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  • GameSeek to shake up online retail for specialist gamers with Mirakl Marketplace Platform – and that is just the start

    “Taking a marketplace approach has always been in our grand plan, and Mirakl was the only choice”LONDON, UK – May 2, 2017 – Mirakl, the leading Online Marketplace Management Platform provider, has today announced that UK online store, GameSeek, has chosen the Mirakl B2C Marketplace Platform to be a key component in its vision to build the biggest and best consumer marketplace for gaming, electronics, books, clothing and toys/gadgets. With millions of customers and a... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Research from Periscope By McKinsey shows that only 15% of Retailers at World Retail Congress 2017 have a fully implemented Personalized Marketing Initiative

    Whilst most retailers see personalization as a priority and think that personalized promotions dramatically increase customer visits, only a minority say they have properly implemented itNew York – April 25, 2017 – Periscope® By McKinsey, a suite of solutions focusing on price, promotion, assortment, sales and marketing optimization to achieve sustainable revenue growth, today announced the findings of research it carried-out at the 2017 World Retail Congress (WRC) looking at retailers’ implementation and attitudes towards... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • International online store vidaXL to accelerate growth with Mirakl Marketplace Platform

    “Mirakl was the clear market leader for us and making that choice has paid off”London, UK – April 20, 2017 – Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, today announced that international online store, vidaXL, which sells products for in and around the house at competitive prices to 29 countries across Europe, Australia and the US, has selected the Mirakl B2C Marketplace Platform, supporting the growth of its category offering, streamlining operations, and accelerating expansion... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Mirakl Introduces a New Platform to Transform the Services Sector

    Marketplace platform specialists Mirakl, launch a new product to allow any business to launch their own services marketplace.BOSTON, PARIS, LONDON, March 20, 2017 - Mirakl, the leading Online Marketplace Management Platform provider, has today announced at Shoptalk Las Vegas, a world first with the launch of its revolutionary Mirakl Marketplace Platform for Services product. This enables retailers, brand manufacturers and distributors to dramatically enhance their marketplaces by uniquely offering both products and services to customers... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Risk Ident strengthens partnership with Computop – joining forces against online fraud with end device recognition

    Hamburg/Bamberg – 28/2/2017. Risk Ident, a specialist and leading provider of fraud prevention software within the European market, has strengthened its partnership with Computop, one of the leading payment service providers. The two companies have signed a partnership agreement and, in doing so, are strengthening the existing successful partnership, deploying ‘Device Ident’, a Risk Ident software product capable of identifying cases of online transaction fraud in real time through device recognition. Computop merchants can now... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • joins forces with Mirakl Marketplace and aims for pan-European partners

    Mamaspace, a start-up aiming to disrupt the mother market by launching a marketplace with Mirakl to offer products and services before, during and after pregnancy.London, UK – Feb. 22 2017 – Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, today announced that, the lifestyle and shopping universe with everything a mother needs before, during and after pregnancy, has selected the Mirakl B2C Marketplace Platform to build an online experience that will give mothers access to... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Index reports six quarter high in business confidence

    A resurgence in economic confidence was experienced by credit professionals in the final quarter of 2016, according to the UK’s latest Credit Managers’ Index (CMI). Yet bad debt remains a risk with only 13% of credit managers expecting a decline in 2017.Full results from the quarterly barometer of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) have now been released; the CMI’s headline Index closed up 0.5 points to 59.8, ending a successive three-quarter fall. It... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Index reports six quarter high in business confidence

    A resurgence in economic confidence was experienced by credit professionals in the final quarter of 2016, according to the UK’s latest Credit Managers’ Index (CMI). Yet bad debt remains a risk with only 13% of credit managers expecting a decline in 2017.Full results from the quarterly barometer of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) have now been released; the CMI’s headline Index closed up 0.5 points to 59.8, ending a successive three-quarter fall. It... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Mirakl Announces Record Growth, Continued International Expansion

    Platform drives marketplace adoption and higher profit margin for leading global retailers and B2B organizationsParis, Boston, London, Munich – Jan. 26, 2017 – Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, today announced record customer, revenue and organisational growth. Mirakl is dedicated to helping multi-channel retailers, pureplay eCommerce providers, and B2B organisations, build a highly profitable new sales channel by deploying the marketplace model. The close of 2016 marked the 16th consecutive quarter of customer and... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Scandit Launches Next-Generation Scan Case for iPod Touch to

    The new patent-pending Scandit Case for iPod touch features improved materials along with greater simplicity and performance and a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) than dedicated barcode scanners when used in conjunction with Scandit’s mobile software solutions San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – January 12, 2017 – Scandit, developer of leading software-based barcode scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, today announced the Scandit Case for iPod touch. The new Scandit Case for iPod touch is the next-generation version of the Scandit Case and features improved materials that increase ruggedness and grip. The Scandit Case works with all of Scandit’s mobile scanning solutions, provides protection during everyday activities, and offers a scanning experience equivalent to handheld scanners and mobile computers at a fraction of the cost. The Scandit Case for iPod touch is available now and will be demonstrated in Scandit’s booth (#454) at NRF Retail's BIG Show on January 15-17, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Just like the Scandit Case for iPhone 6/6s, the new Case for iPod touch is designed to operate without additional electrical components by leveraging the device’s built-in camera and flash to scan barcodes with unprecedented ease of use. This significantly reduces the substantial maintenance and support costs that are typically associated with dedicated scanners. Continue reading »
  • Progressive Change in eCommerce, Retail & Delivery is Top of the Agenda at ‘The Delivery Conference’ 2017

    MetaPack’s annual industry event hosts influential roster of speakers discussing brand experiences, the carrier landscape, returns and cross border delivery LONDON – 16 January, 2017 – MetaPack, the global leader in eCommerce delivery management, is drawing together the cream of the retail and carrier industries to deliver thought-provoking presentations at The Delivery Conference on Tuesday, 31st January at the Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster, London. The annual event dedicated to all eCommerce and eDelivery issues provides the first opportunity in the year for the sector to come together and share vital insight and experience following the busy peak and Christmas period. The forum is designed to inspire visitors with ideas and innovations that they can use as part of their strategic planning. Continue reading »
  • Scandit Secures $7.5m Series A Round From Atomico as Data Capture Shifts to Smart Devices

    Investment by leading European VC will help drive product development and opening of new markets San Francisco, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – January 10, 2016: Scandit, the internationally acclaimed enterprise mobility and data capture innovator, has closed a $7.5m Series A funding round with Atomico, the leading global venture capital firm based in London. The investment enables Scandit to further develop its software-based, hardware agnostic data capture platform and cloud services. The company also plans to expand its international footprint with new sales offices across the US and Europe. Welcoming the investment, Scandit CEO and co-founder Samuel Mueller said: “Atomico is the perfect partner for us. They share our belief that the right product, backed by a team of innovative, dedicated people can change an entire industry. That includes an industry where a handful of incumbents hold three-quarters of the market share. “Scandit offers power and flexibility that the existing players, despite their high price tags, simply cannot match. That’s due, in part, to our ecosystem of software and cloud services – including the Scandit Flow platform. Its versatility, combined with the efficiencies and cost savings associated with Scandit’s data capture solutions, is what our customers love and what enables them to fundamentally transform their businesses through the use of smart mobile solutions.” Teddie Wardi, Partner at Atomico, said: “What Samuel and his team have achieved is testament to a winning combination of an exceptional product and team. They are exactly the kind of founders we look for, who have built a company that, through disruptive technology, is ready to expand and become a global category leader. We’re excited to partner with Samuel and the team as they develop their stronghold. “There is a wave of founders and engineers in Europe using deep technology to unlock huge value in traditional sectors.… Continue reading »
  • Akamai Acquires Cyberfend

    Cambridge, MA | December 19, 2016 Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) today announced the Company has acquired Cyberfend, an innovator in bot and automation detection solutions for web and mobile environments, in an all cash transaction. The acquisition is intended to further strengthen Akamai’s existing bot management and mitigation services. Credential theft and abuse is a significant problem for online businesses and their customers. Recent industry estimates place the number of compromised user credentials (e.g. usernames, passwords, email addresses) exfiltrated during major breaches and currently in circulation in the billions. The value of these stolen credentials can be worth as much as two to five times more than basic credit card information. Sophisticated credential abuse campaigns, which often take advantage of several different attack vectors, attempt to use these stolen credentials to log into a wide range of popular web and mobile services including commerce, financial services, travel and healthcare, among others. Successfully detecting attacks utilizing stolen credentials can be challenging as the credentials themselves are legitimate. In addition, the attackers can hide within regular web and mobile user traffic, attack during normal service hours and distribute attacks from commonly used devices associated with millions of IP addresses across multiple geographic regions. “With the introduction of Bot Manager earlier this year, Akamai helped change the way online businesses deal with the bots and other automated agents that visit their sites,” explained Stuart Scholly, senior vice president and general manager, Web Security, Akamai. “The addition of Cyberfend’s technology is intended to give our customers a better way to spot and stop credential abuse on their sites – benefitting both the online business and its users.” Through its acquisition of Cyberfend, Akamai plans to extend the capabilities of the Company’s innovative Bot Manager solution by offering online businesses the technology required to effectively… Continue reading »
  • Computop and AsiaPay Partner to Enable Retailers to Safely and Effectively Conduct E-Commerce in Asia-Pacific

    Bamberg and Hong Kong – December 15, 2016 – Computop, a leading payment service provider, and AsiaPay, one of Asia-Pacific’s most distinguished payment service providers, today announced their new strategic partnership. The relationship enables retailers to securely process payments in Asia-Pacific through Computop’s Paygate payment gateway using the payment methods that consumers in the region prefer and trust, helping to positively impact sales and the overall customer experience.A recent e-Marketer report noted that Asia-Pacific will... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Mirakl Accelerates Online Marketplace Adoption With SAP® Hybris® Commerce

    Mirakl’s SAP-Certified Extension for SAP Hybris Commerce Allows Brands, Manufacturers and Retailers to Rapidly Grow Assortment and Profit MarginBoston, Paris, London, Munich – December 8, 2016 – Mirakl, a leading global marketplace solutions provider, today announced the availability of its SAP-certified extension for the SAP® Hybris® Commerce solution. Designed to speed the time-to-market for companies to launch their own online marketplaces, the extension makes it faster and easier to integrate the Mirakl Marketplace Platform™ with... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Periscope™ By McKinsey Bolsters Revenue Growth for Businesses with New Marketing, Sales, Customer Experience and Insight Solutions

    New Solutions Complement Periscope’s Existing Platform Designed to Drive Sustained Impact for Clients across Industry SectorsNew York and London – December 06, 2016 – Periscope™ By McKinsey, announced today that it is enhancing its platform with new Marketing, B2B Sales, Customer Experience, and Insights capabilities. These additions will increase clients’ marketing effectiveness and sales, and bolster customer service and satisfaction. The solutions are fully integrated into the Periscope platform, which helps drive multi-year revenue growth... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Coolshop Chooses Mirakl’s Marketplace Solution as The ‘Natural Way to Grow’ Its Online Retail Business

    London, 21 November 2016 – Mirakl, a leading global Marketplace solutions provider, has announced today that Coolshop, one of Europe’s fasting growing online video game and accessories stores, is using Mirakl’s B2C SaaS Marketplace platform as a foundation for future growth and expansion.Operating from stores in seven countries (UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Netherlands and Denmark), Coolshop has served over 1.6 million customers since its foundation in 2003. Originally focused on computer games, the business... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • CICM Index shows three-quarter declining trend for economic confidence

    Continued declining confidence in the manufacturing sector is the driving force behind three successive quarterly falls in overall economic confidence, according to the latest barometer from the credit services sector.Manufacturing closed down 2.3 points to 54.9 in Q3’s results from the Credit Managers’ Index (CMI), which is run by Europe’s largest credit professional body the Chartered Institute of Credit Management and sponsored by trade credit risk management experts, Tinubu Square. This is the most prominent... Source: RealWire Continue reading »
  • Computop Study Finds 62 Percent of Consumers Don’t Plan to Shop Online on Cyber Monday

    Security of Personal Data Online Remains High Concern for U.S. and UK Respondents as Newer Security Technologies are not TrustedNew York - November 9, 2016 - Computop, a leading payment service provider (PSP), today released the findings from a recent ... Continue reading »
  • Global POS brand Posiflex launches new top-of-the-range mobile solution for retail and hospitality

    London, UK – 2nd November 2016. Posiflex Technology, Inc., a global leading brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions has announced the launch of its upgraded top-of-the-range POS system, model MT-4308W. The MT-4308W is available for purchase now.This new flagship model is the latest addition to Posiflex’s multi-award-winning and US-patented (no. 9436226 B2) MT Series. It addresses the growing wave of mobile POS adoption and provides the utmost flexibility for retailers and hospitality... Source: RealWire Continue reading »