Camelot Group, the licensed operator of the UK National Lottery that raises an average of over £30m for good causes every week, has confirmed that Hughes Europe, part of Hughes Network Systems LLC, the world leader in broadband satellite networks
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After an online overhaul, Majestic is launching a brand new website this October. The company’s customer-centric new site will offer a more interactive experience, with a primary focus on feedback and wine ratings, which will give customers a greater influence over
IRI first to market with new analytics package for convenience retailers to help stores maximise sales and ROI
IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers, has launched the first analytics solution for convenience retailers, enabling convenience stores to access the company’s market-leading analytics capabilities. Previously only available to the major multiples,
Italian grocery retailer Esselunga selects Manhattan Associates to maximise product availability and service
Today’s supermarket shoppers don’t just demand convenience and value, they want a seamless, high-quality experience supported by fresh products, wide selection and high availability levels. To keep pace with the demands of its discerning customers and to retain its premium
Chubb Fire & Security Limited has installed a state-of-the art closed circuit television (CCTV) system in the Oldham-based distribution centre of JD Williams, the specialist fashion retailer. The system, which is deliberately visible at the retailer’s request, is designed to
Global commerce consultancy Salmon has introduced a fully PCI compliant app-basedpayment solution for long standing client Ted Baker, bringing the online and in-store experiences together. Developed with ‘PayPal Here’ technology, the app allows customers to order in a more secure
Rant & Rave, a UK leader in real-time customer engagement technology, has today announced an integration with Trustpilot, the leading global online review community. The two customer-centric companies have joined forces to further amplify customer reviews. The integration will work by
Checkpoint Systems, Inc., the world's leading provider of RFID solutions and Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) for the retail industry, has announced a collaboration with Diesel to implement RFID technology into the brand’s flagship store, creating a unique and personalised shopping
Anderson Zaks has announced a new partnership with Tola Mobile, a mobile payment service provider, to develop a new payment solution for customers using their mobile phones. The new payment option monetizes credit on mobile phones, both pay as you
Reebok is making social lifestyle content shoppable for the first time, as it looks to hone the ideal customer journey. The global fitness brand has appointed marketing technology company Curalate to make its social media channels fully shoppable, creating a seamless
Under Armour, an American brand that manufactures performance footwear, sports and casual apparel, recently teamed up with Moving Tactics to create a dynamic and fun interactive activation event to create awareness for the opening of their new store at the
Cath Kidston Group Limited, the global lifestyle brand, today launched ‘Colour’ QR codes as a unique and first-ever collaboration with Pinterest enabling customers to discover the inspiration behind the new “Colour by Cath Kidston” collection. As the first UK brand to
The White Company selects The Retail Cloud Team to support e-commerce platform and international growth plans
The Retail Cloud Team, a Piksel company, today announced that it has been selected by luxury lifestyle retailer The White Company to migrate, host and manage its e-commerce business.
Barclaycard today announces it is piloting ‘Contactless Cones’ – a refreshing solution to reduce long queues at ice-cream vans. The self-serve ice-cream van pilot will dramatically reduce the average wait time of almost eight minutes by introducing contactless technology to
Lingerie retailer, Bravissimo, has underpinned its international omni-channel capabilities and enhanced customer experience with a new e-commerce platform in conjunction with Black Pepper Software, a leading agile software development provider. Founded as a mail order company in 1995 by entrepreneur, Sarah
EXASOL helps Atheon Analytics power faster, data-driven decisions for 400 FMCG brands and UK supermarkets
EXASOL has announced that Atheon Analytics, the big data retail analytics consultancy that works with more than 400 FMCGs and all major supermarkets in the UK, has now completed the move of its entire SKUtrak platform’s analytical infrastructure onto EXASOL.
Arsenal Football Club has transformed its online retail site, ArsenalDirect.com, to meet the increasing demands and expectations of the club’s supporters globally. These changes follow an extensive research project into the needs, motivations, shopping habits and engagement preferences of supporters when
A new loyalty scheme has helped to boost a Windsor hotel’s customer retention and generate additional revenue.
Dubai Duty Free is the first customer to upgrade to Oracle Retail Release 16, Oracle announced today. One of the largest airport retailers in the world, Dubai Duty Free provides customers with first-class service, excellent value, a wide range of
Home interiors specialist Thomas Sanderson has launched a new digital marketing strategy powered by Force24. With a 25 year heritage manufacturing handcrafted window and conservatory blinds and shutters, the brand has invested in marketing automation technology to deliver a better quality
E-commerce analytics firm Profitero has expanded its presence further into the Asia-Pacific region, launching an operation in Shanghai to bring Chinese e-commerce data and analytics to more global and local brands. This follows the firm’s launch into Japan earlier this
Rant & Rave, the UK leader in real-time customer engagement technology, has today announced double-digit business growth and team expansion, fueled by a growing customer base and strategic expansion plans. Rant & Rave, which works with half of the FTSE,
River Island has reported a reduction in retail theft of 60% on security-tagged garments at Marble Arch Park House on Oxford Street, its largest UK store. The fashion retailer achieved the result, based on a 12 month period from April 2016,
Cloud IQ, the commerce optimisation platform, has announced t it has raised a £4m round, including an investment from PayPal. This investment will enable Cloud IQ to democratise digital marketing, enabling businesses of all sizes to deliver dynamic individual user
Ahold USA businesses recently selected Revionics Price Suite for price optimization, embodying their commitment to adopting leading technology to drive bottom-line business results and better serve their customers. In selecting Revionics, Peapod and Ahold USA’s retail brands, including Stop &