Google’s answer to Amazon Echo – Google Home – is launching in the UK on 6th April.
Fresh creative talent and access to new data skills are something the marketing industry have been calling for in recent years, but the co-chair of the Graeme Robertson Trust (GRT) has called for the marketers to do a better job of selling themselves if they want to attract the cream of the creative crop.
Mastercard has announced a global partnership with Oracle that is designed to deliver a streamlined digital payment experience to the retail and hospitality industries.
Telefonica is seeking to put its customers in the driving seat as far as their data is concerned with the release of a new digital personal assistant called Aura.
UK online retail sales were up +12 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in January, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.
Google has added shopping functionality to its smart speaker Google Assistant, as it looks to take on the popularity of Amazon Echo.
Clothing retailer Next is building a digital ‘Image Factory’ to make it quicker and more efficient to manage its growing volume of digital assets for use on its website and in marketing campaigns.
H&M has said that it saw a clear shift towards online and digital in its latest financial year, although it also it still made financial sense to continue to invest in stores.
The supermarket giant has made its PayQwiq service available in every UK store, including its Extra, Metro and Express formats, following “positive feedback” from shoppers during an initial trial.
Digital advertising received $17.6 billion in investment from US companies in Q3 2016, according to the IAB’s and PwC’s latest Internet Advertising Revenue announcement.
B&Q owner Kingfisher saw its third quarter results helped by another strong performance at Screwfix, but weakness in France continued, weighing on its performance.
Tesco is testing contactless, paperless receipts in two stores in Harlow, Essex, sending them to the user’s Tesco app instead, as the retailer looks to make its whole check out process more digital.