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Apple Pay crosses the Pond

schedule 06 July 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED KINGDOM Apple is set to kick off its contactless and online payment system Apple Pay in the UK this month. It is the first European country to offer the solution which allows customers to pay for goods in-store and online with just their Apple mobile or wearable devices.

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IHG catches up with technology

schedule 02 July 2015
Agata Kłapeć

WORLD InterContinental Hotels Group is trialling and selectively rolling out a number of digital technology solutions for guest, including a mobile room key, beacons and the new Apple Watch app functionalities.

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IKEA trials smaller, ecommerce-enabled store format

schedule 24 June 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED KINGDOM Swedish furniture retailer IKEA is testing a new smaller store concept, called "Order and Collection point", across selected British local markets in an effort to expand the reach of its online and physical stores.

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‘Commute and collect’ locations on the rise

schedule 23 June 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED KINGDOM British rail infrastructure operator Network Rail, which runs a network of 34 manned parcel collection and return points for passengers at its mainline stations, called Doddle, is joining forces with DPD, which plots the launch of its own and nationwide parcel shop network.

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Japanese giant invests in omni-channel customer service

schedule 16 June 2015
Eurobuild CEE

WORLD Japanese-based retail group Fast Retailing, which owns such brands as Uniqlo, GU, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse, has partnered up with Accenture to fully digitalize customer services across its sales channels.

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300 beacons in Manufaktura

schedule 15 June 2015
Aneta Cichla

POLAND Three hundred beacons have been installed in the Manufaktura shopping centre in Łódź.

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Samsung aims to seduce retailers with gesture-reading displays

schedule 12 June 2015
Agata Kłapeć

WORLD Samsung Display, a manufacturer of OLED and LCD displays, has introduced mirror and transparent OLED display panels that recognize facial expressions and hand gestures.

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Westfield mall opens up to retail-tech tenants

schedule 02 June 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED STATES Shopping centre developer Westfield has officially opened Bespoke, the co-working, event and technology showcase space designed to foster a retail-tech community and support retail innovation at Westfield San Francisco Centre. The new concept aims to provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs and retailers to research, collaborate, trial and debut work all within the shopping mall.

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Tesco experiments with real-time mobile couponing

schedule 29 May 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED KINGDOM Tesco is trialing a mobile couponing solution that is aimed at increasing footfall in the grocer’s new store format in London.

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Uber to shake up the world of traditional courier services?

schedule 20 May 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED STATES The app-based ride-sharing service provider Uber is reportedly planning to start a same-day online parcel delivery program that has already lured some well-known retail players.

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Tommy Hilfiger invests in multi-channel sales tools

schedule 20 February 2015
Eurobuild CEE

THE NETHERLANDS US clothing manufacturer and retailer Tommy Hilfiger has opened its digital showroom in Amsterdam to offer a more engaging and seamless buying experience for clients. The interactive signage system used in the store combines collection information, sales tools and brand content in one touchscreen interface.

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Westfield immerses customers in virtual reality

schedule 17 April 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED KINGDOM Global shopping centre developer Westfield has teamed up with the London-based technology studio Inition to offer clients a digital pop-up experience at two Westfield London shopping malls.

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Marriott launches ‘Siri for travellers'

schedule 18 May 2015
Agata Kłapeć

WORLD Marriott guests will be able to instantly connect with any of the hotel chain’s 500 properties worldwide anytime via live chat on their mobile devices and ask anything they want before, during and after their stays.

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Amazon and DHL test car trunk deliveries

schedule 14 May 2015
Agata Kłapeć

GERMANY DHL Parcel, Amazon and Audi are starting country-wide trials of their joint car trunk delivery system in Germany. The new service, which has been developed and tested by the companies for the past several months, aims to allow car owners to use their cars as mobile delivery addresses for parcel shipments.

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Hines invests in ridesharing service

schedule 09 April 2015

POLAND Tenants of the New City office complex in Warsaw are now able to use a Polish carpooling system for corporate users, Singu CarPooling.

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Amazon to let home devices place online orders on their own

schedule 31 March 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED STATES Online retailer Amazon has developed a solution that allows any connected home device to autonomously re-order products from Amazon when supplies are running low.

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Starwood gears up for Apple Watch era

schedule 10 March 2015
Agata Kłapeć

WORLD Starwood has developed a smartwatch app for users of Apple Watch that is set to allow its users to unlock the hotel room door from the Apple Watch device, with no room key required.

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Accor enters the world of wearables

schedule 18 March 2015
Agata Kłapeć

WORLD French hotelier Accor is set to roll out a smartwatch app for users of the newly-launched Apple Watch by the end of April.

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C&W-supported start-up to transform traditional stores?

schedule 16 March 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED KINGDOM A British technology company has come up with a new retail concept that could change shopping as we know it. The Wilde Rooms platform allows consumers to select items they like online and try them on in a high-end fitting room without buying.

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Sephora stores go increasingly digital

schedule 10 March 2015
Agata Kłapeć

UNITED STATES Cosmetics retailer Sephora is set to introduce a range of digital in-store solutions across its US locations, including a countrywide beacon deployment and an augmented reality app functionality.

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