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.
Skinnydip London, which sells mobile phone accessories, clothing and lifestyle products online, as well as through its network of UK shops and retail concessions, is using automated merchandising and A/B testing technology to deliver a 16% increase in average visit
Earned wage access platform Orka Pay has partnered with staff management software provider RotaCloud to provide the company’s 100,000 strong user base with the ability to access their pay as soon as they have earned it.
With demand rapidly changing during the COVID-19 pandemic, beverage producers need more accurate forecasting capabilities to stay ahead of the thirsty consumer. That’s why HEINEKEN, the world's most international brewer, has expanded its demand planning capabilities with Blue Yonder, a
As an important pillar to its international development, Scallog, one of France’s foremost suppliers of logistics robots, has formed a commercial partnership with Brazilian company Cubicc, a leading integrator in picking and packing solutions. Cubicc will market the Scallog Goods-to-Person
Powered by Hullabalook stickers technology, the Room Builder software allows customers to design their dream living room, home office or hallway. Starting with a blank canvas, users can select the shade of flooring closest to theirs, and a wall colour,
IW Capital today announces the completion of an oversubscribed £800k investment in the latest round of a £2.9m raise for Ubamarket, providing a boost to the company in its goal to evolve it's existent white label retail app, Ubamarket, and
Introducing FETCH My Order (FETCH) - the seamless and safe way to order food in quarantine. With new rules now in place across the globe, travellers at high risk from new coronavirus variants will be forced to quarantine in hotels,
Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that leading Italian brand Yamamay, part of Pianoforte Group, has extended its use of Aptos PLM to support the brand’s sustainability initiatives. With Aptos’ advanced PLM functionality, Yamamay will
After a successful trial, Gekko, the field and retail marketing agency, has launched a new Digital Merchandising E-Commerce Solution for brands to boost their visibility and effectiveness within third party sites. The new service sees the Gekko team take charge
From 12 February, the lunar calendar welcomes the Year of the Ox, representing hard work, strength and perseverance. To celebrate safely and support Chinatown London’s tenants, Shaftesbury has launched a digital campaign, #StrongAsAnOx, in lieu of traditional festivities. For the first
In July 2020 Selfridges launched its first-ever bike shop in The Corner Shop of its Oxford Street store. The collaboration with Smartech saw the space transformed into a one-of-a-kind electric vehicle destination complete with e-bikes, apparel and exclusive gear. Born
The Booker supplied and JET branded forecourt, Ayr Road Service Station located in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, has chosen Henderson Technology’s software system EDGEPoS.
IRI, a global leader in big data, technology and analytics solutions for consumer, retail and media companies, is working closely with Co-op, one of the UK’s largest food retailers, to provide more young people with an alternative route into employment
After a strong year in 2020, Henderson Technology enters 2021 with plenty of momentum.
Experience-led retailer Smartech claims to be a destination for innovation in the world’s best department stores, bringing people unparalleled access to innovation and next-gen tech.
8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, today announced that Halfords, the UK’s leading retailer of motoring and cycling services and products, has expanded the company’s deployment of the 8x8 integrated cloud contact centre and communications product to further
Computop, a leading global payment processor, has integrated a contactless payment function into the popular photo stations best known in the UK through the Boots Photo powered by CEWE service in Boots pharmacy and beauty stores across the country. These
Barclays is the first UK high street bank to enable customers to wave goodbye to paper receipts and instead have digital receipts sent straight to their Barclays app.
Tambo, the global marketplace services platform, has been selected by Caffè Nero, the premium coffee house, to launch its coffee at home products on Amazon. Tambo will then support Caffè Nero on an ongoing basis to optimise its Amazon marketing
Sainsbury’s has today announced plans to significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with approved science-based targets in its operations and across the supply chain. As part of this, the retailer will work with a number of suppliers on developing and
GS1 UK and Nielsen Brandbank have signed a collaboration agreement, increasing the standardisation of product data to deliver supply-chain efficiencies and improve the service for members and clients.
Vend, the industry-leading retail productivity and intelligence platform, has released Vend Reporter, a mobile iOS app for iPhone or iPad that allows retailers to keep track of their business from anywhere, on-the-go. Through the app, retailers can access critical real-time
Co-op is set to extend its popular same-day robot home delivery service in Northampton following the six-wheeled autonomous vehicles’ first arrival in the town last November.
Nedap announced today that leading Dutch fashion brand Scotch & Soda has selected them as strategic RFID partner for Europe and North America. Scotch & Soda will deploy Nedap’s !D Cloud inventory management platform throughout 162 stores globally with the
FareShare is the UK’s longest running food redistribution charity fighting hunger and food waste across the nation. With the help of 1,500 volunteers, FareShare is able to redistribute good food that would otherwise go to waste to almost 11,000 frontline