone

How Mobile Self-Checkout Has Gained Traction Over More Expensive Set-Ups

FROM TSYSnews
April 2, 2019
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This NYC Startup Redefines Retail by Bringing The Digital Experience Offline

With the popularity of online shopping and Amazon, physical retail is suffering, but FutureProof Retail has a solution to draw more people into stores.

FROM Alley Watchnews
November 27, 2018
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Fairway Market Launches Mobile Line-Free Checkout

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.

FROM Retail Info Systemsnews
November 26, 2018
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Fairway Rolls Out Mobile Checkout

Fairway Market has launched FutureProof Retail's line-free checkout technology in stores across the New York metropolitan area.

FROM Specialty Food Associationnews
November 21, 2018
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Amazon Go’s ‘vision’ for the future

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.

FROM Drug Store Newsnews
November 16, 2018
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Self-Service App Deepens Customer Connections At Fairway Market

Some retailers worry that adopting a self-checkout solution will deprive them of a key point of contact with their customers.

FROM Retail Touchpointsnews
November 8, 2018
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Mobile Checkout Gains Momentum in Europe

OKay convenience stores in Belgium allow customers to scan items and pay right from their smarthphones.

FROM Convenience Store Decisionsnews
November 2, 2018
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Mobile Self-Checkout Not Just For Big Merchants

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.

FROM PaymentsJournalnews
November 1, 2018
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FutureProof Retail brings online convenience to in-store shopping

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.

FROM Storesnews
October 29, 2018
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5 ways grocers are elevating the store experience

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

FROM FoodDIVEnews
September 17, 2018
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Mobile Self-Checkout Gains Another Merchant

Following the launch at its Spar supermarkets, Colruyt Group will make the FutureProof Retail line-free mobile self-scanning checkout solution 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).

FROM PaymentsJournalnews
August 23, 2018
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The Top Four Reasons Self-Checkout Fails In Grocery

(And why line-free mobile checkout is the future)

FROM The Shelby Reportnews
August 7, 2018
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Fairway Market trials system to scan and pay by mobile app

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.

FROM FoodDIVEnews
July 23, 2018
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Inside Fairway's 'Line-Free' Mobile Shopping Test

New York’s Fairway Market has been quietly testing a new technology in stores that allows customers to shop using their mobile phones and skip checkout lines entirely.

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Belgium's Colruyt Group Trials Self-Scan Payment App

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.

FROM ESMnews
June 5, 2018
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Mobile Self-scanning Line-free Checkout, Cowen’s Futureproof Interview + Video

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

FROM COWENnews
June 1, 2018
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10 Best Retail Solution Providers - 2018

FutureProof Retail was selected by Xplorex IT magazine as one of the 10 best retail solution providers of 2018.

FROM xplorexiTnews
June 1, 2018
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Retail Roundup: Amazon Alternatives, Urban Outfitters Renewal, Costco in France

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.

FROM Barron'snews
May 16, 2018
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See you at ExpoANTAD!

Join us at the FutureProof Retail booth #1207 at ANTDAD Alimentaria 2018 in Guadalajara, March 6 - 8. For appointments please contact antad@futureproofretail.com

FROM FutureProofnews
March 2, 2018
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FutureProof Retail President Di Di Chan: Combine Your Strengths

Di Di Chan is cofounder and president of FutureProof Retail.

In this exclusive interview, Chan talks about time, trust, and maximizing your talent potential.

FROM TechNewsWorldnews
February 27, 2018
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Spar will trial contact-free and cash register-free payments

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.

FROM RetailDetailnews
February 22, 2018
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Spar Experiments with Cashless Shops

In some Spar supermarkets customers will soon be able to shop without waiting in line.

FROM Het Nieuwsbladnews
February 22, 2018
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Spar Colruyt Group Tests Mobile Checkout

Colruyt Group is testing FutureProof Retail's market leading self-scanning mobile checkout solution in its Spar stores.

FROM Gondolanews
February 22, 2018
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Fairway Market Introduces Mobile App Checkout

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.

FROM Convenience Store Decisionsnews
January 23, 2018
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Fairway Market Selects FutureProof Retail As Mobile Application Partner

Fairway Market has selected FutureProof Retail to power its next-generation mobile app.

FROM The Shelby Reportnews
January 17, 2018
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Coming to a grocery store near you: Self-driving shopping carts and smart shelves

The National Retail Federation's Big Show this year features a slew of companies showing off technology that would revamp the grocery shopping experience.

FROM CNBCnews
January 17, 2018
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Fairway Prepping Line-Free Checkout 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.

FROM Progressive Grocernews
January 15, 2018
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United States Mobile Self-Checkout Market 2017 - Evolving Retail Concepts and Venues

A new research report, Evolving Retail Concepts and Venues with Mobile Self-Checkout, describes different shopping approaches and integrated technology systems that are currently in use or in testing. These systems include Amazon Go, Scan & Go from Walmart and Sam's Club, Mobile Checkout from FutureProof Retail, and others.

FROM Research and Marketsnews
July 10, 2017
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Amazon and Whole Foods just did traditional Grocers a big Favor

How to beat them at their own game.

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June 16, 2017
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The Silicon Review Names FutureProof Retail One of the 10 Fastest Growing Retail Companies of 2016

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March 3, 2017
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Retail CIO Outlook names FutureProof Retail One of the Top 10 Retail Security Solutions Providers of 2016

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March 3, 2017
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FutureProof Retail – The Self-Checkout Software Makes Store Shopping Much Faster

In an interview with Superb Crew, FutureProof Retail founder Di Di Chan details how the companies software solves problems for customers and retailers alike.

FROM Superb Crewnews
February 15, 2017
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FutureProof Retail featured in this months issue of Shopper Marketing

Read about FutureProof Retail's Mobile Checkout app on page 73 of this months edition of Shopper Marketing by the Path to Purchase institute.

FROM Path to Purchase Institutenews
February 1, 2017
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Mobile Payments Today: 2016 in review

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.

FROM Mobile Payments Todaynews
December 20, 2016
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2016 Disruptors: The App

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.

FROM Supermarket Newsnews
December 6, 2016
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California Fresh Market Ditches Checklanes

Retailer's app offers scan-and-checkout feature for new store

FROM Progressive Grocernews
November 10, 2016
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FutureProof talks How, Why and What's Next with Silicon Review

Did you know Americans spend 99,000 human lifetimes waiting in line at grocery stores every year?

In an interview with Silicon Review we describe our motivations, development process and plans for the future.

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November 3, 2016
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Announcing FutureProof Counter Service

When customers use Counter Service they don't have to wait to place their order or wait while it's prepared, freeing them to keep shopping.

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November 1, 2016
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Introducing the Mobile Checkout Self Install Kit

New self install kit contains everything needed to provide mobile checkout, payment, customer service and loss prevention.

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June 23, 2016
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