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Majority of retailers plan to invest in ‘transformative technologies’

Over half of UK-based retailers have plans to ramp up their service by introducing ‘transformative technology’ within the next 12 months, an industry report has revealed. The digital marketing challenger agency, QueryClick, has today released The CMO Performance Report 2018, which has found a significant number of retailers plan to invest in technology including machine

NAJ hails technology showcase a great success

The National Association of Jewellers welcomed over 100 visitors to a technology and security showcase at the Goldsmiths Centre last week. Working with industry-leading providers, the NAJ shined a light on the latest machinery and innovations which can protect professionals and their staff, streamline the manufacturing processes and add value to any jewellery business. NAJ

NAJ to showcase best in technology and security

The NAJ has partnered with leading security and technology providers across the industry to host a technology and security showcase at the Goldsmiths Centre. The showcase will feature industry-leading providers that will show machinery in action and the latest innovations, which can protect professionals and their staff, streamline the manufacturing processes and add value to

Industry expert to launch trading app designed to solve stock problems

Former Bransom employee, Daren Daniels, has announced the launch of an app designed to help the jewellery trade shift unwanted stock. Daniels believes jewellers are often stuck holding more end-of-line stock year after year than other businesses, so has created a new e-commerce trading platform for the industry to sell unwanted items to trade colleagues.

Baselworld embraces technology to revolutionise news at 2018 edition

Baselworld will use chatbot technology to deliver a continuous stream of news to visitors and followers around the world at this year’s show. “This Chatbot ‘Baselworld Live News’ now allows us to offer more interactive, instantaneous, direct and personalised communication,” says Sylvie Ritter, managing director of Baselworld. “Thanks to this new and highly efficient channel,

Technology revolution sees retail jobs plummet

The number of full time retail jobs has fallen due to mounting cost pressures technology transforming the way consumers shop. In the second quarter of 2017, full time employment (FTE) fell by 3.3%, with all three months reporting a decline in FTE employment. More than half (69%) of respondents to the BRC Retail Employment Monitor

OPINION: Millennials and the retail make-over

Technology and millennials have made a sizeable impact on the retail industry to date, however, technology expert Ian Tomlinson believes the coming years will see the age group revamp the retail trade. They have been using technology since their teens and have been privy to (and sometimes responsible for) the very latest digital advances in

Design firm enters functional jewellery market with fragrance-infused range

British design firm Vanacci is introducing the UK to fragrant men’s jewellery with the launch of its Nightfall collection. The new range has been designed to feature phases of the moon and incorporates Vanacci’s patented lockstone material, an advanced technology that allows the wearer to spray their favourite scent onto the product, which will then