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Nina Mimica plays the role of Chief Innovation Officer at Studenac.
Nina Mimica has been named the new Chief Innovation Officer at Studenac, joining the board of directors of Croatia’s largest retailer by number of stores to oversee projects including a digital center of excellence.
Mimika is responsible for designing and implementing innovation and digital transformation projects, introducing advanced analytics and leveraging technology to drive company growth.
Since October 2019, she has served as the company’s marketing director.
Grub and Starship Technologies bring robotics supplies to US colleges
Grub and Starship Technologies are partnering to provide robotic delivery services on college campuses across the United States.
The service is currently available at the University of Kentucky, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Wayne State University, Southern Methodist University and Fairfield University., And it will roll out on several other college campuses later this year.
Trini London installs excellent Zephyr and Patchworks for NetSuite project.
D2C beauty brand Trainee London says it has modernized its business and, in turn, enhanced its customer experience through digital agency Excellent Zephyr and its Patchworks (iPaas) platform.
Originally conceived as a digital-first business, Trini London sells its products in-store through British department stores Fenwick and Harvey Nichols and has announced its first permanent retail location in the US at Saks Fifth Avenue.
Implemented NetSuite solution to streamline its back-end operations.
Sephora goes live with Fluent Commerce OMS in Australia
Beauty retailer Sephora has implemented a new distributed order management system (OMS) from Fluent Commerce.
The platform, which has been launched in partnership with Accenture, has launched in Australia, marking a wider rollout across the rest of Southeast Asia and Oceania.
Ann Hawkins has been appointed to the role of Director of IT at Boots UK
Ann Hawkins has started a new role as Director of the IT – Business Services Platform at Boots UK.
She joined Boots’ parent company, Walgreens Boots Alliance, where she served as Transformation Leader – Director of Business Services.
2022 RTIH Retail Technology Innovation Awards – More judges announced
RTIH has added four more people to the judging panel for the 2002 Innovation Awards: Wiz Selvi, CEO, WIZZ&CO, David Polinchok, Co-Founder/President, Integrated Brand Experience Lab, Peter Waugh, Digital & Data Director, Compass Group, and Sharon Peters. , Head of Technology – Corporate Operations, Marks & Spencer.
River Island Scandit taps a smart data capture solution
River Island is working with Scandit as part of its plan to modernize store operations.
The UK high-street fashion retailer has given each store associate a Scandit-enabled Samsung Galaxy Xcover smartphone equipped with Microsoft Teams to replace common hardware-based scanning devices.
Scandit says its smart data capture platform unlocks a range of functions to improve workflows, introduce new services and enhance store associates’ overall customer experience.
Footasylum has installed new high-resolution LED screen technology in its Bristol store
Digital out-of-home (DOOH) display specialist UX Global has completed the first installation of new Philips P3.1 high bright 7000 Series LED screen technology in the UK.
The 3.5m x 3.75m screen was mounted on a wall in the high street front of UX Global client Fotosilum’s newly refurbished Cabot Circus storefront in Bristol.
UNTUCKit deploys the YOOBIC digital workplace solution.
Apparel brand UNTUCKit says it has partnered with YOOBIC to streamline communication, operations and training for store staff.
Startup Stories: Daniel Hemsley, Co-Founder, Beagle Key
RTIH sat down with Daniel Hemsley to get the lowdown on Beagle Key, the UK’s first browser extension to automatically recommend eco options when shopping online.