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With a continued focus on innovation and the customer experience, menswear retailer Charles Tyrwhitt ran a social proof messaging trial to test the concept with its discerning customer base. The strategy worked, delivering an impressive 1.8% conversion rate uplift and
Perfect Corp., the leading artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) beauty and fashion tech solutions provider, partnered with leading beauty brand, M·A·C Cosmetics, and online product sampling platform, SoPost, for a first-of-its-kind digital-meets-physical personalized product sampling experience for M·A·C
Sensei, the leading European provider of autonomous stores, has partnered with global, edge-to-cloud company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) as its original equipment manufacturer.
IGD – provider of grocery insight, analysis and foresight – reveals the must-see stores that are pushing boundaries and moving the industry forward.
Contentsquare, the global leader in digital experience analytics, today announced its partnership with global end-to-end ecommerce platform, THG Ingenuity.
Diebold Nixdorf has announced a major update to its ongoing partnership with East of England Co-operative Society, one of the larger consumer cooperatives in the U.K. with 122 stores. The retailer has deployed more than 180 DN SeriesTM EASY eXpress
With the global supply chain crisis still raging, the need for agile, accurate demand planning has never been greater. With SAS Cloud for Intelligent Planning, retailers and consumer goods manufacturers can anticipate shopper needs and shipping disruptions more effectively. The
Consumer group Which? conducted its annual Cheapest Supermarket of the Year price comparison, revealing that Aldi saves shoppers the most money.
Following today’s release of Burberry’s figures for Q3, FY2021/22; Pippa Stephens, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Burberry has now fully rebounded from the impacts of the pandemic, with retail revenue for Q3
Long promised in the land of science fiction, augmented reality technologies are now finally entering the mainstream. Though their primary uses are often touted in gaming and medicine, almost any business could see significant advantages through the integration of this
Central England Co-op is working with numerous exciting new brands to offer its customers and members some great new ranges which also offer healthier and sustainable alternatives for 2022.
Lidl GB today announces its 900th store in Great Britain, which opens its doors for the first time tomorrow. Located on Edge Lane near Liverpool city centre, the discounter’s 900th store has created 40 new jobs for the region and
The owner of two major retail schemes in Northern Ireland has reported the highest month of sales on record in December at its premier outlet, The Boulevard, as well as an annual growth in sales of 23% compared to the
dunnhumby, the world’s leading retail data science organisation, has today launched dunnhumby Sphere, an all-in-one customer first retail media platform.
Grosvenor has announced the opening of Rituals, the luxury bath, body and home brand at Liverpool ONE, its first in the city. Located on South John Street, the 1,700sq ft store stocks the brand’s full range of luxurious yet
Toolstation, one of the UK’s fastest growing suppliers of tools, accessories and building supplies is looking to recruit for 300 permanent roles across the business.
Footasylum and the specialist textile manufacturer, Wisla, have collaborated to create a bespoke point-of-sale hanging rail solution for the sportswear retailer's latest Women’s store recently opened in Leeds.
Glossier is a much-loved and coveted American beauty brand. After the brand’s highly-instagrammable London popup store was a runaway success in 2019, it was a natural decision to open its first international flagship store in the capital.
Halfords mobile van servicing business, including Tyres on the Drive and Halfords Mobile Expert brands, has become the first company in the world in any category to receive over 200,000 reviews on Trustpilot.
Ankorstore, Europe’s fastest growing curated marketplace connecting independent brands with local retailers, is announcing its fourth edition of Lift Days with discounts from minimum 10 % up to 60 % on all products. The online event allows independent retailers that
A leading discount voucher website is looking for three people to become the world’s first ‘Middle Aisle Shoppers’, after researching the value of second-hand brand merchandise, with KFC producing the most sought after ‘merch’, followed by Lidl and Sainsbury’s. The
Following today’s release of Hugo Boss’ figures for Q4 & FY2021; Louise Deglise-Favre, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Though Hugo Boss narrowly missed a fully recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in FY2021,
Fix Price, one of the leading variety value retailers globally and the largest in Russia, announces that it will roll out self-service checkouts at all new company-operated stores in Russia. The first batch of self-checkouts are scheduled to be delivered
Lidl is committing to increase environmental standards of its entire British fresh produce supplier base through the LEAF Marquee environmental assurance scheme. The move will see its entire British fresh produce supplier base achieving LEAF Marque certification by the end
Aldi, the UK’s fifth largest supermarket, has opened its first checkout-free store in London today (18/01/22).