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A Virtual Supermarket In A South Korean Subway

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A Virtual Supermarket In A South Korean Subway

In a campaign designed by the Seoul branch of advertising agency Cheil, Tesco Homeplus supermarket opened a virtual grocery store in a South Korea subway station, permitting users to shop using their smartphones.

A large billboard was installed in the station, designed to look like a series of supermarket shelves and displaying images and prices of a range of common products. Each sign also includes a QR code. After the web transaction is completed, the products are delivered to the user's home within the day. the strategy makes productive use of commuters' waiting time, while simultaneously saving shoppers time spent going to the supermarket.

What do you think of it? Would you food shop while waiting for the subway?

Via Designboom

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