Post Thumbnail

No, that's not a typo. It turns out Formula 1 racing technology, specifically aerodynamics, can help rid grocery stores of the so-called "cold aisle" issue. Using aerofoils that are designed to guide the direction of air flow around a race car, Williams F1's engineering department and UK start-up...

April 24th 2015 at 4:04pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ever spent ages wandering the grocery store while looking for a hard-to-find ingredient? If Philips brings its new connected retail lighting to your local supermarket, you may always know where to go. The technology uses light-based communication to create a positioning grid for your smartphone, t...

February 17th 2014 at 12:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Reader Milad sends in this picture of a Lebanese grocery store suffering from a little branding envy.Nilay: "This is not what we expected by "'innovative windowing system.'"Chris: "Oh, so this is what Orkut is."Ross: "Interestingly, the produce section has a sale on blackberries."Darren: "And you t...

July 20th 2009 at 6:31pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's been a long, long time since we've heard from Germany's "Future Store" -- the ultra-futuristic German grocery store that might have sprung directly from the Sprawl trilogy -- but they've got a new feature we thought you might be interested in. Shoppers in the store can now use camera-equipped...

July 3rd 2008 at 11:20am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's been a long, long time since we've heard from Germany's "Future Store" -- the ultra-futuristic German grocery store that might have sprung directly from the Sprawl trilogy -- but they've got a new feature we thought you might be interested in. Shoppers in the store can now use camera-equipped...

July 3rd 2008 at 11:20am 0 Comments