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Ultima Displays introduces Modulate™ – its most versatile display stand to date

Innovative and adaptable: Modulate™ provides an attention-grabbing solution for any scenarioCorby, UK, 9 January 2019 – Modulate™ – a brand new, reconfigurable, multi-purpose range of tubular frames designed to increase the flexibility of display stands – is the latest innovation to be launched by Ultima Displays, Europe’s leading one-stop solutions and hardware provider.Combining the best features of two of Ultima Displays’ most renowned and successful product lines, Formulate and Modular Vector, Modulate™ consists of a... Source: RealWire

Veea launches VeeaHub Smart Store™ designed for retail applications and solutions

New Hub Expands Internet Connectivity through a Single DeviceNEW YORK, NY & BATH, UK – December 17, 2018 Veea Inc., a leading edge company in smart products and applications, announced today the availability of VeeaHub Smart Store. The VeeaHub Smart Store is a complete hardware and software solution, replacing existing WiFi access points and other on-premise point solutions, through a single convergence device. The VeeaHub Smart Store is part of a series of edge connecting... Source: RealWire

OKI Europe boosts performance for ColorPainter users with launch of Media Profiles platform

Over 14,000 free-to-access media profiles are now available for OKI ColorPainter users, saving them time and costs, while optimising the match between printer and material Egham, 21 November 2018 - OKI Europe has launched a dedicated database for ColorPainter users with over 14,000 media profiles, giving registered users fast, free access to accurate media and colour management settings and unlocking new revenue opportunities for graphic arts businesses and creative organisations.Developed by OKI in conjunction with... Source: RealWire

Avius Signs Deal with Iconic US Department Store Chain

Avius customer feedback will help drive retail sales this ChristmasLondon, 19th November, 2018: Avius (avius.com), a UK tech company that provides insights to improve customer satisfaction, today announced the launch of its customer experience feedback solution with one of the USA’s most iconic premium department store chains.Avius has installed its survey kiosks in the store’s changing rooms to collect unique customer insights that are used to improve overall customer experience. Such tech has already enabled... Source: RealWire

OKI Europe to Unveil Latest Innovations at VISCOM Italia 2018

Label Printing, wide format, speciality print and visual communications will be the primary focus for OKI Europe (Hall 12, stand F39/G32) at the expo in MilanEgham, Surrey, 11th October 2018 – OKI Europe Ltd will unveil its latest revenue boosting innovations at VISCOM Italia taking place in Milan, 18-20 October 2018. Businesses from across the graphic arts sector from retailers to sign makers and beyond, can experience OKI’s pioneering technology first-hand, from digital LED innovations... Source: RealWire

Ultima Displays Launches Zenith, An All-In-One Display Case

Cost-effective and versatile storage solution gives customers a two-in-one resultCorby, UK, 4 October 2018 – Ultima Displays, Europe’s leading one-stop solutions and hardware provider has today launched Zenith - a brand new, multi-purpose, storage case that accommodates popups or stealth tension banner systems. The lockable, heavy-duty wheeled case can also house multiple products in one case, making transport to events easier. Additional flexibility is provided with an optional wooden top that can be added and... Source: RealWire

Vestcom International, Inc. Acquires Integrated Retail Limited

Little Rock, Ark.— July 11, 2018—Vestcom, the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge media solutions to the retail and consumer products industry, today announced the acquisition of Integrated Retail Limited (“iRex”), the UK-based retail technology company best-known for its multimedia pricing system iRexM3.The addition of iRex’s innovative solutions to Vestcom’s industry leading platform will benefit current and future clients by delivering clear and consistent content to the shelf edge via multiple forms of media, including digital,... Source: RealWire

Ultima Displays Launches Mantis - World's First Multifunctional Roller Banner Of Its Kind

Cost-effective and flexible design gives customers a two-in-one solutionCorby, UK, 5 July 2018 - Mantis - a revolutionary multifunctional roller banner with a patent-pending top rail design which gives exhibitors a two-in-one solution - has been launched by Ultima Displays, Europe’s leading one-stop solutions and hardware provider. As the newest addition to Ultima Displays’ Economy range, which offers modern, versatile and elegantly designed products to accommodate all budgets, Mantis is the first roller banner of... Source: RealWire

Gift Universe Group choose iRexM3 as their multimedia pricing system

London, 25 June 2018: Gift Universe Group, the fast-growing gifts and gadget retailer, whose brands include Menkind and RED5, today announced that they have chosen Integrated Retail's iRexM3 as their multimedia pricing system.Gift Universe has grown consistently and impressively in the highly competitive gifts and gadgets market, and this growth is even more striking against a backdrop of the highly publicised difficulties and challenges in today's retail market.Gift Universe has achieved this growth through canny... Source: RealWire

Digital Display Content and Device Management Made Easy with Vivitek’s NovoDS Cloud

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, June 13, 2018 - Convenience and flexibility are the benefits unlocked by Vivitek’s new NovoDS Cloud, an optional cloud-based service that enables device and content management of Vivitek’s NovoDS family of digital signage solutions. Vivitek’s NovoDS range – comprising the NovoDS-4K, NovoDS and NovoDSmini – is an easy-to-use digital signage content creation and management solution that doesn’t require any technical or programming skills. Capable of creating a real visual impact, NovoDS is... Source: RealWire

Vivitek’s NovoDSmini is set to Deliver Maximum Digital Signage Performance for SMEs

Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, May 2, 2018 - Small to medium-sized enterprises ranging from cafes, hairdressers, beauty salons, garages, small retailers and even office reception areas, are now set to become even more vibrant thanks to the introduction of Vivitek’s new NovoDSmini digital signage solution. Ideally suited to all SMEs - whatever their line of business – the NovoDSmini brings the benefits of affordable, easy-to-use indoor digital signage to small companies who want to liven up... Source: RealWire

SML RFID to exhibit at Retail Business Technology Expo 2018

-SML RFID is exhibiting at Europe’s leading event for retail on 2-3 May 2018-UK - May 2nd, 2018 - SML RFID, global leader in delivering high-performance and high quality encoded RFID tags for the majority of successful RFID retail projects, has today announced it is exhibiting at Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE). The company will be on stand #E130 where it will be showcasing its range of RFID solutions, including certified RFID-enabled tags and its... Source: RealWire

Ultima Displays Launches Its Exclusive Vision Banner Range

Unique to the portable display market, the full range of Vision Banners will be unveiled for the first time at Sign & Digital in Birmingham (24-26 April, 2018)Corby, UK, 16 April 2018 – Ultima Displays, Europe’s leading one-stop solutions and hardware providers, has launched its new ‘Vision’ Banner range, a modern, sleek and elegantly designed range of display solutions. Offering a solution for all needs and budgets, the Vision Banner range is designed to display... Source: RealWire

Exterity selects Ekioh's TV Browser for its range of IP video products

10th April 2018, Cambridge, UK: Ekioh announced today that Exterity, a leading provider of IP video and digital signage technologies, has selected Ekioh's TV Browser to be built into its range of IPTV and digital signage solutions. Products are already being deployed in corporate offices, hospitals, hotels, casinos and airports through the world using the two companies' technologies.Ekioh's TV Browser is specifically designed for use on embedded silicon, providing extensive support for the latest W3C... Source: RealWire

easyJet chooses Panasonic Toughpad FZ-F1 to improve customer boarding times

easyJet has developed and introduced a new pre-flight boarding system at Geneva Airport in Switzerland that speeds departures, increases flexibility and cuts costs by using Panasonic rugged handheld devices.BRACKNELL, UK. 28 MARCH 2018: Panasonic today announced that easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has deployed Panasonic Toughpad FZ-F1 handheld devices at Geneva airport as an alternative to using airport fixed equipment to scan tickets and preboard passengers ahead of flights. The new mobile solution ensures pre-flight boarding... Source: RealWire

IFCO advances digital services with global online RPCs management system and recollection app

IFCO SYSTEMS presents new mobile MyIFCO™ recollect application for return logistics at Fruit LogisticaPULLACH, GERMANY, 22. January 2019: IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, is further advancing its digital services with global online ordering and a new mobile application for return logistics. The new application, MyIFCO™ recollect, which will be presented at Fruit Logistica 2019, enables the easy scanning of IFCO Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for recollection purposes with conventional smartphones.... Source: RealWire

Matalan partners with SML to roll out item-level RFID across 220 stores to enhance inventory accuracy & customer service

January 2019: SML RFID, a global leader in delivering high-performance RFID solutions for the retail market, today announced that it has deployed SML’s RFID tags and SML’s Clarity® item-level solutions for Matalan across all 220 stores in the UK.SML RFID has been working with Matalan for the past 2 years and the retailer determined it needed to improve its inventory accuracy across its entire business. To facilitate this, it embarked on deploying RFID into 2... Source: RealWire

Technology is key to the future of the high street

Marketing technology will be a driving factor in the survival of high street retailers, says retail guru Mary Portas.On 17 January Mary Portas will address over 700 senior UK marketers at industry forum ITG Live in Birmingham. At the event, Portas will discuss the future of retail and the important role technology will play in influencing the ways consumers purchase.“Many people think there’s a divide between online customer interaction and the brick-and-mortar experience,” says ITG... Source: RealWire

SML RFID Reveals GB5U8 Inlay – A Small, High Performing Inlay Developed For Both Inventory and Loss Prevention

NRF, NEW YORK - 14th January 2019: SML RFID, a global leader in delivering high-performance RFID solutions for the retail market, has today announced the latest addition to its range of high-performance RFID inlays, the GB5U8. Measuring at just 42 x 24 mm, the GB5U8 is the smallest RFID inlay aimed at broad use in the retail market enabling state-of-the-art inventory management for omnichannel retailers. The tag is a foundational element in the pragmatic revolution... Source: RealWire

Veea launches VeeaHub Smart Store™ designed for retail applications and solutions

New Hub Expands Internet Connectivity through a Single DeviceNEW YORK, NY & BATH, UK – December 17, 2018 Veea Inc., a leading edge company in smart products and applications, announced today the availability of VeeaHub Smart Store. The VeeaHub Smart Store is a complete hardware and software solution, replacing existing WiFi access points and other on-premise point solutions, through a single convergence device. The VeeaHub Smart Store is part of a series of edge connecting... Source: RealWire

Qubit Data and Consumer Survey Reveal US Holiday Shopping Peak Periods are Getting Longer Each Year

Research also shows nearly 68 percent of consumers are comfortable sharing preferences with brands to receive a more personalized experience [LONDON and New York – December 13, 2018] -- Qubit, a leader in marketing personalization technology, today announced findings from its platform data on consumer holiday shopping behavior, along with a new consumer survey. Qubit analyzed internal data from 10 days prior to Black Friday through Cyber Monday over the past three years. The 2018... Source: RealWire

SquareTrade mobile device protection boosts revenue and customer satisfaction for MediaMarkt in Spain and Portugal

Holistic mobile device care broadens offering as retailer looks to drive differentiation during forthcoming busy sales periodLONDON – December 13, 2018 - SquareTrade, the global insurtech provider, today announced the significant value its mobile device protection service has delivered to major European retailer, MediaMarkt. Since April 2018, SquareTrade-powered device protection services have allowed MediaMarkt to broaden its offering to consumers in Spain and Portugal substantially – with increased policy flexibility, next day replacement services, and... Source: RealWire

On the dot appoints International Director to drive global expansion plans

Former Amazon Director to lead company’s global go-to-market strategy, starting with the United StatesLONDON, 12th December 2018: On the dot, the machine learning-driven last mile delivery start-up, and part of the CitySprint Group, has announced it has appointed Thorsten Runge as its International Director. Thorsten will drive the company’s global strategy to help retailers expand and compete on an international scale, starting with the US market. Thorsten brings years of experience having led Amazon and... Source: RealWire

Cybera Recognised in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities Report

Receives Highest Ranking for Small Footprint Retail WAN Use CaseSLOUGH, BERKSHIRE - 10th December 2018 -- Cybera, an innovative cloud-based networking company that is fundamentally changing the way distributed businesses use technology, today announced that Gartner Inc. has given the company its highest Product Score for its Small Footprint Retail WAN Use Case, scoring a 4.01 out of 5 in the recent Critical Capabilities in WAN Edge Infrastructure report.Key findings in the report include “routing... Source: RealWire

Centrica Equips Its Engineers With 7500 Panasonic Rugged Tablets

Providing its service and repair engineers with improved ways of working and communication to enhance customer serviceBRACKNELL, UK. 6th December 2018 - Centrica, the leading energy and services company operating brands such as British Gas and Dyno, has rolled out 7,500 Panasonic FZ-G1 rugged tablets to its team of UK engineers to improve working methods and ultimately to enhance its customer service. For the past eight years the company’s engineers have been using the Panasonic... Source: RealWire

DMI Captures Multiple Top Honors during UK Awards Season for App Innovation

DMI earns accolades at UK IT Industry Awards, WPP & Google Search Excellence Awards, and IGD AwardsLONDON, UK, Nov 30, 2018 - DMI, a global leader in end-to-end mobility solutions, has been recognised with three prestigious UK awards for the value it brings to clients in digitising their businesses. DMI’s mobile capabilities were honoured at the WPP & Google Search Excellence Awards, the IGD Awards, and UK IT Industry Awards. DMI, in partnership with Mediacom,... Source: RealWire

Bloom & Wild powers same day delivery across London with On the dot

UK’s favourite online florist teams up with On the dot to help business bloom LONDON, 29th November 2018—On the dot, the last mile retail delivery startup, today announces that the UK’s second fastest growing business, Bloom & Wild, has selected them as their partner for their same day delivery service proposition across London.VC-backed mobile and online florist, Bloom & Wild, which employs a growing team from their HQ in Vauxhall, London and operates across the... Source: RealWire

Fielmann Announces Multi-Million Investment in Augmented Reality Leader FittingBox

Fielmann Ventures GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fielmann AG, announced on November 27th that it has subscribed to a capital increase for a 20% equity ownership stake in FittingBox S.A., the world leader in 3D Try-On solutions dedicated to eyewear. This investment is a decisive step in Fielmann’s digitization strategy. Both parties agreed to keep the financial terms of the transaction confidential.Marc Fielmann, CEO, Fielmann AG: “With 13 patents, FittingBox is a global leader in... Source: RealWire

BIXOLON Launches SPP-L3000 Mobile Label Printer to the European Market

Heavy Duty Mobile Label Printing Solution for the Logistics and Retail IndustriesBIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the new SPP-L3000 80mm (3”) premium level Auto-ID printer supporting high quality connectivity and labelling. Ideal for a range of applications including supply chain labelling, retail tags, delivery invoicing and more due to its rugged & lightweight design with an easy-to-open... Source: RealWire

Signicat digitises in-store signing of credit agreements for Resurs Bank retail partners

Three in every four in-store credit agreements now signed digitally using electronic IDsTrondheim, Norway 28th November 2018 – Signicat, a leader in verified digital identity solutions, today announced it has been selected by Resurs Bank to provide instant mobile signing of credit agreements. Resurs Bank is the leader in retail finance in the Nordic region with more than 1,000 retail partners, serving more than 35,000 stores.Customers signing a credit agreement in stores served by Resurs... Source: RealWire

Ecomm firms lobbying hard, govt should probe their biz: CAIT

It also demanded that the government should make it mandatory for the ecommerce companies to obtain a compliance certificate as on March 3, 2019 and the companies that do not have the certificate should be restricted to operate their ecommerce portal any more.

CAIT favours FDI policy for ecomm covering domestic companies too

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) had clarified on January 3 that the private labels of online platforms will not suffer on account of the updated rules.

Flipkart India gets Rs 1,431 cr in fresh capital from parent entity

Flipkart’s parent firm was issued 4.86 lakh shares in Flipkart India on Jan 7 at Rs 29,400 a share

Star fashion brands in an ecommerce knot

Hrithik Roshan’s HRX, Deepika Padukone’s All About You, Saif Ali Khan’s House of Pataudi and Alia Bhatt For Jabong to be hit as Myntra and Jabong hold stakes in them.

E-commerce curbs could hit online sales by $46 billion by 2022: PwC

Besides reducing sales, the new e-commerce rules could lead to the creation of 1.1 million fewer jobs.

E-tailers should be asked to furnish certificates about FDI policy compliance, CAIT writes to Prabhu

The government last month announced changes to FDI policy for the e-commerce sector, which would put an end to a barrage of discounts and cashback offers by online platforms.

Post divorce, Mackenzie Bezos may become world's richest women

Post her divorce from Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Bezos is expected to become the world's richest women.

Coconut shell sold on Amazon website for Rs 1,365; netizens not amused

One of the sellers on Amazon was selling coconut shell cup at Rs 1,365.

Gujarat is the laboratory of Mukesh Ambani's grand e-commerce foray

Ambani’s retail plans, online and offline, for 2019 will be defining India Inc strategy next year.

SoftBank to pick up 42% in FirstCry for $400 m

None of existing investors exiting baby and mother care product retailer; funds to be used for expansion

Reliance's foray into e-commerce will reduce digital: T V Mohandas Pai

Reliance seems to be creating next generation retail network which has the potential to radically change the dynamics of retail in a fast growing economy, Pai said.

Infibeam to sell Infinium for Rs 60 crore

Ingenius Ecommerce, which owns and runs Tradohub, a B2B aggregator portal for industrial goods, will acquire 100% equity stake in Infinium India.

Amazon knows what you buy, and it’s building a big ad business from it

When a financial services provider wanted to promote its retirement advisory business, it directed ads to people in their 40s and 50s who had recently ordered a personal finance book from Amazon.

Myntra-Jabong gets new head for fashion and lifestyle

The development comes just a week after the e-commerce major named Amar Nagaram as head of Myntra-Jabong, following the resignation of Ananth Narayanan as its CEO.

Ecommerce companies step up discounts in bid to get rid of stock

Online grocery delivery service Grofers chief executive Albinder Dhindsa said its January 19-27 Orange Bag Days promotion saw a record Rs 60 crore of sales on day 1 and is targeting Rs 200 crore for the week.

RSS affiliate says Flipkart, Amazon circumventing laws, demands robust e-commerce policy

India should have a robust e-commerce policy to protect the interests of 13 crore people engaged in retail trade and crores of people in small and medium industries," SJM's co-convener Ashwani Mahajan said.

Ecommerce policy conundrum: Untying the knots

It clarified that any vendor would be deemed as controlled by a marketplace if more than 25% of that vendor’s sales came from the marketplace or its group entities.

Jeff Bezos vs Mukesh Ambani is the bout that had to happen

The Indian government is forcing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to compete with one hand tied behind his back.

CAIT urges Prabhu to order probe into Amazon-Witzig bid to acquire Aditya Birla's retail chain

New Delhi, Jan 21 () Traders' body CAIT Monday urged Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu to order a probe into Witzig-Amazon bid to acquire Aditya Birla Retail Ltd, which operates supermarket store chain 'More'. Fair trade regulator CCI Friday said it has approved the deal.

Myntra taps 9,000 kirana stores in 50 cities to boost last-mile delivery

Flipkart-owned ecommerce platform Myntra that saw 80 per cent revenue fall in FY2018 has doubled down on last-mile delivery, tapping into over 9,000 kirana stores across 50 cities to fast deliver packages.

Qubit Data and Consumer Survey Reveal US Holiday Shopping Peak Periods are Getting Longer Each Year

Research also shows nearly 68 percent of consumers are comfortable sharing preferences with brands to receive a more personalized experience [LONDON and New York – December 13, 2018] -- Qubit, a leader in marketing personalization technology, today announced findings from its platform data on consumer holiday shopping behavior, along with a new consumer survey. Qubit analyzed internal data from 10 days prior to Black Friday through Cyber Monday over the past three years. The 2018... Source: RealWire

On the dot appoints International Director to drive global expansion plans

Former Amazon Director to lead company’s global go-to-market strategy, starting with the United StatesLONDON, 12th December 2018: On the dot, the machine learning-driven last mile delivery start-up, and part of the CitySprint Group, has announced it has appointed Thorsten Runge as its International Director. Thorsten will drive the company’s global strategy to help retailers expand and compete on an international scale, starting with the US market. Thorsten brings years of experience having led Amazon and... Source: RealWire

Searchmetrics Google Shopping Study Reveals “Fake” Competition for Ads

Following a record EU penalty, Google had to revamp its Shopping service and create more competition. Now, 32 percent of ads come from external Comparison Shopping Services (CSS). However, traditional product and price comparison portals only provide 9 per cent of the total ads. With marketing agencies occupying 23 per cent of the market, this calls into question the kind of competition that exists for ads appearing within Google Shopping.San Mateo, December 05, 2018 ‒... Source: RealWire

Bloom & Wild powers same day delivery across London with On the dot

UK’s favourite online florist teams up with On the dot to help business bloom LONDON, 29th November 2018—On the dot, the last mile retail delivery startup, today announces that the UK’s second fastest growing business, Bloom & Wild, has selected them as their partner for their same day delivery service proposition across London.VC-backed mobile and online florist, Bloom & Wild, which employs a growing team from their HQ in Vauxhall, London and operates across the... Source: RealWire

New Study: Mobile Phones Are Driving 56% of Festive Online Fashion Sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 were 36% Bigger for Online Fashion Retail than 2017 New Nosto Research Reveals Consumers are growing more comfortable buying fashion items on their phones reveals new Black Friday and Cyber Monday data from AI-powered retail personalisation platform, Nosto. And for fashion retailers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 were 36% bigger than last year. Nosto’s analysis of millions of visits to fashion sites globally suggests mobile accounted for 71%... Source: RealWire

One in three Brits are struggling to afford Christmas!

Over two-thirds of consumers would consider selling heirlooms to help fund the festive seasonThe majority (65 per cent) of owners would consider selling their antiques and heirlooms to help generate extra cash during Christmas. This is according to new research carried out by WhereToSell.co.uk.The survey of over 1,900 consumers in the UK, found that with Christmas less than a month away the financial burdens placed on consumers are taking its toll. Almost 40 per cent... Source: RealWire

Amplience helps DNA evolve their online customer experience

DNA is a Finnish telecommunications company that offers the full range of telecommunications services and devices to both consumers and business customers. As Finland’s third largest telco, the company places customer satisfaction at the heart of its products and online services.Customer experience has emerged as a defining characteristic of business, especially online. In Europe’s competitive telco market, it has become a key differentiator among companies that often share similar offerings. A homepage with generic, unchanging... Source: RealWire

Could Rethinking Returns Help Rescue the High Street?

It’s a sad fact, but the traditional British high street is suffering more than ever before. With more than 24,000 shops closing their doors in the first six months of this year alone, overstock and returns specialist B-Stock has suggested a light needs to be thrown on retailers’ ongoing loss prevention. Ben Whitaker, Director EMEA at B-Stock, says: “The overall picture painted lately shows that our much-loved high street is changing, almost beyond recognition with... Source: RealWire

commercetools Named a Major Player in 2018 IDC MarketScape for B2C Digital Commerce

API-first Architecture and Fast Deployment Cited Among Top StrengthsMunich, (Germany), November 19, 2018 – commercetools, a global leader in next-generation commerce software, has been positioned in the Major Players category of the 2018 IDC MarketScape for B2C Digital Commerce report, which aims to help organizations manage the “speed of change in B2C digital commerce.” commercetools is an API-first platform – one of the two main architectural styles cited in the report for businesses moving off... Source: RealWire

Qubit announces new solutions for Beauty, Fashion and Luxury to deliver personalized brand experiences in high-growth categories

[LONDON - 13th November 2018] Qubit, a leader in marketing personalization technology, today announced the availability of three new solutions designed for beauty, fashion and luxury retailers. Each package includes Qubit’s proprietary personalization platform along with specific personalization use cases that are designed to drive engagement, repeat purchases and lifetime value in these competitive and high-growth categories. “Over the past eight years, we’ve been privileged to work with some of the world’s most innovative beauty,... Source: RealWire

Elemis focus on personalized customer experiences to differentiate online

Skincare brand see personalization drive 7.02% uplift in RPV with just one experience [LONDON - 7 NOVEMBER 2018] - Elemis, the number one luxury British skincare brand, have renewed their partnership with Qubit and continue to make the customer experience through personalization a top priority for future growth. They have been working with Qubit since 2016 to bring data-driven customer experiences to their onsite visitors - powering the purchase journey for both new and returning... Source: RealWire

Nosto and Function18 score hole in one at Direct Commerce Innovator Awards

The success of Nosto’s AI-powered personalisation solution for leading golf apparel retailer Function18.com has been recognised at the 2018 Direct Commerce Innovator Awards, winning in the category for best CRM, Data, Targeting & Personalisation at the prestigious awards.Thanks to Nosto, Function18, which sells golf clothing from top sports brands such as Nike and Adidas, has seen an 18% increase in average order values while doubling page views and time-on-site with new AI-powered personalisation technology. On... Source: RealWire

Star Micronics takes remote PC-free Cloud Printing to a new level with low cost, versatile CloudPRNT™ technology available on compact and intelligent mC-Print™ Series

High Wycombe, UK, 1 November 2018 International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces that its unique mC-Print™ series offers Star CloudPRNT™ technology for remote PC-free printing of receipts and tickets directly from a web server to Star mC-Print2 or mC-Print3 printers located anywhere in the world. Ideal for applications across retail and hospitality including Click & Collect in-store orders, event ticketing and online food ordering, etc. mC-Print offers a low cost, compact and versatile Cloud... Source: RealWire

2018 Unisys Security Index™: Identity Theft Top Concern for UK Citizens, Social Media Exploitation Fuelling Fear Amongst Millennials

Leading security barometer from Unisys – the only recurring snapshot of security concerns conducted globally – shows that UK citizens fear identity theft over other security concerns such as national security London, UK. October 24, 2018 – The 2018 Unisys Security Index™, a leading security barometer which surveys over 1,000 UK citizens, has revealed identity theft as the top worry for UK citizens, with 56 percent of respondent registering that they were very or extremely... Source: RealWire

New Searchmetrics study: Google now wants brands to get niche-specific

Google ranking factors study highlights big variations in search strategies for different niches − from ‘weight loss’ to ‘furniture’ and ‘financial planning’San Mateo, October 17, 2018 ‒ Brands’ organic search strategies on Google should now be tightly tailored to the niche they operate in, according to the latest research by Searchmetrics. That’s because Google’s use of technologies such as AI and machine-learning are helping it pin-point, more clearly than ever, the specific factors that satisfy... Source: RealWire