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 UK, Ireland, Germany and France, aims to make ordering design-led flowers online as simple…

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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% of traffic and 56% of sales revenue (up from 64% of traffic and 50% of…

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One in three Brits are struggling to afford Christmas!

Over two-thirds of consumers would consider selling heirlooms to help fund the festive season The 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 of Brits are concerned about how they will afford Christmas this year; and…

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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 huge names vanishing or at least struggling to stay relevant and appealing. “The usual reasons…

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Avius Signs Deal with Iconic US Department Store Chain

Avius customer feedback will help drive retail sales this Christmas London, 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 Avius’ clients across the world to improve customer satisfaction levels on average by…

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Hermes digitally enhances parcel delivery experience with IMImobile

Parcel delivery provider to use IMImobile’s communications platform, IMIconnect, to orchestrate digital customer engagement LONDON, 14 November 2018 – Global cloud communications software and solutions provider IMImobile PLC, has been chosen by Hermes for the implementation of its new parcel notifications strategy as part of the company’s ‘Digital Futures’ programme. Hermes will be using IMImobile’s enterprise cloud communications platform, IMIconnect, to power millions of delivery notifications each month on behalf of their retail customers. IMIconnect enables customer experience automation for millions of deliveries that are processed every year by Hermes….

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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 printing solution. The mC-Print series provides not only the unique functionality of 5 interfaces and…

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Capture customer data and benefit from low cost loyalty scheme with the Receipt Tracker Mobile Phone App

High Wycombe, UK, 23 October 2018 – International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces that the Star Cloud Services Digital Receipting Solution API has been successfully incorporated into the Receipt Tracker mobile phone app that allows the retailer to send receipts direct to the customer’s mobile phone. The means by which a digital receipt can be collected are: The customer presents their phone at the point-of-sale and scans the unique in-app barcode The customer scans the QR code printed at the bottom of the paper Star Cloud Services receipt The…

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BIXOLON Launches the Cost-Effective SRP-E300 POS Printer Exclusively To the European Market

Durable and Cost-Effective 3” POS Receipt and Ticket Printer BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of BIXOLON Co. Ltd, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the new SRP-E300 durable, yet cost-efficient 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal POS printer exclusively to the European market. A cost-effective Receipt and Ticket printer ideal for Retail, Hospitality and Banking applications. Sporting a compact, ergonomic design, the SRP-E300 can be used as a stand-alone printer or wall-mounted for extra space saving opportunities. Printing at speeds up to 220mm/sec and…

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SPS Commerce Announces IN>MPLS18

Minneapolis event offers retail professionals insights on the latest technology strategies to engage consumers MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SPS Commerce, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPSC), a leader in retail cloud services, is hosting an informational and networking event, SPS Commerce IN>MPLS18, on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. in downtown Minneapolis. Retail professionals will gather to hear from Forrester vice president and principal analyst, Brendan Witcher, and a panel of retail experts. The panel discussion will be followed by networking time where attendees can continue the discussion…

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