Mastercard is offering retailers the same biometrics technology used to unlock phones to verify customers during the checkout process. The payments giant says that the global launch of its new biometrics programme, which will use face and fingerprint technology to verify customers, represents a “first-of-its-kind” technology framework.
British consumers are switching to different brands and changing their preferred retailers amid rising inflation, a new McKinsey survey has found. The study reveals that 64 per cent of UK shoppers have changed their shopping behaviour in the past four to six weeks.
25 per cent of UK retailers identify data management and integration as their biggest problem, according to a new survey by Red Ant. The study surveyed 100 retailers at the Retail Technology Show in April.
JD Williams, a strategic brand owned by N Brown Group, has launched Anise, an in-house designed clothing brand focussed on sustainability.JD Williams said the Anise collection features premium, sustainable fabrics and embraces manufacturing initiatives that are less impactful on the environment.
There’s a risk that - without proper controls - the digital phenomenon of the Metaverse will facilitate deep-rooted problems far worse than those created by social media. Alexandra Leonards looks at the potential threats and gains of an augmented world.
Under the new guidelines, retailers still aren’t legally obliged to cut ties with modern slavery. Alexandra Leonards reveals why the latest measures aren’t likely to change things on the ground, and explores how retailers must look beyond the legal minimum to rid their supply chains of forced labour.
Retail Systems editor Peter Walker sits down with Brother’s senior commercial client manager Jessica Stansfield to talk through the company’s solutions for retailers and hospitality businesses, what’s new in labelling technology, and the benefits of outsourcing printing.
Fluent Commerce’s EMEA managing director Rob Shaw sat down with Retail Systems editor Peter Walker to discuss omnichannel opportunities, the best way to tackle technology and how the company is expanding into the UK and Europe.