Sunday, November 19, 2017

5 Minutes With Ettienne Brandt, Managing Director for Channels & Trading, EE

We caught up with EE's managing director of channels and trading, Etienne Brandt, to find out how the firm's Showcase stores were different to their other stores.
Samsung CEO

Samsung CEO abruptly resigns amid management “crisis”

The chief executive of Samsung Electronics has abruptly announced his departure from the technology giant, citing an “unprecedented crisis”.
Pixel 2

Google launches Pixel 2 and Home Mini

Google has announced a raft of new devices aiming to rival Amazon‘s Echo, Apple‘s new iPhones and top of the range hybrid laptops.
Pay+

Tesco unveils digital wallet payment app Pay+ to replace PayQwiq

Tesco has launched Pay+, a new mobile payments app which aims to make shopping trips more convenient for customers looking to pay using their smartphone.  
Self-service

2/3 millennials would rather pay by self-service

More than half of young Britons say they would be happy to pay for goods via self-service checkout instead of a person, according to a new survey.
Microsoft

Microsoft’s window into the UK: tech giant confirms store debut at Oxford Circus

Microsoft has announced plans to open its first-ever store in the UK at London's Oxford Circus.
payment security

Retail payment security “very bad”, risking massive fines under new legislation

Retail has been highlighted as the worst industry in terms of payment security, failing to protect systems from hacking threats with nearly half of all companies failing to meet industry requirements.
Automation

80% of back-end retail jobs will be lost to automation

Eighty per cent of retail jobs not involving direct customer interaction will be lost to robots according to a new report.
CEX

2 million customer accounts hacked at CEX

Second hand technology giant CEX has revealed that over two million customer‘s accounts have been illegally hacked from its database.
ian livingston

Dixons Carphone chairman snaps £100,000 in shares as prices plummett

Dixons Carphone‘s chairman Ian Livingston has significantly increased his stake in the company, capitalising on its low share prices.

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