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Highlights and hot topics from RetailEXPO day 2


Now RetailEXPO 2019 is wrapped up for another year, we reflect on what shaped up to be an insightful and interesting few days. Here are the show highlights from day two. The absence of innovation…

Highlights and hot topics from RetailEXPO day 1


Whether you attended today or will be along tomorrow, here are the highlights from day one at RetailEXPO 2019. Customer experience is the talk of the town Retailers are focused on how to make stores…

Henley-in-Arden Retail Technology Firm Wins Queen’s Award for International Trade


West Midlands-based retail IT consulting and technology firm REPL Group has today been announced as a winner of the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are…

Survey Calls for Improved Forecasting Tools for Customer Service


Mike Callender, REPL Executive Chairman recently spoke with the online publication Call Center Scheduling about our recent survey we conducted. You can read the full article by clicking here.

Is Retail Understaffing Solved By AI?


REPL Executive Chairman, Mike Callender recently spoke with WWD about the findings from our recent survey, where we spoke with 1000 consumers and 500 retail workers. You can read the full article by clicking here.

How Technology Continues to Change the Future of Retail


Retail is still enduring a major transformation as the physical and digital worlds both collide and complement. In thinking about what the next several years may hold, we decided to explore perspectives from both retail…

The Transformative Tech Your Supermarket Can’t Afford to Ignore


Some savvy supermarkets are already embracing artificial intelligence (AI) to establish difference and gain market share. From Tesco trialling checkout-free shopping to Morrisons’ introduction of automated stock replenishment, the possibilities for the £190 billion grocery…

The Biggest Supply Chain Management Challenges and How to Help Fix Them


Mike Callender, Executive Chairman recently spoke with American Express about the biggest supply chain challenges and how using certain strategies can help fix those issues. You can read the full article by clicking here.  

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…

UK Consumers Want Real Time Stock Apps for a Personalised Shopping Experience


Executive Chairman, Mike Callender recently spoke to UK Tech News about how UK consumers want real time stock apps for a personalised shopping experience. You can read the full article by clicking here.