News | May 16, 2022

A2Z Launches Its Smart Carts With NTUC FairPrice, Singapore's Largest Supermarket Chain

Fully integrated with the innovative FairPrice ecosystem, A2Z's Cust2mate smart carts provide a seamless in-store digital shopping experience, direct access to in-store promotions, efficient management of inventory while completely eliminating checkout queues.

A2Z Smart Technologies Corp. ("A2Z" or the "Company"), today announced a pilot program for its Cust2Mate Smart Carts with NTUC FairPrice Co-Operative ("FairPrice"), the largest supermarket chain in Singapore. The first Cust2Mate Smart Carts will arrive at a new luxury FairPrice located in a shopping mall in the center of Singapore on July 15, 2022. The carts will be available on a limited basis beginning August 1, 2022 and will be available for all shoppers beginning September 1, 2022.

Fully integrated with the FairPrice POS ecosystem, A2Z's state-of-the-art Cust2Mate Smart Cart streamlines the shopping experience by recognizing every purchased item and enabling in-cart payment so that shoppers skip lines, while also allowing retail grocers to direct shoppers to discounted products and in-store promotions to efficiently manage and move inventory.

Rafael Yam, Chief Executive Officer of Cust2Mate, commented, "We are excited to announce our first pilot program in Asia with FairPrice, the largest supermarket chain in Singapore. With a rich heritage of technology innovation, FairPrice has over 230 locations throughout the country with a variety of different stores including FairPrice supermarkets, FairPrice Finest, FairPrice Xtra, FairPrice Xpress, and Cheers convenience stores. The agreement provides Cust2Mate with an excellent opportunity to expand our presence and gain exposure in the frictionless retail market in Asia. We are excited to be partnering with FairPrice, and we look forward to both the successful completion of this pilot and to building a strong business partnership with FairPrice."

Source: A2Z Smart Technologies Corp.