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Unmanned stores one way to beat retail manpower crunch

Three solutions unveiled at Singapore Retail Industry Conference and Exhibition 2019 show how this can be achieved

Published Fri, Aug 16, 2019 · 09:50 PM

Singapore

SINGAPORE retailers must evolve and adopt technology solutions to compete effectively in a difficult economic environment; and unmanned store concepts are one way in which some local enterprises are doing just that, said Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on Friday.

Speaking at the Singapore Retail Industry Conference and Exhibition (SRIC.E) 2019, Mr Chan said he was encouraged that the solutions unveiled at the exhibition by three local retailers show how the industry is "not just wallowing in all the difficulties" but instead re-inventing itself.

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