Supermarkets can now go cashierless too, with Mars Rabbit's scan & go app

Chinese startup gives traditional retailers the tech ammunition and chance to beat Amazon and Alibaba at their own game

Cashierless, cashless convenience stores by tech juggernauts Amazon and Alibaba may be the latest force to disrupt physical retail, but the game remains far from over for brick-and-mortar players. Chinese startup Mars Rabbit is offering traditional stores an easier and cheaper alternative to building a checkout-free store like Amazon Go from scratch. By turning smart devices into barcode scanners, its app lets shoppers scan items as they browse and pay for them online. And so, no more waiting in long checkout lines. Big retail names like Lawson and Century Mart are already using Mars Rabbit. I...
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Edited by Bernice Tang , Wendy Lovinger

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