Tag "retail"

Shoppers Stop nods at Omni-Mobility to boost sales

NEW DELHI: Shoppers Stop has announced a collaboration with Cisco to implement Cisco Wireless Solution across

No Pressure about loans, TTK’s new recipe

BANGALORE, INDIA: Despite a ginormous landscape for SME lending market in India, it keeps popping as an

Dassault Systèmes enhances solutions portfolio for CPG & retail clients

BANGALORE, INDIA: Dassault Systèmes  has launched three new industry solution experiences and the enhancement of its current portfolio for the consumer goods and retail industry on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Fashion, footwear, leather goods, retail, as well as furniture, home, garden,

Flipkart embracing Microsoft Azure platform to enrich online shopping experiences

Taking one step ahead, Flipkart today announced that it will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform to provide the best online shopping service to the users. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal announced

Intel launches connected retail platform; plans $100mn retail tech investment

USA: At NRF 2017 – Retail’s BIG Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich introduced the Intel Responsive Retail Platform (Intel RRP), a new horizontal platform that brings together retail hardware, software, APIs and sensors in a standardized way for the creation of

Manthan Retail Analytics wins multi-year deal from Grand Hypermarkets

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hyper and Super market chain, Grand Hypermarkets has chosen Manthan Retail Analytics to gain actionable insights across its 40 stores in the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, India and Qatar. As part of the multi-year contract, Manthan will deploy state

Cognizant deepens work for Future Group

MUMBAI, INDIA: Cognizant has been selected by Future Group, the multi-brand retailer, as a strategic partner to transform Future Consumer Limited (FCL), Future Group’s consumer goods business, into a connected enterprise to achieve higher levels of efficiency, agility and business impact.

Future Group’s loyalty wallet Future Pay brings a ‘Price Match’ feature for frugal shoppers

BANGALORE, INDIA: Future Group has launched Future Pay, a digital loyalty wallet for cashless, cardless and hassle-free shopping across Future Group outlets such as Big Bazaar, Ezone and Home Town. Future Pay app, which is powered by Oxigen Wallet, is a loyalty mobile

Aspire strengthens retail solutions portfolio with Ziffity investment

CHENNAI, INDIA: Aspire Systems has invested in Ziffity, a Chennai-based digital agency focused on e-commerce solutions spanning across technology, creative design and digital marketing. This investment will help Aspire in offering end-to-end digital solutions provider for the retail sector, including

5 technologies that are changing the shopping experience in stores

Ajith Nayar In the past few years numerous retail and shopping technologies have managed to emerge in the market, bringing us extraordinary, fun and exciting ways to acquire the items we want. The best thing about new technologies is that

Wass-Up Tech: Oracle,Volkswagen, Delta. Crack, Smash, Down!

INDIA: No business in today’s age can afford an outage. If you happen to be an airline to top that, well not much remains to be said. Even the reported $150 million being spent this year on technology upgrades can’t fix

Axis acquires store optimization solution co, Cognimatics

BANGALORE, INDIA: Network video solutions provider, Axis Communications has acquired Cognimatics, a leading company of store optimization solutions targeting the retail sector. Cognimatics’ technology is used for people counting, queue measurement and occupancy estimation. Cognimatics is a privately owned Swedish

Oops, my EMV card did not work!

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H USA: The transaction stalled or delayed. The cashier instructed to swipe the card instead of inserting it into the reader. Multiple attempts at reading the card were required. The card reader froze. The transaction was declined. Believe it

Walmart opens technology CoE in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: Walmart today opened its new technology Center of Excellence(CoE) in Bangalore. The center will house Walmart Global Technology Services, to build new platforms and services to support both its e-commerce and stores businesses worldwide. The Walmart Global Technology

Numbers of Note: Is EMV being swiped right?

USA: Credit card and debit card payments based on chip technology initially created by Europay, MasterCard and Visa (hence the name) or EMV has been witnessing a mix set of chips in the last few months. On one hand it seems

Personalisation piece missing for the phy-gital customers

BANGALORE, INDIA: A global, cross-industry study released by Mindtree, pinpoints personalization as the key driver that will help “phy-gital” consumers reach their ideal mix of online and offline shopping. It also reveals that while most companies are in transformation mode

Digital tools can help retailers decode the customer behavior at their stores

Dhiman Ray In the retail world, a sale happens when a right consumer meets the right product at the right time. Theoretically it is the same anywhere, but in digital retail space, there are two key components of a sale

How did Chandigarh-based Web design company increase revenues?

GURGAON, INDIA: In a bid to expand its operations, ColdFire Design Studio, Chandigarh-based Web design company was looking for a technology partner to better manage and monitor the accounts of his increasing client base. It signed up for GoDaddy Pro

10 disruptive digital trends that will drive retail in 2016

RESTON: In its 2016 predictions for the retail industry, Software AG says that uber-digital consumers expect access to everything… Now. In lieu of the above, Oliver Guy, Director, Retail Industry, Software AG, notes, “The worlds of e-commerce and brick and

FMCG, retail get a 3D facelift

MUMBAI, INDIA: Dassault Systèmes, the 3D experience company, has launched My Retail Theater, its new industry solution experience for FMCG and retail segments. The solution leverages product development data for consumer-facing usage, transforming it into a visual experience that benefits