Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The rise of automation: Should retailers be worried?

While not yet a common sight, incremental changes towards robots replacing humans in stores are already being trialed by the likes of Nestle in...

Dr Martens has best Instagram in UK retail according to study

Dr Martens has the most effective Instagram account in UK retail according to a new study.

H&M invests $20m in payment giant Klarna

Swedish fintech business Klarna and apparel giant H&M have announced a new £15.3 million ($20 million) global partnership aiming to “elevate the modern shopping...

Amazon seeking property to launch Amazon Go in the UK

Amazon has been scouring the country in search of small retail sites sparking speculation it will launch Amazon Go in the UK soon

Instagram appoints new CEO after co-founders shock departure

Instagram has appointed a new chief executive after the shock departure of its co-founders last week.

Ocado crowned best performer in FTSE 350 with shares up 126% this year

Ocado has been crowned the best performer of the FTSE 350 so far this year as confidence in the online grocer continues to grow.

UK may take on tech giants alone with “digital services tax” says Hammond

Tech giants like Amazon and Apple could soon be hit with a “digital services tax” in the UK.

M&S rolls out ‘checkout free’ service so customers can skip the queues

Marks & Spencer has launched a new ‘Mobile, Pay, Go’ service, enabling customers to pick up lunch in under 40 seconds. The upmarket retailer has...

“Fornite phenomenon” drives huge uptick in gaming sales

The “Fornite phenomenon” has driven a huge boost in gaming product sales over the last year according to Argos’ latest report.

Snapchat launches visual search tool letting users buy from Amazon

Amazon has launched a partnership with Snapchat which will see the roll out of a visual search tool.

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...