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Marks & Spencer Transforms Workforce Scheduling with JDA and Microsoft


Chris Love, Managing Partner for REPL, recently spoke with Bloomberg about a recent engagement strategy whereby Marks & Spencer transforms workforce scheduling for 80,000 colleagues with BlueYonder (formally JDA) and Microsoft Teams. M&S selected BlueYonder…

Introducing the IFSF API Standards Simulator


The fuel retail industry is entering a period of significant disruption. By 2035, the sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned in the UK. Over the next few decades, the shift towards…

Big Enough to Deliver, Small Enough to Care


When it comes to air travel, you have a choice. Do you book a flight from a large international airport, with multiple terminals, many thousands of fellow passengers and an unnecessarily long walk from car…

Meet REPL’s Rising Star – Emily Lawton


What do you get when you cross an interest in tech with a degree in Russian and linguistics? REPL’s latest award-winning programmer, Emily Lawton.  As one of REPL’s rising stars – and the winner of…

REPL Creates Workforce Management Function in Microsoft Teams to Drive Employee Engagement


Chris Love, Managing Partner for Workforce Transformation at REPL, recently spoke with Supply Chain Times to discuss our recent collaboration with Microsoft.  As part of an initiative to drive engagement within the UK workforce of…

The Tech Foundations Every Retailer Needs


The message to retailers is clear: digital transformation is key to future success. As familiar names disappear from the UK high street, the race to keep up with both employee and consumer demands has never…

The Future of Retail Technology


Retail history is littered with has-been megastars. Those who’ve failed to adapt to changing consumer expectations. Who have failed to invest in technology. And quickly found themselves flagging with no way to catch up. Keeping…

The Argos Christmas Wishlist: Gamification in Action


The Client Argos has been at the forefront of UK retail for over 40 years: its inches-thick catalogue has been a fixture on many a coffee table around the country since the early 1970s. With…

What Are Development Services?


“In today’s competitive economy, to stand still is to die.” Charles Schumer, American politician. Retailers are in the midst of a digital revolution. Those that have grasped the opportunity offered by advanced technology have already…

An Introduction to Blockchain for Retailers


Data sharing has come a long way since the days of floppy discs. And with the advent of blockchain technology it’s progressing at an even faster pace and in new and intriguing ways. But what…