Amazon has announced the opening of a new cashier-free Amazon Go store in New York that will accept cash.
Sainsbury’s has launched its first entirely checkout-free convenience store, as trials of its ‘Smartshop Scan Pay & Go’ app technology continue.
Thousands of grocery deliveries to Co-op shoppers in Milton Keynes are now being made each week using autonomous delivery robots, the company behind the technology has revealed.
Award-winning retailer David Charman, owner of Spar Parkfoot in West Malling, Kent, has launched a click & collect service for his in-store butchery in time for Easter.
Spar Calver in Derbyshire has adopted Henderson Technology’s epos system, Edgepos, which the Northern Irish group is looking to roll out across the UK.
Thousands of small businesses have yet to sign up to the government’s new Making Tax Digital (MTD) scheme which comes into force on April 1.
Retailers are using wholesale apps more frequently than websites and spending more per transactions, according to new research from HIM.
The Co-operative Group has launched a new bicycle online delivery service, in its first foray into online shopping.
More than 500 subpostmasters have claimed victory in their fight for justice over the Post Office’s Horizon IT system, after a High Court Judge ruled in their favour in the first of four trials.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published a list of software products, including free solutions, which are compatible with its new Making Tax Digital (MTD) rules coming into force in less than one month.
Ocado is launching Zoom, a new delivery service which promises to deliver groceries to customers within 60 minutes of ordering.
Bestway Wholesale has announced that over a third (35%) of its Best-one and wholesale customers have adopted the ’Track My Order’ digital service.
The Co-operative Group has joined an ethical living app called CoGo which links shoppers to local stores that are aligned with their values, on the back of the consumer trend towards more ethical living.
Waitrose is set to introduce new energy-saving shelf design in an attempt to make its store chillers more efficient.
Waitrose has added freshly-made sushi to its rapid delivery service, which has been extended from eight to 12 London postcodes.
Scotmid Co-op has opened its state-of-the-art new eco-friendly store beside Loch Ness in the heart of the Highlands.
PayPoint has announced a rise in net revenue for the three months to 31 December 2018, having rolled out its PayPoint One service to more than 12,000 convenience retailers across the UK.
Ubamarket has added a new function to its app to enable consumers to identify environmentally-friendly products.
Bestway Wholesale has released a new app that enables cash and carry customers to place their orders more easily.
PayPoint has released a new app that enables retailers to connect to their stores from anywhere in the world.
UK shoppers are increasingly turning to the internet to buy products that they would have previously bought in person, as trust in online customer service grows, new research reveals.
Costa Coffee has launched the UK’s first contactless reusable coffee cup.
ATM network Link has launched an independent review to explore how the shift from cash to digital payments in the UK retail sector is affecting consumers and small businesses.
PayPoint and eBay have signed a strategic partnership that will enable eBay sellers and buyers to access the company’s Collect+ network for click and collect parcel services.
Many excellent retailers are not making the most of epos and technology, says Welcome Co-op franchisee Richard.
Parecel delivery service CollectPlus has launched its new Print in Store returns service, allowing customers who don’t have access to a printer to return their online shopping using their local store.
Central England Co-op has revealed plans to roll-out a range of measures to deter criminals from targeting its c-stores and protect its staff during an incident.
Retail technology downtime is leaving one in three UK shoppers unable to complete their purchase, costing retailers valuable transactions, according to new research.
Welcome Co-op franchisee Richard Inglis won the Best Use of Technology Award at CRA 2018. The award applied to his Liberty Quays store in Southampton, but he uses the same approach across his three stores in the city.
The Post Office is set to acquire Payzone’s bill payments transaction business, subject to approval by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).