French grocer Carrefour SA teamed up with Google to create an online voice assistant, called Lea, for its customers, Reuters reported March 23.
The retail giant Jan. 23 unveiled a transformation plan, dubbed Carrefour 2022, which included a €2.8 billion investment in digital capability by 2022.
Lea has been designed to make day-to-day life easier for the company's customers, the report said, citing a company statement.
According to Carrefour, the assistant can be used to manage shopping lists.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.