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The Capri Group, owner of the well-known fast fashion brands characterised by high growth potential - Alcott and Gutteridge - is taking on, with Retail Reply’s support, an innovative digital transformation process. This process puts Artificial Intelligence at the service of the Retail world and integrates the gradual nature of a scalable approach to the vision of a multi-channel oriented future.
Retail Reply supported a global furniture retailer's rapid transformation programme over a two year period helping them on their journey to become more agile, relevant and profitable.
Download the IMRG-Reply "Retail in the 2020s" Report to find out how retail will be disrupted over the next decade. In this report we look at the changing dynamics of the consumer revolution and seek to highlight why this will affect how merchants manage demand, source products and which technology systems will play a key role in this brave new world.
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
Retail Reply helped the client streamline these capabilities to save operational costs.
Storm Reply, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, supported the
Selex Commercial Group, starting from the early stages of migration to the company's day-by-day operations, through an active DevOps service based on the customer’s specific requirements.
Using AI and Machine Learning, Portaltech Reply has created a mobile app that brings the physical and digital worlds closer together, simplifying the purchase and increasing customer engagement.
To pursue Primadonna‘s goal of transforming from footwear and accessories specialist to fast fashion retailer, Retail Reply has implemented an integrated solution with online channels that can manage all store operations, from providing information on product details and availability to creating orders on behalf of customers and managing loyalty programs.
"AI Store check" is an application which 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.
Reply leverages Data and Analytics to gain insights into the development of the Coronavirus pandemic and how it impacts society, consumers and industries.
This report focusses on the changes in the Fashion sector since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.
In this webinar held by
4brands Reply attendees have learnt why transparency of your business processes and the right insights into company data are important to make better decisions.
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.
4brands Reply, the consumer goods specialist of the Reply Group, presents "AI Store Check" on 22 and 23 January 2020 at the LZ Open in Berlin at booth number 11. The annual kick-off event of the Lebensmittel-Zeitung networks the most important decision makers from the retail and FMCG industries.
Reply leverages Data and Analytics to gain insights into the development of the Coronavirus pandemic and how it impacts society, consumers and industries. This report focusses on the changes in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
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.
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.
The SAP Forum für die Konsumgüterindustrie takes place in Krombach on 9 and 10 September 2019.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The new digital store of
Chicco created in collaboration with
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.
What role does trust play in the relationship between consumers and retailers, and how is this being affected by digital transformation?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Retail Reply hosts the Second 2017 Roundtable on the topic of Automated commerce, all the tools and technologies that are revolutionising the retail sector.
Portaltech Reply closely supported SPAR ICS in the implementation and customisation of the functionality of the new ecommerce platform, based on
SAP Hybris technology. Today, a truly flexible layout allows Hervis customers to enjoy a unique shopping experience.
Reply is represented at
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.
4brands Reply is represented with a speech about the
Smart Shelf at the
ECR Day, taking place on
20-21 September 2017 in
Munich. The congress highlights the challenges of the consumer goods industry in the age of digitization. More than 800 decision makers of the consumer goods industry will meet to network and exchange their experiences.
4brands Reply is exhibitor at the
SAP Forum for the Consumer Goods Industry 2017, taking place on
21 June in
Wiesbaden and on 22 June in Mainz. The event is a valuable forum with best practice reports, expert discussions and time for networking.
Retail Reply will be attending the NG Retail Summit in Scotland. The event will bring together, senior retail decision-makers and business leaders from across the continent to share experiences, discuss current challenges – and find pragmatic solutions to help deliver meaningful results.
Protocube Reply, a Reply Group company that develops integrated 3D solutions, is a 3D platform whose services enable customers to optimise industrial processes and to provide effective and innovative communication, design and architecture solutions. Protocube Reply explains how to optimise processes using integrated 3D solutions in an Industrie 4.0-ready company.
Data Reply and Twice Reply take part in The GDPR and Retailing: Consent, profiling and disruptive technologies event in London on 4th May 2017.
The evolution of multiple channels for traditional retailers has resulted in fragmented operations leading to a poor user experience. Reply has coined a new term "Proximity Commerce" which better describes how retailers should approach Omnichannel. The new term "Proximity Commerce" seeks to encapsulate where retail is heading and fit with how customers and technology are driving the agenda for retailers.
Retail Reply hosts the
First 2017 Forum on Trust. The event is an opportunity to discuss trust in retail, key challenges arising from digital innovation, and implications for business in 2017.
What role does the bricks-and-mortar shop still play, in a retail sector seemingly enslaved to expectant, impatient consumers who can buy any product online and have it delivered to their doorstep within a couple of days? Jason Stanard, Partner at
Retail Reply, explains that the overwhelming majority of shopping experiences include at least one digital element – the phone. Even if a retailer doesn’t have a digital screen in-store, it’s still part of an
omnichannel shopping experience.
Reply is represented at the
DSAG Annual Congress 2016, taking place on
20-22 September in
Nuremberg, Convention Center. Following the motto "Business Transformation out of the plug socket", the biggest meeting of German SAP users will focus on the challenges of transformation of business processes and even entire market models.
What role does
trust play in the relationship between consumers and retailers? And how has this been affected by
Reply, which specialises in the design and implementations of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media, has conducted a research to understand the impact of trust on
brand loyalty in this digital age.
4brands Reply takes part in the ECR Day 2016, the leading congress of the German consumer goods industry, held in
4brands Reply takes part in ECR live! taking place in Düsseldorf, 29.-30. June 2016 and focussing on Category Management and Shopper Marketing.
Reply turned Costco’s international eCommerce expansion plans into reality. Reply handled the entire ecommerce offering for Costco, with Mexico becoming the first market to use and test the blueprint ecommerce platform developed in the UK.
4brands Reply takes part in the SAP Forum for the Consumer Goods Industry in Bielefeld from 7 – 8 June 2016.
Open your company for ecosystems thinking. Be flexible with delivering value to the customer. Think about partnerships as new ways of generating revenue and optimizing customer experience. Innovate collaboratively with your customers and partners to ultimately improve the customer experience.
How will retail evolve over 2016? Jason Stanard, Partner at
Retail Reply, speaks about the
future of Retail. To engage customers, it’s critical for retailers to think first about the
conversation, not the channels. Customers expect to recognise them and their history regardless of the touchpoint used.
Innovation is a hot topic right now. Many organisations claim that they are already innovative, or that they’d like to be. Retail Reply has found that the reality is that innovation is either built into a company, or it’s something they struggle with.
Retail is in the top five most frequently targeted industries when it comes to cyber-attacks. Daren Ward, Partner at Retail Reply, examines top information security threats faced by the retail sector and the trends resulting from them.
Retailers should use business data to provide customers with relevant, contextualised digital experiences which truly deliver the potential and ethos of the brand. In this context,
MeCommerce has a clear aspiration: to ensure that customers are pampered individually through bespoke and personal one-to-one relationships and experiences, making them both engage in a brand’s values, while feeling a unique part of the brand’s world.
Euronics needs an efficient ecommerce platform integrated with the corporate and information functions. Through our experience and the contribution from our partner Oracle, Reply has developed an innovative solution providing quick, direct access to the ecommerce functionality while integrating seamlessly with third-party systems and external platforms.
Reply takes part in Dimensione Cliente, the ABI institutional event on Retail dedicated to the relationship between the Bank and the Retail Customer, now in its tenth edition. Reply holds the speech "Millenials and Banks: “disintermediation” risk or incentive to innovate the sector?".
Customer experience seems to be the hot topic for business wishing to compete on more than just brand, product and price. Dominic Stinton, Partner at Open Reply, describes his top five trend predictions for how customer experience delivery will evolve in the near future.
With the recent growth of Big Data, it is vital for retailers to consider their ‘total data’ and understand the touchpoints, not only the collection of data but also how and where intelligence needs to be delivered in order to solve critical business problems. Daren Ward, Partner at Retail Reply, discusses how recognising the feedback loops and creating a capability-based plan are the keys to maximising the benefits of Big Data.
We’ve never lived in a more exciting era for shopping than we do right now. The combination of better experiences, personalised needs being met, and retailers disrupting the traditional retailer-consumer contract, means that retailers that embrace new ideas and business models with relish, rather than fear and intractability, will be best placed to succeed in the future.
Portaltech Reply, the Reply Group company specialising in providing eCommerce implementation and Multichannel consulting services, was recognised as Global Service Delivery Partner of the Year, by
SAP Hybris, a leading provider of omni-channel commerce software, during the SAP Hybris Summit 2016, held in Munich from 15th to 18th February 2016.
Portaltech Reply, the Reply Group company specialising in consulting services for multi-channel eCommerce strategies and solutions, has partnered with
SPAR ICS, the group-wide assessed IT service centre of SPAR Austria Group, to provide to
Hervis, a SPAR brand leader in sports apparel and equipment, a new ecommerce omni-channel platform.
Möbel Inhofer is the biggest store-based furniture retailer in Germany and runs a successful and award-winning online shop. With the relaunch of the webshop by Portaltech Reply, the company makes itself future-proof for the growing challenges of Digital Transformation that furniture retail currently faces.
Portaltech Reply implements hybris B2C Commerce Accelerator enabling retailers to reach customers with the industry’s most modern multi-channel commerce solution.
Retail Reply's Capability Transformation practice helps retailers realise value from their transformation efforts sooner with a focus on business-led and customer-centric planning & delivery.
The retail industry has been constantly reshaped over recent years. Driven by a changing social and economic landscape, retailers have been forced to adapt and innovate to survive. Retail Reply helps you to succeed as a digital retailer by providing customer-centric solutions which create real value.
Open Reply and Profondo Reply take part in the LOCA Conference on Location Technology and Service in Retail, Logistics, Aviation & Travel, taking place in Munich from 2nd to 3rd February 2016.
Reply is present at the SAP TechEd in Barcelona from 10th to 12th November 2015. In a video interview, Filippo Rizzante, Reply CTO, explains, why Reply developed the Smart POS Category Management that offers leading-edge innovation to digitize retail, leveraging Google Glass at Work as a wearable augmented reality device to help sales people check the display of their products in the shelf when they visit a retail store.
4brands Reply holds, together with
SAP, the webcast
Shelf Compliance: Smart Glasses accelerate the Data Collection Process for POS Data in Retail on
November 17th, 2015. Reply is the winner of the
SAP and Google Glass Challenge for its successful development of an enterprise wearable app using SAP HANA® Cloud Platform and Google Glass.
Retail Reply helps John Lewis Infrastructure Services understand the IT landscape and produce strategy and plans to improve the service performance of the organisation, ultimately supporting John Lewis and Waitrose’s innovation and business transformation projects.
Square Reply attends the 9th Consumer & Retail Summit, a key annual event for the brand, distribution and consumer goods industries. The event takes place in Milan on 6th October 2015.
Reply today announced that it has been chosen as a winner of the SAP and Google Glass Challenge for its successful development of an enterprise wearable app using SAP HANA® Cloud Platform and Google Glass Explorer Edition technologies. Reply was selected from among more than 70 entries.
Glue Reply will take part in
Future Retail Strategies Congress 2015, an event taking place in
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel. The event will be dedicated to explore the strategies crucial in building an exceptional retail brand.