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#ERinAsia18 – roundup from China & Japan


In June 2018, Essential Retail headed to Bejing and Shanghai with JD.com to learn about the company's growth in China. From delivery drones to automated warehouses, Essentail Retail learnt a lot about the retail giant which boasts 300 million customers. Have a read of our content from the trip here:

#ERinChina with JD.com

How will JD.com’s ambitions to outsource its technology impact global retail?

Inside JD.com’s drone strategy


In the autumn, Essential Retail flew out to Japan with Panasonic to see the latest retail innovations in the region first hand:

Retail technology trial in a Trial: Japan's connected supermarket 

5 tips for a new age of commerce from Uniqlo CEO

On the hunt for retail robots in Japan

For more insight from these trips check out the hashtags on Twitter below: