The Modern Retail Awards have announced the nominees for this year, and we are thrilled to share that UX Connections have made it to the final three! Our project with Entain was named a finalist in the category of Best Customer Insight Strategy. The Modern Retail Awards recognise the efforts made by retailers and their partners who endeavour to create best-in-class experiences. To keep the retail industry up with the…
Buy Now, Pay Later: Online Transactions Are Changing
Affirm’s partnership with Amazon marks the next stage in the short-term loans takeover of e-commerce.
Google Store: The First Physical Store to Rival Apple
Google have opened their first ever bricks-and-mortar store.
Amazon’s New Biometric Technology Lets You Pay With Your Palm
Retailing giant Amazon has launched its own palm recognition technology that lets customers effortlessly make payments.
Amazon have opened their second type of physical store, Amazon Fresh.
Social Retail: Nike And Burberry Introduce Digital-Driven Stores
The mainstream adoption of technology is changing the way retailers interact with consumers. Simply offering branded content isn’t enough anymore.
8 Innovative Augmented Reality Features For Fashion And Beauty Shoppers
Augmented reality (AR) has become a powerful tool for retailers. The technology can be used by brands to boost sales and enhance the shopping experience for customers.
Phygital: How Digital Is Shaping Physical Retail Experiences
E-commerce is growing rapidly – by 2023, the global online sales market is expected to double to more than $6.5 billion.
Amazon-owned Whole Foods now accepts Stablecoins for daily groceries
If there’s one only thing that discourage companies and retailers to implement crypto-based payments for their products is the extreme volatile nature of cryptocurrencies.
Amazon’s surprise hardware reveal.
All new hardware will be coming to Amazon’s Smart home range- including microwaves and bass speakers.
Tech companies jump to help hurricane victims
Apple and Verizon have both helped with the relief effort following hurricane Florence.
Amazon unveils new cashier-less store.
‘Place item in the bagging area’ be gone.
The Weirdest purchase you can make on Amazon this Christmas.
Amazon are taking your christmas traditions into the digital age.
Samsung’s record breaking profits come to an end
Published this morning, Samsung’s profits for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 see the companies streak of record breaking profits come to an end.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 – What Do We Know So Far?
Electronics giant Samsung look set to release the latest instalment of the Galaxy Note range of large ‘phablet’ style phones in the coming months – the Galaxy Note 9.
Can YouTube finally break into music streaming?
After five years of delays, YouTube may have finally put together a streaming service that can compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.
Supreme court ruling sees 25-year ban on sports gambling end
Across the pond, the Supreme courts have made a landmark ruling that could see the future of gambling in America take a sharp left turn.
How could augmented reality change the way we shop?
Augmented reality (AR) is set to become a major feature on the high-street soon, thanks to the likes of Ikea and Gap.
The Apple HomePod: A Roundup
In tech, you don’t tend to get much credit for being fashionably late. But if there’s one company that can take on Amazon and Google, it’s Apple and their HomePod.
Christmas Gift List: the ultimate round-up of 2017’s best tech gifts.
Connor James Ibbetson, Journalist Struggling for Christmas gift ideas? Here’s our round up of this year’s best tech presents for every special person in your life 2017 has been a phenomenal year for the tech industry, and now that Christmas is rolling around, we have compiled a list of the best gear and gifts from this year to make the tech-head in your life happy this Christmas. For the Tech-savvy…
Retail in the age of automation: could we say farewell to queues?
When was the last time you didn’t scan your own food shopping? For the majority of you, it was probably a while ago. But how else could automation change retail?
VIABET: the betting platform where users can play as the house
It’s well known in gambling that ‘the house always wins’ – but what if that wasn’t the case? A new online gambling platform is soon to be launched that allows users to ‘become’ the casino.
Getting ahead in the mobile betting market
Mobile betting is becoming a big business – but which apps are cashing in? We look at the best features across the betting app market.
How Adidas’s Speedfactory could change the footwear industry
At the end of last month, Adidas launched AM4LDN – their first localised shoe design made possible by Speedfactory. But what is Speedfactory, and how could it revolutionise footwear?
Would you trust Amazon Key to let delivery men into your home?
Amazon are on a mission to make delivery as convenient as possible. From lockers in supermarkets to the potential of drones delivering to your back garden, the tech giant is now going one step further and entering your home.
The future of furniture shopping? A closer look at IKEA Place.
IKEA Place was one of the first ARKit apps to hit the app store with the release of iOS 11. But is this the future of furniture shopping?
AR, IoT and LBD’s: Technology is making fashion more consumer-centric
Technology is transforming the fashion industry. In a bid to stay relevant in a digital age, fashion brands are starting to use innovative technology, such as IoT and AR to connect with consumers. For the last week, models have been stalking the catwalks in various London locations, showing off the latest designs from big brands and new names. It used to be a more exclusive affair – a quiet showing…
Burgers and blood: the emerging world of drone delivery
While we’re still waiting for Amazon Air Prime, drone delivery is taking off elsewhere in the world.
Is pizza the most innovative takeaway?
In the race to attract customers, takeaway pizza chains are going increasingly high-tech.
Content to Cooking Stoves: Buzzfeed gets in on the hardware trend
Buzzfeed is making like Snap Inc and entering the world of hardware – but does it have staying power and why is everyone suddenly so interested in hardware?
Amazon x Whole Foods: Shaking Up Grocery Shopping
Lara Williams, Editor-at-large Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods is the start of a revolution that will change your weekly food shop forever. For over two decades, Amazon has been changing the way we shop for just about everything and now it seems they’re gearing up to disrupt our grocery shopping too. Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7billion, announced on Friday, could see the start of another revolution in shopping…