Amazon pulls support for alt-right social media platform Parler forcing it offline – Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe

Amazon has pulled its cloud service support for Parler following last week’s riots citing a “steady increase in… violent content” on the platform. Parler, a social media website nearly identical to Twitter which claims to be a “free speech” alternative to mainstream platforms, has become popular with Trump supporters and

NearSt, a British retail technology business driving more people onto the high street has raised £2m in seed funding

Google-backed, NearSt, a British retail technology business driving more people onto the high street has raised £2m in seed funding from one of the world’s largest privately-owned international property companies to fuel footfall into bricks and mortar stores at a critical time for physical retailers. The London-born startup witnessed a

Morrisons to deliver commonly forgotten Christmas items up to Christmas Eve – Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe

Morrisons will deliver easily-forgotten Christmas essentials such as sticky tape, batteries, gravy and even a turkey until Christmas Eve, for customers who may have missed them off their list this year. Teaming up with Deliveroo, the Big 4 grocer will be able to drop off the forgotten items in 30

Advertising watchdog bans “irresponsible” Klarna adverts – Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld claims made against a series of Instagram posts promoting Klarna Bank’s deferred payment services. The ASA on Wednesday ruled that Klarna could not show a series of adverts made with Instagram influencers that links using Klarna’s credit service with improving someone’s mood. While the

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Digital practices and technology adoption are bringing greater productivity, effectiveness and profitability in the shipping and logistics industry, Cogoport president Flemming Frost told industry leaders at a major shipping conference in the Netherlands.  Speaking at the Evofenedex SCM Summit in Zoetermeer, Frost said the time is now ripe for technology to

Technology integration: The vital centrepiece at the heart of great customer engagement

With retail no longer limited to the sales floor, retailers recognise that each interaction is now much more than a transaction. The traditional checkout remains important, of course, but customers expect fast, easy, personalised service – regardless of location, device or platform – at every touchpoint. It is from this

Top technology trends impacting e-commerce customer experience

Recently, U.S. online sales overtook consumer spending in physical stores for the first time.  By 2023, retail e-commerce sales in the U.S. are projected to surpass $735 billion. Even industries that were previously predicated on offline purchases like grocery, healthcare, and banking are now looking to e-commerce to become more