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
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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.
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
Online marketplaces management solution provider Neteven has announced the launch of a new offering in collaboration with Tmall Global. Objective: help European brands sell to Chinese consumers via Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global marketplace. To allow European brands to launch their
Demandware, an industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, today announced that Coach, has re-platformed its flagship site, Coach.com, on the Demandware Commerce Cloud. The company switched from its previous platform to Demandware’s cloud solution to gain greater business agility and
A doughnut vendor’s sales have shot up 150% thanks to an out of home (OOH) advertising first – serving promotions in real-time, using live point of sale (PoS) information. Leading OOH media owner, Exterion Media, Transport for London (TfL) and
Chip & PIN Solutions partners with Sharp to launch Europe’s first ever fully integrated cash register
A new technology product that is set to radically change the point of sale market for licensed hospitality and retail businesses is being launched this week. Chip & PIN Solutions, the UK’s leading provider of card payment solutions, has become
Purple WiFi, the cloud-based Social WiFi software company, today announced a new partnership with schuh to provide family friendly and secure social WiFi with mobile stock checking across the schuh retail store estate. schuh wanted a guest WiFi system that
Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced that JD Williams , a leading UK omni-channel retailer with a portfolio of brands including Simply Be, Jacamo as well as JD Williams, has selected the Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance to drive business efficiency.
Paul Crutchley, value added services director, digital commerce at the GSMA, highlights the innovations on show at next month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, 2-5 March 2015 “The brands and merchants that stand out this year will focus on providing consumers with
Customer management consultancy PeopleTECH has launched a new contact centre evaluation service, that provides a thorough review of a contact centre’s operations before recommending the best measures to improve it. The DARE (Discovery, Analysis, Recommendations for change, Evolve) service focuses
Sports Direct upgrades UK-based stores with latest fully-approved chip and PIN retail payment solution
Spire Payments has announced the supply of 4,000 EMV-approved SPp30 retail PIN Pads to Sports Direct who have over 500 stores situated in 19 countries. This project delivers Spire’s latest state-of-the-art retail payment solution to all Sports Direct UK stores.
DigitasLBi Commerce, the connected commerce division of global marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi, has won the ‘Global Service Delivery Partner of the Year’ accolade at the prestigious annual hybris Global Partner Awards. The announcement was made at the hybris Global
In reesponse to the increasing trend for online goods shopping, Jersey Post has launched the first of eight locker banks for alternative packet and parcel delivery. The new locker bank will be the first of its kind in the Channel
Posiflex, a global leading brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions and peripherals, has announced its intention to expand its market share in the UK and Europe, with the launch of a revolutionary mobile POS, the MT-4008W. The
Multi-channel retail technology specialist, One iota, has launched The Multi-50, a quarterly Index that identifies which of thre UK’s top 50 online retailers are providing the best omni-channel experiences for customers. The Multi-50 Index takes the UK’s largest online retailers,
Airangel announces OEM deal with Wi-Q to improve customer service and reduce waiting time in bars, restaurants and hotels
Airangel, an innovative WiFi solution provider, today announced an OEM agreement with Wi-Q, the provider of mobile SaaS solutions for in-store ordering and payment. The fully integrated Wi-Fi solution allows customers to place and pay for an order in multiple
Checkpoint Systems, a leading global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, has announced that more than 45% of the top-50 global retailers as identified by Deloitte are now source tagging some merchandise categories using Checkpoint Systems processes. Source tagging
Fulfilment and returns specialist, iForce, improves retail and consumer communication with software update
Route Genie, the carrier routing software developed by iForce, the fulfilment and returns specialist, has added new functionality designed to improve how retailers communicate with consumers by creating greater transparency. Its track and trace functionality has been extended to monitor
Shopping trolleys fitted with low-cost sensors and Bluetooth smart technology could revolutionise the retail experience – pinpointing the location of trolleys within stores and alerting shoppers to promotions as they browse the aisles. The technology, pioneered by product design and
Brother is urging office workers across 27 different European countries to “Next Time Label It” with a new campaign designed to encourage sales of its P-touch labelling device. Two creative interactive videos headlining the brand’s new campaign site, www.brotherlabelling.com, invite people to watch
Hybris software, an SAP company, has launched a new marketing solution that unifies customer data into one centralised hub and allows companies to unleash the power of truly contextual marketing for the first time. Having real-time context-based data about individual