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.
Retail Pro International, a leading provider of platform retail management software for mid- and top-tier specialty retailers, continues to expand its global footprint, supporting retail in 110 countries to date. The company focus continues to be progressive expansion, evolution, and
Rackspace, a leading managed cloud company, has announced the general availability of Fanatical Support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in all markets outside of the US, where it has been available since October 2015. Healthy snack provider Graze is one
Zapper, the fast growing global data insights platform enabled by mobile payment has partnered withPayPal, the worldwide online payments system. The partnership will provide customers with an alternative payment option to quickly, securely and seamlessly pay their bill using PayPal’s
Talend, a global leader in big data integration software, today announced that Travis Perkins plc., one of the UK's leading building materials suppliers to construction and home improvement supply stores such as Wickes and Benchmarx, is utilising Talend Data Integration
With 22 outlets in the UK, The Whisky Shop wanted to better understand the impact of shopper traffic across its store estate, with a view to gaining insight into peak footfall times across the business and improving conversions.
FootFall’s Site Analytics
Customer engagement agency Havas helia has worked with IBM Watson to capture the mood of the nation during the New Year party season to create a world first – a beer that tastes of joy and optimism.
Data experts at
Hovis has announced its partnership with TrueCommerce to handle its EDI requirements, which will significantly reduce costs and on-boarding times.
TrueCommerce has simplified Hovis’ EDI footprint onto a single platform, removing the burden of maintaining multiple solutions on a daily basis.The
TXT Retail has announced that Furla, the Italian fashion company of high-quality bags, shoes and accessories, has selected the TXTPlanning solution as its corporate Planning platform.
From London to Tokyo, from New York to Singapore, TXTPlanning will support Furla in planning
From next Monday, customers at Zizzi restaurants across the UK no longer need to ask for the bill. They now have the option to pay from their smartphone, through the Qkr! with MasterPass app.
Developed by MasterCard Labs, Qkr! is
IBM today announced it has signed an agreement as part of a £50m personalisation programme with Shop Direct to redesign the retailer’s financial services platform that will be hosted and managed through IBM’s hybrid cloud. The new platform will provide
Cognito iQ, the leading provider of cloud-based management solutions for the mobile workforce, has been selected by Argos to power the delivery intelligence for its Fast Trackservice, the first same day UK wide delivery service from a high street retailer.
Trace One today announced that Irish retail leader Musgrave Group has renewed its agreement for Trace One’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Musgrave leverages Trace One PLM to effectively manage its private label ranges from ideation and specification management through
International retailer Primark recently selected Mood Media and its creative innovation brand,Technomedia Solutions, to partner with Dalziel & Pow (D&P) to design and build an engaging atmospheric experience for their new flagship store in Madrid, Spain. A stunning multimedia masterpiece
OneView Commerce, a retail industry’s leader in digital transformation in the store, has announced the launch of two new ground-breaking, cloud-based solutions in support of omni-channel retailers – the OneView Inventory Management module and the OneView Promotions Engine for
Today, Oracle announced that ASOS, a global fashion destination for 20-somethings, will implement Oracle Retail to accelerate the next phase of its global growth.
ASOS launched as an online-only retailer in 2000 and quickly became one of the UK’s leading fashion
The Co-operative, one of the UK’s best known brands, has deployed a new telematics and transport management solution from Microlise to support its ambitious store development plan to open 120 new shops in 2016.
The mutual, which is the UK’s
BT has announced it is a founding member of the Acuitas Digital Alliance, bringing together like-minded technology innovators determined to bring the full benefits of the new digital era across the entire supply chain, all the way to the physical
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, have announced that Boyner Group, the leading retail company in Turkey, is using the My Collection industry solution experience to
Segura will be exhibiting at RBTE for the first time in 2016, introducing visitors to stand 1015 to its supply chain transparency software.
Designed to help businesses to understand, monitor and control their supply chain, the system enables retailers to mitigate
BrightSign, a global market leader in digital signage media players, has announced GAME, the UK’s leading video games retailer has equipped its 320 stores with 1,300+ BrightSign digital signage players in a transformative project that enhances the customer experience, reduces
The Otto Group has announced a partnership with Powa Technologies to secure and enhance their position in the modern retail market. This partnership will provide millions of customers of the Otto Group with a quick and simple way to shop
Leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions Cognito iQ has been selected by Hermes, the delivery specialist, to implement its strategic service platform Cognito iQ Mobile across Hermes’ UK business. The 20,000-licences deal, one of the largest electronic proof of
Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has invested £18m in state-of-the-art handheld scanners in what represents one of the largest mobile implementation projects in Europe. The company will equip its local courier network and myHermes ParcelShops with more than 20,000 innovative
Bombay Duck, a leading UK-based retailer and lifestyle brand, has installed a new and innovative communications system to significantly improve the way staff work alongside each other and their customers. The company chose VIA, the business telephony and communications specialist,