SoftBank Robotics Group Corp. today announced that, as of the end of June 2020, it recorded global cumulative sales of more than 10,000 units of ‘Whiz,’ the AI-enabled vacuum-cleaning robot developed and provided by SoftBank Robotics Corp. As a result,
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Leading decision-making platform vendor Board International has announced that its unified planning and analytics platform has been selected by La Perla Global Management (UK) Ltd as part of the luxury lingerie company’s digital transformation strategy.
Spar wholesaler for the north of England, James Hall & Co., has decorated ten of its double decker Spar trucks with rainbows of hope, in support of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS staff up and down the country.
LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo have announced a new partnership to deliver a selected range of more than 50 medical essentials from 16 LloydsPharmacy stores across the UK.
Swedish IT company Datema has developed an app that enables consumers to scan their items and pay all through their smartphone. The app named EasyShop, is a next generation mobile self-scanning solution that is aimed at retail stores. Quick, easy
Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that Pets At Home has selected the Aptos ONE platform to power its retail operations and customer engagement strategies. With the adoption of the microservices-based SaaS platform, Pets At
British heritage brand Belstaff is pleased to confirm it will re-open its Glasgow store from Monday, 29 June in line with the Scottish Government’s guidelines. Monday, 29 June in line with the Scottish government’s guidelines. This follows the reopening of
Central England Co-op has shared out £31,000 between 22 good causes to ensure they can continue their vital community work during the Coronavirus outbreak.
SoftOne Technologies S.A., a member of the €2.1bn Euros Olympia Group, has taken another key step in continuing its successful international expansion strategy by entering the UK tetail market with its award-winning integrated retail management system, Soft1 ERP.
Findologic, the leading search and navigation platform, has today announced the launch of Lisa, an AI-based virtual shopping assistant, which uses intent signals and discovery to power improved on-site search to enhance customer experience and drive conversions.
The business to business arm of Majestic Wine has been named Great Value Merchant of the Year at this year’s Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) - the first time the Majestic Commercial business has claimed this particular accolade.
The group behind well-known brands such as Watches of Switzerland and Mappin & Webb has donated emergency funding of £100,000 and $50,000 to support food banks in the UK and USA through the Covid-19 crisis.
GBG, global leader in identity data intelligence, today announces the launch of its partnership with Buymie; a mobile e-commerce app which enables a personal grocery delivery service to homes in as little as an hour.
Laybuy, the risk-free payments platform, has announced PrettyLittleThing and HYPE. as the two latest retailers to offer Laybuy as a payment option in the UK, allowing customers to spread the cost of purchases over six equal weekly payments.
Superdrug has launched a range of fabric face coverings online for £2.99. The face masks will also be available in-store from this week, in line with the reopening of the full Superdrug store estate, with the aim of providing customers
Oliver Bonas has secured £3.5m of additional funding from HSBC UK as part of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). The funding has been accessed to support the high street retailer after all its stores were closed during the
Tharsus, one of the UK’s most advanced robotics companies, today announces that its partnership with Ocado Group, the world’s leading online grocery platform provider, has been extended. The new agreement builds on an existing seven-year relationship and lasts until September
McDonald’s is today announcing plans to introduce electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging points as standard across new UK Drive-Thru restaurants, through a new partnership with InstaVolt. McDonald’s ambition is to create a new nationwide charging network to support increasing demand
After laying out plans in May to double the number of Waitrose.com slots in London with the opening of a second online fulfilment centre, Waitrose has announced a third such site. The new centre will significantly further increase the availability
Majestic, the UK’s largest wine specialist wine retailer, has announced that it will be reopening the majority of its 200 store estate this weekend, following a series of successful trials.
Jim Tucker, David Pike and Mike Pink from KPMG’s restructuring practice have been appointed joint administrators to intu properties, in addition to eight Topco subsidiaries.
Tesco outpaces rivals in wake of COVID-19 after doubling online capacity in five weeks, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Tesco Q1 figures for 2020/21, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘With non-retail food options cut off, consumers have shifted spend to supermarkets at an unprecedented level over the
Wolf & Gypsy is launching a new jewellery collection, Vintage by Wolf & Gypsy on 4 July.
David Pilbeam, head of technical innovation, at Sainsbury’s on the engineering and innovation behind Sainsbury’s refrigeration systems, and in particular the affect refrigeration has on overall energy usage
Co-op warns of store crime epidemic unless Government introduces legislation to provide staff with greater protection
Shop workers have been spat at and threatened with being ‘given coronavirus’ as violence spills over in supermarket aisles and today, retail giant, Co-op, is warning of a store crime epidemic unless the Government urgently introduces new legislation to provide