Singtel opens first unmanned pop-up store in Singapore

Tuesday 4 June 2019 | 09:59 CET | News
Singapore operator Singtel has inaugurated 'Unboxed by Singtel', its first unmanned 24/7 pop-up store on the local market. Store visitors will be able consult with a roving live bot, which is powered by facial recognition technology, to receive personalised recommendations. Customers will also be able to test phones; sign up for mobile plans at video-assisted self-serve kiosks; as well as immediately collect their purchased devices from the in-store POPStation.

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Companies: SingTel
Countries: Singapore
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