I am delighted to announce that I am going to be hosting the first international Magento Innovation award at MageTitans in November 2016. SagePay is on board as the main sponsor and we are all really excited to see who will be our winner in the next month.
Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay kills queuing with mobile app ordering
Starbucks is just about ready to cement its place as king of the coffee shops when it rolls out mobile app ordering tomorrow ( 1st October) I will soon be able to order a Starbucks coffee and let them know when I am ready to collect it. Details after the read more below
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Rebecca Minkoff creates the most futuristic and innovative retail experience yet!
I have discovered a wonderful secret when it comes to retail innovation. I have found a treasure trove of innovation from a platform that I will be covering and sharing more about in my blog. Of course, in addition to the other regular cool innovations that I find ( or prototype). Despite the fact that the companies on the platform are smaller than the top-tier commerce sites, their innovations are many and given the right spotlight, I am sure will teach the larger sites a thing or 2 or 3.. Here goes the first one.. and its mind blowingly good.
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Connectedwindow debates retail tech on our BBC Debut
I was delighted to be invited by the simply brilliant BBC Radio’s Mark Forest Show to debate those fantastic( or horrid) self-checkout machines and we ended up revolutionizing Grocery shopping..maybe..
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Westminster council is trialling drones to issue parking tickets
Westminster council in London have announced they are unleashing their latest weapon in the war
against parking offenders by rolling out a trial of their first 14 drones licensed to issue parking tickets to the public.
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What is the Future of Mobile Commerce?
Last night I attended a wonderful event hosted by the mobile payment provider Judo Payments where they talked about some of the things coming in the mobile commerce world. It was fascinating.
Tech Scout: How to get your Mobile Friendly tag before Google penalizes you
As some of you know April 21st is the date when Google’s new update is launched which will kill your search ranking if your site isn’t mobile optimized. Here’s how to fix it in time:
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World First: Cancer Research’s Contactless Donation Window
Cancer Research, the massive UK charity, have done a world first and taken the contactless revolution to the next step by accepting contactless payment donations via their shop window.
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Asda George’s Click and Collect Kiosk is a missed opportunity
Asda is one of those companies with a unique opportunity when it comes to digital. When it comes to their Asda George Kiosk, they have done a great job to digitize the collection process for their click and collect service from the website. Unfortunately they didn’t go far enough, which has produced a somewhat chaotic result. Hopefully this is a great example for others considering what their MVP product should consist of.
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What is Asset Swelling?
I am currently working on an in-store innovation project with a retail brand and one of the terms that keeps cropping up is ‘Asset swelling ‘. Since Google doesn’t seem to know about it, I thought I would have a go at explaining it.