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High-End Stores Use Facial Recognition Tools To Spot VIPs : NPR

High-End Stores Use Facial Recognition Tools To Spot VIPs : NPR | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Some retailers have experimented with using signals from customers' smartphones to track them as they walk through a store. But a new facial recognition system is helping luxury shops give the VIP treatment as soon as big spenders walk in the door.
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Will your favorite department store soon be using face recognition to monitor your shopping patterns and to alert workers that you have entered?

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Shop without limits - Korea's Online Shopping Wave

Shop without limits - Korea's Online Shopping Wave | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The evolution of electronic commerce and smartphone technologies has no doubt made online shopping one of the most commo...
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This is a well-written article that documents the growth of on-line shopping in Korea and puts it in context.  The part about the woman shopping instead of watching the presidential debate which produced the country's first female president put things in context.  After four years here, I agree that constant shopping is a huge deal.  I feel that the busy shopping malls and poor parking conditions adds to the convenience of online shopping.

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, June 7, 2013 7:26 PM

This is a well-written article that documents the growth of on-line shopping in Korea and puts it in context.  The part about the woman shopping instead of watching the presidential debate which produced the country's first female president put things in context.  After four years here, I agree that constant shopping is a huge deal.  I feel that the busy shopping malls and poor parking conditions adds to the convenience of online shopping.

Ken