Warning to e-commerce providers over increase in DDoS attacks

Link11, the cloud anti-DDoS protection vendor, has released data showing DDoS attacks were at their highest levels in November on two of the busiest online trading days of the year. On Black Friday, Link11’s Security Operations Centre saw DDoS attacks on e-commerce providers increase by over 70% compared with other days in November. On Cyber […]

Israeli supermarket chain offers high-tech shopping experience

Trigo Vision, a computer vision start-up reshaping the retail experience, and Shufersal, Israel’s largest supermarket chain, have announced that it has signed an agreement to install Trigo Vision’s advanced automated retail platform across its 272 stores countrywide. Shufersal will be the first supermarket chain globally to offer customers a completely seamless shopping experience akin to […]

Prepare for the worst so your customers get the best this Black Friday

Once again, shoppers are gearing up for the biggest sale events of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Although it has only gained popularity in the UK over the past five or so years, the weekend has quickly become one of the most important in a retailer’s calendar. Last year on Black Friday alone, […]

Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia partners with Openbravo to deploy its POS solution

The strategic partnership will enable Toys ‘R’ Us Iberia to execute its new business strategy after its recent acquisition by Green Swan, with the transformation of the shopping experience in all physical stores through the adoption of Openbravo’s POS solution in the cloud. Openbravo has announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract by […]

ASICS forges stronger customer relationships via new eCommerce platform

ASICS, a global athletic footwear and apparel company, is on a mission to deliver the highest quality running shoes. While ASICS specialises in improving runner performance, the company faced a challenge with digital performance. ASICS had chosen a new eCommerce platform but was unable to connect disparate systems – such as order management and product […]

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 […]