Channie Mize, SVP & general manager for Retail at Periscope By McKinsey, gives some thought to what she saw and heard at NRF 2017 As the curtain drops for another year at NRF, it’s a great chance to reflect on
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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.
Results posted by online fashion retailer Boohoo, which has provided further evidence that online retailers have been outperforming their high street fashion rivals, shows the importance of retailers of all sizes working together to develop local promotional strategies to bring
vente-privee has seen a fourfold increase in workflow efficiency in its product studios, following installation of new multicam imaging technology. The flash sales pioneer, one of the world’s largest fashion retailers with a £2 billion turnover, is working with workflow and
Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services, is working with John Lewis to help the retailer understand what drives marketing-led sales and inform its award-winning campaigns. As a global leader in advanced marketing analytics with the foremost
Asda Media Partnerships today announces the successful integration of its proprietary Walmart Exchange (WMX) platform, for enhanced media opportunities on Asda.com. Following the rollout of WMX earlier this year, participating brands have seen up to seven times the average click through
When “Store of the Future” (SotF) was conceived in 2014, physical retailing appeared to be coming under heavy siege by online. The atmosphere was gloomy with many predicting the death of high street shopping. Our instincts, guided by our experience
In order to make online payments more flexible for shoppers, ASOS has partnered with one of Europe’s leading payments providers, Klarna, and its pay after delivery technology following a successful partnership in Germany over the past three years. Klarna’s pay after
Doddle releases click & collect technology solution to enable retailers to increase footfall and revenue
Doddle, the leading provider of click & collect services for consumers with partners such as Amazon, Net-a-Porter and ASOS, today announced the launch of ‘Powered by Doddle’, a comprehensive click & collect solution that includes all the software, training, communications
Wyevale Garden Centres, the UK’s largest garden centre retailer, has launched its new e-commerce website to all customers, following a trial period for Garden Club members. This launch is central to the businesses ambition to become fully multi-channel.
As important as the placement of screens and creation of dynamic content are in the effectiveness and success of in-store digital signage, technology is still the main driver in this industry. According to Chris Day, managing director of Moving Tactics,
Displaydata, the world’s number one supplier of three-color, fully-graphic ESLs, today announced the immediate availability of the Aura29F ESL, a new addition to the Displaydata suite of ESL products, designed and optimized for use in the frozen sections of retail
BT today announced that leading shirtmaker and luxury clothing retailer Thomas Pink has deployed the Acuitas Digital Internet of Things (IoT) platform, which helps retailers to digitise the physical store, at its Wall Street New York City store. Thomas Pink
Verifone, a leader in payment and commerce solutions, will debut the Verifone M400, a sleek and intuitive multilane payment device, at the 2017 NRF Retail’s Big Show in New York City.
As retailers work to recover from the “Year of Promotions,” where promotions were up an average 84% for 2016 globally versus 2015, DynamicAction released new Affinities capabilities designed to arm retailers with the ability to increase average order value, revenue
Selligent, the world's leading independent provider of one to one engagement solutions for relationship marketers, has today announced Europe’s leading cinema chain, ODEON Cinemas Group, as a new client. Selligent is working with ODEON Group’s marketing teams in the UK, Germany,
Leading digital retailer Argos is implementing a new transport management solution from Microlise. The tool gives their transport teams live visibility of vehicles and expected estimated times of arrival so they can take action to maximise their on-time performance, as well
Axel Arigato has significantly enhanced the shopping experience for its online customers this Christmas. With the recent implementation of GoInStore retail technology, online customers are now provided with a live interactive virtual tour of the company’s flagship shop in Soho,
CAKE, London’s only app for booking and digitised payments & rewards has announced its new partnership with London restaurant favourite, Tom’s Kitchen. Award-winning chef, Tom Aikens has joined up with CAKE to provide his customers the enjoyment of dining out without
Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that retailer WH Smith has selected the Aptos Store point of sale solution to increase productivity and customer engagement at more than 900 locations in Europe. The multi-year agreement
John Lewis is looking to build upon its reputation for market-leading customer experience, by extending personalisation experiences on its website through marketing platform Monetate. Jon Carthew, senior online insight manager at John Lewis, said: “Customer service and satisfaction is a key
Leading call intelligence specialist ResponseTap has launched a new platform to help brands perfect the customer buying experience. Engineered as a result of client-led feedback and ResponseTap’s pursuit of market ‘firsts’, Insight Hub is a sophisticated reporting tool which unlocks a
Gumtree, the UK's largest classifieds website, has selected the Oracle Marketing Cloud to expand its customer base and support its goal of becoming Britain’s #1 digital brand. By taking advantage of the deep audience insights delivered by the Oracle Marketing
XPO Logistics has been awarded a new contract with Costco Wholesale UK Limited to manage the company’s reverse logistics for its 28 warehouses in the UK. The contract will allow Costco to benefit from XPO’s extensive logistics network and global
Pets at Home is transforming its online shopping experience by providing innovative ways to interact with its customers. The retailer has adopted Amplience, a leading digital content production and delivery platform, enabling features such as interactive video, shoppable content and
Maplin, the consumer technology specialist, has further strengthened its strategic partnership with iForce, the fastest growing supply chain business in the UK, by adding the iForce Revive service proposition to the national multi-channel fulfilment solution it has provided since 2014.