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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 2017 Retail Technology RSS news feed Retail Technology RSS news feed 144 23 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/rss.php /images/logo_rss.gif BHS profits with seamless payments BHS has seen significant success since transforming itself into an online store with seamless payment http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6523 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6523 Target signs on with Google Assistant US shoppers can now shop at mass retailer Target from anywhere in the United States through Google Express and with the Google Assistant http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6522 Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:47:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6522 Miele goes global with SaaS Appliance maker Miele is expanding its online presence to 18 new markets with a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6521 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6521 Asos rolls out same day delivery Following a successful trial, fashion retailer Asos is introducing a same day delivery service for London customers http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6520 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:54:09 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6520 Poundland & Dealz upgrades POS UK discount retailer Poundland & Dealz is implementing new point of sale (POS) technology across its estate http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6519 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6519 Walmart goes live with voice shopping Walmart's project with Google to provide personalised voice shopping has gone live http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6518 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6518 Amazon to add VR apparel changing? Amazon has acquired a company whose software could be used to enable customers to virtually try on clothes http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6517 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:19:04 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6517 Anthropologie adds AR and CGI Lifestyle retailer Anthropologie is using CGI and AR to enhance its custom furniture programme in the US http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6516 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6516 Dixons Carphone enhances POS Electrical and telecoms retailer Dixons Carphone has upgraded its point of sale (POS) coupon programme across its 450 megastore network http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6515 Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:20:19 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6515 The new customer reality How important is customer interaction to modern retailers and what role can new technology play in this? Andreas Hassellöf, founder of Ombori Group, explains http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6514 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:15:51 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6514 Burberry tests augmented reality Fashion brand Burberry is experimenting with augmented reality (AR) by adding it to its smartphone app http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6513 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:11:03 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6513 Esselunga looks to transform supply chain Italian supermarket chain Esselunga is undergoing a strategic supply chain transformation across its 150-plus store network http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6512 Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:03:47 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6512 Swear relaunches with ecommerce site Designer footwear company Swear - founded by Farfetch CEO José Neves - has relaunched with a new ecommerce site http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6511 Fri, 29 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6511 Happy returns? The returns epidemic is one of the biggest concerns facing retailers so what can be done about it? Dean Frew, CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group, offers a solution http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6510 Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6510 The Millennial market How the high street can use technology to tap into millennial spending power By Henrik Nambord VP of EMEA sales for RichRelevance http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6509 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6509 Holland & Barrett appoints first CIO Health food and supplements retailer Holland & Barrett has appointed Mark Fabes as its first CIO http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6508 Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6508 New payment app for Ted Baker Fashion retailer Ted Baker has launched a new app-based payment solution http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6507 Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:50:42 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6507 The Body Shop launches mobile wallet pass The Body Shop is launching a mobile wallet pass with the latest news and signature counts for its Forever Against Animal Testing campaign http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6506 Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:04:49 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6506 UK online sales soar in August According to the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, online retail sales were up 16.4% year-on-year in August http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6505 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6505 Avoiding the cost of downtime With technology now such an intrinsic part of successful retail just how costly has downtime become and how can it be mitigated? Claudine Mosseri, group services director for ByBox, explains http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6504 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:16:56 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6504 Ikea launches AR app Home furnishings retailer Ikea will launch an augmented reality (AR) app later this month http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6503 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6503 Retail's connected future As retail environments become smarter and more effective, how important is the connected store to the retail vision of the future? Tom Downes, CEO, Quail Digital, explains all http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6502 Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6502 Crockett & Jones new website has licence to thrill The luxury footwear brand that supplies shoes to screen icon James Bond has launched a new website http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6501 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6501 Consumers still frustrated by online shopping A new survey has revealed that 71% of consumers are still frustrated by online shopping - compared to 73% of bricks-and-mortar shoppers http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6500 Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:26:59 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6500 The new iOpportunity Apple's latest iPhone has launched to a predictable fanfare but what opportunities does it offer for tomorrow's retailer? Tim Brooks, principal for digital initiatives and retail analytics at World Wide Technology, explains http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6499 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:51:59 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6499 Bloomingdale's launches shoppable video Iconic US retailer Bloomingdale's has launched a 60-second shoppable fashion show http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6498 Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:21:34 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6498 Hayneedle launches new app Home furnishings online retailer Hayneedle has launched its new iOS mobile app http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6497 Mon, 11 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6497 Cash no longer king? Raj Sond, general manager of payment solutions company First Data, looks at the demise of cash as research shows half of customers walk away if it's the only payment option http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6496 Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:32:01 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6496 New tech delivers for Office Depot Office products retailer Office Depot has announced a new tech partnership which will enable it to better deliver products http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6495 Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:00:52 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6495 Experience is key Customer experience (CX) is essential to the success of any modern retail company but what role does technology play in this? VoiceSage's John Duffy explains http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6494 Wed, 06 Sep 2017 01:00:00 +0100 http://www.retailtechnology.co.uk/item.php?news_id=6494