This week’s news of Marks & Spencer’s pre-tax profits falling 62% is yet another sign of the challenging conditions that many UK retailers are currently facing. The impact of the most difficult trading conditions since the 2009 recession is further
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CPI Card Group – UK, has announced the award of a long-term contract by established client Tesco, to provide Tesco’s Clubcard, fob and mailing scheme to customers across the UK, The Republic of Ireland and Central Europe.
The SCALA Annual Supply Chain Debate, a key highlight in the logistics calendar, returns next month to bring together leading industry professionals to discuss major changes affecting the supply chain sector.
The retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is well placed to take advantage of blockchain opportunities which could revolutionise their operations and processes, according to findings from a new Deloitte report.
Roadchef has deployed Market Hub’s PULSE retail intelligence assistant in all 8 SPAR outlets across its 30 service area locations. It has also invested in additional Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) capabilities in 3 stores with plans to add ESL to
The UK’s biggest tile specialist Topps Tiles has appointed digital agency Code Computerlove to support its drive to deliver the optimum online experience and improving the multi-channel customer journey.
Bricks and mortar stores that fail to adapt to consumers’ desires for digital experiences will be left behind, according to new research by global provider of unified commerce solutions, PCMS.
NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, announced that its self-checkout solution is a key part of Kaufland’s store reinvention initiative. The German hypermarket chain embarked on a store transformation journey to help improve the in-store shopping experience, reduce
Planet is an international payment service provider that helps businesses exceed the needs of their international customers. Today, Fintrax Group brings together its multiple businesses under one brand identity with a unified vision and continued growth strategy in established and
ReBOUND, the global returns management platform, has announced an international partner development program to set a worldwide standard for retail returns. ReBOUND’s partners will have access to its market leading returns platform, research and assets to service their domestic regions.
New research from Barclaycard reveals that more than seven in ten retailers (72 per cent) haven’t introduced any new payment technology to their websites over the last two years*, despite consumer demand for a quick and convenient check-out process.
ThreatMetrix, A LexisNexis risk solutions company, today highlighted key moments from the Digital Identity Summit 2018 EMEA, of which ThreatMetrix is founding sponsor. Held at Les Salons Hoche in Paris on 14th and 15th May, the event brought together digital,
Cineworld, the UK’s leading cinema chain and Casual Dining Group, the leading UK-based mid-market restaurant company that operates the Bella Italia, Café Rouge, Las Iguanas, Belgo and La Tasca restaurant businesses, have today announced a new three-year restaurant partnership deal.
McDonald’s, along with its franchisees, in the UK and Ireland has selected Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, to handle the growth in demand for cashless transactions for the next five years. McDonald’s cites capacity, reliability, performance and
UK retailers are being given a unique chance to meet compliance schemes from across Europe, to find out about current producer responsibility legislation, and upcoming changes which may affect their business activities. Valpak’s ‘Meet the Compliance Schemes’ is free of charge,
Artificial intelligence, chatbots and automation are the trends that will experience the greatest growth in customer experience over the next 12 months, according to the latest research from Aspect Software. The research – which set out to discover the technology
Currently, the majority of consumers use the internet for decision-making, but complete their purchases in conventional establishments. For this reason, more and more brands are orienting their efforts toward not only measuring the behaviour of users in the online channel,
PXtech, the Derby based expert in EPOS and business intelligence software that helps to drive effective workforce engagement, is helping high-end patisserie PAUL improve its EPOS technology and boost sales. PAUL is a worldwide, family run French bakery, patisserie, café and
Leading British multi-channel menswear retailer, Hackett has increased the effectiveness of its shop floor workforce helping to drive up sales thanks to StoreForce’s WFM+ (Workforce Management Plus) platform. Founded by Jeremy Hackett and Ashley Lloyd-Jennings in 1979, Hackett has grown to
The world’s first Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) platform – Ocucon – is set to launch an innovative new video pixelation service. Developed in partnership with Google, Ocucon Pixelate harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to deliver the first
Kronos aims to disrupt retail sector workforce management with revolutionary new AI-powered solution
Kronos Incorporated has launched Workforce Dimensions, a new workforce management solution, that represents the next generation of workforce technology. Every dimension – the underlying architecture, user experience, functionality, integration, data access, delivery and support – is designed to help optimise
International, luxury footwear brand, Church’s Shoes, has underpinned its international retail value chain with an omnichannel solution from Dedagroup Stealth, the company dedicated to fashion and luxury retail, and part of Dedagroup.
Personalisation is not just about understanding the individual consumer – brands need to consider their overall approach based on country-specific, age and gender attitudes to personalised marketing, as well as the characteristics and attributes that make a message feel personal
Watchfinder has overhauled its visual merchandising in six boutique stores. The specialist pre-owned watch retailer appointed Huddersfield-based Leach Impact to produce the range of striking displays.
Global eCommerce consultancy Salmon today announces how it has recently helped Wolseley UK to bring together the brands that represent its plumb, parts, pipe, drain and climate businesses online in the UK.