NEW YORK — Duane Reade’s Wall Street megastore here has unveiled a holographic imaging and audio-visual technology that creates the illusion of a real person. The virtual assistant greets shoppers as they enter the store and provides instructions on seeing the “Doctor on Premise”, getting a virtual makeover, hours of operation, checkout information and makes suggestions and recommendations on foods, drinks, cosmetics, hair and pharmaceutical choices. “Our Virtual Greeter is an essential ...
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