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Walmart opens self-checkout store in China

Monday 2 April 2018 13:37 CET | News

Walmart has opened its first small-sized high-tech supermarket in China, which will allow shoppers to bypass checkout counters by paying with their mobile devices. 

The store, located in Shenzhen, will stock more than 8,000 items ranging from stir-fried clams to fresh fruit, 90% of which will also be available on Chinese online marketplace JD.com

Items shopped can be delivered to customers within a 2 kilometer radius as quickly as 29 minutes, said Walmart, which owns a stake in JD.com.

The high-tech supermarket will also feature mobile self-checkout, made possible via a mini program on Tencent’s WeChat, reports Reuters. 


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Keywords: Walmart, self-checkout store, China, smart retail, ecommerce, JD
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