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Hawes & Curtis further evolve its digital shopping experience with One iota

Hawes & Curtis further evolve its digital shopping experience with One iota

Hawes & Curtis, the formal menswear and womenswear retailer, is collaborating with multi-channel technology specialist One iota to deploy their Assisted Sale iPad App across its stores nationwide.

Boeing 737 MAX 8 grounding could impact on international e-commerce and parcels, warns ParcelHero

Boeing 737 MAX 8 grounding could impact on international e-commerce and parcels, warns ParcelHero

The grounding of the world’s entire Boeing 737 Max 8 fleet could mean delays to overseas freight, warns the international delivery expert ParcelHero.

David Jinks MILT, Head of Consumer Research at ParcelHero says: ‘Across the world, anyone planning to send a parcel or waiting for a typical 2-3-day international parcel service could find unexpected delays.’

DENSO introduces SP1 RFID Sled

DENSO introduces SP1 RFID Sled

DENSO, part of the Toyota Group and inventor of the QR Code, has launched the new SP1 RFID Scanner.

Econocom launches solution to improve retail customer experience

Econocom launches solution to improve retail customer experience

Econocom has introduced its dedicated retail solution – Econocom Retail – designed to align the online and offline technology elements of the customer buying journey. The solution was developed as part of Econocom’s wider strategic approach that focuses on placing the technology end-user at the heart of any digital transformation project.

Mood Media unveils global Advanced Solutions Group with two new hires

Mood Media unveils global Advanced Solutions Group with two new hires

Mood Media, the in-store media solutions company dedicated to elevating Customer Experiences, has created its Advanced Solutions Group (ASG), starting with two new strategic hires.

British retail leaders celebrated at the 2019 Retail Week Awards sponsored by Salesforce

British retail leaders celebrated at the 2019 Retail Week Awards sponsored by Salesforce

Hailed as the ‘pride of British retail’ by the judges, and applauded for his passion for the industry, Primark CEO Paul Merchant was crowned The Clarity Retail Leader of the Year before 1,300 peers at the 24th annual Retail Week Awards sponsored by Salesforce in London recently.

commercetools and BloomReach launch digital experience ecommerce solution for retailers and brands

commercetools and BloomReach launch digital experience ecommerce solution for retailers and brands

commercetools, the next-generation commerce software solutions provider, and BloomReach, the digital experience platform company, have released an integrated version of their commerce and digital experience platforms. The Starter Store comprising BloomReach and commercetools is targeted at upper mid-size retailers and brands.

The retail robots set to land in British aisles

The retail robots set to land in British aisles

Fully- autonomous, retail service robots are heading to the UK for the first time and are set to increase in-store efficiency, reduce operational costs and improve customer satisfaction in supermarkets across the country.

PerceptIn launches intelligent viewer tracking module

PerceptIn launches intelligent viewer tracking module

PerceptIn, the full-stack visual intelligence company focused on robotics, has introduced the PerceptIn Intelligent Viewer Tracking Module (PIVTM), an Internet-of-Things (IoT) intelligence module for generating in-store customer data for mobile vendors and retailers.

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

Poor product visualisation is preventing almost a quarter of B2B customers from making purchases online, according to a new report by full-service e-commerce agency PushON.

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