When Funan mall reopens, shoppers can drive through to pick up purchases with click-and-collect system

Artist's impressions of the robotic arm (left) at the Funan mall (above), opening next year.
Artist's impressions of the robotic arm (above) at the Funan mall, opening next year.PHOTOS: CAPITALAND
Artist's impressions of the robotic arm (left) at the Funan mall (above), opening next year.
Artist's impressions of the robotic arm at the Funan mall (above), opening next year.PHOTOS: CAPITALAND

This "click-and-collect" system lets people pick up their online and in-store purchases through their car windows

Drive-throughs are a common sight in fast-food joints and car washes, but come next year, the new Funan mall in North Bridge Road will also be providing a 24-hour service where you can drive up and collect items you have bought.

This "click-and-collect" system lets people pick up their online and in-store purchases through their car windows the way they would a fast-food meal - part of Funan's push to become "Singapore's first online-and-offline shopping mall".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 26, 2018, with the headline 'Robotic arm for new Funan mall'. Print Edition | Subscribe