After what the Chancellor has labelled a fundamental alteration to our way of lives, the Budget announcement has signalled for the retail industry that reduced business rates will be extended until the end of June, with a staggered recovery beyond
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kevin., the Lithuanian payments startup, has launched a first-of-its-kind product that seamlessly switches customers from card payments to account-to-account (A2A) payments during the payment flow via a PSD2-based open API. Customers who start making a payment using their card can
Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society, an independent Co-operative Society based in Chelmsford, Essex, is starting a home delivery trial with Snappy Shopper, the cutting-edge home delivery app and web platform.
Fast-growing handmade jewellery and accessories company Pineapple Island has selected Brightpearl to support rapid scale and introduce more customers to ethical accessories that won't cost the Earth.
Ozon, a leading multi-category online marketplace, announces the opening of a new IT lab in St. Petersburg.
Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has extended its partnership with TJ Morris, the multi-business company trading as Home Bargains, to speed up transaction times.
PcComponentes, the leading Spanish ecommerce site for technology products, has launched CitrusAd’s Retail Media platform as the technology provider for its marketplace, providing brands with new opportunities to promote themselves on its websites, whether through sponsored product campaigns, banners or
Blakemore Retail signs up all 275 of its Spar convenience stores across England and Wales to Too Good To Go app
The convenience retailer first partnered with the food-waste-fighting platform in January 2020, when it began a trial with 15 stores. In June 2020 the business registered a further 43 stores on the platform, and on 22 February this week it completed its rollout.
Kalibrate, the recognized authority in fuel pricing, location planning, market data and traffic count data, has today announced the acquisition of Intalytics, a leader in location-based predictive analytics.
Urban Outfitters increases volume of customer transactions by 25% by introducing virtual customer experiences
Urban Outfitters (URBN), a leading lifestyle products and services company, has bolstered ongoing customer engagement and sales for its Anthropologie and BHLDN brands during the COVID-19 pandemic using JRNI Appointments from JRNI. The brands have been able to keep
Social proof helps SportsShoes customers to make more informed buying decisions and improves conversion rate by 4.5%+
During the months of the pandemic and working from home, specialist retailer SportsShoes had thousands of new customers visiting its website to buy fitness gear. Dan Cartner, senior marketing and e-commerce manager, wanted to prevent these customers from being overwhelmed
Kooomo announces platform updates to simplify merchant tasks, boost security and diversify payment options
Global e-commerce platform, Kooomo has today announced further updates to its platform, bolstering security to block attacking bots and cybercrime IP addresses, as well as simplifying everyday tasks for merchants such as barcode searching and calculating payment fees.
Local high streets have been struggling to survive long before the Covid-19 Pandemic hit. Thanks to the nation’s growing love of online shopping combined with high rents and business rates, the UK’s beloved local high street has been on a
Fast-growing linen brand Piglet has opted for Brightpearl as the brand begins the next chapter in its expansion and success story.
Snappy Shopper, the cutting-edge home delivery app and web platform, is celebrating its 50th milestone with symbol group Nisa as stores continue to take on the app since the partnership began in September last year.
Staropramen, the well-known Czech beer brand, has selected Zetes’ advanced warehouse execution solution ZetesMedea, to streamline its operations and improve safety in its warehouse.
Medallia, a world leader in experience management, announces that Salvatore Ferragamo, the iconic Italian luxury brand, has chosen Medallia Experience Cloud to improve the customer experience throughout its international network, both physical stores and e-commerce sites.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Peak has raised a $21 million Series B funding round led by venture capital firm Oxx, with participation from existing investors MMC Ventures and Praetura Ventures, and new investor Arete. This brings Peak’s total funding raised
Skinnydip London boosts average visit value by 16% since shifting entire operation online due to pandemic
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
Orka Pay partners with staff management software provider RotaCloud to give 100,000 workers early access to pay
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,