HEADLINE First unmanned bookstore opens in Beijing


First unmanned bookstore opens in Beijing

People's Daily app

15:56, March 24, 2018


File photo:IC

The first unmanned bookstore in Beijing has opened at the International Book Mall in Tongzhou District. The 24-hour bookstore uses the facial recognition system. Customers can choose books, scan the code to pay and leave as they like.


The outlet with a futuristic look brought a whole new experience to customers.


A breath of life permrates the bookstore. Besides books, it sells stationery, drinks, snacks and succulents .


More cashier-free bookstores are to open in office buildings, malls, universities and communities this year. 

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue