Digital Innovations Number Five – Starbucks Mobile Order

2018-02-22T10:06:50+00:00 22nd February 2018|Digital Retail Innovation|

The release of Starbuck’s Order and Pay app has been a huge plus as consumers have quickly latched on to its benefit. Much like many of the best digital innovations, it’s a simple idea with a big impact. Starbucks did face a challenging 2017, with a drop of 61% in profit at the beginning of the year. But that hasn’t stopped the coffee giant from continuing its innovative approach to food and drink retail. The Order and Pay app allows [...]

Deliveroo Roobox – Number four in the Digital Innovations Report

2018-02-13T13:31:39+00:00 13th February 2018|Digital Retail Innovation|

Deliveroo’s 2017 was not without controversy. Like most app-based delivery services, there has been a fair amount of criticism around their business model. But Deliveroo’s recent innovative decision – to go from simply the delivery service for food to food producer as well – has seen it step away from market competitors and break the mobile app mould for fulfil consumer demands. The Roobox is a delivery-only kitchen, where chefs work to produce some of the most popular foods that [...]

Digital Retail Innovation number three – Amazon Logistics

2018-02-16T12:08:40+00:00 10th February 2018|Digital Retail Innovation|

Amazon Logistics, the arm responsible for the delivery of products bought from the online retailer, really is bringing the future to the world of e-commerce in the UK. Jeff Bezos’ company already holds patents for flying warehouses that hold drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), to deploy consumers’ orders within minutes of them being placed. Doing away with the brick-and-mortar of traditional shops and warehouses, Amazon has quite literally decided that the sky is their limit. Retail innovation continues to [...]

Amazon Go debuted the first checkout-less store – Retail Innovations Number Two

2018-01-24T15:30:19+00:00 24th January 2018|Digital Retail Innovation|

Photo Credit JJ Merelo Amazon debuted the first Amazon Go store last Monday, but does it live up to expectations? reaching second place in our digital retail innovations Amazon continued to streamline the retail experience to make shopping and buying goods ever easier. In another step towards an effortless shopping experience, Amazon Go treats consumers to their first taste of Amazon’s “Just Walk Out Shopping” approach where customers do just that; pick what they want and walk out of the store. [...]

Amazon Echo – Number One in the Digital Innovations Report

2018-01-22T10:28:35+00:00 22nd January 2018|Digital Retail Innovation|

The demand from consumers for innovation in the retail industry has never been higher. This year, as has been the case for years, we saw retailers respond with resilience. The innovation of key e-commerce giants, Amazon among then, has maximized revenue even during a year of uncertain and unpredictable economic weather. Amazon’s large retail presence within the United Kingdom and abroad has gained further traction in 2017, with the continued increasing sales of the item crowned as the number one [...]

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