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.
The Snappy Group, the technology platform that connects consumers with their local businesses, is pleased to announce that Justin King has become a senior adviser to the company and made a significant investment in the business. It is envisaged that
Despite increased footfall since the return of stores this past week, the boom in online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic has been the consistent a ray of hope for the retail sector, As recent IMRG data reveals, online retail sales
InPost, a leading out-of-home and e-commerce delivery company, has announced that schuh and New Look are the latest brands to sign up to its recently launched QR code returns service.
RELEX Solutions has been appointed by M&S Food to supply unified planning solutions that will transform the company’s forecasting, ordering, and allocation processes.
LeadingBuy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) provider Zip today announces its partnership with THG plc to provide interest-free payments over four instalments to customers shopping on THG sites and with brands using the THG Ingenuity end-to-end e-commerce platform.
Twenty-two empty two-seater sofas took over Sunderland’s Stadium of Light this week to represent the 44 people who lose their lives every day due to bowel cancer, the UK’s second biggest cancer killer, which is more than 16,000 lives lost
Yandex Rovers is continuing to expand its reach by providing autonomous delivery services from Moscow supermarkets.
Honeywell today announced that global natural and organic foods retailer Whole Foods Market has adopted its Solstice N40 (R-448A) lower global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerant in its stores across the United States as it seeks to reduce refrigerant emissions under the U.S.
Russia’s NASDAQ-listed tech giant Yandex plans to launch its express e-grocery delivery service in Europe in the second quarter, after its success in the rapid on-demand grocery delivery segment in Russia and Israel.
Since December 2020, The Cotswold Company team has offered a live video service to customers whereby walkthroughs and virtual tours of the store are given. This advice and help in real time whilst viewing the products has proved all important in pushing
Digital experience company Acquia today announced that J.Crew is using Acquia’s Customer Data Platform (CDP), a customer insights and machine learning platform, to drive measurable performance improvements with the brand’s marketing campaigns.
Brainbase, the venture-backed company building modern software for end-to-end IP management, is continuing its rapid growth with two new customer additions: Chefclub, a digital cooking brand based in Paris with more than 1.5 billion monthly organic views and 100 million
Leading retailers Flying Tiger Copenhagen and MUJI today announced they are launching App Clips alongside MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution.
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, and Karusel retail chains, announces a deal with Mnogo Lososya to enter the dark kitchen segment of the food market. This decision is in line with X5’s
SATO, a global leader in the development of auto-ID and labelling solutions, has partnered with world-leading independent service station and convenience retailer Euro Garages Group (‘EG Group’) to deliver complete end-to-end food safety through its innovative FX3-LX label printing solution.
In 2015, MishiPay CEO Mustafa Khanwala waited 20 minutes in a supermarket line to pay for a can of drink. The queue gave him time to consider retail’s most persistent pinch point and trigger the development of MishiPay: a high
Start-up loyalty app Swapi has today (8 April) announced a major new partnership with the leading SaaS-based provider enabling one-to-one performance marketing, Eagle Eye Solutions, as it counts down to launch this autumn.
Oda, Norway’s largest online grocery business which provides thousands of people with same and next-day home deliveries of high-quality groceries, meal-kits, and household items, today announces that it has raised €223M in a funding round led by Prosus and SoftBank
Board International, the leading provider of the #1 decision-making platform, has today announced that Stockholm-based fashion house Acne Studios has selected Board for allocation replenishment.
eSpares, the UK’s leading online parts store for home appliances, has today announced a new partnership with technology provider ConferWith. The partnership will provide customers with real time advice from experts over live video as they browse online.
Prima Coffee has opted for the powerful combination of Brightpearl and BigCommerce to supercharge its daily e-commerce grind. Deployed in just 90 days, the Kentucky-based firm now has a retail focused digital operations platform in Brightpearl that will improve inventory
Today, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield announces that Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City will become the largest hybrid parking environments in the UK, launching a fully frictionless parking experience for visitors. Brought to life in partnership with HUB Parking Technology, Westfield London is
Mercaux, the digital transformation company turning retail stores into multi-purpose centres, today announced the release of its new solution, Remote Selling via WhatsApp. Providing a new channel for sales associates to communicate with customers on a hyper-personalised 1:1 level, the
OneStock, the leading omnichannel OMS software solution provider, is entering a new phase in its development, as it announces investment from leading European private equity firm, Silverfleet.
Yandex.Lavka, the on-demand e-grocery delivery service launched by Russia’s NASDAQ-listed tech giant Yandex, announces its expansion.