Sephora selects Salesforce for European digital shopping experiences

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, has announced that Sephora — a global leader in retail cosmetics — is deploying Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Service Cloud in Europe to accelerate growth and deliver more personalised, intelligent shopping journeys on any channel and any device. “Everyone has different beauty and skincare needs and we want to […]

Over 175 million Europeans ready to pay with wearable devices

One quarter (24%) of Europeans expect to start using ‘tap and go’ contactless payments with a smartwatch, bracelet, keyring or other forms of wearable payments, according to new figures from Mastercard. Contactless spend on Mastercard and Maestro grew by 145% in the last year and the huge success of contactless has seen many Europeans willing […]

INS Ecosystem signs memoranda with Netherlands’ largest postal operator

INS Ecosystem, the world’s first decentralised grocery marketplace has announced that PostNL, the leading e-commerce logistics provider in the Netherlands, has confirmed its intention to distribute the goods sold on INS Ecosystem marketplace. PostNL will thus endorse INS Ecosystem 2018 major rollout into the Netherlands that has a grocery market turnover of EUR35.7 billion. INS […]

Mastercard and Eataly launch Eataly Pay for in-store payments

At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard and Eataly announced a new partnership to roll out Eataly Pay app integrated with Masterpass, to enable multichannel, fast, simple and safe payments comfortably seated at the restaurant tables. “The digital revolution is changing our lives and our world,” explained Michele Centemero, Country Manager, Mastercard Italy. “Mobile solutions are a […]

Asda picks BT to deliver 4G mobile services

BT has announced an extension to its Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) agreement, using its EE network, with the UK supermarket chain ASDA. The new deal will include access to 4G services for the first time and will allow ASDA Mobile customers to enjoy faster speeds on their mobile devices from the spring. The agreement […]

Vipps uses Microsoft Azure to scale and innovate its mobile app

More than 2.7 million Norwegians pay for just about everything with the Vipps mobile payment app. In fact, they don’t just send you money in Norway anymore; now they Vippse it to you. With that kind of success, the company — also called Vipps — had to be ready to scale and innovate, so it […]

Nowy Styl Group utilise IFS’ ERP system to increase productivity

Since 2000, management in Nowy Styl Group has been supported by IFS Applications. In 2010, the Group began implementing IFS Applications in its companies in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. At Nowy Styl Group, IFS Applications solutions are currently used by 950 users. Nowy Styl, part of Nowy Styl Group, was founded in 1992. […]

Italy’s Rinascente works with Diebold Nixdorf for seamless shopping

Rinascente, the leading department store group in Italy, is enhancing the consumer experience in its stores, including its flagship location in Rome, with new point-of-sale (POS) systems, software and services from Diebold Nixdorf, the world leader in driving connected commerce. A multi-year service contract has also been signed for the maintenance of the company’s in-store […]

Nokia deploying 5G for Vodafone Italy’s 5G trial in Milan

Nokia and Vodafone Italy, as part of a recently awarded Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) 5G bid, have started a trial in Milan delivering innovative and smart 5G services for people in the northern Italian city, a hub for industries such as banking and fashion as well as a popular tourist destination. The first […]

Teleplan offers retail diagnostic and valuation solution for mobiles

Teleplan, a leading life cycle care solutions provider for technology products, has entered a strategic partnership with Piceasoft, a Finnish company offering a unique set of software solutions to cover the whole life cycle of mobile devices. This strategic partnership assists Teleplan to offer an end-to-end solution enhancing its service offering to the front-end and […]