Retail technology news on innovation, integration, rollout and the people behind developing retail technology systems. Be it payments, supply chain or chiller cabinets we cover the bits & bytes of retail tech.
SML RFID has been working with Beaumanoir’s Cache Cache brand in China since March 2019. The retailer determined that it needed to improve efficiency around its stock-taking process by reducing the time and labour consumption in addition to improving transparency
Cult Beauty, one of the UK’s fastest growing online beauty retailers, has partnered with digital transparency platform, Provenance, to bring honest beauty product details – from origin and efficacy to social and environmental impact – to shoppers.
Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, today announced Newcastle Strategic Solutions, the UK’s leading savings technology and service platform and subsidiary of Newcastle Building Society, has deployed the Upland Rant & Rave Voice of the
Magway, the British start-up that has developed a ground-breaking, sustainable delivery utility designed to transport online customer orders through a network of pipes, today opens a new phase of funding. Magway aims to raise over £750,000 via the UK’s
CaixaBank, Nestlé Market and the Payment Innovation Hub have launched the first facial recognition payment system in a business in Spain. It is a system that enables customers to pay for purchases solely using their face, without the need to
Laybuy, a risk-free and interest-free ‘buy now, pay later’ payment platform, and TONI&GUY have announced a partnership to offer clientsa more flexible way to pay for treatments and products in participating salons across the UK. The option to pay
Molton Brown is bringing social commerce onto its website to drive discovery-led shopping experiences.
Fashion retailer Oasis is using social proof messaging from Taggstar on its UK website to validate its shoppers’ buying decisions. Since adding the software in July 2019 it has seen conversion rate uplift of 4.57%.
Quiz, the British fast fashion retailer, has partnered with fashion personalisation platform True Fit to integrate its True Confidence solution onto Quiz’s e-commerce site.
Albert Heijn, the Netherlands largest supermarket chain, has selected APS Group as its in-house agency partner to deliver its new strategic vision and creative identity. The APS team is based out of Albert Heijn’s head office in Zaandam, providing an
A Dundee tech firm with an online platform that helps convenience stores and corner shops cash in on the growth in online grocery sales has raised a seven-figure sum to fund its expansion throughout the UK.
Retail Assist is delighted to announce their latest client partnership: international beautybrand, Morphe.
Specsavers’ store in Plymouth has announced that it has deployed Qudini’s queuing system to support its retail customer experience and growing clinical offerings within the store. The new system has helped Specsavers’ Plymouth store to improve customer experience. The store
River Island is experiencing a 45% increase in average order value after introducing shoppable social content onsite.
Retail IT consultancy and technology firm, REPL Group, has teamed up with Microsoft to build workforce management (WFM) functionality into its Microsoft Teams solution. The collaboration has seen REPL integrate JDA Workforce Management with the Microsoft Teams interface to allow
Market Logic has been awarded Best Data Solution in the 2019 MRS Operations Awards. The acknowledgement comes for the Market Logic powered insights platform at the supermarket retailer Tesco, called ‘Insight Out.’
DF Renewables has signed three corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with leading multinational retailer, Tesco.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can help the UK’s eight large grocery retailers prevent £144 million of food waste a year, predict data scientists from Blue Yonder, a JDA company. More intelligent decision-making could help the
Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer, patient and employee experience management provider to more than 500 brands, has announced a new customer experience management programme with Marston’s, the United Kingdom’s leading independent brewing and pub retailing business, which
Bloomreach Inc, the Digital Experience Platform company, has been selected by digital retailer N Brown to help to provide an optimised, consistent and seamless customer experience across its core brands JD Williams, Simply Be, Ambrose Wilson and Jacamo. Using its
Seeing your product in action helps convert customers eager to try before they buy. This is especially true for beauty brands. Now with the help of augmented reality, trying on lipstick, once only possible in-store, can be done virtually on
A Revionics customer since 2014, Unicoop Tirreno traces its roots to 1945 post-war Italy. Its focus goes beyond the supermarkets and convenience stores that serve its members to embrace the ethics of social responsibility and the cooperative spirit. Building
Helping retailers to improve store planning and the flow of footfall, Checkpoint Systems – a global leader in source to shopper solutions – has launched an innovative solution: the One Way Surveillance Sensor.
Emma, the UK’s Most Awarded Mattress (Emma-Mattress.co.uk), has today announced Dr. Verena Senn as its new Head of Sleep Expert Taskforce (SET), a new sleep-science specialist division within the research and development team. After earning her PhD in Neurobiology from
Seasalt, the Cornish lifestyle and clothing brand, has embarked on a workplace culture initiative which has led to increased sales of between five and 10% in those stores with the more engaged teams.