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Study: 3 in 10 CIOs piloting IoT solutions

Study: 3 in 10 CIOs piloting IoT solutions

Barclaycard survey of 100 CIOs suggests many hyped technologies are actually being implemented at a significant rate.

AO World points to challenging markets as losses narrow

AO World points to challenging markets as losses narrow

AO World reveals 9.9% increase in revenue as losses shrink.

Matalan reveals UX Lab

Matalan reveals UX Lab

Matalan is opening a UX Lab at its head office in Knowsley.

J Crew CEO steps down citing board friction

J Crew CEO steps down citing board friction

J Crew CEO James Brett steps down from role, hinting at difference of opinion with board.

Alipay to bring QR code payments to Hong Kong transport system

Alipay to bring QR code payments to Hong Kong transport system

Customers will be able to pay for Mass Transit Railway services in Hong Kong via QR code, as operator awards Alipay contract to build new electronic payment system.

Vision Direct reveals November 'data theft' incident

Vision Direct reveals November 'data theft' incident

Vision Direct says there was a data breach impacting its website customers between 3-8 November.

N Brown to launch data and analytics training programme for staff

N Brown to launch data and analytics training programme for staff

N Brown announces creation of a data fellowship programme, in association with Decoded and Corndel.

Nike opens House of Innovation 000 in NYC

Nike opens House of Innovation 000 in NYC

Nike opens six-storey store in New York City, offering multiple tech features and stock based on local preferences thanks to online data analysis.

Fashion big hitters join Moda Operandi 

Fashion big hitters join Moda Operandi 

Moda Operandi has announced the appointments of Lisa Aiken, fashion director, women’s, and Josh Peskowitz, fashion director, mens.

Argos customers could clean up on Black Friday

Argos customers could clean up on Black Friday

Argos is giving away 100 shower curtains with built-in pockets for tablets and mobile phones so customers can bag a Black Friday bargain while they’re having a wash.

Get set for a very bricks and mortar Xmas

Get set for a very bricks and mortar Xmas

The High Street will be the preferred destination for shoppers during the Christmas period, according to Aptos research.

Survey: 60% of European retailers experienced fraud hike in last year

Survey: 60% of European retailers experienced fraud hike in last year

Some 60% of retailers in Europe saw an increase in fraud in the past year, according to new research.

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