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Knowledge is power: Shoppers rate retail staff knowledge as key to driving in-store CX

Knowledge tops consumers’ expectations when it comes to store associates adding value to in-store shopping experiences, the latest research from Retail Technology Show, the new flagship event for retail, reveals. Original research of over 2,000 UK shoppers in its latest Retail Revolution report showed that 40% felt store associates were the key factor that could […]

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Pricer showcases new ESL capabilities at EuroCIS

At EuroCIS, one of the leading European trade shows for retail technology, Pricer will be showcasing it’s scalable solution for in-store communication, together with several ecosystem partners.  Pricer, the leading in-store communication company and market leader in electronic shelf labels (ESLs), will showcase its latest solutions for in-store efficiency and enhanced customer experience at EuroCIS […]

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Retail Technology Show brings the industry back together

Retail Technology Show, the new flagship show for retail that brings together future-forward innovators and Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers, saw over 6,850 retail professionals attend the two day event, held on 26 & 27 April at London’s Olympia. As the event that reunited retail, Retail Technology Show provided the opportunity to network, discover and share […]

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ESW to acquire ecommerce platform Scalefast

ESW, the world’s leading global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Scalefast, a Los Angeles–based, end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. Subject to customary approvals, the transaction is expected to close by mid-year 2022. The company also announced that Scalefast founders, CEO Nicolas Stehle, CTO Frédéric Bocquet, and CMO Olivier Schott, will […]

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Footwear trendsetter TOMS steps ahead with Astound Commerce

While shifts in fashion characterise commerce generally, no sector is more sensitive to changing tastes than footwear and accessories. TOMS, the brand known for corporate social responsibility and a product line that embodies casual style, has surfed these surging retail waves with ease since 2006. But with an ageing customer base, the company recently opted […]

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Food inflation bites: 69% more cost-conscious as Brits tighten belts amid cost-of-living squeeze

Pricing and promotions sensitivity soars as consumers tighten their belts during the cost-of-living squeeze, the latest research from Retail Insight, the leader in retail execution, reveals. Original research of over 1,000 UK shoppers by Retail Insight showed that now two thirds (65%) have become more price conscious since the start of the pandemic when shopping […]

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Retail reunited – Retail comes home to London Olympia at Retail Technology Show

Retail Technology Show, the flagship event that brings together Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers and leading tech innovators, welcomed thousands of senior retail professionals to the show, held over two-days at London’s Olympia on 26 & 27 April. The thousands of senior retail professionals visiting Retail Technology Show were joined by 200+ technology vendors, exhibiting the […]

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Green means business: Dayrize is crowned as the winner of Retail Technology Show’s Innovation Awards

Sustainability-driven solution, Dayrize, has been crowned the winner of the 2022 Innovation Awards from Retail Technology Show, the flagship event for retail that brings together Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers and leading tech innovators. Selected from the 200+ retail technology providers exhibiting at the event, which takes place on 26 & 27 April 2022 at London […]

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Akeneo appoints Mark Holenstein as chief operating officer

Akeneo, the global leader in product experience management (PXM) and product information management (PIM), announced today the appointment of ecommerce and PIM veteran, Mark Holenstein, as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately.  In his role as COO, Holenstein is responsible for the Sales, Customer Service, and Marketing departments, overseeing Akeneo’s ambitious growth strategy in Europe, […]

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