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In The Style strengthens Asda PUDO partnership

In The Style strengthens Asda PUDO partnership

In The Style brands Asda lorry in new ToYou marketing initiative.

Personalised gift marketplace Not On The High Street on overcoming legacy

Personalised gift marketplace Not On The High Street on overcoming legacy

NOTHS CTO Richard Zubrik talks about the benefits of building in-house, working with 5,000 partners and the benefits of machine learning

L’Occitane: technology + people = customer

L’Occitane: technology + people = customer

L’Occitane describes how it is utilising technology and encouraging both its board and store associates to think and act customer first.

Subscriptions bringing clothing rentals out of the closet

Subscriptions bringing clothing rentals out of the closet

Going down the subscription route saw big gains for Rent The Runway which wants to eradicating the ownership of clothing.

New models: how IKAR is using 3D imaging to present its clothing lines

New models: how IKAR is using 3D imaging to present its clothing lines

The firm is using CGTrader’s augmented reality and 3D modeling to change the way businesses and consumers buy its clothes

How Timberland is using digital to promote sustainability

How Timberland is using digital to promote sustainability

The iconic footwear brand is using its experience in digital and omnichannel to push its biggest ever campaign

Has augmented reality finally reached a tipping point for retailers?

Has augmented reality finally reached a tipping point for retailers?

Retailers could be forgiven for being blasé about augmented reality (AR) technology after a number of false starts, but significant change is afoot.

Hammerson's new AI-enhanced CCTV in focus

Hammerson's new AI-enhanced CCTV in focus

Hammerson is trialling new footfall analysis technology linked to CCTV at Westquay shopping centre, as it looks to better manage its space.

CEO interview: Watch Shop's Robin Phillips talks retail technology

CEO interview: Watch Shop's Robin Phillips talks retail technology

Former Waitrose, Boots and Kurt Geiger digital boss Robin Phillips is now CEO at Watch Shop – and he's overseeing some intriguing retail technological change.

How The Entertainer leveraged 'unboxing' social media trend

How The Entertainer leveraged 'unboxing' social media trend

The Entertainer Squad emerged in 2018, combining product demos on social media with a bit of fun to drive sales at the UK toy retailer.

One year on: Net-a-Porter's Vanguard mentorship programme

One year on: Net-a-Porter's Vanguard mentorship programme

Net-a-Porter names the four latest designers for its Vanguard mentorship programme – and they were all scouted on Instagram.

Monsoon Accessorize on using social to boost sales

Monsoon Accessorize on using social to boost sales

The firm explains why driving sales outside traditional channels is key

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