Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain, has been chosen to install its robotic piece picking solution in Drakes Supermarkets’ new state of the art distribution centre (DC) in South
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Leading Italian fashion house, The Trussardi Group, has repositioned its brand in the contemporary luxury market, evolving its business model from wholesale to omnichannel retail, with a solution from Dedagroup Stealth, the company dedicated to fashion and luxury retail, and part of Dedagroup.
Bossa Nova, the leading provider of real-time, on-shelf inventory data for the retail industry, today announces the opening of its Sheffield, UK office and the appointment of Red McKay as managing director.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is saving companies hundreds of thousands of pounds by cutting the cost of translation services in half, according to a senior figure in the industry.
Brooks Brothers, the oldest clothing retailer in the U.S., selected Manhattan Associates Inc. to improve contact centre operations and deliver a seamless omni-channel shopping experience for customers worldwide. New York-based Brooks Brothers is deploying Manhattan Active Omni to fuel its
Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced that luxury fashion brand Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) has partnered with Salesforce Success Cloud to build DVF 360, a unique and engaging 3D shopping experience powered by Salesforce Commerce Cloud. DVF unveiled
Specialist optimisation and customer experience agency User Conversion has seen a new client win with retailer Glasses Direct, part of MyOptique Group. The UK’s first and leading online prescription glasses retailer has appointed the website optimisation specialists to generate an uplift
Snap Inc has launched the next phase of e-commerce advertising on Snapchat.
HTEC, the EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions company has launched the Londis shopping list app, powered by Ubamarket into Londis stores with Southampton front of the queue. The world’s leading end to end in-store shopping app is now available for customers
Zetes: the first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance
There are two critical aspects of the logistics process, the first mile and then the final mile. It is the efficiency with which retailers manage these two essential aspects of supply chain logistics in a seamless way that is key
Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today introduced the PS20, its sixth generation personal shopping solution (PSS), to allow shoppers to scan items as
Fujitsu today announces the opening of a Connected Retail Experience Centre in Dublin, Ireland. The centre is focused on enabling retail and hospitality customers to increase in-store productivity, improve customer experiences and expand customer bases while reducing costs. A live
Monsoon has generated an additional £1.4 million in revenue in the first month of its Fashion Finder service, a ship from store omnichannel initiative that gives ecommerce customers access to stock across the retailer’s store estate when items sell out
Contemporary high street fashion brands, Oasis and Warehouse, have today announced that they will be launching new shopping apps with SaaS app platform Poq. Both brands will be moving from apps created by agency providers – a move that has come
HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced that it has been selected to help drive IT transformation at the UK’s third-largest grocery retailer, Asda. The three-year application services contract will see HCL transform Asda’s IT Application Services
Cultural mediation via App: Alipay launches Chinese ‘travel guide’ for the Viktualienmarkt in Munich
Alipay, the world's leading mobile and online payment platform, introduced its new in-app "Travel Guide" service to the traditional Munich Viktualienmarkt. Chinese tourists can now use the Alipay app to access a wealth of information on the culture and history
Supermarket Asda has today announced that it will install F1-inspired Aerofoils in 187 of its supermarkets, reducing energy consumption from refrigeration by an estimated 17% and slashing CO2 emissions.
Leading luxury retailer, Harvey Nichols, has launched a series of shoppable video brand collaborations using Smartzer’s award-winning interactive video technology. The shoppable skin is used to deliver a deeper brand experience, engaging customers in an innovative way and driving more
Waterstones is set to book savings of up to £750,000 following implementation of a bespoke internet telephony solution by data, networking and communications specialist Pennine
Global reviews and customer insights company Feefo is riding high on a wave of innovation, with companies such as Iceland and The Perfume Shop utilising its artificial intelligence-powered online reviews platform to gain unrivalled customer insight and make smarter business
As a leading perfume and cosmetics manufacturer with 4,000 points of sale in Brazil and a presence in 12 other countries, Grupo Boticário is a global leader in the cosmetics industry delivering some of the most popular beauty products on
Cineplex Digital Media is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Subway Europe (“Subway”) to design, deploy, support and operate a network of digital menu boards at Subway locations across Europe. The digital solution will enable Subway stores
Hotter Shoes improves online customer experience and boosts revenue with Taggstar Social Proof Messaging
Hotter has seen a massive 5% revenue uplift after adding social proof messaging software, Taggstar to its online stores. Messages showing aggregated customer shopping trends were added to its UK website in summer 2017 to deliver a more helpful, supportive
Onecom signs £1.2m deal to provide improved connectivity and telephony for Central England Co-operative
Onecom has signed a new £1.2m deal with Central England Co-operative, one of the largest independent retailers in the UK, to provide internet connectivity and voice call services. The two-year renewal agreement follows Onecom’s initial three-year contract in 2015 to provide
Smartech, a software-powered retailer, has announced this week that it has more than doubled its footprint with the launch of a new flagship store, making room for Selfridges’ first ever robot the YuMi that will join as the Smartech barista,