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  • Pizza Express launches chatbot for table bookings

    Pizza Express launches chatbot for table bookings

    Pizza Express is introducing a chatbot which allows customers to book a table via Facebook Messenger.

    Pizza Express launches chatbot for table bookings
  • Q&A: Archie Hewlett, founder of Duke & Dexter

    Q&A: Archie Hewlett, founder of Duke & Dexter

    Essential Retail speaks to British footwear retailer Duke & Dexter to learn about its approach to personalisation.

    Q&A: Archie Hewlett, founder of Duke & Dexter
  • Big interview: Hammerson's location-based loyalty app

    Big interview: Hammerson's location-based loyalty app

    Essential Retail catches up with Hammerson's group head of multichannel, Sophie Ross, to get an update on how the shopping centre firm is improving customer loyalty with its location-based mobile app.

    Big interview: Hammerson's location-based loyalty app
  • How location technology can break down channels in retail

    How location technology can break down channels in retail

    Kantar Retail's VP of eCommerce and digital insights, Malcolm Pinkerton, takes a look at how location-based technologies can help create a frictionless shopper journey.

    How location technology can break down channels in retail
  • Comment: Big data adds new dimension to public spaces

    Comment: Big data adds new dimension to public spaces

    Silvio Carta, senior lecturer and chair of the Design Research Group at University of Hertfordshire, discusses how citizens creating data are shaping what their surrounding public spaces look like.

    Comment: Big data adds new dimension to public spaces
  • The science behind garment technology

    The science behind garment technology

    Fits Me takes a look at how garment technologists are revolutionising the fashion industry.

    The science behind garment technology
  • Co-op improves product availability with planning software

    Co-op improves product availability with planning software

    The Co-op is working with JDA to implement a planning and assortment solution to improve product availability.

    Co-op improves product availability with planning software
  • Comment: Waitrose braces for tough times

    Comment: Waitrose braces for tough times

    Isabelle Szmigin, professor of marketing at University of Birmingham, looks at how Waitrose continues to bank on its middle-class shoppers as it braces for tough times ahead.

    Comment: Waitrose braces for tough times
  • Comment: Shaping the future of retail for consumer industries

    Comment: Shaping the future of retail for consumer industries

    Jamie Murray Wells, industry head of retail at Google UK, takes a look at the results of research looking at technology trends impacting the retail industry.

    Comment: Shaping the future of retail for consumer industries
  • Eight ways retail frontrunners are winning at unified commerce

    Eight ways retail frontrunners are winning at unified commerce

    Learn what technologies are moving the needle for retail winners – and how you can implement them to boost your business

    Eight ways retail frontrunners are winning at unified commerce
  • Retail technology trends at ISE 2017

    Retail technology trends at ISE 2017

    For four days in February Amsterdam's RAI exhibition centre plays host to ISE 2017. Essential Retail is on the ground at this week's show, witnessing developments in the latest integrated systems, from automated home solutions and drones, to extraordinary displays of digital signage.

    Retail technology trends at ISE 2017
  • Fash Tech 2017 - six predictions

    Fash Tech 2017 - six predictions

    Fits Me takes a look at the top six things it thinks will impact the fashion technology industry in 2017.

    Fash Tech 2017 - six predictions

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Retailers test out Snapchat's geofilters

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Retailers test out Snapchat's geofilters
Retailers test out Snapchat's geofilters