French supermarket giant Carrefour said it will open a new hub for experimentation in Paris with search giant Google in March.

The Carrefour Digital Hub, sited in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, will bring together 300 employees as well as digital teams from both companies.

The two companies will use the 2500 square metre space to experiment with technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Carrefour said the areas of activity for the hub will include the integration of data into group

activities, increase use of digital for omnichannel and becoming a more agile organisation.

The retailer signed a strategic agreement with Google in June to open the hub. According to a release in June it was originally slated for last summer but was then delayed for…