Wirecard drives forward digitisation of payment processes in Germany

Wirecard, global innovation leader in digital financial technology, together with the EHI Retail Institute and other partners including Google, Mastercard, Payback, GS1 Germany and Visa, has founded the EHI Mobile Payment Initiative. As a result of this initiative, the retail industry will be able to satisfy the growing demand from consumers for mobile payment solutions. […]

The evolving role of the retail CIO: Key to keeping retail doors open

Intelligent CIO Europe hears from Simon Weeks, CEO of Maginus, who gives his opinion on the developing role of the Retail CIO and how they can evolve and keep up with the digitised consumer retail experience of today. Online shopping is booming and is working towards becoming more popular than shopping in-store. The British Retail […]

One Identity helps keep shoppers’ data safe at dm-drogerie mrkt

One Identity is working with European drugstore chain, dm-drogerie mrkt, to help it get Identity and Access Management (IAM) right. With One Identity Manager, dm-drogerie mrkt ensures that individual employees can access the applications they need to deliver excellent customer service and protect data by controlling and monitoring access. As a result, the company has […]

Insider sets anchor in Barcelona, strengthening expansion into Europe

Insider, the world’s first integrated Growth Management Platform (GMP), has announced the opening of its new office in Barcelona, Spain. Insider’s successful new category, which hit the market following a recent Series B investment by Sequoia Capital, is an integrated platform backed by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) that helps leading global brands […]

Fitbit launches latest wearables device for health and fitness fanatics

Fitbit, the leading global wearables brand, has announced Fitbit Charge 3, the latest evolution of its best-selling Charge family of devices. Charge 3 features an elevated, premium swim-proof design with a touchscreen display, 15+ goal-based exercise modes, essential smart features to stay connected to what matters most, up to seven days of battery life and […]

Analytics 360 helps MandM Direct boost its online marketing

MandM Direct believed that understanding customer lifetime value would enable the company to make informed data-driven decisions around promoting efficiency in ad spend, which would ultimately improve overall revenue metrics for the organisation. To test this, MandM Direct partnered with Google to run a Predictive Analytics project which aimed to generate a score for each […]

Debenhams’ Progressive Web App boosts speed, conversions and revenue

While Debenhams’ mobile traffic was on the rise, mobile conversions weren’t growing at the same rate. To take advantage of the annual peak trading season, the brand needed to undergo a Digital Transformation. The team decided to start by improving the brand’s mobile solution. With help from Google engineers and mobile specialists, Debenhams did just […]

The high street – retail’s biggest challenge and greatest opportunity

The death of the high street is a very real threat for retailers over the next 12 months, with 80% of retail IT decision makers in the UK having to change their IT strategy as a result. This is according to a new research study from Rackspace that explores the monumental impact this trend is […]

Two Portuguese tech firms chosen for new retail programme

Two innovative Portuguese technology firms have been named as two of 11 start-up companies chosen for a new ‘Dream Assembly Programme’ launched by Farfetch, a leading global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry. The companies chosen for the programme are working with technologies including virtual reality and Artificial Intelligence and are exploring ways of […]

Digital transformation lessons retailers can learn from Tour de France

Article by: By Raj Mistry, Group Director, Retail – Dimension Data The Tour de France is the biggest cycling race in the world, attracting 12 million TV viewers for each of its 21 stages and 6.5 million digital fans from across 190 countries. It is a testament to the benefits of digital transformation that a […]