Hotter Shoes is to become the first UK-based footwear brand in its category to integrate Augmented Reality (AR) in its app, enabling customers to try products for fit, colour and design virtually; without needing to leave their own home.
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Something struck solutions architect Neill Randall in the first week he joined the iconic British fashion brand Mulberry. The company had access to an impressive amount of data, but it wasn’t being fully exploited.
ACI Worldwide , a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions, today announced it is extending its partnership with Pick n Pay to drive payments modernization for the South African retailing leader. Pick n Pay will utilize
Very Assistant, Very.co.uk’s artificial intelligence-powered chatbot, has become the online-only retailer’s largest customer service channel.
Naveo Commerce, a unique end-to-end eCommerce, OMS and fulfilment technology provider, has today announced its partnership with Salling Group, Denmark’s largest grocery retailer. By utilising Naveo Commerce’s API-first Connected Commerce platform, specifically its Headless Commerce and Distributed Order Management offerings,
PayPoint and Snappy Shopper, the fast-growing home delivery app, have today announced a new partnership. Launching in July, the tie-up will see PayPoint One retailer partners given access to the Snappy Shopper platform and the ability to offer customers a
Following today’s release of M&S figures for FY2020/21; Chloe Collins, head of apparel at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Though M&S now insists it will never be the same again, its FY2020/21 results prove that
After announcing a $6.5m seed fund raise last month, Sensei, the autonomous retail tech company, is today launching the first autonomous store opening to the public, in partnership with Sonae, a leading Portuguese retailer.
Revolution Beauty, one of the world’s fastest growing beauty brands, has increased purchase frequency and higher average order values (AOV) with its new RevRewards loyalty programme in partnership with digital agency, Astound Commerce, and e-commerce marketing platform, Yotpo.
Metapack has become the world’s first e-commerce delivery technology company to enable the seamless passing of what3words addresses to logistics partners.
MySize, the developer and creator of smartphone measurement solutions, today announced its successful integration of the MySizeID widget for Levi Strauss & Co. Turkey, a subsidiary of Levi Strauss & Co.(NYSE:LEVI), which has drastically reduced return rates for the world’s
Diebold Nixdorf, a global leader in driving connected commerce for the retail and banking industries, has expanded its strategic partnership with bp to provide an integrated solution comprised of hardware, software and managed services.
ITS and NearSt deal brings grocery shop inventories to Google, spurring greater footfall for high street convenience stores
From today over 1,400 high street convenience stores will be better equipped to drive online shoppers in-store, by making their inventory visible on Google in real-time.
Today, Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business reengineering services and solutions, announces that it has been selected by food-to-go retailer, Pret A Manger, as its technology and digital transformation partner to enhance the technology support
Choice distributor for UK brands and retailers, Go10 has opted for Brightpearl to streamline its operations as it expands its roster.
Foot Locker Europe has announced the opening of its new store in Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona. The new 550 square metre space offers an elevated retail experience, including technology-driven experiences for its customers, a focus on sustainability, with recycled materials such
Wickes sees benefit of social proof messaging by Taggstar, giving customers the confidence to make informed buying decisions
DIY retailer Wickes has improved its customer experience online by partnering with Taggstar to help customers make better buying decisions with customised messaging. Having opened its first store in 1972, Wickes now operates from over 233 sites across the UK.
Pricer’s Norwegian partner StrongPoint AS has today signed a new agreement with a Norwegian specialty chain to supply and install Pricer Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) in 50 to 90 of the chain’s stores.
Puzzel, the leading innovator of cloud-based contact centre solutions, has today announced the launch of two key new features of its contact centre solution; Live Share and Screen Share.
Fast-growing Danish fashion brand GANNI has selected the Nedap iD Cloud platform to achieve full inventory visibility. The first step of this deployment is to achieve full stock visibility in store, which leads to optimized item availability and efficiency gains.
Cegid, a leading European software vendor has now opened a new cloud point of delivery (POD) in Shanghai to help retailers with stores locally to adhere to strict data privacy laws introduced across mainland China. The Chinese authorities are constantly
WalkOut, developer of an autonomous end-to-end checkout platform, bolsters retail chains with a frictionless alternative checkout system that mounts on top of existing carts and baskets, transforming them into smart points of sale. By utilizing machine vision to identify each
Plea to retail and hospitality to avoid panic planning, in the face of chaotic demand as lockdown restrictions ease
While the easing of lockdown restrictions across England on Monday 12 April received nationwide fanfare, cash-strapped industry leaders in the retail and hospitality sectors could be facing even greater losses, if they fail to adopt new technologies.
Moonpig has announced today the launch of a brand new feature called Group Cards - which allows 20 people to sign a single card online.
Following today’s release of Burberry figures for FY2020/21; Emily Salter, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “In the third year of its transformation, Burberry proved the strength of its brand identity and