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40% of online grocery purchases in UK made on mobile
23/05/2017 - 09:47
About 40 percent of all online grocery purchases made in the United Kingdom are done using a mobile phone. Online grocery shopping in the UK is also quite popular, as 7 percent of all grocery shopping is done online. That’s more than Spain, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic combined.
Supermarket Trends: Technology, food safety and sustainability are top of mind
15/05/2017 - 14:44
The supermarket industry is constantly changing. Consumer food choices and how they shop, frequent regulation modifications and new technologies to integrate are just a few things we gathered from recent customer input concerning the most pressing issues for the industry. As 2017 rolls along, there are four emerging trends we see that grocery marketers should be aware of for the remainder of the year.
wiGroup mcommerce innovation helps drives on-demand retail trend in SA
15/05/2017 - 13:45
New mcommerce platform enables mobile order and pay in retail stores by leveraging existing infrastructure.
Vodacom’s revenue and profit rise despite rate cuts
15/05/2017 - 09:11
Mobile phone network Vodacom managed to grow revenue and profit slightly in the year to end-March despite cutting rates.
4 Tips to meet shoppers’ expectations via mobile
11/05/2017 - 10:58
Mobile shopping continues to be on the rise. So it comes as no surprise that brands and retailers continue to invest more and more into this shopping channel.
Retail searches on smartphones increase 23%
08/05/2017 - 17:22
Digital has continued to drive growth for UK retailers with online retail searches steadily growing throughout the post-Christmas quarter, boosted by a massive increase in searches on smartphone devices.
Tommy Hilfiger launches European mobile app
08/05/2017 - 16:29
Tommy Hilfiger has launched its first-ever mobile app designed specifically for the European market. PredictSpring developed the app, which offers consumers in 17 countries and four languages the ability to shop directly from the brand’s Instagram feed.
Retailers, robots & the art of automating empathy
04/05/2017 - 10:39
Four of the biggest Customer Service Technology Trends that retailers will be implementing in the coming year from the 2017 Forrester report.
The mobile app: Is it a critical part of your omnichannel strategy?
18/04/2017 - 16:40
Chances are that most people turn to a mobile app on their smartphone every morning while starting their day, even before enjoying that first cup of coffee. Whether they are checking the weather, logging in their fitness routine, or adding the cost of their Starbucks latte to their weekly budget, it is clear that ‘mobile moments’ spent on apps have become an integral part of our daily routine.
Will virtual reality transform in-store merchandising?
13/04/2017 - 10:17
Virtual reality (VR) simulation is arguably the most talked-about tech solution in grocery today. It aims to drive faster, smarter and more profitable decisions by enabling retailers to ideate new in-store concepts, evaluate them with test shoppers, and activate those concepts.