Mapp, one of the largest independent marketing platforms, looks back on strong growth in the 2020 financial year. The company closes with record year-on-year growth in new customer business of 73%. At the same time, the average contract value has
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Brick-and-mortar stores have been under pressure with the onslaught of online shopping for several years but the COVID-19 pandemic created a new set of challenges for retail stores. With fear of the pandemic and social distancing, sanitising and mask-wearing being
Open Banking pioneer Nuapay, powered by Sentenial, today announces its partnership with Beam, the innovative fintech payments service provider for small businesses.
British success story Reveal is continuing to dominate the market in body worn cameras thanks to an increase in demand from retailers across the UK.
Top new product: outstanding design meets ultimate performance in Toshiba’s latest desktop printer range
Toshiba Tec introduces the BV400D desktop printer series, incorporating Toshiba’s most advanced technology housed in the sleekest of case designs for the ultimate user experience.
Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that Zadig & Voltaire has recently gone live with Aptos’ Allocation & Replenishment and Commercial Buying Session solutions. With the implementation, Zadig & Voltaire has a centralised planning platform
inRiver, the solution that empowers organizations to deliver revenue-driving product information management (PIM) across every customer touchpoint, today announced the acquisition of Detail Online, an AI-powered analytics solution to help brands monitor product information across multiple online channels. The acquisition
Diebold Nixdorf launches DN Series EASY, a self-service platform built to transform shopping and checkout experience
Diebold Nixdorf has announced the launch of DN Series EASY, a new family of self-service solutions created to address retailers’ most pressing needs: improve store efficiency, enhance consumers’ shopping experience and drive down costs.
Talend, a leader in data integration and data integrity, announced today that Tape à l’oeil, a French children’s clothing retailer founded in 1993, has selected Talend to accelerate its digital transformation. Talend is helping the retailer empower data workers and
Helping out the high street: new shopping app offers lifeline for retailers as Covid restrictions continue
A new app which allows shoppers to buy online while supporting their local high street is being launched as British retailers get to grips with a third national lockdown.
Critizr, Europe’s leader in customer interaction management, has today (26 January) announced the acquisition of Dublin-based retail customer experience and messaging start-up ServiceDock.
Amazon Small Business Accelerator launches new online bootcamp to support entrepreneurs and small businesses with expert exporting advice
The Amazon Small Business Accelerator, a major support package for UK small businesses and startups founded by Amazon and Enterprise Nation, announces a two-day bootcamp, Selling Globally with Amazon, which will take place on Tuesday 26th – Wednesday 27th January
Exasol, the high-performance analytics database, today announces that specialist bed retailer Dreams, is using its in-memory database to centralise data, improve customer experience and support data-driven decision making. Dreams is now able to run concurrent queries up to 8x faster
Farmy, Swiss online market for fresh and transparent products, deploys Scallog’s Goods-to-Person picking systems
In view of its exponential growth (170% in 2020), Zürich-based online retailer FARMY has chosen Scallog’s Flexypick robotic solution to automate its logistics warehouse and help to deliver on its client promise: "fresh, organic produce delivered straight to your door"
Local Covid-19 restrictions and the closure of non-essential retail in November meant Christmas 2020 was like no other. The way we shopped online changed, with digital retailer Very.co.uk growing sales by 25% year-on-year and attracting 500,000 new customers during
Klarna launches new campaign to celebrate consumers, support regulation and challenge the status quo
Klarna UK has launched a campaign, championing consumers who are managing their spending responsibly, supporting regulation and challenging common stereotypes.
German start-up "Huggster" starts its crowdfunding project on Indiegogo on World Hug Day, the 21st of January. With its globally unique app, Huggster makes it possible to give a real hug to all those you cannot hug yourself. The hug
Retail software vendor, Cegid, announced today that the French upmarket tea brand, Kusmi Tea, tripled online sales on its e-commerce site during lockdown and used the period to accelerate plans for introducing more omnichannel and digital services across Europe.
Property investment and development company, Augur Group, report full occupancy at the newly refurbished transport retail hub, which immediately adjoins Liverpool Central Station. Four new tenants have been secured, the majority of which signing lease lengths of up to 10
Pandemic-hit students push demand for fast track course up 135% as hunger for quick career entry soars
Demand for short vocational courses is soaring thanks to the pandemic according to the Fashion Retail Academy which has witnessed a 135% rise in students signing up for a fast track career entry.
New tech partnership bolsters leading US restaurant food ordering platform’s delivery management services
Dublin-headquartered VROMO, which provides delivery management software for restaurants across the globe, has been appointed by leading US online food ordering platform Olo as its technology partner for delivery and driver management.
Ten British and international brands have joined together this Christmas to raise vital funds in recognition of the commitment of NHS staff during the COVID-19 crisis.
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A consistent rise in overall global sales and strong performance from its award winning online platform secured Wolf & Badger another year of growing full-year revenues and record sales figures in 2020. Despite its Kings Cross flagship in London and
The need for technology throughout the COVID crisis has become overwhelmingly clear, with retail technology having to become ubiquitous during the last six months. As consumer and supermarkets alike have expressed their need for quick and easy to use technology