Currys celebrates busy Black Friday and tackles digital poverty with Christmas carols
Electrical retailer Courier said it was the fourth busiest site online in the UK on Black Friday with eight million customers.
He is also getting into the Christmas carol business, sung by one of his employees.
In a LinkedIn post, Andy Gamble, Chief Information Officer | Curris Chief Transformation Officer said, “Raphael Barnett, aka 3Style from our Staples Corner store, has written and performed an amazing track showcasing a selection of in-store tech.
He added: “And since it’s Christmas – for every view/video on TikTok, we’ll donate 1p to fight digital poverty.” So show me some love… and let me know what you think in the comments.
All in all now, we’re real, no robots, on-point advice, no roadblocks, techies to set up, buy direct with no strings attached.
Startup Stories Interview: Jack Green and Brandon Neiman, Founders of Bodo
RTIH got the lowdown on Bodo, which was founded by former CloudKitchens and Deliveroo executives and offers a plugin for e-commerce brands that facilitates one-hour and same-day delivery directly from their website or store.
‘Change is constant’: The Retail Technology Show is back and responding to retailers’ demands.
Registration for the Retail Technology Show 2023 is now open.
The show will take place at London’s Olympia from April 26-27.
New for 2023, the newly expanded show floor will see even more disruptive technology on display at the Retail Technology Show.
In addition to the Grand Hall that hosted last year’s show, it will expand into the Olympia National Hall and add an additional 2,000m2 of exhibition space. 300+ innovators – from tech’s biggest players, fast-growing disruptors and startups – will showcase their solutions.
Jisp’s scan and save solution has topped one million scans in the UK.
Since the launch of the Scan & Save offer in September 2021, money-saving and rewards specialist GSP has reported more than 1,000,000 scans, 797,448 money-saving coupons displayed and 714,094 consumer redemptions with an 89.5% conversion rate from a digital coupon to a redemption. .
RTIH 2022 Retail Technology Innovations Report: Final Call for Submissions
RTIH is currently working on its first ever Retail Technology Innovation Report sponsored by Metapack.
Building on the success of the RTIH Innovation Awards, this highlights the best retail technology plays of 2022 as determined by our editor, Scott Thompson, and an independent advisory panel.
Do you think you should be included in our Top 50 Retail Technology Innovations of 2022?
If so, be sure to submit your nomination (free of charge) by Friday, December 16, using the form at the bottom of this page.
We are looking for technology deployments, launches and pilots related to omnichannel retail landscape, payments, supply chain, online, mobile, physical store etc.
Red Ant CEO Sarah Friswell: Customer expectations will drive retail renewal in 2023
2023 is unlikely to be a normal retail year, and even the retail peaks we’ve become accustomed to recently may turn into a volatile microclimate as we move into the next 12 months.
This could be the financial year we see retailers make the critical improvements they’ve been holding off on for a while to become truly omnichannel.
Here are five trends retailers should be aware of for 2023 – anywhere in the omnichannel journey.
Web 3 journeys and the beginnings of frictionless shopping: This week the best retail technology plays
RTIH editor, Scott Thompson brings you the top ‘future of retail’ system launches and deployments from last week, including JD Sports, Very, Printemps, Amazon, Forever 21 and Macy’s.
Kris Petersen has joined 3D Cloud at Marksent as Chief Product Officer.
3D Cloud by Marxent, a 3D experience platform for furniture and home improvement, announced the appointment of Chris Peterson as Chief Product Officer.
“I’ve always had an interest in home improvement and experienced first-hand the ins and outs of customizing and setting up multi-product projects. I’ve used every deck builder, kitchen designer and room planner out there,” says Peterson.
“It’s clear that traditional 3D space planning software and custom online design tools are giving way to browser-based and cloud-based solutions like 3D Cloud that can serve all users with a single application.”
New Vision agrees partnership with e-commerce startup Primer on digital payments.
Primer has announced a partnership with digital payments firm New Look.
The UK startup was founded by Braintree and PayPal students and offers a drag-and-drop framework for merchants to build online payment portfolios.
It says the tie-up will provide the fashion retailer with “an extensive code-free infrastructure that empowers its online shopping experience and ensures it’s aligned with the sector’s needs.”
With Premier, New Look can integrate dozens of new solutions from payment providers and fraud tools to checkout modules, express wallets, and now buy, maintain and automate offers with just a few clicks in a dashboard.
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