DivideBuy, a leading LendTech company, has opened its interest-free credit solution up to online retail businesses with upwards of £100k annual turnover in a bid to help these smaller retailers attract customers during and beyond the coronavirus outbreak.
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Curve, the banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and app, now allows customers to move past payments onto a different card for up to 90 days after the payment has been made.
A team of British engineers from the automotive industry have developed an innovative product which aims to prevent the spread of germs and viruses.
Today, iZettle, a PayPal service, has partnered with Stuart, a subsidiary of GeoPost, to offer small business owners a remote payment and delivery service during the Covid-19 lockdown across the UK. The partnership is aimed at connecting merchants who do
Blue Yonder, Inc., today announced that Sainsbury’s, one of the United Kingdom’s leading multi brand, multi-channel retailers across food, clothing, general merchandise and financial services, has selected Blue Yonder’s end-to-end supply chain platform as the foundation of its supply chain
Video surveillance company Ocucon has launched a new technology that cleverly monitors the number of people going in and out of a store, automatically shutting the entrance when the occupancy threshold is met.
Checkpoint unveils system to track real-time in-store occupancy and help keep staff and shoppers safely distanced
Checkpoint Systems, a global leader in source-to-shopper solutions, has launched a new system to help retailers view in-store occupancy levels and receive alerts in real-time. The SmartOccupancy solution is designed for stores with an occupancy limit or those with high
LendTech company, DivideBuy, has launched a unique soft search credit check functionality that lets customers know whether they will be approved for interest-free credit purchases without affecting their credit score.
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer, is developing a project that uses video analytics to monitor checkout queues at its Perekrestok supermarkets. On the basis of tests conducted in 55 supermarkets in Moscow and St Petersburg, X5 will
As many boutiques and retailers shut their stores, following on from government advice that only essential workplaces must stay open, Trouva, the curated online marketplace, continues to support independent retailers by enabling 75% of its UK shops to continue to
PayPoint and Deliveroo partner up to help locked-down Britons with grocery essentials and refreshments
PayPoint today announced an innovative partnership deal with Deliveroo, Britain’s leading online food delivery company.
THG Ingenuity, the technology services division of THG, today announces the signing of a major contract with Nestlé Health Science (NHSc). THG Ingenuity will deliver a fully serviced, global e-commerce platform, to internationally scale a number of NHSc's brands.
Global apparel and lingerie retailer Huber is set to significantly grow its £145million revenue as part of a new three-year e-commerce strategy.
IDS Media UK has launched a digital hand sanitising unit for use in retail stores. The unit, called Messenger, features a contactless dispenser releasing Sterizar sanitiser liquid killing 99.999% of bacteria and lasting for up to six hours on the
Encoded partners with Cashflows to facilitate faster card payments and reduce number of declined transactions
Encoded, a leading Payment Service Provider and pioneer of innovative secure payment solutions for contact centres, has announced a new partnership with Cambridge-based Omni-Channel Payments Provider, Cashflows. The partnership will leverage the knowledge and technology of both companies to
MYPINPAD, a global leader in secure personal authentication for payment solutions, has achieved Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (SSC) certification for its Android software-based PIN entry on a Commercial off-the-shelf (SPoC) solution –the first software only Android SPoC
VibePay, the ecosystem behind the fast growing social payments app, today announces its open banking driven offer for businesses.
Zalando, a leading European online platform for fashion and lifestyle, aims to accelerate its platform business in 2020. The company has introduced several new initiatives to support fashion brands and retailers during the coronavirus crisis. These will allow partners to
Fluent Commerce, a provider of Fluent Order Management software, today announced a global partnership with commercetools – the world’s leading headless platform for B2B and B2C commerce.
Scottish technology company Miconex has announced a partnership with Collection Pot, bringing to market at a critical time the ability for local communities and social networks to collect money online and then load the funds onto local Town and City
Ethoca, a Mastercard company, today announced an expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft that will bring Microsoft customers simple access to their digital purchase receipts through their banks’ mobile applications, enabled with Ethoca’s Digital Receipts service.
As COVID-19 lockdown continues in the UK, the 50 per cent of the population reliant on repeat prescriptions could save unnecessary trips to pharmacies and GPs by ordering medication through prescription delivery app, Healthera.
As a response to the coronavirus crisis, Ashoka and Zalando will scout and identify 50 social entrepreneurs working on projects specifically targeting the current challenges. The chosen project teams will receive additional support from Zalando employees who will invest their
Premium denim brand, 7 For All Mankind EU, has increased online conversion rates since implementing data-driven, fashion personalisation platform True Fit on its e-commerce site.
Retail businesses across Europe are under severe pressure from the COVID-19 crisis, but can now sign up for free, to a gift voucher system to sell online vouchers for future purchases in just a few short clicks.