• GDC Day Two Roundup: Google Enters Gaming Market with Stadia

    Google has made its move on gaming with the announcement of streaming platform Stadia.  The news came on the second day of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco; and it surely stands as one of the most significant gaming reveals [...]

  • Mobile eSports as a Tool to Aquire & Retain: A Primer

    You don't need to be a devoted games industry observer to have noticed something of the recent rise of eSports. Organised competitive gaming has been around along time, of course. eSports' nascent form was forged in the earliest arcade gaming tournaments [...]

  • Weekly Focus: JD.Com Opens Unmanned Store in Indonesia

    This week, JD.com has brought its unmanned store concept to Indonesia, marking the first time it is unveiling the technology platform outside China. The Chinese e-commerce giant said the new JD.ID X-Mart tapped various technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), RFID [...]

  • Digital Transformation in Retail; Data Concerns for Brits

    RetailTechNews’ weekly roundup brings you up-to-date research findings from around the world. In this week’s edition: Digital Transformation in Retail; Data Concerns for Brits; and GDPR Deadline Looms. Digital Transformation in Retail Firms in the retail sector are among the most [...]

  • Why AR Access Is Important for Retailers

    Augmented reality (AR) is a relatively new phenomenon in the retail world, but some brands already realise how important it is to harness what the technology offers. In this piece for RetailTechNews, digital branding and ad-tech writer Kayla Matthews explains how companies [...]

  • Advertisers Must View Black Friday As a Process Rather Than an Event

    Love it or loathe it, Black Friday has been widely adopted by UK retailers both on and offline. In this piece by Alex Wright (pictured below), head of insight, Blis, he discusses how their exclusive research paints a picture of [...]

  • How Life-Event Data Allows Retailers to Leverage Consumer Spend in Slow Economic Times

    It’s a challenging time for traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers as they struggle with the weak economy, writes Danny Crowe, planning director at lifestage marketing company, TwentyCi, exclusively for RetailTechNews. Sources, including the British Retail Consortium, agreed that pre-Christmas spending was down in October and [...]