AiFi, the company creating frictionless AI-powered autonomous shopping experiences, today announces the opening of the largest hybrid computer vision-only store with a cashier option, powered by AiFi Solutions. AiFi’s camera-only solution offers a cost effective and easy-to-deploy shopping experience while
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Top new product: adding protection and wellbeing in consumer environments – Ergonomic Solutions introduces an antimicrobial paint coating to its SpacePole® Technology Mounting Solutions
Ergonomic Solutions provides an added layer of protection across its product range designed to repel bacteria and offer an enhanced sense of wellbeing to customers at the POS, payment and service points, where their solutions are installed in future
ScS, the UK’s leading Sofa Carpet Specialists, has unveiled its brand-new website, designed to energise and amplify its online presence. The site, which was delivered, and project managed by Sherwen Studios using the Salesforce Commerce Cloud Platform, has transformed the
XPO Logistics increases productivity and safety in e-commerce warehouses with touchless machine vision scanners
XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has deployed 370 state-of-the-art barcode scanners with machine vision in warehouses in the UK, Spain, France and the Netherlands. The fixed-mount, computerised scanners speed the reading of inventory data,
Central England Co-op today begins trialing a brand new service in one of its West Midlands stores that will allow customers to scan and go – all by using a specially created smartphone app.
Top new product: CleanAir Spaces and Biotech launch DuctFIT in UK to transform quality of indoor environments and help battle COVID-19
CleanAir Spaces has developed a state-of-the-art technology which helps make indoor spaces healthier and safer and can play an important role in the response to COVID-19, as well as creating healthier working and visiting environments in the longer term.
Local Spar and VIVO retailers are attracting new customers who have not shopped with them before thanks to the introduction of a new home delivery and click ‘n’ collect app.
The Spanish Iberian Ham sector has developed a revolutionary app - IBÉRICO, which allows consumers to determine the quality of their Iberian Ham by scanning the unique barcode on each packaging seal. The app is completely free and is available
Robots are set to roll-out on the streets of Northampton today (Wednesday, 25 November) as Co-op expands its use of autonomous home delivery in partnership with Starship Technologies, as well as revealing that it has ramped-up its same-day online and
LINK and PayPoint pilot enabling free cash withdrawals from retailers’ tills goes live with good demand
LINK, the UK’s main ATM cash machine network, and PayPoint, the in-store payment services and ATM provider, have successfully begun a trial to allow consumers to withdraw cash in smaller shops without paying a fee with positive early indicators.
Online book retailer World of Books has given its people real-time access to pay alongside a suite of financial resilience tools to help them through the current pandemic and promote longer term financial wellbeing support.
The online comparison platform, Cosmetify, is expanding its offering with the launch of a new app offering shoppers beauty savings at their fingertips.
Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has expanded its partnership with Kingfisher plc, a leading home improvement company in the UK and Europe, to provide consolidated application management and infrastructure support services, to
Amplience, a leading commerce experience platform for high scale, high growth brands and retailers, has announced that it is experiencing accelerating growth in its business during 2020. This rapid global growth in customers and revenue comes as the COVID-19
Pricer announces that the retail group Carrefour has chosen Pricer as preferred supplier for new ESL (Electronic Shelf Label) installations and upgrading of stores that are already equipped with Pricer’s ESL. Although the framework agreement contains no commitments with
URBN lifestyle brands Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie have today announced a partnership with shopping and payments provider Klarna, to offer customers across Europe a smooother online shopping experience. Through Klarna, Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie will now be able to offer
International mattress brand Emma has selected Commerce Protection Platform provider Signifyd to help fuel its ongoing and dramatic growth as it continues on its mission to provide the world with a better night’s sleep.
Technology trends on the rise: aisle sat-nav, scan and go and facial recognition set to revolutionise the industry, says Ubamarket
Will Broome, CEO of retail fintech app Ubamarket, discusses how nimble technologies are essential for recovery post-COVID
Symatrix today announced that the Co-op Group has implemented Symatrix’ managed services to deliver a next generation HR model for its 60,000 employees. This has enabled Co-op to save time, reduce costs and respond effectively to HR issues which has
Revolut, the global financial superapp with over 13 million customers, has today announced the launch of Google Pay for customers in Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal and Romania. Revolut will be amoung the first financial services
Co-op ramps-up online home delivery in Wales and Welsh Border towns through partnership with Zoom Delivery
Co-op has partnered with home delivery specialists, Zoom 1Hr Delivery, to further expand the roll-out of its own online shop across Wales and Welsh/English border towns and, to increase the number of delivery slots available for shoppers.
Specialist e-commerce platform provider and digital marketing consultancy, Visualsoft, has secured a substantial investment from Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors.
Snappy Shopper is launching a new national TV, video on demand (VOD), radio and online advertising campaign in a move designed to encourage shoppers to shop locally via the home delivery app.
Nedap announced today that Spanish womenswear brand Encuentro Moda has selected Nedap’s !D Cloud software platform. The main objective is to achieve full supply chain visibility and merchandise visibility within their 125 stores across Spain. The RFID rollout began in
Leading online fast fashion retailer Missguided has today announced a UK ‘locker takeover’ in collaboration with locker delivery brand InPost. The collaboration will see 180 of InPost’s lockers around the UK fully branded with eye-catching Missguided visuals in the run