High street retailer WHSmith has extended its partnership with Menzies Distribution to operate deliveries to its 1,200-plus stores in the UK.
Verifone and Mastercard have launched a new payment option which allows customers to pay for products in instalments at the point of sale (POS).
Yoox Net-a-Porter has partnered with Mohamed Alabbar to encourage the growth of online luxury retail in the Middle East.
Essential Retail interviews Made.com's commercial director, Annabel Kilner, at its latest pop-up in East London.
Mastercard launches fingerprint and 'selfie' payment authentication in Brazil and Mexico, while in the UK a hearing date has been set for a consumer case against the company relating to alleged excessive interchange fees.
Supermarket Budgens is deploying a new mobile app that allows shoppers to scan as they go in store, before checking out with the tap of a smartphone at the point of sale.
Essential Retail has picked out the key stats from Martec International's annual IT in Retail report. The research says average spend on systems among UK's retailers equates to 1% of sales.
Shop Direct has poached Sainsbury's technology director, Jon Rudoe.
Essential Retail catches up with Hitachi Solutions' Chris Huntingford to talk about the retail customer journey.
Essential Retail and Hitachi Solutions hosted a retail breakfast roundtable debate on Cutting Customer Irritation, involving Tesco, Carpetright, Dune Group and Blackwell's. Here's your chance to download the whitepaper based on the discussions.
It’s Iceland vs Iceland as trademark row erupts between country and frozen supermarket chain, writes Luke McDonagh, lecturer in law at City University.
Specsavers is halfway through a multi-year tech transformation programme. Global CIO Phil Pavitt talks us through the challenges as the complex project enters "the hard yards".
Essential Retail visits Microsoft's HQ to try out its new HoloLens mixed reality headset.
Dunelm has bought two online retailers in a bid to improve digital infrastructure.
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