Retail store staff are spending 10 times longer to organise and display the point of sale (PoS) than head office is allocating, according to marketing management solutions provider, Pierhouse.
Fabergé, the iconic jeweller, has created faberge.com, to bring the qualities of its luxury brand to the web with a new online service. IBM provided business consulting and creative design services to help Fabergé define a new interactive approach and develop technologies that support a selling model for high-value luxury goods on the internet.
House of Fraser, the High Street department store has installed the latest generation of electronic article surveillance (EAS) anti-theft solutions from leading security and merchandising specialist, Checkpoint Systems. The new Evolve EAS antennae are helping the retailer to reduce theft in two of its largest stores, in Westfield and Bristol.
ASDA has launched a new way to find out what its customers think of its 367 stores, using driveExperience from customer experience management specialist, Empathica.
Sterling Commerce, an AT&T company, has announced the results of its annual research into consumer behaviour across retail channels. The online study conducted by Ipsos MORI and carried out across 1,000 consumers from the UK, France, Germany and Sweden, found that the store remains key to customer satisfaction and can play a role in increasing sales.
IC Companys, the Denmark-based, multichannel fashion group has entered a long-term partnership with e-commerce solutions provider, GSI Commerce. IC Companys consists of 11 fashion apparel brands including Peak Performance, InWear, and Matinique, with stores in sixteen countries across Asia, North America and Europe.
The Trafford Centre in Manchester - the UK's largest shopping and leisure destination - has agreed new commercial terms for the deployment of 23 new portrait-style digital signage units with Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), in partnership with VMG Global.
Cadbury World, one of the largest paid indoor visitor attractions in the UK, has installed a new digital signage solution.
BANK, the leading High Street fashion retailer owned by the JD Sports Fashion Group, has appointed Retail Eyes, specialists in customer experience improvement in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector, to inject some passion and fun back into the way staff engage with customers.
Sears, the US's 4th largest retailer is launching what it says is the world's first fully interactive, integrated online-only catalogue using digital catalogue technology from Ceros.
Since buying back the brand she founded in 1990 earlier this year, Amanda Wakeley's eponymous label has gone from strength to strength, reporting a move from unsustainable loss a few months ago, to profitability in the first ten weeks of taking back the reigns.
Albemarle & Bond, the largest pawnbroker in the UK, is implementing a financial management system with integrated cash flow forecasting, electronic procurement, business intelligence and document management and imaging functionality from COA Solutions.