Monday, August 20, 2018

The place to be: Apple joins big retailers investing in Birmingham

An iconic six-storey Waterstones in Birmingham, the country‘s second largest and most populous city, is to be replaced by an Apple store.   The tech giant‘s plans...

Down with queues, up with wages – Starbucks’ new initiatives

This October, Starbucks will be bringing its ‘Mobile Order & Pay‘ service to select UK stores. A new feature of the Starbucks app, which...

Samsung shows how retailers can make the most of digital displays

Samsung is offering retailers the chance to use their in-store digital signage to track the behaviour of customers through Wi-Fi signals from smartphones. The...

No excuses: EE launches new campaign to remedy substandard customer service

EE is moving to restore its reputation after being consistently criticised for its poor customer service as it launches its ‘Broadband Service First campaign‘. The broadband service provider admitted that it has...

How‘s eBay doing 20 years later?

eBay is all grown up. As the online marketplace celebrates its 20th birthday, weird and wonderful facts have been popping up all over the...

Starbucks execs optimistic on mobile ordering and China

Starbucks is investing heavily in ‘mobile order and pay‘, with plans to roll out the feature across the US by the end of this...

Dixons Carphone enjoys rising successes following demise of Phones 4U

Almost a year since Phones 4U fell into administration, Dixons Carphone has posted an 8% increase in like-for-like sales as it piggybacks off the collapse of its former rival retailer. This figure rises...

Can Apple boost investor confidence with newest products?

Apple announced additions to its product line on Wednesday evening, and the details are more than juicy.  The tech giant unveiled the anticipated new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus...

3D printed sweets become a retail reality

3D printed confectionary became a consumer reality this week with the launch of the ‘Magic Candy Factory‘ – an innovation in confectionary production that...

Not up to scratch: email marketing campaigns of top UK brands found wanting

Multichannel and ecommerce consultants Practicology released the results of an investigation into the email marketing campaigns of the UK‘s 100 best known retailers and...

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The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...