On Friday, 18 January 2019, the Lush shop on 10 Market Street, Manchester will open its doors again after a renovation into the first plastic packaging-free cosmetics shop in the country.
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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.
PayPoint has introduced a free iOS mobile app for PayPoint One retailers. The app helps retailers connect to their stores from anywhere via PayPoint One – PayPoint’s next generation EPoS platform designed with integrated bill payment, card and parcel services.
Three of the biggest names in digital payments have today announced a partnership to enhance Missguided’s UK app, by reforming the way shoppers can pay for their clothes. The fast growth fashion retailer enlisted Klarna, Poq and Stripe to team
Bloomingdale’s flagship Manhattan location on 59th Street recently launched its “Carousel @ Bloomingdale’s” pop-up shop to give customers a uniquely curated retail experience, where two floor-to-ceiling video walls immerse shoppers in a thematic visual landscape, created by award-winning Montreal design
BP has recently signed its first new to industry site with The Kay Group at the new Rockingham Service Station. The Kay Group will be working with Spar, Greggs, WHSmith and Costa Drive Thru at this exciting new location at
The connected car becomes a shopping platform The amount of technology built into modern cars is staggering. And, if your car is connected to your smart phone, it already knows a lot about you, your habits and preferences. Equipped with this
A leading sports equipment retailer is on target for one hundred percent accuracy following the implementation of a new warehouse management system (WMS) from Snapfulfil.
Harts of Stur has seen mobile revenue jump by over a third following the launch of its new e-commerce site.
Buying lingerie is a really personal experience, and one which many women now choose to do online. Imagine being able to actually chat to and see the people who are helping you buy your perfect bra, from the comfort of your own home.
Traditionally, many stores have used an assortment of tags and labels on a diverse range of merchandise, most of which were designed for an entirely different set of products. As a result, many apparel retailers have recognised that in some
Watch out America – BinaryBots, the Leeds-based robotics toy company, is ready to attack the US market thanks to a deal with one of the biggest distribution companies in the US. The deal with Alliance Entertainment has led to BinaryBots’ products
Launched in France in 2018, Foodvisor is an innovative nutrition application that helps people eat better thanks to A.I. From the simple picture of your plate, the app provides a nutritional report, as well as personalized advice from RD nutritionists.
Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies has built an integration to the Oracle Payment Interface (OPI), streamlining the process of handling card payments in the food and beverage sector. Adyen, an existing Gold
Looker, a leading data platform company, has announced that SilkFred – a UK online retail platform – has deployed Looker to enhance its customer-led approach to selecting and managing its network of independent fashion brands.
The John Lewis Partnership has announced a three-year trial with the Small Robot Company to test its revolutionary farmbots at the company’s farm in Leckford, Hampshire. The Leckford Estate, which grows produce for Waitrose & Partners including mushrooms, rapeseed, apples
London-based heritage shirtmaker, Budd,has chosen Redbox Digital– the digital commerce and creative design agency - to implement an omni-channel shopping experience for its customers in the UK, and to support its global expansion plans into the USA and China. The new omni-channel platform
Leading fashion streetwear and sportswear retailer, Footasylum, has seen a 28% increase in email revenue from hyper-personalised marketing communications as a result of working with artificial intelligence (AI) company, Peak. Footasylum, which trades from over 65 high street stores across the
Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, has announced that Michael Kors has selected to pilot Aptos ONE, the industry’s leading cloud-native, microservices-based retail platform. Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake
Ventrica takes home Silver at the European Contact Centre & Customer Service Awards for its partnership with New Look
Outsourced customer contact centre Ventrica is celebrating after securing a Silver award in the ‘Best Outsourced Partnership - large’ category at the prestigious European Contact Centre & Customer Service Awards 2018 (ECCCSAs). The ceremony was held last Tuesday night at
PingPong Digital has announced a partnership with luxury fashion house HUGO BOSS, in a strategic effort to make the Hugo Boss high-end fashion attire more accessible to Chinese consumers.
Floom, the digital marketplace that connects independent florists with customers across the world, has raised £2m/US $2.5m in a seed funding round led by firstminute capital. The investment will allow the start-up to continue its US expansion and develop its
Leading webchat provider, Yomdel.com, is proud to announce that it’s teamed up with Santa Claus to provide a quicker, cost-effective and more environmentally friendly way for children to deliver their Christmas wish lists this year. Santa will be leaving his elves
Today, the ECR Community Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group (OSA) and NCR launched a new comprehensive report that assesses the potential impact of self-checkout (SCO) technologies on retail loss and provides best practices and guidance on how to address and
Today LabTech announces the launch of its new ‘Camden Eats’ app. Camden Eats will allow users to order from over 100 central London food retailers from their mobile device. Group ordering, rewards and a benefit scheme makes the app a
Matalan has chosen ContentSquare's industry-leading user experience (UX) analytics solution to enhance its online performance and help the digital teams, including insight, marketing, UX, trading and content teams, create a seamless omni-channel experience. ContentSquare’s easy-to-understand visual tools will allow Matalan to