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    Wal-Mart trials system using iPhone app to speed up checkout process

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 09:32am

    ... to give details on where the test might lead, but it could conceivably allow for scanning on other smart phones and be paired with mobile payment. Wal-Mart earlier this month said it was joining ... Wal-Mart Stores is testing a system that would allow shoppers to scan items using their iPhones and then pay at a self-checkout counter, a move that could trim checkout times and slash ...

  2. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Student promotions drive record 3Q China spending on smart mobile devices

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:19am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Record mainland spending on smart mobile devices Summer promotions for students helped lift the mainland's total spending on smartphones, media tablets ... of market research company GfK. Alfred Zhou, managing director of GfK Retail and Technology China, described the third quarter as "the peak season on the mainland" for sales of those smart ...

  3. Lifestyle - RETAIL

    New iPhone software application aims to change the way we shop

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... Jamie Carter life@scmp.com Killer app in store for iPhone users Calling Apple a has-been is now the trend among technology watchers. The recent churning-out of yet another apparently identikit iPhone did nothing to stop the Apple-bashing. Nevertheless, although the new iPhone 5s might appear to lack a killer new app, inside is a clever technology that could help change the way ...

  4. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Wine merchant Berry Brothers & Rudd sets up shop in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... be smarting from the fall in prices, he said, citing a decline in the price of top-end Bordeaux wines of 30 per cent since their peak in 2010. But the lower prices meant now was an ideal time to buy, ...

  5. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Small retailers show big-name stores how to use social media to sell

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... of their larger scale. Saks provides Web links to individual product pages, offers coupons and lists phone numbers users can call to buy a shoe or ring. Gap's Facebook page connects to product pages ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - RETAIL

    Apple to launch second store in Hong Kong at Festival Walk mall

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... distribution for the recently released iPhone 5. Apple yesterday posted a few details about the "grand opening" at the Festival Walk mall on the Apple Hong Kong website. Like the IFC Mall ... It was reported that Apple planned to open a 20,000 sq ft store at Hysan Place, owned by Hysan Development. Sales of the new iPhone 5 surpassed five million, the company said yesterday, but the figure ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Victoria Park's Lunar New Year Fair gets final touches

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong, LO WEI

    ... bookmarks and notebooks, and embroidery products, such as scarves and mobile phone holders, made mostly by women from Pakistan, Nepal and India. About 30 Southeast Asian friends of the students ...

  8. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Apple to launch its third Beijing store

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... District. Apple, maker of the groundbreaking iPhone and iPad, has been quite slow in its store expansion across China, despite forecasting in 2010 that it would have 25 Apple Stores completed ...

  9. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Gap to open 20 new stores in China

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... would eat into most of their profits. Earlier this year, British fashion brand Burberry replaced struggling mobile phone maker Nokia as the tenant in a prime location in Causeway Bay, one ...

  10. Business - China Business - RETAIL

    Staying in fashion is a tough sell

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... rapid rent rises have forced some global retailers such as Nokia, once the world's No1 mobile phone maker, to close their stores. Earlier this month, Abercrombie & Fitch launched its ...



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