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REPL Helped Dunelm Successfully Deliver


The Client Dunelm is the UK’s leading soft furnishing and homeware retailer operating 172 stores across the UK and employing 7,000 people. The retailer places a focus on quality, style, value and making customers’ lives…

Everything You Need To Know About NRF 2020


If you couldn’t make the event, or you did attend and need a recap, this article is for you. Here, we highlight the best bits of the NRF 2020 big event and reveal the hot retail technology topics everyone was talking about.

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…

M&S transforms workforce scheduling for 80,000 colleagues


Chris Love, Managing Partner for REPL, recently spoke with Retail Times about our recent collaboration with JDA and Microsoft Teams to implement a solution for M&S. To simplify its in-store operations, M&S needed to combine…

Customer Experience is King. Long Live the King.


The importance of customer experience has long been recognised in retail. Informed consumers seek balance between immediate satisfaction and compelling experiences with brands and products. This dichotomy will only continue, embellished by an increasing pace…

Accelerate Your Digital Transformation with REPL At NRF 2020


You’re committed to transforming your retail business. You’re focused on delivering speed, convenience, hyper-personalization and slick integration. But when it comes to selecting your perfect tech consultancy partner, the choice can be overwhelming. Do you…

The Latest Retail Technology Trends In the UK and US


Similar cultures. The same language. Two sides of the same ocean. The US and UK seem to have a lot in common. But is this true when it comes to retail technology trends? Jon Hughes…

The State of Retail: How to Embrace Tech and Buck the Store Closures Trend


Latest figures reveal that 9,271 US  stores have closed since the start of 2019. Only 4,341 have opened.  Figures that compare starkly to the 5,854 stores which shut down in 2018.  But while major names…

Future of Retail


Mike Callender, Executive Chairman for REPL, recently spoke with Raconteur about the future of retail and whether he thinks voice payments are all hype or not. “Amazon and other major retailers in the UK, for…

Fuel Retail: The Future


Fuel retail is evolving. With a UK ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars set for 2035, its days of relying on fossil fuels are numbered.  The future will see different types of…