International – UK

  1. Trends & External Forces
Crypto-rewards health & fitness app, Sweatcoin, steps up personalisation with MoEngage. Sweatcoin, the step counting app that pays customers to get active by converting their steps into currency, has partnered with MoEngage, the leading insights-led customer engagement platform, to enhance customer engagement as it fuels the growth of its Movement Economy. Sweatcoin is a new breed of […]
  1. International
The only international sourcing platform of its kind in the UK, Source Home & Gift taking place from 5th – 8th February at NEC Birmingham UK, has announced its seminar programme of informative talks taking place on its new Responsible Retail Stage across all four days of the inaugural show including a keynote with founder of JoJo Maman Bébé, […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The online eCommerce and retail industries are consistently adapting to new trends and technology, such as Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) and other innovations. All successful businesses are resultantly aware that flexibility is the key to longevity and maintaining customers.  But, while recent years have seen a focus on eCommerce, this is expected to make up […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Before you launch your brand in the United Kingdom, it’s important to know what’s going on in today’s U.K. retail market as it may differ from the markets your brand currently has a presence in. Whether the British market is familiar territory or completely new, here’s a deep dive into understanding the U.K.’s marketplace, retailers, […]
  1. International
Global shipments of smartphones tumbled in Q4 to the lowest level since 2013. Normally the festive period provides a boost for smartphone manufacturers, however thanks to macroeconomic weakness and waning… The post Smartphone shipments plunge to worst low since 2013 appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
One in four consumers are willing to pay return fees, according to Sendcloud. Major retailers like H&M and Zara have started charging customers for returns, and as a result one… The post Free returns could be on the way out as consumers prepared to pay appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Shreddies The Honey One has been named Product of the Year 2023 in the cereal category. The winner was chosen by 8,000 UK consumers who voted in a survey as part of the annual Product of the Year Awards initiative. Shreddies The Honey One is made with 100% whole grain and real honey, is free […]
  1. Department: Food
UK supplier Unilever is introducing Wall’s first ever sweet and sour ice lolly with the launch of the Twister Fruit Zingerrr. The ice lolly has a combination of tangy apple, sour lemon and sweet blueberry flavours and is made with real fruit juice, no artificial flavours or colours and contains 65 calories per serving, says […]
  1. Merchandising
Do you pay for internet data service but suffer every time you try to load a web page? Don’t worry, we will help you find issues with sky mobile signal! With a mobile signal booster, you will solve the problem of mobile phone coverage in an instant. But first, you should know all the subtleties […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
VeraViews, the advertising technology platform built to deliver transparent and auditable invalid traffic (IVT) prevention, announced today that it had welcomed Hoopla Digital as a demand partner, as it continues to expand its demand sources amid the addition of growing numbers of clients to its ad stack. VeraViews’ new demand partner Hoopla Digital works with […]
  1. Channel: Marketplace
Bid-smart DSP Preciso today announces the full-scale launch of its integration with multinational ecommerce platform Shopify. Preciso becomes the first real-time bidding system to offer targeted display advertising campaigns specifically to small- and medium-sized merchants, through a user-friendly, plug-and-play interface. Founded in Canada in 2006 and known for its massive global reach and ease of […]
  1. International
National World launches new ad manager platform, powered by DanAds, empowering businesses to take control of their advertising. National World, a leading UK media company, announced today the launch of its self-serve advertising platform, National World Ad Manager, powered by DanAds. The new platform is designed to automate the ad buying process and offer greater […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Tesco is kicking off its annual ‘Global Hackathon’ this week, with colleagues from around the world competing to solve the most prominent problems in retail technology. The UK’s largest grocery… The post Tesco starts ‘global hackathon’ tech competition to solve retail tech problems appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
PayPal has announced it is partnering with ecommerce tech company Bold Commerce. PayPal is working with Bold Commerce to bring payments and commerce together as the fintech company moves into… The post PayPal ties up with Bold Commerce appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Department: Beverage
The seminar programme for IFE, International Food & Drink Event, is now live, with this year’s event putting the issue of sustainability at the heart of discussions on a dedicated Sustainability Stage, sponsored by Elopak. Taking place on 20-22 March at ExCeL London and supported by Official Show Sponsor MHP Food, IFE is a comprehensive […]
  1. International
The energy crisis has affected every part of our lives as individuals, with the cost of living increase crippling households up and down the UK. According to the latest statistics from National Energy Action (NEA), around 4.5 million households in the UK were deemed to be in fuel poverty. In the coming months, this figure […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
We have some exciting news! We are proud to be in partnership with the Smart Retail Tech Expo this year! The UK’s leading expo bringing digital innovation to the retail sector will be returning and we couldn’t be more excited for them to open their doors for you yet again! Register for your FREE ticket […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  At the intersection of what’s for dinner, where will I get dinner, more and more consumers are asking what is the fastest solution (84.6%), then what is the cheapest (51.4), and will everyone be happy with the food (49.2%) according to Foodservice Solutions® most recent grocerant scorecards.  Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA […]
  1. Data & Insights
To coincide with Data Privacy Day, Apple has unveiled a new set of educational resources designed to help users take control of their data. As threats to the privacy and… The post Apple marks national privacy day by helping users take control of their data with free workshops appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News […]
  1. International
Samsung has revealed it will open an interactive Galaxy Experience Space in Westfield White City, London, allowing visitors to interact with its new devices and innovations. The technology giant will… The post Samsung opens new galaxy experience space in Westfield appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Technology & Innovation
Following the news that Amazon Fresh had closed its Dalston, London location at the weekend, less than 18 months after opening it, a new checkout-free Amazon Fresh c-store opened today (24 January) in Croydon, London. The new store at Unit 1, Ruskin Square is open from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, seven days a week. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Retail Technology Show and British Retail Consortium have announced a strategic partnership which will showcase the role of innovation in driving the future of retail. This will see the latter lead a keynote session at Retail Technology Show, taking place at London’s Olympia on 26th-27th April, as part of a conference programme that also includes […]

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In a year when holiday spending on gifts, travel and entertainment was down 1 percent from the year prior, one age group bucked that trend in a huge way. Millennials, perhaps aided by increased incomes due to “The Great Reshuffle,” told us it would spend a whopping 11 percent more than it did in 2021, […]
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While some trends come and go, there were a few trends that have stayed with consumers throughout the year.   As online shopping continues to be a popular choice for consumers, physical stores can offer shoppers perks that e-commerce can’t replicate.    This week we look at trends to increase foot traffic and customer loyalty. […]