The automotive industry is going through a period of change. Where people used to research and purchase in the dealership, now the research is taking place on smartphones. In this Q&A, Sam Mylrea (pictured below), CEO, PureCars, explains how this transition is affecting the state of attribution in the industry.RetailTechNews: Can you explain what PureCars does?
Sam Mylrea: PureCars is the most advanced automotive ad tech platform on the market that utilises the dealer’s merchandising data, market supply/demand, and [...]
RetailTechNews’ weekly Amazon Watch brings you some of the company’s biggest moves from the past seven days, analysing how the giant is revolutionising the retail space. In this week’s edition: Amazon to enter Vietnam in challenge to Alibaba; Sending money to friends through Alexa; and Amazon wooing small businesses.Amazon to Enter Vietnam in Challenge to Alibaba
Amazon is to officially launch its e-commerce services in Vietnam, with the aim of taking on Chinese rival Alibaba in one of the [...]
RetailTechNews rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European retail technology space. In this week’s edition: Co-op & Mastercard Cooperate for Cashierless Checkout; 70% of Customers Shop via Mobile at Home & On the Go; and Synchronised Online & In-Store Solutions Still a Rarity.Co-op & Mastercard Co-operate for Cashierless Checkout
Amazon has pioneered the idea, now British retail chain the Co-op is taking up the mantle and introduces checkout-less shopping. Partnering with credit card provider Mastercard, the retailer is adding the [...]
RetailTechNews’ weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world. In this week’s edition: New Research Shows Little Consumer Interest in Smart Assistants; The Best Time to Gain GDPR Consent; and Delivery Speed Demands Getting Tougher.New Research Shows Little Consumer Interest in Smart Assistants
There is significant interest in IoT, with 91% of those surveyed declaring interest in the connected home, according to research by Judopay.
However, just 17% of those surveyed – the same percentage as said [...]
Whether it’s traditional retailers or e-commerce pure plays, any retailer worth their salt has an online selling presence. However, with so many channels influencing the customer path to purchase, attributing 100% of the sale to the last click is no longer good enough. Here, Wayne St Amand (pictured below), CMO, Visual IQ, explains to RetailTechNews that multi-touch attribution is a necessity if retailers want to optimise spend.RetailTechNews: Is it enough to focus on sales targets?
Wayne St Amand: [...]
This week, the spotlight is back on JD.com and its hopes to develop next-generation supply chain technologies with the launch of a new research facility.
The Chinese e-commerce operator opened its Global Supply Chain Innovation Centre (GSIC) with the aim to gather industry experts, market players, universities, and other institutions to share resources, knowledge, ideas, and technologies. It also hopes to work together with these organisations on research projects focused on supply-chain technologies.
The global centre will operate across six global [...]
With the news the JD Sports has joined forces with TruRating, RetailTechNews spoke to both parties about the partnership. In this piece, Wayne Davies, retail director, JD Sports and Georgina Nelson, CEO, TruRating, discuss how the store is improving customer experience through data.RetailTechNews: JD Sports has recently partnered with TruRating to enhance your customer ratings capabilities at the point of sale. How does this work?
Wayne Davies: Historically, we used receipt-based surveys coupled with mystery shopper surveys. These represented [...]
In the first episode of RetailTechReview, RetailTechNews’ head of content, Lindsay Rowntree and editor, Hugh Williams chat with special guest, Sri Sharma, CEO, Increasingly about the biggest stories in retail technology, as well as find out why Increasingly is one of Retail Week’s top 20 hot start ups to watch.
Retailers have been struggling to entice cautious shoppers to spend. Weathering the post-January slump and optimising convenience both online and in-store will help ensure they’re staying relevant as consumers tighten their purse strings, as Patrick Gallagher (pictured below), CEO, CitySprint Group, explains exclusively for RetailTechNews.
The UK retail sector is facing an extended period of uncertainty. Despite astonishing resilience in 2017, the falling pound and squeezed household finances mean consumer confidence is finally waning and having a knock-on effect on UK shoppers’ spending habits. [...]
RetailTechNews’ weekly Amazon Watch brings you some of the company’s biggest moves from the past seven days, analysing how the giant is revolutionising the retail space. In this week’s edition: Amazon could be rolling out banking for younger customers; Ad growth to break the duopoly; Amazon’s expansion in Brazil.Amazon could be rolling out banking for younger customers
Amazon is looking to expand its services to banking, by offering a current account to its customers. The offering will be aimed [...]