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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

BIXOLON Launches Next Generation, User Focused Customer Displays

BIXOLON Co., Ltd a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the BCD-2000 and BCD-3000 mini Super Twister Nematic LCD Customer Displays. Featuring flexible character display positioning, enhanced mono LCD display with variable brightness. BIXOLON’s new customer display’s boast easy plug and play USB setup, accompanied with a user friendly download and image display utility to provide logos and pictures on screen for a truly unique customer experience. Launching... Source: RealWire

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™,... 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

Spectralink Helps Retailers Deliver an Omni-channel Customer Experience with Versity Enterprise Smartphones

Optimized for retail, Versity features best-in-class voice quality, barcode scanner, application integration and durability with a consumer smartphone look and feelLONDON, UK – March 12, 2018 – Spectralink, a leader in enterprise mobility solutions, today announced the Versity purpose-built smartphone designed for the modern retailer. The new solution combines best-in-class call quality, enterprise features and an application ready platform within a slim, durable and lightweight device. Versity enterprise smartphones help retailers achieve greater productivity and... 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

Christmas Comes Early As Ultima Displays Unveils Durst Rho P10 250 at UK HQ

Second phase of graphics investment programme underway at one of the UK’s leading providers of portable marketing solutionsCorby, United Kingdom, 14th December 2017 - Ultima Displays, a leading provider of portable marketing display solutions and modular exhibition stands, has welcomed a new Durst Rho P10 250 at its UK headquarters in Corby, Northamptonshire, which is one of its flagship Centres of Excellence across Europe. A state-of-the-art piece of technology, the Durst Rho P10 250 is... Source: RealWire

ASICS Digital Hits the Ground Running with Qubit Aura for Mobile Web

Scaling 1:1 personalization with mobile web solution for product discovery [NEW YORK - 15 November 2017] - Qubit, the leaders in marketing personalization technology, today announced that ASICS Digital, an ASICS division responsible for the continued development of Runkeeper and other consumer-centric digital platforms, has partnered with Qubit to enhance its mobile web presence. Qubit Aura leverages the latest in artificial intelligence (AI) to create an app-like shopping experience for small screens. The experience is... 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

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 offeringBRACKNELL, 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... Source: RealWire

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... Source: RealWire

Star Micronics launches unique POS receipt printers with 5 interfaces plus Hub multiple connectivity at EuroCIS 2018

High Wycombe, UK, 21 February 2018: At EuroCIS 2018 (27 February - 1 March, Messe Düsseldorf, Germany), Star Micronics will be demonstrating the future of POS connectivity with pioneering solutions from leading software partners Aecora, bitbakers (Flour.io), INVENTORUM, iZettle and Pickware on Stand 9/A14. Star offers a range of flexible solutions that can easily be upgraded as your POS system evolves. From complex retail systems to a simple pop-up setup, Star has the expertise and... 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

IGEL Adds Support for Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Enterprise Platform to UD3 Series Thin Clients

Organisations can now deliver Windows 10 IoT Enterprise’s advanced security features, alongside IGEL’s powerful endpoint management capabilities and high-performance multimedia functionality via the small form factor thin clientReading, UK. Oct. 30, 2017 – IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that its Universal Desktop™ (UD) series UD3 thin clients now include support for the Microsoft® Windows® 10 IoT Enterprise platform. “We chose to add Windows 10 IoT to... Source: RealWire

Retail Management Software Provider Vend joins Star Micronics at RBTE 2018

High Wycombe, UK, 1 May 2018 International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces today that world-leading retail management software provider Vend will be demonstrating its advanced ePOS and inventory management system with Star’s combined Bluetooth printer and cash drawer solution mPOP™ on Star Stand F100 at RBTE 2018 (2 - 3 May, Olympia, London).Designed for retailers with one store or multiple locations, Vend is a point-of-sale, inventory and customer loyalty software that is easy to... Source: RealWire

Retail Contactability - The Definitive Dozen: Research report reveals top 12 UK retailers using optimal technology mix to deliver greatest customer contactability

Research report reveals top 12 UK retailers using optimal technology mix to deliver greatest customer contactabilityMay 2018 – New research from Yonder Digital Group has identified which top retailers are most successfully deploying contact technology and channels to make it easy for consumers to get in touch with them. The research analysed how readily UK consumers could get in touch with retailers via their preferred channel and evaluated how effectively customer contact technologies (including chatbots,... Source: RealWire

LUNDI MATIN demonstrates its RoverCash Tablet POS solution on Star Micronics' stand at RBTE 2018

High Wycombe, UK, 2 May 2018 At RBTE 2018 (2 - 3 May, Olympia, London), LUNDI MATIN, a company specialising in POS software and touchscreen applications, will demonstrate its RoverCash solution on Star Micronics’ stand (F100).Many software companies have started to develop and market mobile tablet POS solutions designed for SMEs. To stand out in this highly competitive environment, Star Micronics and LUNDI MATIN have developed a strategic alliance to provide a unified solution for... Source: RealWire

Visit PMC on the Star Stand at RBTE 2018 to find out how Specsavers benefits from Mobile Payments with Store Enabler

High Wycombe, UK, 2 May 2018 - International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics has today announced that PMC will be demonstrating its mobile payment solution Store Enabler on the Star stand F100 at RBTE 2018 (2 - 3 May, Olympia, London). Working in partnership with Star, PMC’s solution has allowed Specsavers to mobilise the payment process and create a highly personalised customer experience. Without doubt, Tablet POS can facilitate and enhance the entire customer experience.... 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

Panasonic introduces the first in a range of integrated Mobile Point of Sale solutions for its rugged tablets and handheld devices

Leading rugged tablet and mobile payment providers combine for a simple and cost-effective mPOS solutionBRACKNELL, UK. 2nd May 2018 Panasonic today announced an integrated mobile point-of-sale solution for its market-leading Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged tablet at the Retail Business Technology Expo at Olympia in London, UK. The purpose-built, integrated mobile payment device holder wraps perfectly around the Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 tablet to allow the device to be used easily in conjunction with a world-leading mobile payment... 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

MagicCube to launch its PIN-on-Glass Product at Money 20/20 Europe and Establish Presence in Munich

MagicCube’s PIN-on-Glass Solutions Covered by Several Top Analysts, Stressing Need for a Hardware-Free ApproachMoney20/20 Europe, Amsterdam - June 05, 2018 – MagicCube, the creator of the world’s only Software Trusted Execution Environment platform (sTEE™) is exhibiting at Money 20/20 Europe in Amsterdam on the 4th - 6th June. The company will be launching its suite of products in Europe – including MC-Token Shield and MC-Screen Shield, capable of replacing the need for hardware security to... Source: RealWire

MagicCube and ID TECH Bring Hardware Free and PIN-on-Glass Solutions to Market

Global Partnership Drives Next Generation Payment Acceptance by Transforming Regular Mobile Devices into POS SystemsSanta Clara, CA, June. 07, 2018 — MagicCube, the creator of the world’s only Software Trusted Execution Environment platform (sTEE™), and ID TECH, a leading manufacturer of point-of-sale (POS) payment peripherals, have announced a global partnership to bring to market a hardware free solution for secure card acceptance using PIN-on-Glass. MagicCube and ID TECH are integrating their technologies with a new... Source: RealWire

Amplience launches Dynamic Content and redefines CMS for retail

LONDON, UK – May 8 2018 - Amplience, the platform for retail engagement, announces the release of Dynamic Content, the next iteration of the company’s CMS for retail. Launched at this year’s Retail Engagement Summits in London and New York, Dynamic Content is a content production, management and delivery tool that allows retailers to deliver deeply engaging and targeted shopping experiences, across all channels and at any scale.Uniquely, Dynamic Content facilitates the planning, scheduling and... Source: RealWire

Amplience helps NELLY stay on-trend with rapid customer engagement

London, UK - 9 May: NELLY and NLY Man, Scandinavia’s largest online fashion stores cater for young adults with the latest fashions fresh from the catwalk. Specializing in clothing, accessories and beauty products from 700 different brands to consumers across Europe and the UK.In the age of fast fashion, shoppers expect the latest styles to be accessible to them immediately, they’ll shop based on the retailer that can provide the latest. Therefore, today’s retailers digital... 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

123FormBuilder Launches New App for a Major e-Commerce Platform

The New Integration Simplifies Customer Interactions and Payment Collection for Anyone Selling OnlineTimisoara, Romania – May 16, 2018 – 123FormBuilder is proud to announce the launch of a new, dedicated form-building app designed for all Shopify users. The new release will help e-commerce users simplify their customer interactions and payment collection on their online stores with access to powerful online forms.With this new integration, the team behind 123FormBuilder provides Shopify store owners with online forms... Source: RealWire

Unique and innovative POS printing solutions from Star Micronics on display at Money 20/20 Europe

High Wycombe, UK, 29 May 2018 - At Money 20/20 Europe (4 - 6 June 2018, The Rai, Amsterdam) Star Micronics, a global manufacturer of point-of-sale hardware and a market leader in printing solutions for mobile POS and payment applications within the retail, hospitality, delivery, transportation and banking sectors, will be demonstrating its extensive portfolio on Stands K36 and K37.Renowned throughout the industry for its product innovation, Star offers the largest range of MFi supported... Source: RealWire

Discover a World of Payment Printing Applications with BIXOLON at Money 20/20 Europe 2018

As Europe leads the Fintech market, BIXOLON will be encouraging visitors to discover its growing portfolio of dynamic printing solutions for the payment marketplace on stand K12, at Money 20/20 Europe 2018 (4-6 June 2018, RAI, Amsterdam).Showcasing the latest in payment printing technology for a range of trend sensitive applications from multi-platform POS ecosystems to digital payment applications. BIXOLON’s key product highlights will include:SRP-Q300 Series – BIXOLON’s first 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal compact Receipt and... Source: RealWire

Online platforms capture 38% smartphone sales in India, Flipkart leads

Flipkart continued its dominance in the online smartphone market with 54 per cent share, with Amazon at second place with 30 per cent followed by Mi.com with 14 per cent market share.

Google to invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian markets and battle rivals including Amazon.com.

Paytm to 'Inbox' live TV, news & cricket

Paytm expects a surge in the number of sessions per users while increasing the time spent on the app.

Amazon India and Flipkart to now battle it out over luggage

Flipkart is betting big on luggage despite lagging behind in market share in comparison with Amazon.

China’s recommerce giant AiHuiShou looks to cash in with Cashify deal

The partnership will enable Cashify to tap into AiHuiShou’s technology as also bring about operational efficiencies into its business as it looks to expand to international markets like Indonesia and Middle East as a joint entity by next year.

Paytm acquires Flipkart-backed startup Cube26

​Founded in 2012 by Cornell University alumni, Saurav Kumar, Abhilekh Agarwal and Aakash Jain, Cube26 had raised $8 million in seed funding, one of the largest for an Indian startup.

New consumer bill covering E-commerce to be taken up in monsoon session: Minister

The new bill, which would replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was introduced in Lok Sabha in January 5, 2018. The monsoon session of the parliament is likely to start in mid-July.

Jeff Bezos becomes richest man in the world with a net worth of USD 141.9 billion

Bezos' wealth has grown more than USD 5 billion since June 1 to beat Bill Gates.

Myntra bets big on 'kirana' stores for last-mile delivery

Narayanan said the company has created the necessary infrastructure to increase delivery speed by 15 per cent.

Myntra builds a software platform for wearable devices

The platform, called Myntra Wearable Platform, was developed by the company’s innovation labs unit and allows wearable devices to discover and talk to each other.

Online shopping may get costlier, thanks to Maharashtra plastic ban

e-commerce firms say that their cost of packaging shipments has increased by nearly 75 per cent and the extra cost will ultimately have to be borne by the consumers.

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

It is another way for Amazon to sell its voice assistant and devices to businesses and get Alexa in front of more customers.

Amazon slashes seller fees in furniture & luggage to fight Flipkart's increased focus

The global ecommerce company has lowered seller fees in categories such as furniture and luggage where Flipkart has sharpened its focus, as both look to get aggressive in these categories and want to push sellers to offer lower-priced products.

Amazon to take on rival Walmart-Flipkart with prime day sale

India’s $672-billion retail market has become the latest battleground for Walmart and Amazon after US, especially after Walmart picked up 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 billion.

Infibeam’s domain registry gets over 40,000 domain name in a single day

The total number of active registrations globally crossed 1.15 lakh ranking the registry at top position in new GTLD club within India and in the top 50 new GTLD club globally.

Flipkart gets ready to take on Amazon Prime with its own loyalty programme

The Bengaluru-headquartered company has set aside $173 million, or about Rs 1,178 crore, to spend on services under the programme for the next three years, said one of the sources.

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax in US

States will be able to force more shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states.

Amazon's Cloud arm preparing India to lead next tech revolution

India has now embarked upon a Cloud-driven journey to prepare the Next-Gen of skilled workers, data scientists, AI mavericks and mobile developers.

Geo-tagging to help Amazon deliver faster

The company is also relying heavily on machine leaning and artificial intelligence at various levels of its value chain such as product recommendations, address detection and seller stock updates.

Retail Contactability - The Definitive Dozen: Research report reveals top 12 UK retailers using optimal technology mix to deliver greatest customer contactability

Research report reveals top 12 UK retailers using optimal technology mix to deliver greatest customer contactabilityMay 2018 – New research from Yonder Digital Group has identified which top retailers are most successfully deploying contact technology and channels to make it easy for consumers to get in touch with them. The research analysed how readily UK consumers could get in touch with retailers via their preferred channel and evaluated how effectively customer contact technologies (including chatbots,... Source: RealWire

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... Source: RealWire

Amplience launches Dynamic Content and redefines CMS for retail

LONDON, UK – May 8 2018 - Amplience, the platform for retail engagement, announces the release of Dynamic Content, the next iteration of the company’s CMS for retail. Launched at this year’s Retail Engagement Summits in London and New York, Dynamic Content is a content production, management and delivery tool that allows retailers to deliver deeply engaging and targeted shopping experiences, across all channels and at any scale.Uniquely, Dynamic Content facilitates the planning, scheduling and... Source: RealWire

Amplience helps NELLY stay on-trend with rapid customer engagement

London, UK - 9 May: NELLY and NLY Man, Scandinavia’s largest online fashion stores cater for young adults with the latest fashions fresh from the catwalk. Specializing in clothing, accessories and beauty products from 700 different brands to consumers across Europe and the UK.In the age of fast fashion, shoppers expect the latest styles to be accessible to them immediately, they’ll shop based on the retailer that can provide the latest. Therefore, today’s retailers digital... Source: RealWire

Spectralink Helps Retailers Deliver an Omni-channel Customer Experience with Versity Enterprise Smartphones

Optimized for retail, Versity features best-in-class voice quality, barcode scanner, application integration and durability with a consumer smartphone look and feelLONDON, UK – March 12, 2018 – Spectralink, a leader in enterprise mobility solutions, today announced the Versity purpose-built smartphone designed for the modern retailer. The new solution combines best-in-class call quality, enterprise features and an application ready platform within a slim, durable and lightweight device. Versity enterprise smartphones help retailers achieve greater productivity and... Source: RealWire

123FormBuilder Launches New App for BigCommerce Online Store Owners

The New Integration Simplifies Customer Interactions and Payment Collection for Anyone Selling OnlineTimisoara, Romania - April 12th, 2018. 123FormBuilder is launching a new dedicated form-building app designed for BigCommerce online store owners. The new release is aimed at providing e-commerce users an easy tool for creating and publishing versatile web forms.By bringing 123FormBuilder inside BigCommerce’s Apps Marketplace, the team behind the form creating platform wants to offer online store owners a powerful tool through which... Source: RealWire

The latest retail technologies and expert views on omnichannel, mobile, marketing and more at InternetRetailing Expo and eDelivery Expo

LONDON, March 15 2018: InternetRetailing Expo (IRX) and eDelivery Expo (EDX) 2018 are just around the corner. Join them from March 21-22 at the NEC Birmingham for two days of thought-provoking discussion, events and content on the hottest retail topics, delivered by hundreds of big brand speakers and exhibitors across the multichannel retail and delivery space. Spread across eight tracks, there’ll be deep dives into the topics currently shaping ecommerce and delivery including mobile, marketing,... Source: RealWire

The Importance of Contactability for Retailers

New video from Retail expert Yonder Digital Group reveals data on the importance of customer contactability through effective technology deploymentMay 2018 – Yonder Digital Group, the customer experience experts, have released a new video outlining the importance of customer contactability for retailers deploying the latest contact technology, and how it can significantly enhance commercial outcomes.In an economic environment where high street retailers are coming under increased revenue and margins pressures, providing customers with a seamless... Source: RealWire

123FormBuilder Launches New App for a Major e-Commerce Platform

The New Integration Simplifies Customer Interactions and Payment Collection for Anyone Selling OnlineTimisoara, Romania – May 16, 2018 – 123FormBuilder is proud to announce the launch of a new, dedicated form-building app designed for all Shopify users. The new release will help e-commerce users simplify their customer interactions and payment collection on their online stores with access to powerful online forms.With this new integration, the team behind 123FormBuilder provides Shopify store owners with online forms... Source: RealWire

Amplience and RichRelevance Announce Open eXperience Cloud for Brands and Retailers

Strategic Alliance Provides a Best-of-Breed Alternative Joint Solution for Dynamic Content Personalization19 June 2018, London, UK and New York, New York - Amplience, the global leader in cloud delivered Rich Media, Content Management and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service, and RichRelevance, the global leader in Experience Personalization, today launched a joint solution called the Open eXperience Cloud (OXC) that gives brands the power to deliver richly personalized 1:1 shopping experiences. Recognizing the need to engage with customers... Source: RealWire

Amplience optimises content production solution for brands and retailers using Salesforce Commerce Cloud

London, UK, 21 March 2018 – Amplience today announced a new release of its Amplience integration for Salesforce Commerce Cloud. Providing a best practice implementation with reduced time to market, the Amplience Dynamic Content and Dynamic Media solutions are designed to help improve conversion. The new version provides support for Amplience Content Authoring Accelerators, ensuring the most commonly used content types will work out-of-the-box with Commerce Cloud.“In today’s increasingly mobile-first world, delivering high quality content... Source: RealWire

UK consumers demand better, more detailed answers from brands - or they'll move to rivals

94% say personalised answers will make them more loyal – with 84% switching to competitors if responses disappoint, according to Eptica researchReading, 21 March 2018. Providing more detailed, personalised answers to consumer questions on their channel of choice is now key to winning and retaining customers – but brands in the UK are failing to meet rising expectations. 91% of consumers surveyed by Eptica say not answering their questions satisfactorily annoys them and makes them... Source: RealWire

Robots taking over the home: 2018 will see rise of smart tech throughout the home, according to PriceSpy

PriceSpy, the fully impartial price and product comparison service, is witnessing a huge spike in searches for smart home technology. According to Zion Market Research, the global smart home market is likely to be worth a staggering $53.45 billion by 2022. Essential household items, that were never considered 'smart' before, are taking on a new lease of life. Fridges can order milk when running low, pizza can be ordered just by talking to a speaker... Source: RealWire

LastMileLink Technologies named in European RetailTech Top 50

24 April 2018, London, UK – LastMileLink Technologies, part of the CitySprint Group, today announced it has been named in the 2018 FUTR’s European RetailTech Top 50 Report. In the first European edition, FUTR has named LastMileLink Technologies one of 50 start-ups with the potential to cause real disruption in the sector. FUTR’s list provides an up-to-the-moment lens into the future of retail and the early stage start-ups that are shaping that future.Working with the... Source: RealWire

Amplience raises $37m to fuel global expansion

London, UK, 26th April 2018 – Amplience, the global leader in cloud delivered Rich Media, Content Management and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service, has secured $37 million Series C funding led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from Columbia Lake Partners. The funds will be used to accelerate growth by expanding sales and marketing channels in EMEA, the Americas and APAC, and to further invest in the enhancement and adoption of the Amplience Retail Engagement Platform.The fundraising follows... Source: RealWire