Enterprise technology expert, Keytree, has been selected by Greggs as SAP Systems Integrator for the first two phases of the retailer’s business transformation programme. Built on SAP HANA, the projects form part of a multi-year change management programme to enable
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iForce, the fast-growing supply chain business in the UK, is pleased to announce that it has extended its 14-year relationship with Tesco through the award of a new contract. iForce has provided its iForce Revive and iForce Marketzone products to
NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, has announced a new agreement with global retailer Cath Kidston to provide private network, data centre, cloud and support services in Asia.
Launch of Mirakl Marketplace B2B brings the benefits of marketplaces to B2B distributors and manufacturers
Mirakl, leading global marketplace solutions provider, announced today the launch of its B2B solution, Mirakl Marketplace B2B, to help distributors or manufacturers create their own marketplace. Online marketplaces are a major growth area in retail, and B2B organisations now have the
Northern Rail launches retailing ‘smart wall’, making it quicker and easier for customers to buy their travel
Northern Rail has launched the first retailing ‘smart wall’ in the UK, as part of its plans to completely modernise its approach to selling travel.
River Island, the high street fashion retailer, is pioneering a new instore collection service from Shutl, the platform that gives people control over their deliveries. Click and Don’t Collect is the first service of its kind designed to solve the
Award-winning e-commerce agency PushON has been appointed by leading furniture retailer Sofaworks to deliver a fully optimised SEO strategy, in order to drive more traffic to the website and increase footfall to the physical stores.
Electronics retailer, Media Markt, debuts in-store interactive ‘buy and win’ promotion with Luckycycle
Media Markt has debuted a new type of multi-channel promotional campaign, offering instore customers the chance to win their purchases for free.
UK is world’s third most popular shopping destination for international online shoppers, PayPal reveals
New research from PayPal reveals the UK is the world’s third most popular shopping destination for international online shoppers. The research found an estimated 86.4 million of them from 29 countries surveyed bought from the UK in the last 12
BigDL, a consumer promotion platform, has announced the impressive initial results of its partnership with brands to drive sales in the convenience sector. The partnership saw bigDL and brands work together to create exclusive mobile coupons which could be exclusively
In a first for the UK’s largest independent online fashion and beauty retailer, ASOS has launched mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android to the Chinese market.
Fresh Relevance has helped British pottery brand prepare for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Emma Bridgewater is a company known around the world for its range of high-quality hand decorated everyday use pottery, made in its Stoke-On-Trent factory. Collaborating with Fresh Relevance this quintessentially British brand is
RichRelevance, a global leader in omni-channel personalisation, has been chosen by the ubiquitously British womenswear brand Hobbs, to provide a bespoke customer experience to online shoppers. Hobbs has implemented RichRelevance’s solution to give all customers highly authentic and personalised recommendations based on
OneView Commerce, a retail industry leader of digital transformation in the store, today announced that one of the UK’s largest retailers, Travis Perkins, has engaged with OneView to transform customer interaction across all 19 brands of the Travis Perkins Group. The first brand
Pizza Hut, the American fast-food chain that returned to South Africa in 2014 after an absence of six years, has rapidly been expanding since its first store opened in Johannesburg in September 2013, with a total of 21 stores currently
Questers, one of the UK’s leading strategic IT service providers, has today announced a new partnership with Ocado, that will see it help the world’s largest online grocery retailer expand its services and increase its reach. Ocado currently reaches over
Visa Europe Collab, the innovation arm of Visa Europe, is working with biometrics startup, Sthaler, and global payments company Worldpay to trial the use of Sthaler’s ‘Fingopay’ finger vein technology (FVT) in payments. Worldpay employees are taking part in a
TOPSHOP and bPay are delighted to announce the launch of the TOPSHOP x bPay collection; a range of TOPSHOP-designed accessories that incorporate bPay by Barclaycard contactless payment technology. The collection comes in two designs: a bold monster fish print which will be available in
One iota launches new interactive signage suite and aims to change the face of in-store digital retailing
Leading multi-channel retail technology specialist One iota has announced the launch of In-store Retail Interactive Screens (IRIS) – a new interactive digital signage suite that will help UK retailers keep pace with the ever changing demands of in-store retail experiences.
Fresh Relevance, the real-time engagement marketing company, today announced that 7dayshop has implemented its new Social Proof SmartBlock to increase consumer confidence and in turn drive sales. The online retailer of photography, digital and computer products is using Social Proof
Walkbase releases analytics Dashboard for Airports and announces roll-outs exceeding two stores per day
Walkbase, the provider of in-store analytics for airports, malls and retail stores, today announced a record number of in-store roll-outs of its customer analytics solution in a quarter, totalling around 200 new stores. This was partly achieved as a result
Spire Payments, a leading provider of mPOS devices and solutions, receives industry recognition for its mPOS API (application programming interface) by winning the coveted ‘Best Mobile mPOS Solution’ at the 2015 Mobile Innovation Awards. This award comes at a perfect time
Ocado Technology today launched a new recruitment drive to hire 300 more employees in areas such as cloud infrastructure, Scala/Java development, and mobile development. To help raise awareness of the exciting careers on offer, it has turned to an unlikely
Interior lifestyle retailer Rockett St George has seen a 20% rise in sales over one month, helped by an in-depth customer insight project to micro-personalise marketing activity. The e-commerce site has partnered with retail marketing agency Leapfrogg to profile its
Bathstore selects Vee24 solution to offer Live Help – a live video assistance service for online customers
Live video assistance provider, Vee24, announces today that specialist bathroom retailer, bathstore, is using the Vee24 live video solution to provide online customer service to its customers. bathstore’s online customers are now greeted on the bathstore.com website by a live video assistant