Debenhams drives ‘digital first’ strategy for beauty

Debenhams drives ‘digital first’ strategy for beauty

Debenhams launches two major Beauty initiatives this month to further strengthen its position as a leader in the premium beauty market.  The initiatives drive a ‘digital first’ strategy for the department store and see both online and offline environments created that encourage customers to explore, discover and debate all things beauty. Beauty Club Community The […]

Rinascente Launches Its WeChat On Demand Service

Rinascente Launches Its WeChat On Demand Service

Following the success of On Demand – the instant messaging service used to search for the products requested by customers in the Milan flagship store and have them delivered anywhere they want – Rinascente presents WeChat On Demand. The aim is to extend the company’s personal concierge service, which was launched almost a year ago […]

Didi Chuxing launches in-car audio recording feature following passenger deaths

Didi Chuxing launches in-car audio recording feature following passenger deaths

Chinese car-hailing platform Didi Chuxing has launched an in-car audio recording function for journeys, in a bid to enhance its safety practices following the deaths of two passengers. Didi has launched a trial of the recording function, which will capture in-car audio from the entire journey and then upload an encrypted file to the company’s […]

KLM launches augmented reality service for hand baggage check

KLM launches augmented reality service for hand baggage check

 Airline KLM has introduced a new feature in its app that uses augmented reality to help passengers assess wether their hand baggage is of the correct size. The functionality, which uses Apple’s AR technology, is aimed at speeding up check-in and reducing customer confusion over luggage allowances. The AR hand baggage check uses a […]

Häagen-Dazs Trials Geo-Targeted Delivery-On-Demand Mobile eCommerce Service in Central London

Häagen-Dazs Trials Geo-Targeted Delivery-On-Demand Mobile eCommerce Service in Central London

Häagen-Dazs is the first ice-cream brand to move into automated product delivery with its new mobile eCommerce technology ‘Häagen-Dazs NOW’. The service enables ice-cream to be ordered and delivered into the hands of consumers when out-and-about by using an innovative combination of proven mobile technologies. The brand is trialling the service this Friday, 7 September […]

Proximity Worldwide drives innovation with Voice and IoT Labs

Proximity Worldwide drives innovation with Voice and IoT Labs

Proximity Worldwide has unveiled its first Voice & IoT lab named Invoke. Launching at Barefoot Proximity, the Cincinnati office within the Proximity global network, the lab will provide a dedicated hub for audio, voice and IoT development and deployment, and will drive innovation and new business growth for the network. Building on Proximity’s legacy of […]

AppLovin agrees to acquire in-app header bidding solution MAX

AppLovin agrees to acquire in-app header bidding solution MAX

AppLovin, a comprehensive mobile gaming platform, announced it has agreed to acquire MAX Inc., a leading in-app header bidding solution, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will further accelerate AppLovin’s mission to give game developers a complete platform to grow and scale their businesses. MAX will become MAX by AppLovin. Its in-app header bidding functionality […]

Jaguar team with music star Dua Lipa to launch integrated brand-building programme across Europe

Jaguar team with music star Dua Lipa to launch integrated brand-building programme across Europe

 Jaguar has announced a ground-breaking collaboration with one of the world’s highest-profile singer-songwriters, Dua Lipa, to launch an innovative, integrated brand-building programme across Europe. The long-term, pan-European programme, will be rolled in over 15 markets across Europe including France, Germany, BeNeLux, Italy and Spain, and celebrates the brand’s popular SUV models, the EPACE,F-PACE and […]

Headspace acquires digital assistant specialists Alpine.AI

Headspace acquires digital assistant specialists Alpine.AI

Meditation app Headspace has acquired Alpine.AI, formerly known as VoiceLabs, in an effort to strengthen its voice and AI technology. The digital wellness service, which has over 31m users, acquired both the team and technology of Alpine.AI, which was an early leader in the digital assistant market. “We are excited to announce that Headspace is acquiring our product, […]