InternetRetailing Expo and eDelivery Expo mark a successful eighth year bringing a record number of retailers and technology vendors together for two days of networking and industry insights

LONDON, April 4th 2018: Five thousand trailblazers from the world of digital, retail and delivery descended on Birmingham’s NEC last week for the eighth annual InternetRetailing Expo (IRX) and eDelivery Expo (EDX). From the IRUK Top500 to SMEs, attendees were treated to thought-provoking discussions on the future of the retail space from ecommerce titans such as Made.com and Google, alongside high-street mainstays like John Lewis and Sainsbury’s Argos. Mobile, payments, innovation and the final mile, no retail and delivery stone was left unturned, and it was all wrapped in the…

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UK shoppers demand VR and AI tech alongside a more integrated omnichannel shopping experience

Half of respondents would like more retailers to enable them to see how an outfit might look on them virtually – whether online or instore LONDON, 20 February 2018 – InternetRetailing EXPO, Europe’s leading event for digital and multichannel retail, today launches the results from its ‘Future of Retail’ survey, which investigated 2,000 UK consumers’ attitudes to retail experiences both online and in store. The results show that although the UK won’t be moving to a purely virtual, exclusively online retail world anytime soon, there is a clear demand for…

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POSBANK to Showcase Newest Retail POS Solutions at EuroCIS 2018

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, FEBRUARY 20 – POSBANK Co., Ltd., a leading global provider of Point of Sale solutions, will showcase its newest retail POS products and solutions at EuroCIS 2018, the leading trade fair for retail technology, Feb 27 – Mar 1 in Düsseldorf, Germany. At the show, POSBANK will present the latest Point of Sale solutions to enable retailers to maximize operation efficiency and enhance customer experiences. For a retail POS solution, a supermarket POS solution will be a highlight on the show floor. The E-Gate™, IO expansion box,…

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Panasonic to offer Pyramid Computer’s interactive touchscreen kiosks to strengthen its omni-channel retail solutions

Pyramid kiosks to complement Panasonic’s existing Point of Sale and rugged tablet and handheld offering BRACKNELL, UK. 19th FEBRUARY 2018: Panasonic today announced that it will offer Pyramid Computer GmbH’s leading polytouch® 32 passport interactive touch screen kiosks as part of its range of solutions to address the challenge of the new omni-channel retail era. Pyramid’s fully customised solutions, including comprehensive logistical and service support, will complement Panasonic’s existing range of retail point of sale solutions and rugged tablet and handheld devices. Pyramid’s polytouch® 32 passport range of interactive kiosk…

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Thought Provoking Consulting (TPC) continues its expansion into the US by investing in Change 4 Growth (C4G)

San Diego, January 11, 2018 – Thought Provoking Consulting Group, a specialist retail consultancy, are happy to announce that it has invested in US based Change Management Consulting company Change 4 Growth, formerly known as Sequent Consulting. Change 4 Growth is America’s top retail boutique firm for Transformational Change. C4G has created a niche where they help their clients deal with change at every level within the organization. Whether it is change impacting individual contributors, leaders or the total organization, their methods and experience have been proven to increase performance,…

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Retail Rankings: Apica’s Web Performance Index Reveals Black Friday and Cyber Monday Winners and Losers

New York, London – December 4th, 2017. One week on from Cyber Monday, Apica – the leading provider of comprehensive software testing and monitoring solutions – has unveiled the 2017 Apica Web Performance Index (WPI). The annual index evaluates and ranks the web performance of some of the 200 top e-commerce websites in the US and Europe, during one of the busiest retail periods on the calendar. 2017 saw one million dollars per minute being spent at the peak of Black Friday sales, indicating that regular website and application testing,…

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Discover the Future in Retail Printing Technology at ShopTalk 2017

ShopTalk 2017 (9-11 October 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark) – BIXOLON, a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be demonstrating the latest in Retail printing technology for a range of applications from digital payment to multi-channel retailing on stand K44 at ShopTalk 2017. Inspiring retailers with the future of POS receipt printing, BIXOLON will be exhibiting its NEW SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer offering flexible mPOS receipt printing from Android™, iOS™ and Windows® mobile devices. Showcasing a front-exit printing, ultra-compact design, the SRP-Q300 is…

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BIXOLON Explores the Future of Retail Printing at Paris Retail Week 2017

Showcasing the latest innovations in POS, Label and Mobile Printing Technology Paris Retail Week (19-21 September 2017, Paris, France) – BIXOLON (stand M 063), a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be showcasing the latest in retail printing technology for a range of trend sensitive applications from multi-platform POS ecosystems to digital payment applications at Paris Retail Week 2017. Inspiring retailers with the future of POS receipt printing, BIXOLON will be exhibiting its NEW SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer offering flexible mPOS…

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Three in four UK adults look for cash rewards before buying, survey finds

Research highlights challenges in rolling out an inventive programme London, 16 August, 2017: Three in four Britons (75.8%) say they research cash rewards or incentives ahead of purchasing a home or garden appliance. However, a third of the UK said they had been put off taking advantage of an incentive or gift with purchase because of complexity. These are the results of a study conducted by 360insights, which surveyed 1,000 UK adults. The survey findings reveal the power of cash rewards in boosting sales but only if businesses are able…

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Postmobile deploys ASPIDER-NGI MVNE Solutions for Care

Postmobile releases enhanced self-care platform to support easy-to-use prepaid mobile phone services through Ireland’s largest retail network. The Netherlands and Dublin, July 21, 2017: ASPIDER-NGI, a leading provider of MVNE, IoT, eSIM and content solutions, today announced the supply of advanced self-care functions for Postmobile: the low cost, easy to use prepaid mobile phone services available through An Post, Ireland’s largest retail network. The new self-care application provides features making Postmobile even easier to use.  Postmobile customers can now do top-ups without registering, change price plans, or get access to…

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