AI for Retail

Best Practice

AI Store Check: Shelf Survey at POS with just one click

"AI Store check", an application developed by 4brands Reply and Go Reply, allows sales representatives to automatically perform shelf surveys – all they need to do is create photos of the shelves with the app and upload them to the cloud. An AI is then used to perform an analysis.

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18.09.2019 - 19.09.2019 / Essen

Event

ECR Tag 2019 with 4brands Reply

Find out about the future trends in offline and online retailing and meet the consumer goods experts from 4brands Reply at ECR Day 2019 - the congress for the retail and consumer goods industry - on 18 and 19 September 2019 in Essen at booth No. 32.

Supply Chain

Case Study

DRIVE EFFICIENCIES IN SUPPLY CHAIN

A major UK high street retailer has a multiple number of Distribution Centres (DC’s) that are managed internally and with 3rd Party Logistics companies. In order to drive efficiencies in their Supply Chain, Retail Reply helped the client streamline these capabilities to save operational costs.

DRIVE EFFICIENCIES
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09.09.2019 - 10.09.2019 / Krombach

Event

SAP-Forum for the Consumer Goods Industry 2019

The SAP Forum für die Konsumgüterindustrie takes place in Krombach on 9 and 10 September 2019.

Omnichannel

Article

Omnichannel: the way to go for the B2C retail sector

Four tips on how you can offer your customers the perfect customer experience in a multimodal retail world - Or how I have been trying to buy a new armchair for a year now, but in the end only have an increasing amount of new shoes.

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Advanced Outlet Analytics

Best Practice

Retailytics: digitisation in stationary retail

TD Reply has developed a scalable approach that predicts sales for various points of sale, segments outlets based on their sales potential and target group fit, and optimises marketing measures per store so that stationary retailers can also jump on the bandwagon of data-driven decisions – read more about the Advanced Outlet Analytics approach.

Advanced Outlet Analytics

Analytics Assistants

Best Practice

DASHBOARDS: THE NAVIGATION SYSTEMS OF DIGITISATION

Top decision-makers in retail companies with a digital commerce strategy often lack the appropriate control mechanisms to actively guide their company through the digital transformation. Analytics assistants offer support, which should offer the business world the same comfort as we already enjoy as consumers in the digital shopping world.

Retail of the Future

Article

This is how the retail of the future works: 5 hypotheses

The search for the perfect customer experience presents the retail sector with challenges and opportunities: For the consumer, the amalgamation of the online and offline worlds is already established. The use of new technologies such as artificial intelligence and IoT is essential for the best shopping experience.

5 Predictions about Retail

04.02.2019 / A1 Retail

Press Article

OMNICHANNEL – THE FUTURE OF B2C TRADE

How can you make sure you’re offering your customers the perfect customer experience? It sounds simple: the more channels customers use when buying a product, the more they spend. Find 4 tips by Triplesense Reply.

Digital Retail and Commerce

Best Practice

How is digital disruption affecting brand trust?

Who and what can we trust? How has trust been impacted by the unprecedented levels of data being shared, new technologies such as apps and location-based services, and the rise of online reviews?

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Case Study

B2B platform for KAO, a leading provider of beauty care products worldwide

KAO Germany, the world's leading provider of haircare and cosmetics products, implemented with Triplesense Reply a mobile-optimised B2B portal for the two salon-exclusive haircare brands of Goldwell and KMS California.

KAO Portal

23.01.2019 - 24.01.2019 / Berlin

Event

LZ Open 2019: Meeting Point for the Food and Beverage Industry

4brands Reply, the consumer goods specialist of the Reply Group, is partner of the LZ Open in Berlin from 23 to 24 January 2019. The annual kick-off event of the Lebensmittel-Zeitung brings together the most important decision-makers from the retail and the FMCG sector.

Oracle eCommerce Solution

Case Study

Euronics: The New Ecommerce Portal Signed by Reply

Technology Reply is the first certified Italian partner Oracle OPN Specialised Platinum Partner. After successfully achieving the previous objective of the project Euronics Italia, assigned to them in 2014, four years later it assumes again the leadership of the new great path undertaken by Euronics Italia to bring his E-commerce to a next level.

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19.02.2019 - 21.02.2019 / Düsseldorf

Event

Visit EuroCIS 2019 – Technology never sleeps

Meet the experts from Portaltech Reply and Syskoplan Reply at SAP's booth at EuroCIS, the leading trade fair for retail technology. The focus of the booth lies on topics such as Omnichannel Retail and Intelligent Stores.

Architecture Enablement

Video Reference

Reply helps John Lewis' IT move forward at pace

John Lewis relied on Reply to support them in identifying and implementing the new capabilities needed to support its growth strategy, following the newly defined roadmap and providing solution architecture support on the many subsequent IT projects.

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John Lewis

Mobile Website

Case Study

Reply makes BASF mobile

More and more visitors access the internet website of BASF via smartphones. On the BASF’s new mobile website m.basf.com, smartphone users should be able to access relevant information everywhere on the go in the days to come. Reply developed a field and design concept for the bilingual mobile company website advised BASF during the technical implementation.

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19.09.2018 - 20.09.2018 / Wiesbaden

Event

4brands Reply at ECR Tag 2018

With over 800 participants, ECR Tag is the leading trade congress of the German consumer goods industry. 4brands Reply is represented as gs1 Germany Solution Partner with its own booth. On September 19, Heiner von Brachel, Senior Manager at 4brands Reply, will talk in the "Customer Journey 4.0" forum about how smart data and digital tools can improve sales potential.

Retail

Research

AUTOMATED COMMERCE

'Automated Commerce’ refers to ways of employing technology to make a process or task simpler (quicker, better), by reducing the number of steps or actions taken by the user. Reply has conducted a comprehensive research programme in the UK and the study revealed which aspects of the customer journey can be improved using the latest technologies, versus where automation is inappropriate to replace human interaction.

Recognise me - but don't spy on me
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30.10.2018 / Hamburg / Munich / Cologne

Event

REPLY INSIDER BOOTCAMPS: RETAIL X

Megatrends such as Personalised Commerce, IoT or Data Driven Enterprise have great potential for disruptive changes in retail. In order to adapt to this world of new retail, it is necessary to constantly visualise the Customer Experience, exchange ideas with other experts and develop ideas together. This is what the Retail X Bootcamps are for.

HAMBURG 30.10.2018

MUNICH 13.11.2018

COLOGNE 21.11.2018

Gamification

Case Study

Smurfs Bluville Village for Kinder Sorpresa

Reply's creative and strategic consultancy has inspired Bluville, a play experience set in the village of the much-loved Smurfs. The game takes up the story from the film "The Smurfs 2" and extends it into an original story for the little ones to enjoy.

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Brand Engagement

Case Study

It’s kick-off time, with Nivea Men and Bitmama

Nivea Men has relaunched its brand with an integrated digital campaign by Bitmama to maximise engagement through the new slogan “Every day begins with you”. Bitmama has used different social networks in an integrated approach to generate a potentially infinite ripple of engagement across the web.

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Case Study

THE NEW INTRANET PORTAL FOR CONAD DEL TIRRENO

Technology Reply, an Oracle OPN Specialised Platinum Partner, has developed an innovative solution that enables quick, direct and secure access to the services provided by the Conad del Tirreno cooperative.

Reply Voice Commerce

Best Practice

Conversational Commerce Extension for SAP Customer Experience

Customers are looking for new, interactive buying experiences and offers geared to their needs. At the same time they want to make the replenishment process as efficient as possible, especially when it comes to every day products. With Reply Voice Commerce, Syskoplan Reply has developed an extension for SAP Customer Experience that precisely addresses this need for simplification, and with which language can be used as a natural communication medium.

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Artsana

Case Study

POS Oracle XStore: the OmniChannel Point of Service Management

The new digital store of Chicco created in collaboration with Retail Reply.

02.05.2018 - 03.05.2018 / London

Event

RBTE 2018

Logistics Reply takes part in RBTE 2018, the must-attend event for retail and hospitality organisations looking for the right tools, solutions, innovations and advice on how to best run their business.

22.02.2018 / London

Event

Automated Commerce: Friend or Foe?

Retail Reply is hosting a forum on Automated Commerce in London on 22 February 2018. The event highlights some of the most pressing questions with regard to automation in commerce and provides an extensive view on the topic with expert speakers from various sectors.

Food Retail POS Integration

Best Practice

Point of sale integration in food retail

Retail is facing the challenge to change their existing business models, in order to stay competitive by offering convincing customer experiences and advanced services. Solidsoft Reply supported a major UK food retailer to achieve a comprehensive, connected and real-time view of stock, delivery and of their customers enabling the retailer to evolve their business in accordance with the customer needs.

Brexit

Best Practice

Blockchain for Brexit

In August 2017, the British government released a position paper on future customs arrangements with the EU following Brexit. Among other things, the paper suggested that new technology would address some of the challenges of maintaining trade “as frictionless as possible”. In this paper, we are looking at what blockchain can and can’t do to address this challenge.

Sales Success

Best Practice

The three components of Sales Success

Competitive advantage and survivability in retail will depend on exceeding customer expectations, through gathering the right insights, intelligently applying automation and maximising the potential of your employees. Avvio Reply and Retail Reply support retail companies to leverage the opportunities offered by advanced technology to create compelling customer journeys while ensuring that the companies’ employees are integrated in the change process.

22.01.2018 - 23.01.2018 / Berlin

Event

LZ OPEN 2018

4brands Reply, the consumer goods specialists within the der Reply group, is joining as a partner the LZ open, taking place on 22-23 January in Berlin. The new industry event hosted by Lebensmittel-Zeitung connects the most important decision makers of retail and FMCG sectors. More than 300 top decision makers are arguing about „Mission Trade – How Trade and Industry Manage the Digital Transformation“ and share their experiences.

21.09.2017 / London

Event

Automated Commerce Roundtable

Retail Reply hosts the Second 2017 Roundtable on the topic of Automated commerce, all the tools and technologies that are revolutionising the retail sector.

13.09.2017 - 14.09.2017 / Cologne

Event

dmexco 2017

Reply is represented at dmexco in Cologne, on 13-14 September 2017, in the Expo Special WORLD OF EXPERIENCE. This innovation hub for marketing-communication and technology highlights connected products, new consumer experiences and innovative business strategies.