Austrian sweet brand PEZ has invested in augmented reality as it looks to use gamification to help build customer relationships.
An app used by organisations for auditing their distribution centre operations was presented with the prize for Technical Innovation at last week's UK Warehousing Association Awards.
Retailers have been visiting the IBM 'bunker' at the Wimbledon tennis championships to see the vendor's data analytics technology in action. IBM's Sam Seddon says much of the tech it uses to support the sports event would be transferable to a retail environment.
Tesco's recent TJam event gave technology start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to the supermarket's tech team, while giving the grocer some food for thought for future innovations.
The 11th annual Retail Systems Awards champion technology in the UK retail sector.
Robots and humans have been working in conjunction at a DHL warehouse in Germany, as the supply chain business tests new technology to see if it boosts efficiency.
Brian Kilcourse, RSR managing partner, looks at how the Fung Group and IBM have created a new facility that allows retailers to test concepts before entering new territories.
DPD is using smartphone geo-location-based technology as it looks to reduce missed deliveries and improve communication between its drivers and consumers.
Valtech's head of retail Kirstin Smith and Tech Will Save Us CEO Bethany Koby have been named as the first mentors and judges for John Lewis's 2016 JLAB start-up accelerator.
Arcadia Group has created a new programme alongside corporate innovation specialist, L Marks, to encourage start-ups to design and develop wearable fashion technology suitable for Topshop customers.
Jacamo and JD Williams parent company N Brown is the latest retailer to invest in an innovation incubator programme as it looks to strengthen its ties with the tech start-up community.
Department store chain John Lewis has launched the third edition of its annual JLAB start-up accelerator programme.