The H&M Group have announced that they have partnered with HoloMe, in a venture that sees augmented reality technology being utilised in its sub-brand Monki. The system will use high-definition human holograms in augmented reality to visualise selected outfits.  They are the latest retailer to follow the trend of introducing new technology into stores, attempting to enhance the customer experience and remain...

Consultancy firm Deloitte has published a new report, that explores the potential for blockchain technology to achieve mainstream adoption in retail and consumer packaged goods. The report argues that the technology will “revolutionise” the industry through various applications, including smart loyalty programmes, supply chain improvement...

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has announced the trial use of blockchain to better monitor and manage its supply chains. The technology, which has been mentioned previously on the blog, is in this case being used to fight counterfeit food products. Alibaba has had...

Retail Business Technology Expo 2018 We are happy to announce that GW Devices Director & CEO: Marek Narkiewicz will be attending the Retail Business Technology Expo in London this Wednesday (2nd May)! RBTE is Europe's leading event for retail organisations looking for the right tools, solutions, innovations...

Clarks have implemented an in-store scanning app, improving in-store response times and assistant productivity. The app is developed by Scandit and allows shop assistants to use the in-store tablets to scan product barcodes. Once the barcode is scanned, the app then retrieves and shows information...

When beacons first arrived on the scene, there was an abundance of news articles and tech experts claiming that they would change the landscape of retail. While this has not materialised, the technology has shown healthy levels of growth, with an estimated 14 million sensors...