Mastercard has launched a sonic brand identity for use in voice interactions and card acceptance at retail Point of Sale. The move follows the recent removal of the Mastercard name from the company's logo.
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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.
Cegid, a pioneer in the digital transformation of the retail sector, continues forward on an endless search to provide guidance for the challenges and issues facing retail businesses. In 2010, this mission was translated into a new concept: the first
IKEA UK today celebrates the opening of its leading sustainable store in Greenwich. The store forms part of IKEA’s ongoing city centre approach in London as it responds to the growth of urban living, the shift to a circular economy
Scotch & Soda, a premium omni-channel fashion retailer, has boosted its incremental return on ad spend to £5.50 for every £1 invested (5.5:1), thanks to a major overhaul in its digital advertising strategy.
Travis Perkins, which is the UK’s largest supplier of building materials, has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute. This marks Travis Perkins 10th year of recognition following a comprehensive and detailed assessment including a robust
Following a successful pilot, Qubist, the leading Employee Advocacy app, today announces that John Lewis & Partners, has rolled out its proprietary award-winning advocacy technologyacross its 51 stores nationwide.
Maginus, the enterprise e-commerce solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a significant contract with fashion brand, Joe Browns. The Manchester-based company will help the retailer to further scale its online business, enhance its customer experience
Fastbitcoins.com launches to allow everyday punters to buy Bitcoin with ease in physical stores – or even the back of a cab
Today, Fastbitcoins.com, a service that allows everyday people to easily and safely buy bitcoins in physical retail outlets using cash, announces its public launch. The company is founded by former, Neo & Bee Managing Director and Bitcoin industry veteran,
BP, one of the largest convenience and fuel forecourt brands in the world, has approved EDGEPoS for their dealers in the UK and globally, and is encouraging its retailers to upgrade their legacy software to the EDGEPoS software solution.
Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer experience (CX), employee engagement and brand research partner to more than 500 brands, has been selected by Topps Tiles to amplify its customer experience programme. Topps Tiles is utilising SMG’s robust CX technology
SSP Group plc, the leading global travel retailer, has chosen the Formula One-inspired Aerofoil for its chilled food cabinets, in another major contract award for Aerofoil Energy, the UK technology company. SSP operates an extensive portfolio of more than 500
Just Eat acquires Flyt to offer integrated food ordering solutions for QSRs and branded restaurant groups
Just Eat, a leading global marketplace for takeaway food delivery, today announces that it has acquired the remaining outstanding share capital of Flyt, for £22 million, from existing investors including Time Out and Entree Capital.
SML RFID, a global leader in delivering high-performance RFID solutions for the retail market, today announced that it has deployed SML’s RFID tags and SML’s Clarity® item-level solutions for Matalan across all 220 stores in the UK.
Henderson Technology is delighted to announce the integration of Zapper into EDGEPoS, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.
The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is delighted to announce that it delivered a strong sales performance during the Christmas 2018 trading period.
One of Scotland’s leading oriental supermarket chains has praised the impact transformation of its EPoS systems has had on its business.
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, launched its innovative payment-enabled chatbot, which uses natural language processing (NLP) from IBM Watson to create a smooth customer experience. Watson capabilities allow Ingenico’s chatbot to better understand users’ requests once they
AS Watson Group has worked closely in partnership with brands to help them penetrate specific demographics or enter new markets. Recently this has included Jeffree Star Cosmetics launching exclusively at ICI PARIS XL in Europe, while in Asia it saw
Ted Baker, the quintessentially British brand famed for its quirky yet commercial fashion offering and unique, playful storytelling, has partnered with Kickdynamic to offer live, automated and personalized email to their customers. Through this partnership, Ted Baker is reducing its
Following the success of the events programme at the Islington concept store, Crabtree & Evelyn has announced an all new and packed schedule of upcoming events throughout January and February 2019.
Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that LK Bennett, the British accessible luxury brand, has selected Aptos’ end-to-end Singular Retail solutions in the cloud to offer its customers the latest advancements in omni-channel customer
Synonymous with the city its shop stands in, Liberty London is a brand drivenby discovery. Born in 1875 from the adventurous and disruptive spirit of Arthur Lasenby Liberty, the brand has remained true to its heritage and is famed for
AiFi, a technology company developing the most advanced store automation systems in the world, and Żabka, a chain of convenience stores operating more than 5,400 sales points throughout Poland, have announced at the NRF conference - the biggest retail trade
Laura Ashley, an international lifestyle retailer, has selected Oracle Commerce Cloud to support its growing global online business. With Oracle Commerce Cloud, Laura Ashley is able to create seamless, integrated customer experiences across traditional and digital channels and enhance inventory
Marionnaud, Europe’s largest perfumery and cosmetics retail chain and part of the A.S. Watson Group, today announces that it has fully enabled acceptance of UnionPay cards in all its 495 stores in France.