Tag: retail


The future of self-service & customer experience

The future of self-service & customer experience

There was news last month that some supermarkets are reviewing the use of self-service checkouts. Research has suggested that they do not save time for customers and that they maybe contributing to an increase in theft. There had previously been an expectation that we would see increasing amounts of self-service in supermarkets because they save on staff costs and were expected to reduce queue lengths....

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Virtual store in Korea

Tesco have been trialling a virtual store in Korea which are an interesting reflection on how to fill potential time gaps in the customer’s day and provide something closer to the experience of being in a supermarket and seeing the products you are buying.  Posters of stocked shelves are displayed and you scan the item you want with your smartphone, it is added to your...

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