Walmart to test new retail technology at Sam’s Club innovation lab in Dallas

Walmart Inc. will seek to “define the future of retail” at an innovation lab for its Sam’s Club unit scheduled to open soon in Dallas.

Sam’s Club members will use a smartphone app to streamline their shopping experience at the new Sam’s Club Now store, Walmart WMT, -0.24% announced Monday, using technologies such as machine learning to compile smart shopping lists and augmented reality to “bring items to life.”

“We’ll use all available technologies — including computer vision, augmented reality, machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, just to name a few — to redefine the retail experience,” said Jamie Iannone, CEO of SamsClub.com and executive vice president of membership and technology, in a statement

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