Thursday, November 23, 2017

New anti-counterfeit tech gets $2.6m funding

A US company that has invented a device which can determine whether an item is counterfeit has raised $2.6 billion in funding, with aims to become the industry standard.

Debit card payments overtake cash for the first time

Transactions made with debit cards have overtaken cash for the first time, making it the number one form of payment in the UK. The British...
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...

£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.

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