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Cadbury World digital signage enhances visitor experience

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Cadbury World, one of the largest paid indoor visitor attractions in the UK, has installed a new digital signage solution.  

BANK gets staff back into the 'Passion for Fashion'

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
BANK, the leading High Street fashion retailer owned by the JD Sports Fashion Group, has appointed Retail Eyes, specialists in customer experience improvement in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector, to inject some passion and fun back into the way staff engage with customers.  

Sears to launch fully interactive, integrated online catalogue

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Sears, the US's 4th largest retailer is launching what it says is the world's first fully interactive, integrated online-only catalogue using digital catalogue technology from Ceros.  

Amanda Wakeley announces plans for new e-commerce website

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Since buying back the brand she founded in 1990 earlier this year, Amanda Wakeley's eponymous label has gone from strength to strength, reporting a move from unsustainable loss a few months ago, to profitability in the first ten weeks of taking back the reigns.  

Financial management system supports UK pawnbroker's growth

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Albemarle & Bond, the largest pawnbroker in the UK, is implementing a financial management system with integrated cash flow forecasting, electronic procurement, business intelligence and document management and imaging functionality from COA Solutions.  

NetSuite e-commerce adds Google Checkout

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
NetSuite, the on-demand, integrated business management software provider for mid-market enterprises and divisions of large companies, today announced the availability of Google Checkout for online merchants currently running their operations on the NetSuite e-commerce platform.  

Blackwell opens payment chapter with chip & PIN solution

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Blackwell, the UK's leading academic bookseller, has implemented YESpay's Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant EMBOSS solution, to provide secure chip & PIN payments across its 160 electronic point-of-sale (EPoS) tills in 50 UK stores.  

Retailers willing to invest in a single information model

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
A recently published survey report from IDC Retail Insights said IT delivery against customer-centric and business performance targets is a critical success factor for retailers now.  

The Hut Group helps bring Woolies back online

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Woolworths has selected ecommerce white label specialist, The Hut Group, to run its entertainment shop as part of its online re-launch. The Hut Group will manage the section of the new Woolworths site dedicated to entertainment products, woolworthsentertainment.co.uk, ensuring customers receive games, DVDs, CDs, Blu Ray and books at competitive prices, all with free UK delivery.

IMRG issues online age verification action plan

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
E-commerce trade body, IMRG said it and its members are very aware of the political implications and social responsibilities of age-restricted sales online, as the proposed online age verification laws continue their passage through Parliament.  

Mohive study finds retailers unable to discount deeper

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Nearly six in ten retail marketers say they can't discount any deeper according to a new study released this July.   Re-aligning promotions to meet current customer needs has taken its toll and most retail marketers now say they can't discount any more, according to a new study from retail knowledge transfer experts Mohive.  

McDonalds deliveries gain route-planning benefits

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
 McDonalds' logistics partner, Keystone Distribution UK has broken new ground in becoming the first to implement Paragon's innovative Integrated Transport Information System (ITIS) based road speed data for transport optimisation.  

DSGi delivers SAP Finance on time, on budget

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
DSG international (DSGi), one of Europe's leading specialist electrical retailing groups, has improved its financial processes and reporting, following the implementation of SAP Finance in partnership with SAP retail consultancy, CIBER.  
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Boden appoints email marketer to grow online revenue

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Multichannel fashion retailer, Boden, has appointed Experian CheetahMail as its email marketing partner

Tough times are no excuse

Published 10.12.09 by Retail Technology
When times are tough, they say the tough get going. And, elaborating on recurrent theme in Retail Technology magazine, now has never been a better time for technology to come to the fore and prove its worth within the retail environment.