Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Retail technology

Technology in retail: New ideas set to change the industry forever

Technology in retail has transformed the way we shop entirely in recent years, yet the spotlight so often falls on ways retailers can boost online sales.

Labour MPs “pissed off” at Apple’s declining UK tax bill

Technology giant Apple saw its UK tax bill fall to just £8 million last year despite its revenues witnessing further growth, according to The Times.

51% of card payments now contactless

Contactless card payments rose by more than a third in the last year, becoming the UK’s favorite way to pay for goods.

Better late than never: Ocado finally strikes overseas deal

An unnamed European retailer has struck a deal with Ocado to use its full software platform, "know-how and support services" to help it establish an online...

£300 million sought in damages as retailers take on Mastercard

Retailers including a major supermarket chain are bringing legal action against Mastercard and Visa amid a processing fees row.
Tesco Delivery

Tesco achieves 1-hour automated delivery

The UK’s largest supermarket has successfully completed its first one-hour robotic delivery, fighting back against tech giant Amazon’s foray into the sector.

Barclaycard begins trials for checkout-free shopping app

The retail industry is poised to take another significant step to becoming completely cash-free with Barclaycard confirming it is testing out a checkout-free shopping...
Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone brushes aside “headwind” with healthy annual growth

Full year sales at electrical retailer Dixons Carphone has shot up, brushing aside four-quarter struggles with the late Samsung S8 launch and late Easter.

Retail searches on smartphones increase 23%

Digital has continued to drive growth for UK retailers with online retail searches steadily growing throughout the post-Christmas quarter, boosted by a massive increase in...

AR vs VR: the battle for tech dominance in retail

The widely-anticipated launch of mainstream virtual reality (VR) headsets has been somewhat underwhelming for many who touted it as the next revolution in technology....

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The Rise of Wearables in Commerce

THE RISE OF WEARABLES Oracle + Bronto has teamed up with Apparel Magazine to show you what makes wearables so unique, and to demonstrate the...