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.
Spryker, an e-commerce leader which specializes in enabling large companies to become digital pioneers across B2B, and online marketplaces, has announced that Mexican CPG wholesaler Mercado Mayco has chosen its innovative cloud-native platform-as-a-service solution and API tools as the basis
Watermans is excited to announce a partnership with THG plc’s end-to-end e-commerce division - THG Ingenuity - and the launch of the new WatermansHair.com D2C site, to help accelerate the digital growth of the brand across the world.
Providing Shiseido with digital and innovation capabilities more quickly than Shiseido could develop on its own, the venture will also help Shiseido migrate its information technology (IT) infrastructure to the cloud, enabling Shiseido to increase the efficiency of its IT
Mastercard, headline sponsor of The BRIT Awards 2021 for the 23rd year, has created the first ever audio connected LED face mask that interacts and illuminates in response to music and environmental sounds in real time, bringing music to life
Global sports company Under Armour, distributed by Athlocity L.L.C across the Middle East, has over 30 brick and mortar stores in the region. In collaboration with Emakina, they will be expanding their consumer reach by adding an e-commerce platform to
The UK-based DTC brand Loaf has partnered with Cylindo to enhance its online furniture shopping experience with high-quality 3D product visualisation and 4K zoom, thus bringing products closer to customers. Loaf’s mission is to make online furniture shopping as simple
Whilst economic uncertainty is making shoppers more sensitive to pricing and promotions in-store, younger demographics prove more loyal to branded purchases, the latest research from Pricer, the world’s most reliable provider of ESLs (Electronic Shelf Labels), reveals.
JD Sports Fashion plc, more commonly known as JD Sports, has modernised its telephony network with the support of Maintel, the UK leader in cloud and managed communication services.
Norwegian contemporary department store Steen & Strøm, which is managed by Promenaden Management, is launching a brand-new 900sq m (9,700sq ft) Beauty Hall this month as part of a major NOK 300 million (£25.7 million GBP) refurbishment and upgrade. The
With Brits heading outdoors for their dining and drinking, the hospitality industry has faced an overwhelming surge in customers since lockdown lifted last month.
Scurri, the cloud-based software provider that connects and optimises the eCommerce ordering, shipping, and delivery process has been named among the top 40 retail tech start-ups operating globally in Retail Week World Retail Congress’ (RWRC) second annual Discovery report, published today.
Checkpoint Systems, a vertically integrated supplier of RFID solutions for retail, has again demonstrated its commitment to innovation by becoming the first manufacturer to have an RFID inlay featuring the new NXP UCODE 9 IC certified by Auburn University’s ARC
Leading augmented reality (AR) and 3D creative platform Poplar Studio has partnered with Raydiant, the leading experience platform offering plug-and-play digital signage solutions, that enhance and transform the in-store experience for retailers everywhere.
A multi-national start-up that helps online sellers manage their orders and inventory across multiple sites has partnered with eBay, after being approached by the e-commerce giant.
Stocard, the leading European mobile wallet, launches today a free buyers’ protection for all Stocard Pay users. All purchases made, both, online and offline, with the virtual Stocard card are insured for 45 days and for an amount up to
MySize, the developer and creator of e-commerce measurement solutions, has announced the launch of an application with added direct-to-retailer sizing. The solution provides customers shopping for footwear and apparel online with highly-accurate sizing for more than 120 retailers, with recommendations
McDonald’s continues to drive growth in digital ordering and delivery through the My McDonald’s app. From this month, customers in the UK can now choose Delivery, alongside Click & Serve, Takeaway, Table Service or Drive Thru all via the My
Sweaty Betty has partnered with returns experts ReBOUND as the premium sportswear brand moves to keep pace with the demands of its rising number of international online customers.
Liverpool-based American style restaurant Meats & Eats has reported an additional 25% in sales during lockdown, after changing its business model to offer delivery throughout the pandemic.
Wayflyer, a revenue-based financing platform, has joined forces with Adobe to launch a financial solution for businesses on Adobe’s industry-leading e-commerce platform. This partnership solves a significant problem in the eCommerce industry by providing businesses with the competitive working capital
Fashion brands are pivoting to offer new, value-add delivery services and improved post-purchase experiences to enhance sales, encourage customer loyalty and protect margins, the latest data from parcelLab, the leading operations experience platform, reveals.
KFC UK & Ireland has selected Peak, a Decision Intelligence company to optimise menu performance. The project will utilise Peak’s pioneering Artificial Intelligence (AI) System to unlock value from its restaurant and core menu data, to enhance the guest experience and operational
Today Mirakl, the industry’s first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, announced La Redoute, French leader in eCommerce in fashion and home decoration, has chosen Mirakl to accelerate its marketplace initiative. By transitioning the marketplace business onto the Mirakl
Google Cloud and Papa John’s International, one of the world’s largest pizza chains, today announced a new, multi-year commitment to accelerate Papa John’s digital leadership and data cloud strategy. The company will expand its work with Google to migrate its
Gousto, the UK’s leading recipe box provider, announces record sales for 2020 of £189m, up 129%. Delivering underlying EBITDA of £18.2m, (2019: loss -£9.1m), Gousto achieved its first full year of profitability since launch.