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Walmart files patent for stress-tracking cart handle

October 1, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s proposed system would potentially be able to track and identify health issues among its customers, and much more than that, including possible environmental changes in certain parts of the store. Walmart could potentially glean information about how customers are […]

Others, Tech

Amazon secures patent to regulate ‘mobile window shopping’ in its physical stores

June 22, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

Just days after making headlines for its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods, Amazon has once again sparked the attention of the retail community with news of a patent quietly approved in late May that would regulate online shopping within […]