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Cleansing your senses
Why it matters
With even toilets becoming multi-sensory experiences, what other public spaces (such as car parks/lifts/changing rooms) will be designed and run to feed the five senses?
A new kind of supermarket has opened its doors in Spain. The not-for-profit supermarket benefits the most underprivileged, selling products 30% cheaper to the locally unemployed. Almost all of its staff have physical disabilities, welcoming them back into the job market.
Carrefour on your mobile phone:
Thanks to Via Michelin Mobile Locator, Carrefour offers a global solution of geolocation (Internet + Mobile Internet) to their customers so they can search by proximity, Carrefour shops via their mobile phones with GPRS access. They can locate the nearest store to where the user is and get the simplest route to go, including the possibility of exporting the location of its stores to any GPS device.