Pizza Hut Restaurants announced it has chosen to license APT’s Test & Learn and Menu Analyzer software suite to improve its data-driven decision-making across capital investments, pricing, promotion, marketing and operations. With this agreement, Pizza Hut Restaurants joins other leading restaurants –
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Rackspace, the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that it is providing its managed cloud services to nationwide UK toy retailer The Entertainer so it can manage large traffic spikes and launch new services. The Entertainer was recommended to use a Rackspace
Royal Mail today announced the launch of a new portal to help online retailers better manage returns while also improving the experience for their customers. The returns portal gives retailers full visibility of returned items – from exactly which items
Spanish online grocery retailer, Tudespensa.com, is using KNAPP’s E-Grocer solution at its Madrid distribution centre to process about 1,000 orders a day. With a range of over 7,000 items, Tudespensa.com delivers fresh foods, ambient goods, frozen items, drinks and toiletries directly to
Digital retail group Shop Direct claims it can now give customers a fully personalised homepage at flagship brand Very.co.uk, in what is understood to be a retail first. The breakthrough is a major step towards Shop Direct’s goal of building the
A new strategic partnership announced today between nettl.com and Epos Now is about to transform the click and collect opportunities for independent retailers throughout the UK. If 2014 was the year for mobile optimisation, 2015 is the year for click and collect.
Online destination for luxury home products partners with Sailthru to transform the individual customer experience
LuxDeco.com, an online destination for luxury home products, has entered a long-term partnership with Sailthru, the automated personalisation platform, to transform individual customer experiences across all digital touchpoints. LuxDeco.com said it prides itself on providing customers with a luxury online shopping experience that
L’Oréal USA, the largest subsidiary of the L’Oréal Group, has announced a partnership with mobile platform PowaTag. PowaTag’s technology can transform any consumer touch point, from print and TV advertising to e-commerce, retail stores and social media into a platform
Purple WiFi, the cloud-based social WiFi software company, today announced the inclusion of Location Based Services in its fast, secure, WiFi solution, which offers commercial return to businesses that offer free WiFi to visitors. Location based services offer the host venue an unprecedented level of
Verifone has announced Heron Foods, a family-owned ambient, frozen and chilled food retailer in northern England, will deploy payment as a service from Verifone. The platform is certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) as an approved Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE)
Electronic payment specialist, The PPRO Group, will collaborate in Europe with Alipay, China’s leading third-party online payment service, to offer new payment options for online shoppers of AliExpress, a global online marketplace for consumers to buy directly from Chinese businesses.
One Stop is about to commence a roll-out of its contactless payment solution, following a successful trial within a number of company-owned and franchise stores. One Stop’s four week trial commenced in January and all new stores since then have
This Place, the digital innovation agency set up by former M&C Saatchi Mobile joint CEO, Dusan Hamlin, has been appointed as the lead user interaction (UI) and user experience (UX) agency by Delhaize Group. The Belgian international food retailer, which
Trace One, a global leader in private label product lifecycle management (PLM) solutionsand transparency software for retailers, manufacturers and suppliers, and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, today unveiled SGS Supply Chain Solution powered by T Transparency. The integrated platform
MasterCard has partnered with wagamama to bring restaurant customers a more convenient, quicker and fuss-free way to pay for their meals via an app on their phone. The Qkr! app with MasterPass will allow customers to pay their bill as and when ready
This year Vitra UK will bring together the three divisions of Vitra Home, Vitra office and VitraShop, operating as a single entity once again after more than 30 years apart. Vitrashop is a holistic retail design and installation solution group formed of three
IBM today announced the expansion of the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio to address key priorities for the Banking and Financial Services, Airline and Retail industries. These next IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions are available for business customisation and deployment starting
ECR Retail Systems, the London-based Mobile Point of Sale (MPoS) specialist, today announced the launch of AirPoS, its retail payments system specifically designed for airline operators. AirPoS, which uses the same sophisticated mobile payment technology as its RailPoS solution, will
With customer loyalty across the retail industry at an all-time low, Office Depot claims it is leading the office supplies sector with an innovative new digital personalisation strategy that is already proving to increase customer engagement. In just four months,
Peter Jones has launched a new venture today creating a global, end-to-end e-commerce business. As many of the world’s leading brands evolve their strategies to create direct online relationships with their consumers, Brandpath said it will provide them with a
Lancôme, the world’s largest beauty brand, has partnered with RichRelevance, the global leader in omni-channel personalisation, to deliver a breakthrough in online beauty – a complete, personalised look curated for each shopper based on her individual preferences and Lancôme’s unique expertise.
Leading fashion house, H&M, has been announced as the latest famous high street brand to partner with One4all Gift Card. Customers of the Post Office’s multi-retailer gift card will now have even more choices of where to use their gift cards, including
The UK holds five of the top 20 mobile shopping apps in Europe, according to a new index created by MasterCard. The results of the Mobile Top App Index show that the UK stands out for the quality and quantity of its apps.
Talend, the global big data integration software leader, today announced that ALDO Group Inc., a privately held Canadian corporation that sells footwear and accessories in more than 1,750 stores in 82 countries, is using Talend Platform for Data Services to support its next-generation,
AF Blakemore, the largest wholesaler of Spar UK and distributor to the independent grocery sector, has implemented a 3G failover system from Vodat International, the leading in-store communications and network provider. The solution offers AF Blakemore’s store estate improved resilience, reduced down