Research finds opportunity for retailers to enhance customer experience for mobile-savvy consumers Retailers are failing to take advantage of widespread mobile phone use to enhance the customer experience, revealed new research from Eagle Eye, the leading SaaS technology company. While consumers
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Find out which retailers are innovating in the on and offline retail space and what they are doing to keep ahead of the curve in this dynamic and highly competitive sector. Read the financials and analysis of the large multiples, the smaller chains to independent retailers, wholesalers and suppliers
Blakemore Wholesale has increased its presence in South Wales by opening a further Bmorelocal… store in Ammanford, Carmathenshire. The 1,600sq ft store opened its doors in May as a Bmorelocal… store following a £12,000 investment.
Majestic Wine plc, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, has selected RELEX Solutions, provider of integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions, to automate and optimize its supply chain. RELEX helps Majestic increase efficiency and improve product availability while supporting
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced that it is collaborating with BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, a leading global manufacturer of home appliances, to enhance the company’s IT architecture, maintenance and development services. The project will
Morrisons has stepped in to offer the cheapest avocado on the British market, as global demand and prices rocket. In a UK first, Morrisons will sell wonky Avocados for just 39p each in the majority of its stores throughout
Asda has today announced it is massively extending its craft beer offering, reducing duplication of its existing beers and lagers range and adding over 100 new craft beers to its offering, including several exclusive products. The introduction of the new lines
Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle brand, today announces the launch of its first sportswear collection for men, following the success of its women’s range, launched in January.
To maximise this year’s Easter opportunity and to take advantage of trading on Easter Sunday, One Stop went all out to ensure franchisees benefited from a strong trade plan, coupled with fun in-store activities for both colleagues and customers. One Stop
McDonald’s and Soundtrack Your Brand, the world’s leading music streaming service for brands, have been working for the past year to develop a new way for guests to interact with music when they’re having a meal. BeatQuiz is an AR quiz
Global fashion brand Missguided has entered into a strategic partnership with Intercity Technology to deliver and support the IT infrastructure of its first ever physical shops. The enterprise mobility and IT specialist worked closely with Missguided to plan and execute the
Multi-national clothing retail company, H&M, and US-based LED lighting manufacturer, Cree, have become the latest companies to join EP100, pledging to double their energy productivity. The announcement was made today at the 2017 Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global) in Washington
OneView Commerce, the retail industry’s leading provider of digital point of sale (POS), announced today that Travis Perkins, is piloting its POS transformation at Wickes, the Group’s home improvement retailer. The ‘go live’ of the OneView digital POS pilot took
My healthy kitchen, a new brand from Samworth Brothers, has just been listed in Ocado - and will soon launch in Waitrose stores nationwide.
H&M has opened the doors to its largest UK & IE store at Westfield Stratford City. With a floor-space exceeding 5,070sq m, the multi-storey shopping destination will also qualify as one of the largest stores in H&M’s global portfolio. Westfield
As the warmer weather inches closer, Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, has unveiled its exciting new summer drinks range, landing in stores nationwide. The offering is Costa’s biggest and boldest summer selection yet. With the return of cool
Rant & Rave, the real-time customer engagement specialist, showcased the importance of people-to-people interactions in customer experience at its “Putting The Soul Back Into CX” event in Central London last week ( 27 April 2017). The event included headline presentations from
Tesco’s F&F is placing itself firmly on the fashion map with the launch of ‘Supermarket Woman’, the brand’s first global campaign created by ODD. The campaign introduces the brand’s new ‘Supermarket Woman’ campaign platform, which celebrates the fact that F&F
The Midcounties Co-operative is celebrating Responsible Business Week this week having been commended by the UK’s longest running awards programme for its commitment to reducing energy usage and giving back to the local community. Responsible Business Week (24-28 April), hosted by
Hammerson announces that leading luxury bath and body care specialist, Molton Brown, will open a new store at Silverburn shopping centre, Glasgow.The 107sq m unit will be centrally located, adjacent to Pandora and Swarovski. The store will offer Molton Brown’s
Sweden has selected RELEX to automate and optimize its supply chain. RELEX, whose groundbreaking retail planning solutions have delivered impressive results for customers worldwide, will replace the retailer’s largely manual supply chain management processes.
National bathroom and tile specialist, Easy Bathrooms, has launched its 12th showroom to offer a wider range of choice to customers. The new site, in Birstall, near Leeds, officially opened on 8 April 2017, and is situated close to other retail
Flux, the receipt data platform, is pleased to announce its launch, in a pilot with EAT and Bel-Air. Flux delivers real-time receipts, including item data and VAT, directly to customer’s mobile banking apps. Flux does this by linking purchases to bank
Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, today announced that MediaMarkt’s flagship store in the center of Eindhoven will introduce "Store Guide” app. It allows customers in store to use their smartphones to locate products and be guided to them
Fujitsu today announces that Specsavers, the British optical retailer, has signed a £17.6million deal that will see Fujitsu transform Specsavers’ in-store technology in its 1,179 stores across Europe to enhance both customer experience and employee environment. The transformation programme will enable
Founded in 2011, TK’Blue is an accreditation and rating agency which specialises in goods transport. Designed as a service platform for the sector’s various players – carriers, shippers and freight forwarders – it covers all modes of transport: road, rail,