British premium kitchen designer, retailer and manufacturer Harvey Jones has chosen Equator to lead its digital marketing activity, in a six-figure investment. Equator will overhaul Harvey Jones’ marketing strategy, integrating SEO, PPC and display to ensure the channels work harder to
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Carluccio’s, the Italian high street restaurant business, announced today a substantial digital overhaul that will extend the unique Italian food brand online. Partnering with BigCommerce, the leading e-commerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, Carluccio’s relaunched website brings together for the first
The Co-operative Group, known as the Co-op, a British consumer-owned co-operative with a diverse family of businesses, has embarked on a retail business transformation, working with JDA Software, Inc., to revitalize its category management processes as the first phase of
Obuv Rossii Group, the only publicly traded company in Russian fashion-retail, sums up the first results of the project connected with introduction of a blockchain technology in the Group’s business processes. Over the period from May through October, the Group
Zytronic, a leading supplier of durable, high performance Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT and MPCT) touch sensors, and Istanbul-based integrator Nerotouch, have digitised Kia’s flagship dealership in Istanbul with a unique and exciting way for customers to view the range of
Toys ‘R’ Us, the international children’s toy retailer, has launched a new e-commerce website to support the growth of its multichannel retail business in the Middle East, implemented by Astound Commerce, the leading digital commerce agency and systems integrator. Launched by
Graphic display specialist Leach Impact has unveiled a new ultra-illuminated product designed to introduce a wow factor to the retail environment.
New purchasing stats from Wowcher show that UK consumers are becoming much more comfortable shopping via a mobile device, with three quarters of all purchases on the e-commerce platform being made through a mobile device.
The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop*, Costa Coffee, has launched Virtual Reality to train new staff ahead of the busy Christmas period. The content has been designed to enhance the on-boarding process, inspire new baristas and ensure education is consistent, all
E-commerce search and discovery experts EmpathyBroker has announced the launch of two new products to help retailers enhance and improve their online customer experience, while also going a step further in terms of the automatisation and accuracy of their product catalogues. ‘Imaginize’
SafeCharge -- the partner of choice for businesses who demand more from payments technology -- announced it has partnered with World Duty Free at London Heathrow Airport, enabling Chinese travellers to conveniently pay for their goods using WeChat Pay, a
While bots are often cited as a reason for poor customer service, new research from Genesys finds many U.K. consumers do not rank them high on their list of frustrations. In fact, when asked about the most irritating issue in customer
Co-op launches the UK’s first dedicated collaboration tool to deliver a single shared view of supply chain performance
Atheon Analytics and Co-op announce the availability of SKUtrak Collaborator, the next development in the companies’ multi-year collaboration to deliver daily sales, service and supply chain insight to the convenience retailer and its entire grocery supplier base.
Oracle Retail has combined three cloud services into a new Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite. By combining existing science and insight cloud services, Oracle can provide a spectrum of analytics that align to key performance indicators for the retail
NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, announced that it will integrate the Yoti digital identity platform with its NCR FastLane SelfServ Checkout solution to help improve the shopping experience for customers buying age restricted items. Retailers in the
PayPoint is delighted to have won the Best Collaboration Initiative category at the Emerging Payments Awards this week alongside i-movo for its CashOut service for the DWP. In April 2018, PayPoint collaborated with i-movo, the UK’s leading secure digital voucher system
Sanderson, the publicly owned UK provider of multi-channel retail software is delighted to announce that one of the UK's most customer service focused retailers, Richer Sounds, has chosen and gone live with the Sanderson multi-channel retail system. A business openly obsessed with
Omnia Retail, a Dutch pricing and online marketing automation software provider, has signed up Europe’s largest sports retailer, Decathlon, following the launch of its London office in September. The contract comes following a hugely successful project between Omnia Retail and Decathlon in the Netherlands, which
Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced that it has been selected by Gap Inc. to manage its in-store and online payments across Europe.
Tyco Retail Solutions today announced its Sensormatic Shrink Management as a Service (SMaaS), is delivering clear visibility into Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) and loss prevention systems for all 642 Asda stores in the UK. For the first time, a UK
Waitrose & Partners has teamed up with Body Worn Camera experts Edesix to trial its new in-home delivery service which will allow drivers to enter a customer's home while they are out and put their groceries away. All delivery drivers
Poised for rapid international expansion, women’s fashion brand Yumi needed to re-evaluate its e-commerce approach. The company that started life in Camden Market more than 20 years ago, had expanded to five brick and mortar stores, and successful concessions in House of Fraser,
HTEC, the EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions company has appointed Debbie Scott-Douglas as its new Marketing Manager to be based at its Southampton head office. Debbie joins following successfully launching the Spaghetti PA Services franchise for the Wimborne, New Forest
Tech startup Pricesearcher has announced a big scalp in the hiring of former Amazon UK head of pricing Weldon W. Whitener. The move signifies a clear statement of intent from Pricesearcher, the UK’s largest shopping search engine, who, with this
Manhattan Associates Inc will host its EMEA Exchange 2018 conference from October 8-10 at The Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Netherlands. More than 400 retail, manufacturing, wholesale and logistics professionals from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will gather to