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    International retailer to install NFC shelf edge labels in 250 stores across Europe

    June 18th, 2015

    Imagotag, a subsidiary of electronic shelf labels supplier Store Electronic Systems (SES), has entered into an exclusive agreement in Germany with an unnamed “leading international retailer” to install its NFC e-paper displays in 250 stores… More

    Carrefour extends grocery shopping to smartwatches

    March 12th, 2015

    Customers at a Carrefour hypermarket in Paris are now able to use their smartwatch to access their digital shopping list, tick off items as they go and receive loyalty points when they check out. The… More

    NFC shopping service goes live in Paris supermarket

    March 12th, 2015

    French supermarket chain Intermarché has introduced an NFC shopping service at its Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris store, enabling customers to add products to a digital shopping basket and receive personalised discount vouchers with a tap of their… More

    Carrefour equips new digital hypermarket with NFC

    April 9th, 2014

    French supermarket giant Carrefour, the world’s fourth largest retailer, has opened a new hypermarket equipped with 55,000 NFC shelf-edge labels that let consumers interact with products. Shoppers can also make NFC payments at the point… More

    SES ships 4m NFC tags to retailers

    October 2nd, 2013

    France-based Store Electronic Systems has deployed more than four million NFC electronic shelf-edge labels to a dozen retailers — and expects to sell a total of 5m this year and at least another 10m next… More

    French pharmacies to test NFC shopping service

    October 1st, 2013

    Giphar, a French association of independent pharmacies, is to pilot an in-store NFC experience that allows consumers to use an NFC phone to receive tailored information about individual pharmacy products. The NFC Pharma app, developed… More

    Researchers demonstrate e-ink display powered by NFC

    August 20th, 2013

    Researchers from Intel Labs, the University of Washington and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed an e-ink display that is powered purely by NFC. More

    British Airways to offer NFC luggage tags

    July 3rd, 2013

    British Airways has announced it will be launching an electronic luggage tag that houses support for NFC next year. The product will be trialled over the next few months. Using the British Airways mobile app,… More

    French retail chain to roll out NFC shelf edge labels to six hypermarkets

    June 12th, 2013

    French supermarket chain E Leclerc is set to roll out NFC electronic shelf labels to six hypermarkets this year, following a successful introduction of the technology at a store in the Paris suburbs in late… More

    AMS ships NFC interface chip for electronic devices

    May 15th, 2013

    Chip maker AMS has announced full availability of a new NFC chip which is designed to be integrated into a wide range of electronic devices to enable them to interact with NFC phones. The AS3953,… More

    Jogtek launches passive NFC shelf-edge labels

    March 12th, 2013

    Taiwan-based RFID specialist Jogtek has launched a range of NFC-enabled shelf-edge labels that work without a battery. The passive labels can be updated via an NFC phone and can also be used by NFC phone users… More

    Think&Go upgrades NFC Shopping system

    January 14th, 2013

    Retail specialist Think&Go NFC has introduced a new version of its NFC Shopping system at the NRF tradeshow in New York. The system, launched in April 2011, is a cross-channel solution that offers shoppers extra information… More

    STMicro offers batteryless NFC developer kit

    November 15th, 2012

    A new developer kit from STMicroelectronics is designed to provide engineers with everything they need to start designing battery-free electronic applications that can exchange data with NFC smartphones. The M24LR Discovery Kit is based on… More

    Kraft, NAM and Thinaire report on Bay Area NFC grocery store pilot

    October 17th, 2012

    The food giant, coupon publisher and NFC specialist partnered with grocery retailer Safeway for a marketing pilot which took place at five stores during August. More

    Casino to open world’s first NFC-enabled supermarket

    September 12th, 2012

    Shoppers at the French supermarket chain’s Les Belles Feuilles branch in Paris will be able to use shelf-edge labels equipped with NFC tags to obtain details of each of 25,000 products on offer, scan items into their basket and then checkout by simply tapping their NFC phone to a reader attached to the retailer’s cash register. More