L’OCCITANE launches ‘Ship From Store’ same day delivery across the UK

French beauty retailer partners with On the dot for faster deliveries than Amazon UK, London, 23rd January 2019 — On the dot today announced that the leading natural cosmetics manufacturer and retailer, L’OCCITANE, has selected the last mile retail delivery startup as its partner for its same day delivery service proposition ‘Ship From Store’ across the UK. The service has launched in London and, with plans to extend across the remaining 86 UK stores in early 2019, L’OCCITANE needed to find a partner with national scale and a large network….

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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 pilot stores using SML’s Clarity® software suite. The outcome was that the retailer discovered…

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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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OKI Europe Continues Spirit of Innovation with Launch of Augmented Reality App, Designed to Open Up a World of Instore Print Applications to Retailers

The OKI Augmented Reality (AR) Showroom is the first application utilising AR to help retailers realise the potential of printing in-store to drive customer engagement and increase basket value Egham, Surrey, 18th October 2018 – OKI Europe Ltd today announced the launch of its new smartphone app, the ‘OKI AR Showroom’ at VISCOM Italia. This innovation enables customers to visualise OKI’s devices as well as high impact visual communications materials in their own environments through the use of Augmented Reality (AR). Designed for retailers, the app is free to use…

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Star launches unique POS printer with 5 Interfaces and Multiple Peripheral Hub Functionality at Restaurant and Bar Tech Live 2018

High Wycombe, UK, 20 September 2018 At Restaurant and Bar Tech Live 2018 (25 – 26 September 2018, ExCel, London), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics will be demonstrating on Stand 2760 how it leads the field in POS innovation for hospitality with its latest launch of the first POS printer with 5 traditional and unique interfaces with multiple peripheral hub functionality. Star will be joined by a number of software and payment partners including AccentPOS, Emperium POS, iZettle and TouchBistro. Ever mindful that hospitality venues are looking for sustainability,…

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Waitrose & Partners launches two-hour delivery trial

Supermarket partners with On the dot to offer customers two-hour and same-day deliveries LONDON, 19th September 2018 – From today, Waitrose & Partners customers can have their food and drink delivered straight to their door within two hours or on the same day for the first time as part of a new trial. The supermarket has teamed up with On the dot, the last mile retail delivery startup*, to launch ‘Waitrose Rapid Delivery’ in selected London postcodes (SW5, SW6 , SW10, WC1, WC2, EC1, CR5 and CR8). Customers in these…

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Discover the Latest Innovations of Retail Printing with BIXOLON at Paris Retail Week 2018

Showcasing the future of POS, Label and Mobile Printing Technology Paris Retail Week (10-12 September 2018, Paris, France) – BIXOLON a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be encouraging visitors onto the BIXOLON stand S 039 at Paris Retail Week 2018 to explore the future of printing technology for today’s complex Retail market. Inspiring retailers with the future of POS receipt printing, BIXOLON will be exhibiting the SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer series offering flexible mPOS printing. Including the SRP-QE300 entry-level printer…

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New AI-based ecommerce personalisation tech helps golf retailer increase online order values by 18%

Function18 doubles on-site engagement and makes visitors 1.3x more likely to buy with newly launched Nosto technology that delivers a ‘personalised store to every customer’   Function18.com, 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 from Nosto. The newly launched technology can automatically personalise every element on a retail site from the navigation bar, banners, videos and Call To Actions (CTAs), to logos – for…

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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, to delight shoppers, build brand loyalty and drive growth. John Lawlor, chairman and chief…

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SML continues to expand capacity to support growing global RFID market for Retail

– An impressive year for RFID has been witnessed across the globe – July, 3rd 2018 – SML, the leading full-service Item-level RFID solution provider, has today announced its impressive progress in the retail industry. In 2017, the company produced over 1.4 billion encoded RFID tags, allowing SML to deliver encoded RFID tags to over 95% of the retail RFID rollout projects around the world. SML is a trusted partner to the world’s largest retailers and top fashion brands, delivering proven results and rapid ROI. SML offers a broad range…

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