Three quarters of fashion retailers will invest in artificial intelligence over the next 24 months

Drive to transform online sale performance will see AI investment focus on ‘online merchandising’ and personalisation to deliver ‘real time relevance’ Two separate research studies, funded by Apptus and carried out by IMRG and Hive, have found that fashion retailers are planning significant investment in artificial intelligence (AI) over the next two years, as they seek to deliver the ‘real time relevant’ customer experiences that are vital to improving sales performance. An IMRG Benchmark study found that: 52% will invest in AI for online merchandising in the next 12 month…

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New Retail Industry Podcast Launches

The first episode of The Retail Exchange, a new retail podcast series that throws a spotlight on key issues affecting instore performance, with insight and opinion from senior figures from within the industry, is now available to download: http://www.theretailexchange.co.uk/. Hosted by former-BBC journalist and broadcaster Declan Curry, episode one of The Retail Exchange is titled ‘Stores of the Future 2.0’ – featuring an experienced panel of leading retail professionals, including: Karl McKeever, founder of retail transformation agency Visual Thinking Paul West, strategy director at design agency, Dalziel and Pow James…

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Retail Management software provider Vend demonstrates Star Micronics’ Digital Receipting Solution on Stand 310 at RBTE 2017, Olympia

High Wycombe, UK, 4 May 2017: Star Micronics, leading provider of point of sale hardware and proof of transaction technology, is working with world-leading retail management software provider Vend to bring the digital receipt revolution to its retailers at no extra cost. Vend will be demonstrating this solution on the Star Stand 310 at RBTE 2017 (8 – 9 May, Olympia, London). Star Cloud Services’ suite of digital receipt and customer engagement tools is free to all retailers using Star Micronics’ printer peripherals with Vend’s sophisticated POS and inventory management…

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Star Micronics demonstrates latest innovations in POS and mPOS with 17 Software Partners at RBTE 2017, Olympia

High Wycombe, UK, 4 May 2017: At RBTE 2017 (8 – 9 May, Olympia, London), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces that it will be demonstrating its latest traditional POS and mPOS innovations with 17 software partners and 5 hardware partners on Stand 310. The large number and range of partners on the stand offering solutions for retailers of all sizes is not only due to Star’s extensive product portfolio but also its integration software support. Providing Cloud connectivity at every level alongside the only USB printer on the…

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intelligentpos by iZettle is excited about Star’s new TSP143IIIU receipt printer that offers direct reliable communication with Apple iOS devices

intelligentpos by iZettle will be on Star Stand 310 at RBTE 2017, Olympia High Wycombe, UK, 3 May 2017: intelligentpos by iZettle has embraced Star Micronics’ range of mPOS printers including its latest addition to the renowned TSP100 Series – TSP143IIIU – the only entry-level USB receipt printer solution today to communicate and charge simultaneously and directly with an iPad or iPhone, removing the insecurity of wireless connection in difficult environments. Star has always led where others have followed when it comes to mobile tablet POS, pioneering change within the…

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Visit Star on Stand 310 at RBTE 2017 to see how once again Star has “changed” the POS hardware choice for retailers of all sizes as demonstrated by 17 Retail Software partners

High Wycombe, UK, 3 May 2017: At RBTE 2017 (8 – 9 May 2017, Olympia, London), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics will be exhibiting its ever expanding range of POS and mPOS printing solutions that respond to today’s rapidly evolving retail environment. Star will be joined by 17 retail software partners covering POS / Loyalty / Queue Management / multi-lane Lottery as well as competitive Payment Solutions providers for all operating systems including Windows 10 on Stand 310. Visitors to the stand will experience a wide variety of solutions…

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Karl McKeever Announced As Retail Design Expo Chair And Speaker

Karl McKeever, founder and managing director of retail transformation agency Visual Thinking, is set to showcase his front-line industry experience at this year’s Retail Design Expo, with a retail workshop focusing on ways to measure the commercial impact of changes to store presentation and visual merchandising. A two-day event, held at London Olympia, Retail Design Expo attracts leading retail designers, marketers, visual merchandisers, architects and shopfitters. Karl will chair the event’s VM Conference throughout the day on the 9th May, before taking to the stage between 3:55-4:25pm, when delegates will…

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