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Ubamarket app adds eco-friendly function

23 Jan 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Ubamarket has added a new function to its app to enable consumers to identify environmentally-friendly products.

Bestway Wholesale App

Bestway Wholesale releases new cash and carry app

22 Jan 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Bestway Wholesale has released a new app that enables cash and carry customers to place their orders more easily.

Spar Roe Lane

Cash-only retailers missing out at Christmas, study finds

18 Dec 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

A study by payments company Square has revealed that more than three million small businesses are expected to miss out on sales this Christmas because they rely solely on cash.

Richard Inglis Self-Serve Tills

Southern Co-op franchisees introduce self-serve tills

10 Oct 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Franchisees of the Southern Co-op have successfully introduced self-serve checkouts in a number of Welcome-branded stores.

Steve Bassett Ubamarket App

First Londis retailer adopts Ubamarket shopping app

08 Oct 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

High-profile Londis retailer Steve Bassett has partnered with Ubamarket to launch the company’s shopping app in his Southampton store, allowing customers to scan and pay for products using their phones.

card payment

Cost of processing card payments soars by £170m

11 Sep 2018 | By Robin Mannering

Retailers spent an additional £170m on processing card payments in 2017 as cards accounted for 75% of sales for the first time, according to the BRC’s latest annual payments survey.

Sainsbury's scan and go

Sainsbury's offers checkout-free shopping in London Local

13 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Sainsbury’s has launched ‘scan and go’ technology in its busy convenience store in Clapham North, London.

Contactless and Mobile Pay

Technology downtime costing retailer sales, research reveals

03 Jul 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Retail technology downtime is leaving one in three UK shoppers unable to complete their purchase, costing retailers valuable transactions, according to new research. 

Gilletts Spar loyalty till Zapper

Gillett’s Spar rolls out payment app Zapper across estate

07 Mar 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Zapper has now been rolled out across Appleby Westward’s Gillett’s Spar stores following a successful soft launch in six stores back in October.

Co-op app

Co-op Group trials 'shop, scan and go' app

07 Mar 2018 | By Robin Mannering

The Co-op Group is trialling an app-based solution to enable shoppers to bypass the till and check-out all products on their phone.


Contactless spending soars as shoppers seek faster service

02 Mar 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Contactless spending via mobile and wearable payment devices is up by 365% and 129% respectively, new Barclaycard data reveals.

Whole Foods Market

Amazon launches two-hour Whole Foods delivery service

08 Feb 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Amazon Prime customers in the US can now receive free grocery deliveries from Whole Foods Market within two orders of ordering.

Amazon Go

Amazon to open revolutionary checkout-free store to public

22 Jan 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Amazon has opened its first checkout-free convenience store to the public.

Nisa app

Nisa develops new app to help members

18 Dec 2017 | By Robin Mannering

Nisa has developed a new app to help its member place their orders more easily.

PayPoint One Pro with epos

PayPoint unveils full epos version of One platform

06 Nov 2017 | By David Rees

PayPoint has unveiled the full epos version of its One platform, the PayPoint One Pro, and developed a mobile phone app to help retailers access the technology on the move.

Online shopping

Cut-price online platform seeks to bypass stores

02 Nov 2017 | By Gaelle Walker

A new online platform which will allow manufacturers to sell directly to shoppers is hoping to launch next year.