The UK’s leading innovator in barista quality, machine crafted coffee, Costa Coffee, has announced that it will be trialling a new line of coffee machines across selected locations in Bristol this Summer.
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Halfords deploys Descartes’ last mile delivery solution for dynamic delivery appointment pricing in mobile service business
Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has announced that UK-headquartered Halfords, a leading automotive products and services retailer, is using Descartes’ last mile delivery solution to enable dynamic delivery pricing in its customer-facing mobile
Grocers need to find smarter ways to make on line orders pay, says Jacob Tveraabak, CEO of grocery retail technology firm StrongPoint
AliExpress, a global retail online marketplace part of Alibaba Group, today announced the launch of ONE FLAG, an innovative global initiative designed to unite fans and athletes virtually during the upcoming Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The initiative provides a unique
Why it works: Pets at Home gets tails wagging with new 1 Hour Click & Collect service, powered by OneStock’s OMS solution
Pets at Home, the UK’s leading pet care retailer, has launched a 1 Hour Click & Collect service powered by the Order Management Solution (OMS) from OneStock, the leading European OMS provider for omnichannel retail, to improve customer convenience whilst enhancing
Roadchef, one of the country’s leading motorway service area providers, has chosen EDGEPoS from Henderson Technology for nine of its Spar store sites.
The Modern Milkman has selected Peak, the leaders in Decision Intelligence, to streamline its digital delivery platform to meet the needs of customers, alongside optimising operational efficiency and preventing food waste.
Westfield London is teaming up with leading short-form video and entertainment platform, TikTok, to bring the UK’s biggest creators to the centre for a unique IRL experience in the UK’s first TikTok “For You” House. Uniting the UK’s best
In support of the England team and to get customers excited for the big game, Deliveroo has changed notifications in the app when customers are alerted their order is on its way. Instead of seeing “your riders on the way”,
Following the pilot of its first Autonomous Store (“Blackbox” project developed with Casino group), Monop has again leveraged Shekel Brainweigh Retail Innovation Division’s Capsule, an autonomous micro market framework, to power its second store. The new store, opening today
Start-up loyalty app Swapi has smashed its £300k equity crowdfunding target on Crowdcube just hours after going live - however there is still time for the public to get on board with its mission to change the game in loyalty.
Promos, the Spanish startup combining machine learning and crowdsourced market research data to deliver unique insights to the FMCG industry, has closed a $1 million financing round led by Change Ventures. Joining the round were a number of international angel
InPost today announces that is has deployed its 13,000th automated parcel machine (APM) in Poland. The milestone was reached in the city of Sopot, where the company also delivered its first renewable energy solution for APMs, utilizing photovoltaic panels.
Splitit, the company empowering shoppers to use their credit cards to pay in instalments, announced today it is bringing its instalment payments to in-store retail locations worldwide. Splitit InStore also includes Apple Pay and Google Pay to deliver an effortless
Snappy Shopper partners are enjoying a massive sales boost thanks to a succession of marketing incentives deployed from the end of May and which will continue throughout the summer.
Yandex Self-Driving Group, a leading autonomous vehicles developer, today announced a multi-year partnership with Grubhub, the leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform on college campuses. The partnership between Grubhub and Yandex SDG will create faster and more cost-effective
PostTag launches OnTap to solve the problem of high rate of failed addresses returned by address lookup providers
PostTag, a cutting-edge address lookup and validation service, is launching a new “no contract” service called PostTag OnTap. PostTag OnTap provides real-time address validation for companies who may be mid-contract with another address lookup provider yet facing an unacceptably high
Casino Group, Google Cloud and Accenture announced today a strategic collaboration to accelerate the technological developments of Casino Group, digitally transforming the leading French mass-market retail brand and the retail market as a whole.
musicMagpie partners with Sorted to offer best in class delivery experience and reduce customer enquiries
Leading UK recommerce business, musicMagpie, has partnered with Manchester-based delivery experience platform, Sorted, as it targets significant online growth following its £208m IPO this year.
Today, Clearpay, a leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments known as Afterpay (ASX: APT) outside the U.K. and Europe, has announced the launch of its new loyalty programme, Pulse Rewards. This unique programme encourages responsible spending, by offering benefits
Shelf gaps continue to pose customer experience (CX) issues for UK shoppers in-store, which risks losing retailers future sales and loyalty, the latest research from Pricer, the world’s most reliable provider of ESLs (Electronic Shelf Labels), reveals.
CitrusAd is today announcing expansion of its partnership with Ocado Retail that will deliver a retail media proposition to help all their suppliers grow their business on the Ocado website. Combining the very best in grocery delivery and retail media
InPost, a leading out-of-home and eCommerce delivery company, today announces a new partnership with Salford City Council, as it continues its expansion across the Greater Manchester region.
Wesco, a French SME established in 1975, creates, manufactures and distributes fun and innovative products for children: furniture, games, educational material, motor skills modules etc. It markets its 15,000 products to families and professionals working with children via mail order
Fresh Relevance, the versatile personalization and decision engine, today announced the launch of a new customer department to support a growing customer base of more than 500 websites, including major brands in the UK, Nordics and US. The launch follows