On reflection, the only surprising thing about this article is that retail “spying” hasn’t been a bigger issue before now.

After all, if casinos can use face-detection technology (I’m assuming the veracity of Ocean’s 11 and Las Vegas, of course) I’m sure retailers have managed to upgrade their CCTV systems as well.


Bionic Mannequins Spy on Shoppers to Boost Luxury Sales – Bloomberg.