Tech partnership set to bring greater transparency to UK eCommerce

Tech partnership set to bring greater transparency to UK eCommerce

A new tie-up between digital design agency, Sigma, and two leading eCommerce companies – Storm and InRiver – is aiming to deliver best-in-class eCommerce capability, while fostering a greater degree of responsibility, transparency and inclusivity in online customer experience. The initiative will establish digital and technical foundations for businesses to drive ethical customer experiences in their […]

HurdlGram Programmatic Direct Mail Set to Deliver Big Returns for Brands

HurdlGram Programmatic Direct Mail Set to Deliver Big Returns for Brands

Direct Mail specialist, Hurdle, has launched its all-new, data-driven Programmatic Direct Mail service, HurdlGram. The new service enables brand owners, and media agencies, to efficiently and effectively deliver highly targeted, personalised experiences as part of a truly integrated multi-channel customer engagement strategy. Bringing together the dynamic integration of customer data from CRM systems, demographics, web browsing […]

Patrick Curry OBE joins MediConnect as adviser to the Board

Patrick Curry OBE joins MediConnect as adviser to the Board

MediConnect, the blockchain solution for tracing and sharing data across the medication supply chain, is pleased to announce that Patrick Curry OBE, CEO of the British Business Federation Authority (BBFA), has joined the Company as an adviser to the Board. Patrick brings extensive experience of deploying technological solutions to build secure collaboration between governments, industry […]

Go Instore helps HP and Currys PC World drive customers in-store for four fold sales boost

Go Instore helps HP and Currys PC World drive customers in-store for four fold sales boost

The innovation delivers an in-store experience to online customers, averaging an impressive 4.7 out of 5.0 in customer satisfaction Go Instore, a leading provider of immersive omnichannel retail experiences for personalised eCommerce, announced the success HP inc have had in providing human-led digital user experiences for their retail partners’ online customers. Go Instore is providing HP’s […]

Metrics on in-store performance need to catch up with reality of how people shop, says Conversity research

Metrics on in-store performance need to catch up with reality of how people shop, says Conversity research

2019 so far has seen the struggles of the UK high street continue, with little sign of the crisis abating any time soon. According to research by retail technology expert Conversity, part of addressing these difficulties lies in retailers getting better at how they measure the success of customer interactions across all channels and touch points, […]

EE and Mars announced as the debut line-up of advertising partners for Snapchat Commercials

EE and Mars announced as the debut line-up of advertising partners for Snapchat Commercials

Snap Inc. announced the debut line-up of advertising partners for Commercials, Snapchat’s six-second unskippable ads that run across Snapchat Shows in the UK. EE and Mars are among the first advertisers to take advantage of the new ad format which will be available across the entire Shows platform in the UK. Commercials are available through Snap’s […]

UK mobile customers have paid networks nearly £1 billion due to mid-contract price hikes

UK mobile customers have paid networks nearly £1 billion due to mid-contract price hikes

Mobile networks that impose annual inflation-based mid-contract price hikes on their pay monthly customers are estimated to have cost UK customers almost £1billion since 2013, according to research from specialist mobile analysts Tarifica, commissioned by Tesco Mobile. Further price hikes are set to come into effect from the end of March, with EE, Three and O2 all […]

NBCU, Sky unify advanced advertising offerings under AdSmart

NBCU, Sky unify advanced advertising offerings under AdSmart

NBC Universal (NBCU) is rolling its Audience Studio targeting solution into Sky’s addressable advertising suite AdSmart. The combined global offering, still named AdSmart, marks the first joint advertising initiative since Comcast bought Sky in September 2018. Comcast has owned NBCU since 2011. Linda Yaccarino, chairman of advertising and partnership at NBCU, said: “The world is getting smaller, […]

New Acxiom research reveals data is critical if retailers are to survive and thrive

New Acxiom research reveals data is critical if retailers are to survive and thrive

Faced with significant challenges in the UK retail sector, new research reveals that retailers are emphatic about the importance of data and customer insight when it comes to long-term success.  The new findings from marketing data and services expert Acxiom, revealed that nearly three quarters (74%) of retail decision makers believe their businesses couldn’t operate […]