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Dixons Carphone admits data breach affected 5.9m cards

Dixons Carphone admits data breach affected 5.9m cards

The UK’s biggest electricals retailer Dixons Carphone admits data breach impacting the payment cards of millions of its customers.

The blockchain retail revolution picks up pace

The blockchain retail revolution picks up pace

Essential Retail takes a look at blockchain technology and the quiet but increasingly important role it is playing in the retail sector

Moss Bros using proximity marketing tech to drive store traffic

Moss Bros using proximity marketing tech to drive store traffic

UK retailer Moss Bros has been converting customers and connecting with loyal shoppers using proximity marketing technology.

How kids' clothing retailer Carter's added supply chain agility

How kids' clothing retailer Carter's added supply chain agility

US-based kids and baby clothing retailer Carter’s improves forecasting and inventory management with new agile planning technology.

How Sky uses AI to create personalised content recommendations

How Sky uses AI to create personalised content recommendations

Essential Retail chats to Sky to learn how customer-facing organisations that use data must create a genuine value exchange for this information.

Video: You SpinMe right round, baby, right round

Video: You SpinMe right round, baby, right round

Essential Retail takes a closer look at how retailers like Schuh are creating 360-product imagery using SpinMe's technology.

The price is right: How Bonprix uses dynamic costing to improve margins

The price is right: How Bonprix uses dynamic costing to improve margins

German retailer, Bonprix, uses an algorithm to constantly recalculate the price of its products

Retailers 'dancing with the devil' by working with Amazon

Retailers 'dancing with the devil' by working with Amazon

Should retailers work with Amazon to increase their online presence, or should they diversify and emulate Amazon’s best bits?

How Caffè Nero is building customer relationships through mobile

How Caffè Nero is building customer relationships through mobile

Caffè Nero is gaining momentum and getting to know its customers better thanks to the launch of its mobile payments and loyalty app.

#RBTE2018: Can retailers handle the technology on offer?

#RBTE2018: Can retailers handle the technology on offer?

Retailers perusing RBTE’s expo floor should be encouraged by the options on offer but focused on reshaping their organisations to handle the technology’s potential.

Desperation sets in as GDPR deadline looms

Desperation sets in as GDPR deadline looms

Retailers and other companies are bombarding lawyers and ICO with inquiries as data law hits next month

Who’s who in the Start-up Safari

Who’s who in the Start-up Safari

Come and meet the most innovative retail technology start-ups at RBTE 2018.

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