Auchan, France’s third largest food retailer and the 11th biggest in the world, is to increase its product lines and range with the launch of a new online marketplace in partnership with Mirakl. Auchan is known primarily as a food retailer,
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Walkbase an in-store analytics and marketing provider and Samsung, a leading manufacturer of electronics and digital displays have announced a joint proposition to provide in-store analytics to retailers using Samsung digital screens. The partnership was announced last night at a UK launch
John Lewis, the UK’s largest department store retailer, has improved the online experience for its johnlewis.com customers since expanding its deployment of Oracle Commerce in March 2015. Enhanced search capabilities are producing more relevant results, in turn reducing drop-out rates and increasing conversion. John
McDonald’s invites families to discover the extraordinary world of Roald Dahl with innovative app experience
McDonald’s has partnered with the Roald Dahl Literary Estate and Penguin Random House Children’s UK to bring even more fun to the joy of reading as part of the latest Happy Meal promotion. From 23 September to 3 November, McDonald’s
Debenhams, the second largest department store chain in the UK, is partnering with Rant & Rave, the customer engagement specialist, to increase feedback, reduce customer effort and deliver a great experience. Headquartered in London with more than 176 UK stores,
Epson launches the TM-m30, with a focus on mobile connectivity and a small footprint, making this compact receipt printer ideal for tablet POS environments, such as hospitality and specialist retail outlets. Its design makes it ideal for customers looking to
EllaFashion has launched its unique digital labelling solution, designed to meet the unique needs of today’s fashion retailers. The launch took place at international fashion tradeshow Momad Metrópolis, in Madrid, Spain, on 11-13 September 2015. The rise of e-commerce, showrooming, manual
Global electronics brand Sharp has relaunched its new home appliances business across Europe with the help of Havas Work Club. The agency has played a leading role in defining and creating a whole new business, as well as delivering a
Sunuva is UK-based retailer of kids UV swimwear and beachwear that is validated by the British Skin Foundation. Its products are stocked in major department stores and independent boutiques all around the world, and the brand has a strong celebrity following.
Reply today announced that it has been chosen as a winner of the SAP and Google Glass Challenge for its successful development of an enterprise wearable app using SAP HANA Cloud Platform and Google Glass Explorer Edition technologies. Reply was selected
In an innovative stunt, McDonald’s UK and The Marketing Store have made the seemingly impossible possible by making a car take off and fly, much to the amazement of unsuspecting onlookers at a McDonald’s drive thru. The stunt, which was captured
Adelie Foods, one of the UK’s leading ‘Food to Go’ businesses supplying the UK retail, coffee shop, travel and contract catering sectors, has chosen RELEX Solutions, provider of the world’s most powerful supply chain solutions, to increase its supply chain visibility
NetSuite Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based financials/ERP and omni-channel commerce software suites, has announced The Beauty Collective, a New Zealand-based manufacturer, designer and distributor of some of the world’s leading beauty and personal care products, has deployed NetSuite to modernise its core business processes and
Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, has announced that Highland Spring is using QlikView to give sales staff rapid insight into sales and marketing performance figures and gain better insight into the business. The company purchased QlikView through partner Data Technology,
Intu, a leading developer, owner and manager of prime regional shopping centres in the UK, is bringing the digital and physical shopping experience even closer together, with the launch of a new nationally available app, to be previewed at BCSC 2015.
MasterCard has partnered with ASK Italian, Zizzi (both part of the Azzurri Group) and Carluccio’s to bring their customers a more convenient, speedier and fuss-free way to pay for their meals via the Qkr! with MasterPass app on their phone. The Qkr!
Walkbase, the in-store analytics and marketing platform for retail stores, K-Plussa, the widest and most diverse retail loyalty programme in Finland (part of the Kesko Group), and Seed Digital Media, a Scandinavian loyalty marketing agency, today announced they are jointly developing and
Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, has announced its CLASSIC N10 electronic article surveillance (EAS) solution, which is designed primarily for convenience stores. The N10 features a smaller, flexible antenna that places a
Dunnhumby, a leading customer science company, has announced that Sonae has agreed to extend its PriceStrat price optimisation software license to new retail formats and geographic regions around the world. The largest retailer in Portugal, Sonae operates a mix of multi-format food
RELEX Solutions, provider of in-memory-based supply chain software, has accepted a €20m minority investment from global growth equity firm Summit Partners. The investment will support the technology company’s continued international expansion and a key push into the North American market
Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) has announced that KFC UK and Ireland has signed an agreement to license APT’s Test & Learn for Sites software to test business initiatives across its restaurants. KFC UKI also uses APT’s Test & Learn for
DIY retailer B&Q is to implement a new fleet performance and journey management solution, from telematics platform provider Microlise, across a fleet of 185 vehicles. Installation and delivery of the solution is beginning immediately and will be used to give
A new season heralds a whole new way to enjoy sport in 2015/16 as Mitchells & Butlers’ brands – Sizzling Pubs, O’Neill’s,Crown Carveries and Oak Tree Pubs launch their new ‘Green Card’ app, with Eagle Eye Solutions. Following its successful debut season last year, the Green
MasterCard has announced that everyone will be able to pay with their contactless-enabled device for high value payments (above £30 in the UK) at all contactless terminals in Europe by 2017. MasterCard already announced last year that contactless would be accepted
Barloworld Supply Chain Software launches integrated transport optimisation tool for supply networks
A new integrated transport planning solution has launched following a successful trial with a global logistics provider, giving supply chain and logistics organisations the combined benefits of network design and routing technology in a single, effective solution. The new CAST