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Retail Technology RSS news feed http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/rss.php Retail Technology RSS news feed RSS news feed en-uk Copyright 2018 Retail Technology RSS news feed Retail Technology RSS news feed 144 23 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/rss.php /images/logo_rss.gif The innovation game The 18th World Retail Congress took place last week in Madrid and Retail Reflections founder Andrew Busby was there to find out all the tech news and trends happening in international retailing http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6666 Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6666 DFS moving forward with new fleet software Furniture retailer DFS has introduced software to improve the performance and safety of its fleet http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6665 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:57:05 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6665 Consumers respond to visual content A new report from Bazaarvoice reveals that visual content used as part of the shopping experience produces a 111% conversion lift http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6664 Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:08:20 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6664 Chatbots - not just for customers Chatbots are growing in popularity throughout retail but are they just for customers? Parham Saebi, head of client services at Arvato UK & Ireland, believes they have just as vital a role in supporting retail staff too http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6663 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6663 PayPoint and Booker announce agreement A new agreement will provide retailers who shop with food wholesale operator Booker with back office links for the PayPoint One retail services platform http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6662 Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:29:37 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6662 TheWorks.co.uk transitions to new infrastructure Discount family retailer TheWorks.co.uk is set for further online and offline growth with new infrastructure http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6661 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:42:19 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6661 CASE STUDY: Buyagift seeing clear benefits with new software Gifts retailer Buyagift is now benefitting from having one clear view of its company performance across all channels due to implementing new software http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6660 Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:15:44 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6660 CASE STUDY: Mobile POS gives Specsavers new vision Tablet POS is becoming a crucial part of the modern mobile retail environment and has proved a clear winner for eyewear specialists Specsavers http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6659 Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:03:16 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6659 Lovehoney relies on the personal touch Lingerie and adult gift retailer Lovehoney is making life easier for new buyers with real-time personalisation software http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6658 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 13:19:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6658 Fanatics racing ahead with new EPOS Merchandise retailer Fanatics will use new EPOS and payment systems for stores at this season's Formula One Championship http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6657 Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6657 When AI and IoT meets FMCG AI and the Internet of Things are clearly influencing retail as a whole, but what effect can it have on FMCG in particular? Alison Martin, marketing and communications director at Kantar Worldpanel, provides the answers http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6656 Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6656 HMV improves staff productivity with new tech Entertainment retailer HMV has transformed its employee experience and productivity with new software http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6655 Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:01:35 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6655 Sharps improvement with new automation software Bedroom designer and retailer Sharps Bedrooms has saved time and money with new automation software http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6654 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:41:31 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6654 Retail is dead, long live retail! Retail analyst and IBM futurist Andrew Busby reports on a roundtable dinner with IBM and Retail Reflections, organised to analyse the extraordinary change occurring throughout the retail industry http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6653 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:37:05 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6653 Retail is dead, long live retail! Retail analyst and IBM futurist Andrew Busby reports on a roundtable dinner with IBM and Retail Reflections, organised to analyse the extraordinary change occurring throughout the retail industry http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6652 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:34:30 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6652 Catching the on-the-go consumer Winning over the on-the-go consumer is crucial to modern retail, but how do you do it? Data is the key according to Smriti Kataria, director of research and marketing for Near http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6651 Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:10:30 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6651 It's time for bPay Barclays' wearable payments technology bPay has announced partnerships with seven watch brands to embed wearable payments in traditional timepieces and fitness trackers http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6650 Thu, 05 Apr 2018 13:15:28 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6650 Lenta plans price optimisation roll out Russian supermarket chain Lenta is deploying price optimisation software across its estate http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6649 Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6649 Shop Direct builds on loyalty Online pure-play retailer Shop Direct is doubling down on customer engagement and loyalty with a new tech partnership http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6648 Tue, 03 Apr 2018 13:01:58 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6648 The Age of Assistance Google UK's Martijn Bertisen explains how businesses can stay ahead in retail's digital age as we enter the 'Age of Assistance' http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6647 Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:53:20 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6647 Happy Easter! Happy Easter to all our readers! Retail Technology will be back with the news on Tuesday April 3. http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6646 Thu, 29 Mar 2018 17:23:49 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6646 Why retailers can stick with apps Paul Barnes, territory director Northern Europe and Middle East for App Annie, explains why he believes apps bind the digital and in-store experience http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6645 Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:50:40 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6645 Beast from East scares up online sales UK online sales soared in February after the extreme Beast from the East weather cold snap forced consumers indoors http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6644 Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:10:25 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6644 Four tech trends at IBM Think 2018 Andrew Busby, Founder of retail analysts Retail Reflections and an IBM Influencer, takes a look at the four tech trends from the IBM Think 2018 event http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6643 Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6643 C&A expands ecommerce reach Clothing retailer C&A has expanded its ecommerce reach with a new online shop serving 11 additional countries http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6642 Mon, 26 Mar 2018 01:17:06 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6642 Anne Fontaine overhauls POS Women's luxury fashion retailer Anne Fontaine has undergone a major overhaul of its POS system http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6641 Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6641 Whittard brews up new start online Luxury tea and coffee retailer Whittard of Chelsea is relaunching its online store as part of a wider omnichannel retail strategy http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6640 Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:52:31 +0000 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6640 Fat Face grows with new payment platform Clothing retailer Fat Face has selected a new payments platform as part of its five-year growth plan http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6639 Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:46:42 +0000 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6639 Shop till you drop(ship) It may be nothing new and have a somewhat chequered past, but, if executed correctly, dropshipping can be a life saver for retailers struggling to meet the demands of the 'Amazon effect', says Virtualstock chief customer officer Carolyne Turnbull http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6638 Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:10:07 +0000 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6638 Ubamarket launching in UK Shopping app Ubamarket is launching in Budgens stores across three counties after a successful trial phase http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6637 Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:37:03 +0000 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6637