News Article Alza Czech Republic e-commerce Hungary online retail retail
by Property Forum | Retail

Czech online retailer plans to bring its new self-service concept store to Hungary, local daily Magyar Nemzet reports. Alza opened its first similar store at Prague’s Flora metro station this January. The store, which is able to serve 1,000 costumes daily, operates with no staff and offers 24-hour accessibility. The company invested nearly €200 million in the opening of the store.

Besides functioning as a pick-up point for online orders, customers have access to 80 percent of retailer’s product portfolio for on the spot purchases. After the completion of payment, customers are directed to a room with hundreds of lockers to the one containing the purchased product. Customers can contact staff via video terminals.