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Contactless Payments

Contactless Payments

Contactless payment transactions are set to reach $10 trillion across the globe by 2027, according to a study from Juniper Research. The figure will rise rapidly from the $4.6 trillion value of contactless payments this year. In order to drive the figures...

Nikeland – Metaverse hit.

Nikeland – Metaverse hit.

Nearly seven million people have visited Nikeland, the sportswear giant’s metaverse offering, five months after it opened. According to the brand, 6.7 million people from 224 countries have visited the online space and taken part in online games while trying on...

Manchester City – The Connected scarf.

Manchester City – The Connected scarf.

The sports world has generally embraced wearable technology with open arms — though it’s usually for the athletes themselves. However, Manchester City are hoping to keep track of its fans’ biometrics, too. The club has partnered with Cisco to create a connected scarf...

Meaningful Retail.

Meaningful Retail.

Physical retail experiences are becoming more and more digitally driven. Using the right digital tools help brands and retailers define, deliver, and maintain a fully connected consumer journey, which enhances brand desire and delivers commercial and operational...

McDonald’s Rewarding Loyalty

McDonald’s Rewarding Loyalty

McDonald’s has introduced its first loyalty scheme in the UK - offering customers the chance to collect points for free menu items. The loyalty scheme, MyMcDonald’s Rewards, will be available for customers to sign up to from July 20 via the McDonald’s App, where they...

Amazon fresh – Tesco price match.

Amazon fresh – Tesco price match.

Amazon Fresh has launched a new campaign to price match Tesco Clubcard as part of a move which will see it “matching and locking” hundreds of prices in line with discounts offered by the UK’s largest grocer. The move comes as part of an effort from grocers to help...

New Dyson Experience Store

New Dyson Experience Store

Last week, consumer appliance ‘mega-brand’ Dyson opened their second UK demo store, at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

A space designed to encourage consumers to explore and interact with their wide range of products. This new store’s is part of the tech giants plans to strengthen their direct to consumer strategy.

Deliveroo & Lloyds Pharmacy

Deliveroo & Lloyds Pharmacy

Deliveroo has extended its rapid delivery partnership with LloydsPharmacy, with healthcare essentials now available in as little as 30-minutes from 150 stores across the UK. The extension is the latest in a series of non-grocery tie-ups and sees a further 110 stores...

The Evolution Of QSR.

The Evolution Of QSR.

Driven by habits developed during, and post pandemic, the QSR industry has evolved significantly in the last 2 years, with the majority of change being driven by changing consumer habits, a collective labour shortage and a need to reduce operating overheads. The...