TEL AVIV, ISRAEL / ACCESSWIRE / May 11, 2022 / A2Z Smart Technologies Corp. ("A2Z" or the "Company") (NASDAQ AZ) (TSXV:AZ), today announced that Yochananof, a premier Israeli supermarket chain has placed a follow-on order for an aggregate of 1,000 Cust2Mate Smart Carts, after a successful initial rollout in their stores. The aggregate value of orders received from Yochananof has increased to approximately USD $10 million. The increased order was confirmed with a USD $1.75 Million down payment. The remaining balance will be paid upon delivery of the carts which will occur on an ongoing basis and completed by October 31, 2022. Yochananof has committed to rolling out Cust2mate Smart Carts in all its stores in Israel.
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.
"We're thrilled that Yochananof is increasing the number of state-of-the-art Cust2Mate Smart Cart solutions for customers to 1,000 after a successful initial rollout in their stores," commented Rafi Yam, CEO of Cust2mate. "Yochananof customers have expressed their satisfaction and indicated that the carts have greatly enhanced their overall shopping experience, so the chain is responding by adding more carts. This follow-on order validates the appeal and effectiveness of our Cust2Mate Smart Cart solution in a real-world setting, and we remain focused on identifying strategic opportunities to introduce our carts to a wider audience of retailers."
About A2Z Smart Technologies Corp
A2Z Smart Technologies Corp. creates innovative solutions for complex challenges. A2Z's flagship product is the world's first 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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