How QR Codes Turn Bus Shelters Into Virtual Stores

QR Code Virtual storage

Consider, if you will, the humble bus shelter. Just a place to stay safe from the elements while waiting for public transportation, and that’s it, right? Not quite… Recently, Wal-Mart, in conjunction with Proctor and Gamble, turned 50 Toronto bus shelters into virtual WalMart stores. Talk about a chain having stores everywhere! Shopping With QR Codes Here’s how it worked. Each shelter was given a poster that contained QR codes for Proctor and Gamble products. Commuters who scanned the codes with their smart phones were taken to a Wal-Mart web…

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QR codes are the center of massive Chinese virtual supermarkets

Yihaodian QR Codes used for virtual shopping stores

Yihaodian has unveiled its intentions to open 1,000 barcode based shops. The largest food e-commerce site in China, Yihaodian, held a press conference in which it announced its massive step into mobile commerce through the use of QR codes. The announcement showed that a thousand virtual locations would open across the country. These supermarkets, which will be called “Unlimited Yihaodian” will use QR codes and product images in order to allow people to create their shopping lists, fill their carts, and make their orders. The stores won’t feature any actual…

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Well.ca launches Canada’s first QR code pop-up store in Toronto

Virtual Store

Well.ca, an online retailer based in Canada, is set to bring virtual pop-up stores to North America this month. The company has announced that Canada will be home to North America’s first pop-up store, which will feature a wide line of products, each associated with their own QR code. The store will be located in downtown Toronto and will be open through the end of April. Consumers will be able to find a wide range of products at the store from brands like Tide, Crest and Head and Shoulders. Pop-up…

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Jetshop launches new pop-up store in Stockholm, Sweden

QR Code Mall

Jetshop, an e-commerce system development company, has launched a new QR coded store in Stockholm, Sweden. The concept of QR code stores, or pop-up stores as they are often called, is becoming quite popular. These stores have no physical merchandise; rather products are features as pictures. Each of these products have their own QR code, which allows consumers to make purchases using their smart phones or other mobile devices. Jetshop hopes that the new store will catch the attention of tech-savvy consumers. The store is located in the Stockholm Central…

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Pop-up QR code stores are appearing all over the world!

The Stockholm Central railway station is now the home of the first QR code pop-up store in Sweden, allowing that city to join the many others that are adding virtual stores to their own public locations. In the case of Stockholm, the mobile barcode pop-up store was created by the e-commerce system developer company, Jetshop, who are hoping that this will provide consumers in Sweden with an opportunity to experience how simple and secure mobile shopping can be. Similarly, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has worked in collaboration with Taubman…

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