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Analysis on the latest trends, data and insight on the retail technology sector including latest innovations in multichannel, online retail, m-commerce, in-store IT hardware, software and supply chain environments.

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Keeping up with changing customer behaviour

Keeping up with changing customer behaviour

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Understanding new innovations in last mile delivery for eCommerce

Understanding new innovations in last mile delivery for eCommerce

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Retail
Omnichannel shoppers are spending more, says study

Omnichannel shoppers are spending more, says study

23 April 2019 / While the debate rages on about whether online shopping is killing bricks-and-mortar retail, new research [...]

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Retail
Why mobile-first is crucial for omnichannel retailers

Why mobile-first is crucial for omnichannel retailers

21 March 2019 / Big brand high street retailers have been no stranger to unflattering headlines including such phrases [...]

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Retail
AI and data hold the key to surviving the ‘Amazonization’ of the retail sector

AI and data hold the key to surviving the ‘Amazonization’ of the retail sector

13 March 2019 / An ever-increasing number of retailers are facing up to the fact that Amazon is encroaching [...]

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Automation
Natural language processing — the future of e-commerce — explained

Natural language processing — the future of e-commerce — explained

6 March 2019 / What is the technology behind natural language processing? Simply put, NLP, or natural language processing, [...]

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AI & Machine Learning
Men’s fashion retailer sees 44% lift from AI-based personalisation

Men’s fashion retailer sees 44% lift from AI-based personalisation

23 January 2019 / The fashion retailer, Woodhouse Clothing, implemented Nosto’s AI-based personalisation technology to use advanced AI machine learning algorithms [...]

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Retail
Retail digital transformation: Another industry ripe for disruption

Retail digital transformation: Another industry ripe for disruption

16 January 2019 / Retailers, perhaps under more pressure than most — think back to all the brands, such [...]

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Retail
Hybrid cloud for retailers: Is it the gateway to digital transformation?

Hybrid cloud for retailers: Is it the gateway to digital transformation?

15 January 2019 / Retailers have traditionally been focused on selling, rather than solving problems for customers. But unless [...]

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Retail
2019: The year AI and ML become critical to better retail decision-making

2019: The year AI and ML become critical to better retail decision-making

31 December 2018 / Too often today, retail stores are caught between two damaging extremes that can reduce revenue [...]

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Retail
What are the Black Friday security threats and how can organisations avoid them?

What are the Black Friday security threats and how can organisations avoid them?

22 November 2018 / Black Friday, and the following Cyber Monday, represent that time of year when the best [...]

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Retail
Marks and Spencer opts for AI at call centre

Marks and Spencer opts for AI at call centre

17 August 2018 / Dine in for two, suggests Marks and Spencer, but will its customers be so keen [...]

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Retail
What CTOs of online retailers learn from Amazon?

What CTOs of online retailers learn from Amazon?

8 August 2018 / Amazon Prime Day, falling on 16 July this year, has become one of the biggest [...]

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Business Skills
Marks & Spencer set up data academy

Marks & Spencer set up data academy

30 July 2018 / Marks & Spencer will offer over 1,000 staff members from every function of retail – [...]

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Retail
Counting the cost: Digital innovation in physical retail

Counting the cost: Digital innovation in physical retail

27 July 2018 / Amazon may be trialling a cashier-less supermarket and brands such as Nike and Apple capture [...]

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Retail
Profits and pitfalls: merging companies and data in retail

Profits and pitfalls: merging companies and data in retail

24 July 2018 / Since last year, the number of mergers and acquisitions in the UK’s retail sector has [...]

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Major Contracts
Microsoft and M&S launch strategic partnership

Microsoft and M&S launch strategic partnership

22 June 2018 / Microsoft and M&S  have announced a strategic partnership focused on testing the integration of Microsoft [...]

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Digital Transformation
The future of physical retail depends on digital embrace

The future of physical retail depends on digital embrace

14 May 2018 / Music, travel, film, banking… digitisation has transformed industries across the world. Now the time has [...]

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Cloud & Edge Computing
IT Leaders: Trainline’s David Stanley on firm’s journey with the cloud

IT Leaders: Trainline’s David Stanley on firm’s journey with the cloud

11 May 2018 / David Stanley joined Trainline, Europe’s largest independent train and coach ticket retailer, in 2012 and [...]

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Blockchain
Block to the future: how blockchain is revolutionising the retail industry

Block to the future: how blockchain is revolutionising the retail industry

10 May 2018 / Clicks vs Bricks. Drones. One hour online deliveries. The death of the high street as [...]

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Cybersecurity
How blockchain is revolutionising retail

How blockchain is revolutionising retail

9 May 2018 / Clicks vs Bricks. Drones. One hour online deliveries. The death of the high street as [...]

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Data Analytics & Data Science
Retail data: Getting away from the gimmicks

Retail data: Getting away from the gimmicks

2 May 2018 / In 1974 the first product in the world was bought using barcode technology. A shop [...]

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Tech Giants
3 technology trends defining retail: Connecting the dots at NRF

3 technology trends defining retail: Connecting the dots at NRF

15 February 2018 / This year certainly saw an increased interest in advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), but [...]

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Retail
5 instagram add-ons e-commerce vendors love

5 instagram add-ons e-commerce vendors love

24 January 2018 / Part of this is because there are now so many useful tools that help people [...]

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Media & Marketing
Retailers are all tech companies deep down

Retailers are all tech companies deep down

22 January 2018 / With just a 0.6% increase in like for like growth, Black Friday did not deliver [...]

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