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.
Top Australian shoe retailer Tony Bianco has reported a 24% increase in average order value following the introduction of new onsite search and merchandising technology to its international and domestic websites.
Tony Bianco, which sells online in the UK, is working
Consumers that prefer an omni-channel shopping and use of multiple screens, expect an outstanding customer experience across all the channels – mobile, Web, in-store, anywhere.
The biggest challenge for Retailers remains the ability to reach out to their consumers in real-time
Infinity Nation, the online retail growth consultancy, has been appointed by furniture specialist Herman Miller, condiment and preserve retailer Tracklements,and online stationer, Boxclever Press, to help grow their businesses online. The agency, which has a proven track record of growing retail business, will
Tyco Retail Solutions, part of Johnson Controls, has been recognised for its commitment to promoting and supporting retailers’ sustainability initiatives for the second straight year. The company is the recipient of the 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award, an
Diebold Nixdorf , a leader in driving connected commerce, is introducing Vynamic, the first software suite built to power the ongoing transformation in the financial services and retail industries. Unlike traditional software suites available today, Vynamic breaks down channel silos to
Rant & Rave, the UK leader in real-time customer engagement technology, today announces it has been appointed by Fortnum & Mason, the world renowned luxury retail brand, to enhance its customer experience programme and maximise the quantity and quality of
Peoplevox, the leading e-commerce warehouse and fulfilment software specialist today published a new report on fast fashion fulfilment.
‘Fashion Fulfilment In 2018’ provides online retailers with a concise analysis of key emerging fulfilment trends in this dynamic and highly competitive sector;
Mastercard today announced its largest and most diverse class to enter the Mastercard Start Path programme – the company’s global effort to support later-stage fintech and tech startups.
The 11 selected companies are working on the largest array of innovations the
Online booking software provider, thinkBooker, has developed a bespoke personal shopping experience for luxury, London-based fashion boutique, Browns, for use in its two London-based locations, including its new store, Browns East.
Browns was established in 1970 and is one of London’s most well-regarded fashion boutiques,
As the first deliverable out of its partnership with dunnhumby, JDA Software Group, Inc., today announced the availability of JDA Assortment Optimization – Powered by dunnhumby, the industry’s first space-aware assortment optimization solution incorporating data science. dunnhumby is a leading
With over 100 stores, Smyths Toys is one of the largest and fastest growing toy retailers in the UK and Ireland. With new branches and sales channels opening all the time, the company wanted to ensure its customers had a
Porsche is now offering car enthusiasts immersive online access to one of the most spectacular car museums in the world – the Porsche Museum. Through GoInStore’s experiential real-time video technology, visitors to the museum website can experience a live, host-guided
Scandit, the leading developer of next-generation mobile data capture solutions based on computer vision, augmented reality and machine learning, is providing the technology for an in-store scanning solution at footwear manufacturer and retailer Clarks. Widely deployed across Clarks retail outlets throughout
At an event in New York, Voysis has announced its new product, Voysis Commerce, and released the findings of a research report that shows voice commerce and search is at a major inflection point for retailers and brands.
The launch of
Bink, the business eliminating the need for plastic loyalty cards through ‘Payment Linked Loyalty’, has partnered with Individual Restaurant Group, one of the UK’s leading restaurant houses, which includes Piccolino, The Restaurant Bar & Grill, Bank Restaurant & Bar and
Fuel loss recovery expert Forecourt Eye has announced a new subscription structure to be implemented with immediate effect which aims to match different service options to evolving customer needs.
A new entry-level £15 monthly option has been created specifically for those
Today’s customer expects to engage with retailers in an engaging and digitally interactive way in-store and retailers are focusing on this customer journey to develop the relationship and increase sales. Moving Tactics, South Africa’s leading digital signage solutions company, has
Lyons Consulting Group, now part of the Capgemini Group, today announced its partnership with Build-A-Bear Workshop, a one-of-a-kind global brand kids love and parents trust. Build-A-Bear charged LYONSCG with helping the company completely re-imagine its digital experience, including eCommerce strategy,
Visa has announced the European launch of Visa Direct – a real-time payments platform that allows companies to leverage Visa’s global reach and scale to transform domestic and cross-border payments for businesses and consumers. Visa is working with payment service
Maplin, the UK’s number one specialist technology retailer, has selected Ensono to help bring its signature instore customer experience online; improving flexibility and consumer choice. Maplin’s new digital offering, built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), will be its first deployment
Topps Tiles, the UK’s leading tile specialist, has recently appointed digital performance agency Croud to boost its paid and organic search activity. From this month, Croud will be providing PPC and SEO services to the retailer.
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has selected Revionics Price Suite to drive dynamic pricing and respond to market, shopper and competitive trends.
The company has also selected Revionics Promotion Suite and science-based analytics on its promotion performance,
Zapper, the global insights and loyalty platform enabled by mobile payment, is delighted to announce it will be partnering with Spar, the UK’s leading convenience store group with 2,700 stores, to launch its mobile payments and loyalty app into multiple Spar
Infinity Nation, the online retail growth consultancy, has secured the online account for established homeware brand, Lombok. The win comes alongside two others as Infinity Nation announces it will also be working with fashion brand moloh and wedding gifting service,
Bink, the business removing the need for plastic loyalty cards through ‘Payment Linked Loyalty’, is delighted to announce a partnership with the world’s leading luxury retailer Harvey Nichols.
The partnership, which launches later this year, will see Bink’s unique Payment Linked