Silentnight, the UK’s leading bed manufacturer, has chosen to open its second flagship showroom with intu, owner of some of the UK’s largest and most popular retail and leisure destinations. After a successful year following the opening of its first UK
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HTEC’s next generation EPOS solution has now been successfully installed into 70 Rontec forecourt sites, the EPOS, loyalty and payment company announced today. The installation provides a modern interface and fully functioning, integrated point of sale, back office and head office
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has selected Zetes to help transform visibility and fulfilment across its fresh food supply chain. The partnership will also see greater collaboration between M&S and its food suppliers via Zetes’ supply chain visibility platform, ZetesOlympus.
Adyen, the payments platform of choice for leading companies worldwide, today announced the launch of its point of sale (POS) offering in Singapore, extending its unified commerce footprint to 27 countries and more than 4,000 cities. Highlighting the potential of Adyen’s
Europe’s leading airport electrical retailer, Dixons Travel, has announced plans to open five new stores in both Frankfurt and Düsseldorf airports by the end of 2018.
Longmartin Properties, a joint venture between Shaftesbury and The Mercers’ Company, has announced Rohan, the outdoor clothing and footwear brand, has opened a 3,875sq ft London flagship in St Martin’s Courtyard. Located at 11 Mercer Street and designed by Rohan’s in-house
With leisure outlets challenging hegemony of retailers, brands need to play part in enriching shopping experiences, says Conversity
Evolution of consumer habits means brands need to ensure they lead the way in customer experience, says Dave Stark, CEO of Conversity
Hammerson is pleased to announce that Victoria Gate, Leeds is to debut Cornish lifestyle brand, Seasalt. Victoria Gate is Hammerson’s iconic and modern interpretation of the Grade II listed arcades of Victoria Quarter, and forms part of the Victoria Leeds
Deloitte has published its Digital Predictions 2018 report. Consumer-facing businesses will need to respond to six major digital technology trends this year, which all have the potential to radically alter their customer relationships.
Tesco and Morrisons rise to top the big four in a buoyant market, latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 25 February 2018, show that grocery sales have increased in value by 3.2% compared to the same time last year. This marks the 12th
London Designer Outlet (LDO), the capital’s leading fashion & lifestyle outlet, celebrated 17 consecutive quarters of sales growth with a competition to win 17kg of HARIBO sweets.
Oasis opens its first standalone store in Worcester as new retailers flock to Crowngate Shopping Centre
High street fashion brand Oasis is to open its first-ever standalone store in Worcester. The new 1,480sq ft store in Crowngate’s Chapel Walk comes following a flurry of lettings activity at the centre. A Write Card, part of the Card Party group,
Shipping with Amazon service primes online giant to become world’s first $1 trillion company, says ParcelHero
In its April 2016 report the e-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero predicted Amazon would become a logistics company. Now Amazon has launched end-to-end delivery services, as part of its ambition to embed its services into all our lives, and storm to
Managed IT services and cloud hosting provider, SysGroup has today announced a three-year managed hosting services contract with one of the UK’s fastest-growing high street discount retailers, Home Bargains. The company, which sits under the TJ Morris umbrella, selected SysGroup following
A new retail bible, The omnichannel survival guide: for the new retail reality, publishing in the spring, is offering retailers eight top tips to be the ultimate omnichannel retailer. Co-authored by Chris Tanner, founder of Brightpearl, and Derek O’Carroll CEO, the Guide
Halfords receives Retail Technology Award for Best Consumer Experience with Diebold Nixdorf as IT Partner
The EHI Retail Institute awarded Halfords Group with a “retail technology awards europe” (reta) this year, as a direct result of the project with Diebold Nixdorf, the world leader in driving connected commerce. Diebold Nixdorf’s contribution as the chosen IT
Gear4music, the largest UK based online retailer of musical instruments and music equipment, today announces a year-end trading update covering the 12 months to 28 February 2018.
Your brand isn’t hero: it shows your customer the way in their own story, Retail Hive delegates told
Jonathan Gabay, author of Brand Psychology, spoke at the latest Retail Hive meeting in London on the importance of storytelling to engage the connected customer. Yet unlike the usual ‘storytelling’ we’ve come to expect from retail marketing, Gabay took the
JD.com, China’s largest retailer, has launched new AR/VR makeup features to help customers test multiple cosmetics on their own faces at once with real makeup effects, such as matte and pearl lip color finishes, before buying. The new feature, JD’s “AR
Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, and Sorted, a UK-based delivery management technology provider, have announced the details of a new strategic partnership. The move is part of Wincanton’s wider ambition to enhance its market-leading eFulfilment service, which includes partnering
Khaos Control Solutions (KCSL), based in Grantham, Lincolnshire, is a multichannel retail specialist, creating and delivering Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and business management software for multichannel retailers. KCSL has seen unprecedented growth and development throughout the start of 2018, with
Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and global leader in supply chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O), announced today that its software will be used to support PANDORA’s capacity expansion program. PANDORA, the world’s largest jewelry manufacturer by production volume, aims to
Spar retailers are springing into action to support Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal once again this year. Following Spar’s first year of supporting Marie Curie when they raised more than £640,000 for charity, Spar stores are donning their yellow daffodils again
Visitors to this year’s EuroCIS expo, 27 February - 1 March, will be the first to learn about Epson’s new Omnilink Merchant Services partner PredictX, a leader in predictive analytics and machine learning, and its PredictX Retail solutions. Thanks to Epson’s
Morrisons formalised a partnership between its food production sites and the food redistribution charity FareShare in April 2017, to use surplus food occurring at their manufacturing sites to benefit people in need. After nine months, the partnership has resulted in