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TEL AVIV, ISRAEL / ACCESSWIRE / October 25, 2023 / A2Z Smart Technologies Corp. ("A2Z") ("Company"), (NASDAQ:AZ)(TSXV:AZ)($AZ), a global leader in innovative technology solutions, today announced that it has been selected to supply smart carts to Carrefour's Connected Cart project for its newly merged Hypermarket and Supermarket division in France, commencing with an initial delivery of 2,000 of the Company's smart shopping carts.
Carrefour is the seventh largest global grocery retailer by revenue,1 operating 13,650 retail store locations worldwide under various banners including hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience stores, cash and carry outlets and soft discount stores. Its Hypermarket and Supermarket Division in France has aggregate sales greater than €30 billion across approximately 1,300 stores that are equipped with approximately 600,000 carts.2
The first phase, the delivery of 2,000 smart carts, is expected in the first half of 2024, at two Carrefour hypermarket retail locations in France. The smart carts have been specially designed to meet Carrefour's specifications.
Guy Mordoch, CEO of Cust2Mate, said, "As one of the leading global provider of smart cart solutions, we are thrilled to have been selected as the smart cart provider by one of the world's leading grocery retailers. We will provide Carrefour with our Gen3 smart carts that have been specifically designed to Carrefour's specifications. We are committed to serving Carrefour with excellence as we grow our relationship and expand our rollout in Carrefour's Hypermarket and Supermarket division."
For an interview with Carrefour and Cust2Mate including an instore smart cart walkthrough visit https://vimeo.com/839846404
About A2Z Smart Technologies Corp.
A2Z Smart Technologies Corp. creates innovative solutions for complex challenges. A2Z's flagship product is an advanced proven-in-use mobile self-checkout shopping chart. With its user-friendly smart algorithm, touch screen, and computer-vision system, Cust2Mate streamlines the retail shopping experience by scanning purchased products and enabling in-cart payment so that customers can simply "pick & go", and bypass long cashier checkout lines. This results in a more efficient shopping experience for customers, less unused shelf-space and manpower requirements, and advanced command and control capabilities for store managers.
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Gadi Graus, President
Brett Maas, Managing Principal, Hayden IR, LLC
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