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Mondra, a product footprinting and supply chain decarbonisation AI driven SaaS platform, has raised £3.6 million in pre-Series A funding.  Investors include 7 Generation Ventures, AlbionVC, GC Foodtech Ventures, Foodsparks by Peakbridge, Ponderosa Ventures, and Vala Capital.  The cash will be used to expedite Mondra’s roll-out to UK grocers, of whom, the company claims, 85% […]
  1. Channel: Marketplace
American singer, songwriter and businesswoman Beyoncé’s new haircare brand, Cécred, has gone live on Shopify. After teasing her fans (aka the BeyHive) about the venture last May, Beyoncé recently took to social media to announce her first ever beauty brand. Captioning a post on Instagram with “hair is sacred”, an accompanying video interspersed archive footage […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Lidl Ireland reports significant progress in the installation of in-store solutions enabling customers to return cans and bottles. In a LinkedIn post, Alan Barry, Chief Development Officer (CDO) at Lidl Ireland & Lidl Northern Ireland, says: “In less than 12 months Lidl Ireland has installed 358 Re-turn machines in 179 stores, constructed 88 Deposit Return […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Ann Summers, a lingerie and sex toys retailer, has awarded Evri a multi-million-pound delivery contract. It has been selected as the sole partner to handle all of Ann Summers’ business-to-customer parcels including delivery pick-up, drop-off (PUDO) and returns. Evri has a network of more than 13,000 PUDO locations including ParcelShops and lockers. According to the […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Booker has reported solid increases in retail sales in its latest trading statement released this week. Sales to retailers by the Tesco-owned wholesaler were up 4.1% like-for-like in the 19 weeks to 6 January, when compared with the same period last year. A Tesco statement… This story continues at Rising profits and more retailers give […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  When asked what’s more important where you sell your product or the price of the product?  The answer may be more difficult than you think.  If you were to ask PepsiCo, they might just say the value of their product is at the intersection of what consumers are willing to pay for it and […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Tesco’s comparable sales growth over six weeks to 6 January was 6.8% higher compared to the same period last year, the retailer reported in its trading statement. The supermarket reported particularly strong performance in fresh food driven by consistently strong volumes. Its value proposition was… This story continues at Tesco reports strong festive period sales […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
UK supermarket chain Asda is fortifying its digital foundation both for the present and the future. The company has appointed Morrisons executive Matt Kelleher as its first Chief Digital Officer and plans to double the number of workshops it hosts this year in partnership with Girls in Data, an organization that encourages girls to consider […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
We’re big fans of LinkedIn and are busy building an amazing community of retail tech enthusiasts on the social media platform. These are the articles that are currently on their radars, including Glory Global Solutions, Flooid, Barron McCann, HMV, Worldpay from FIS, FreedomPay, Trigo, Sodexo Live!, and AiFi. Glory Global Solutions set to acquire UK-based […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As we approach the end of the year, here’s a look at our most popular retail systems articles during 2023, including Gorillas, The Trade Desk, Samsung UK, Amazon Fresh, H-E-B, AutoStore, and the RTIH Innovation Awards. 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards winners announced during glittering ceremony in central London Last month, we announced the winning submissions […]
  1. Data & Insights
As of early December, Amazon is on the verge of eclipsing Walmart as the world’s largest retailer, with the online giant’s holiday revenues potentially surpassing its longstanding rival’s / Credit: VDB Photoss via Shutterstock The retail landscape in 2023 is a battlefield, with economic challenges and global uncertainties, including the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, geopolitical tensions, […]
  1. Data & Insights
As of early December, Amazon is on the verge of eclipsing Walmart as the world’s largest retailer, with the online giant’s holiday revenues potentially surpassing its longstanding rival’s / Credit: VDB Photoss via Shutterstock The retail landscape in 2023 is a battlefield, with economic challenges and global uncertainties, including the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, geopolitical tensions, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, Christmas is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including Frasers Group, Decathlon, HMV, Boots, and the latest RTIH Top 100 Retail Technology Influencers List. 1. Frasers Group teams […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Trigo, a provider of autonomous retail technology, including frictionless checkout, to the likes of REWE, Auchan, Tesco, Aldi and Netto, will be exhibiting at NRF 2024 next month, on booth 3112.  The company will announce an expansion of its partnership with REWE, which will see the opening of three new large format autonomous supermarkets in […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Over the past few years, sustainability has been a growing concern for people living in the UK – a trend which permeates multiple industries and areas of our lives. With recycling rates failing to grow significantly in the last decade, Brits are looking for alternative ways to integrate sustainable practices into their everyday lives, including […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including Amazon, Pinterest, Aldi, Walmart, HMV, New Look, TrusTrace, One Water, Polytag, BERSHKA, and 3DLOOK. Amazon Amazon has opened a Second Chance Store in London, giving festive shoppers the chance to buy quality returned products in-person, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Do you like numbers? Do you like retail systems news? Then this is the article for you. Including TrusTrace, New Look, Square, Fossil Group, NewStore, InPost, and the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards. 5…This week, we announced the winning submissions for the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards, sponsored by PMC, FreedomPay, Worldpay from FIS, CADS, 3D Cloud […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Registration for Retail Technology Show 2024 is now open. Having increased senior retail visitor numbers by 45% year-on-year in 2023 with almost 10,000 industry decision makers attending RTS last year, the organisers are promising a “bigger, better and bolder” show at London’s Olympia on 24th-25th April 2024. With over 85% of its 2024 floor space […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In this new blog series, Mintel reviews the latest retailer marketing and innovations, including new store openings, online developments, new concept or category launches. For this month’s highlight, our retail experts weigh in on three exciting developments in UK supermarkets. Tesco teams up with March Muses in new partnership This is a really positive move […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
We’re big fans of LinkedIn and are busy building an amazing community of retail tech enthusiasts on the social media platform. These are the articles that are currently on their radars, including Tesco, B&M, TPP Retail, SeeChange Technologies, Coalescent Mobile Robotics, German Doner Kebab, and the 2023 RTIH Innovation Awards. B&M rolls out TPP Retail […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Evri has announced a partnership with Tesco that will enable people to collect Clubcard points for every parcel they send with it. This is the first time that the UK’s largest retailer has agreed this type of Clubcard partnership with a parcel delivery firm. From today, consumers will be able to collect one Clubcard point […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
Visitors to Trafford’s White City Retail Park are now able to charge their electric vehicles while they shop thanks to the installation of five new ultra-rapid chargers.  All Be.EV members will also have exclusive access, free of charge, at this location for a week, from Tuesday 14th until Tuesday 21st November. The project marks the […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Bloomberg reports that Amazon plans to once again start opening new supermarkets while at the same time rolling out a new grocery delivery service for people who are not Prime members. The story characterizes the moves as a “grocery reboot” consistent with CEOAndy Jassy’s stated goal to get grocery right before investing in new stores […]
  1. Media & Marketing
FinTech firm, TrueLayer, reports that its new payments app is now live in the Shopify App Store, allowing UK and EU merchants to add open banking payments to their checkout. Electronics retailer Maplin has gone live with the app, with further partners to be announced soon. The move enables Shopify merchants to add instant bank […]
  1. Channel: Mass
[[“value”:” The report highlights a 12% increase in volumes driven by customer shifts to healthier product lines. Credit: D K Grove/Shutterstock. Tesco said its efforts to promote healthier shopping baskets have shown a significant impact, with 3.3 million customers purchasing at least 10% more healthy products in 2022. In a recent report, the retailer signified […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Bloomberg has a piece about how in the UK, food retailers are doing battle with market share-grabbing discounters Aldi and Lidl with more aggressive marketing of their loyalty card programs. This has become even more important, the story says, as food inflation has had an impact on prices and consumer spending.  Promotions have become critical, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including Walmart, Mars Wrigley, Zippin, Amazon, Tesco, and dunnhumby. 1. Blue Yonder announces intent to acquire first and last […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Consumer Goods Forum Food Waste Coalition of Action (FWCOA) has launched its #TooGoodToWaste initiative, a food loss and waste education project designed to spur faster progress in minimizing waste among CGF members and their millions of customers. The FWCOA has created a TooGoodToWaste page with information and resources to share with consumers, and food […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Tesco Media and Insight Platform, powered by dunnhumby, has unveiled a range of new onsite and in-store media channels. At an Upfront event in London, updates were announced including Scan as You Shop media, new in-store digital screens and new onsite digital performance ads. “Tesco are leading the way in retail media, giving brands and […]
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Testing for Ships in Product Packaging compatibility often involves “a series of drops and vibrations,” a packaging innovation team leader said. Sellers can expect fee discounts for program participation. Amazon is pulling back the curtain on how it’s teeing up more packages to arrive on doorsteps without Amazon logos. Last week, the Ships in Product Packaging program expanded by […]
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84.51° is out with a new report that “examines who omnichannel shoppers are, where they shop, and some of the reasons why they choose to shop in-store and online.” Some key findings: •  “This shopper is likely to be Millennial or Gen Z, is engaged with natural and organic, is more likely to have children, […]
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Walmart this morning released its final results for Q4 and the just completed fiscal year, saying that Q4 revenue was $173.4 billion, up 5.7 percent from the same period a year ago.  Q4 operating income was up 13 percent to $7.3 billion. US same store sales for the quarter were up four percent. Global e-commerce […]

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