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Sentient launches AI-powered real-time personalisation tools for retailers

Sentient launches AI-powered real-time personalisation tools for retailers

Sentient Technologies has added several new features to its flagship retail product, Sentient Aware.

SalesOptimize report highlights winners in UK eCommerce shipping market

SalesOptimize report highlights winners in UK eCommerce shipping market

Only 22% of UK online shops that ship goods, quote international delivery as a service upfront, thereby excluding themselves from a $1.9 trillion global market*, according to a new research report by eCommerce search engine, SalesOptimize.

New research reveals grocery retail’s speed of decision-making is not matching the clock-speed of the customer

New research reveals grocery retail’s speed of decision-making is not matching the clock-speed of the customer

Research by Blue Yonder, provider of predictive analytics and automated decisions for retail, has revealed that most retailers are struggling to keep pace with customer demand, leaving them at risk of failing to deliver on their brand promises in the omnichannel era.

Omnico partners with Vista to improve the customer journey

Omnico partners with Vista to improve the customer journey

Independent IT services company, Vista Retail Support, will be entering into a partnership with omni-channel software and services provider Omnico Group.

Sharing economy - do consumers trust it?

Sharing economy - do consumers trust it?

Almost half of people (47%) in the UK believe that sharing economy schemes benefit consumers, but 39% feel these aren't as trustworthy as traditional outlets.

Data-rich retailers lack customer identity insight

Data-rich retailers lack customer identity insight

Amido, a vendor-agnostic technical consultancy specialising in assembling and integrating proven cloud technologies to improve customer identity and data management, reports that c-suite leaders in retail are struggling to find value in the data they hold about their customers owing to the inadequate integration of their siloed data.

BEC secures one of its largest hardware deals in its company history with Malcolm Logistics

BEC secures one of its largest hardware deals in its company history with Malcolm Logistics

BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd has recently secured one of its largest hardware deals in its company history, thanks to a recent contract win with long-term business partner Malcolm Logistics, one of the UK's leading providers of logistics services.

How to make the most of your online business

How to make the most of your online business

By Seb de Lemos, Vidahost.

For retailers operating in the digital age, just being online is no longer enough to remain competitive. A retailer now needs to make the most of every click to its website and deliver an amazing customer experience to keep margins healthy.

Six tips for taking stock ahead of the Christmas shopping season

Six tips for taking stock ahead of the Christmas shopping season

By Michele Dupré, group vice president of retail, hospitality and distribution for Verizon.

While summer may still be top of mind for consumers, the retail industry is laser-focused on preparing for the 2016 Christmas season.

European research highlights why retailers need to focus on the online user experience

European research highlights why retailers need to focus on the online user experience

With ecommerce being the fastest growing retail market segment in Europe and with growth expected to reach £215.38 billion in 2017, it is becoming pivotal for online brands to keep their customers engaged throughout the entire shopping experience.

Do or die: Breaking down retailer siloes

Do or die: Breaking down retailer siloes

By Kerry Lemos, CEO, Retail Pro International.

At boardroom meetings around the world, there are certain key phrases which are trotted out time and time again. Alongside 'focusing on core competencies' and 'securing stakeholder buy in', one of the most commonly dabbed squares on the buzzword bingo card is 'removing siloes'.


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