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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 participates in the
DSAG Annual Congress, taking place from
29th September to 1st October at the Congress Centrum in
Bremen. Following its motto
“ERP/4 Customer: More than fast and easy?”, the Congress will focus on SAP’s new product family
S/4 HANA, which comprises SAP’s 4th generation ERP innovations.
4brands Reply will participate at the
ECR Day from
23 to 24 September 2015 in
Bonn. The company will deliver a plenary lecture about
Digital Transformation in Marketing outlining the development from Mass Communication to a direct, active and sustaining Consumer Dialogue.
Glue Reply is currently helping a number of retail clients to introduce greater integration into their business operations and systems.But why is integration such a hot topic, and where do we need to start?
With Smart Glasses and the Android based App, sales representatives can detect the status quo easily and faster at POS: they have their hands free and the products will be shown in the right sequence. Now, they save time and benefit from the information gathered during the visit, which is more reliable than the current process. Furthermore, they can identify abnormalities on the shelf more easily.
Glue Reply has conducted a study to understand customers by grouping them into distinct categories or segments. Retailers would target different products and offers at each customer segment, in the belief that segmentation was the best way to predict customer preferences and purchasing behaviour. Although many retailers still use various forms of segmentation, this can now be combined with a wealth of other information, which allows retailers to engage with customers in a much more flexible and personalized fashion.
Welcome to the world of Customer Insight.
OTTO is redefining the idea of web analytics with the introduction of a high-performance, Microsoft-based BI solution. Cluster Reply is supporting the project by the OTTO divisions in the form of Europe’s greatest cube for the analysis of online purchasing behaviour and the optimisation of the range and campaigns. For the very first time, up-to-the-minute information can react to the high-volume online business.
To counter the competition from online vendors and simultaneously expand the traditional strengths of its own business model, over-the-counter retail has to break new ground. Portaltech Reply has therefore developed a Product Information Management (PIM) platform based on hybris to optimise product management and sales processes, while allowing for the integration of different locations and partners as well as comprehensive marketing activities. The solution has successfully been deployed to assist an association of furniture retailers faced with local competition and the pressures associated with Digital Transformation.
Wearable technology could be the key to customer engagement and knocking down the online/offline divide. Daren Ward, Partner at Glue Reply, argues that wearable in retail should be carefully considered as part of an omnichannel strategy and explains how to secure the customer engagement, providing recommendations for a proper use of data.
HSE24 is one of the top addresses for modern and multi-medial home shopping. With its channel brands HSE24, HSE24 Extra, HSE24 Trend, this innovative mail-order company provides women over 40 with information on the latest trends via its online shop. In doing so, it links its interactive platforms TV, Online and Mobile in a consistent manner and offers lots of applications for smartphones, SmartTV and tablets.
Xpress Reply has been supporting its longstanding customer HSE24 for nearly ten years now with the provision and further development of its IT systems.
Proximity Commerce assumes that the business has a digital transformation strategy that is customer centric. Here the business understands the need to go to the customer. It buys into the fact that digital disruption is about people and what they want. Competitive advantage comes from understanding what customers expect and delivering against this.
As a way to dramatically improve their online ecommerce platform, Monsoon & Accessorize wanted to increase the customer’s online experience. Open Reply applied its creative thinking across their desktop, mobile and tablet channels to ensure the same branding and level of customer experience was as premium as possible. Open Reply developed each platform step-by-step and optimised our UX technology to ensure a personal and seamless online experience.
Today’s consumer is hard to please at the best of times and brands go to great lengths to gain not only their attention, but also their trust. So in such a competitive market, how do brands look to build customer confidence in the digital age?
In a world where shoppers are more tech savvy than any brand, where customers don’t have to leave the comforts of their own homes to buy something, and where budding fashionistas can search a million and one online sites to find inspiration and advice; how do retailers grab the attention of, and convince, the ‘on foot’ shopper to even enter their shops? …Through the use of a digital window display!
Ever been walking around the shops and had your eye drawn to a jaw-dropping outfit modelled by one of the many in-store mannequins, only to be frustrated by the fact you can’t actually find the clothes anywhere? Answering the call of disgruntled customers everywhere, retail giants House of Fraser have announced the introduction of in-store beacon technology, which we love!
Dr. Beckmann wanted to strengthen its brand digitally and harmonise it internationally. Triplesense Reply provided Dr. Beckmann’s website with a more emotional look and feel while ensuring it can be viewed on all end devices – with the goal of increasing the number of visitors and also the sales volume of the online shop.
Glue Reply helps Retail clients to introduce greater integration into their business operations and systems. But why is integration such a hot topic and where do we need to start?
Glue Reply is passionate about Retail and its solutions are driven by three simple principles: Keep it simple, drive value and execute well.Three principles that are at the heart of Retail…
Zentis achieves automation and transparency to better calculate pricing models for customers. Complex pricing models were creating excessive work and complexity for the sales and account teams at Zentis, driving it to identify an optimised IT solution. SAP Business Warehouse provides a homogeneous database that simulates conditional scenarios to support Zentis in planning pricing models with its clients.
The long-standing partnership between Kinder Bueno, a Ferrero Group brand, and Reply is still going strong. This time, Ferrero needed to communicate a change in the brand’s positioning from an ideal guilt-free snack for filling a “small gap”, with the slogan “bontà a cuor leggero” (carefree delight), into a real must-have that consumers will do anything for: “Buono da diventar cattivi” (so good it’ll turn you bad).
How can a brand or a retailer be relevant to their customers? How can they differentiate themselves and provide the consumer a better buying experience, at the right time and in the right place? How can a Retailer increase the median basket size of its customer?
A capability based planning approach to driving IT delivery from business goals. It is not difficult to find instances of business and IT projects failing to achieve their goals. The reason (or is it excuse?) frequently cited is misalignment or disconnection to organisational strategy.
Reply and hybris software, an SAP company and the world’s fastest-growing commerce platform provider, today announced that they have developed and delivered Costco Wholesale Corporation’s new international ecommerce site, Costco.com.mx.
This article discusses Costco’s new Mexico wholesale website designed and developed by Reply.
A recent retailer survey from
Portaltech Reply has revealed that channel integration is proving increasingly difficult as more and more retailers turn multichannel in an effort to engage with their customers.
Reply a fully-fledged Android tablet for children between the ages of 18 months and 6 years. Happy Tab is both safe for children and freely customisable by parents.
Portaltech Reply and eDigitalResearch have once again undertaken this important piece of research to understand how the market has changed and what more needs to be done to help retailers better achieve their multichannel vision.
PMS (Product Manufacturing System), a system that can be classified into the MES (Manufacturing Execution System) area, allows supervision, control and Management of manufacturing activities and field systems.
Reply Consulting has been engaged to support Basf Italy in designing the organizational and operating model of the Procurement Hub Italy. The project, that was divided into 3 phases - As-Is Assessment, To-Be Model Design and Definition of the Roadmap - allowed Basf to design and implement the Procurement Hub Italy in accordance with the Company’s Group guidelines.
Portaltech Reply will take part in the Internet Retailing Expo 2014, that will be held in Birmingham on 26-27 March 2014.
Forge Reply's solution for Daikin is truly innovative and based on "Augmented Reality" - Daikin 3D
Xpress Reply will be part of the SAP-Forum for Trade. Multi- and omni-channel, smartphones as shopping assistants, Big Data or Social Media Analytics shape the future of trade and retail.
Elenamiro.com has been realised with a full-responsive approach to offer users the complete Elena Mirò image and services on any device, at home or on the go. The new site was designed by the Fashion&Luxury Team of Bitmama, Reply and Armando Testa joint venture, specialised in creative multichannel digital communication.
Click Reply is exhibitor at the LogiMAT Fair in Stuttgart from February 25 to 27, 2014. Click Reply will show their Click Reply WMS (Warehouse Management System) V. 4.6 as well as the modules “Labor Management, Performance and Warehouse Billing“.
Xpress Reply and Syskoplan Reply will participate in the EuroShop 2014, the worldwide leading fair for retail trade. Being staged for the 18th time by Messe Düsseldorf together with the EHI Retail Institute, EuroShop will again be for the retail industry what it has been for years.
Since 2010, eDigitalResearch and Portaltech Reply have been tracking the changes in multichannel shopping and browsing preferences since the growing emergence of smartphone devices. Results in this whitepaper refer specifically to the multichannel shopping and browsing preferences of smartphone owners unless otherwise stated.
The latest consumer study from eDigitalResearch and Portaltech Reply has found that weekly in store shopping levels have dropped considerably since 2010, as smartphone owners continue to turn to their mobile devices and online channels to shop and browse.
Internet Retailing - Daren Ward, Partner at Glue Reply, examines seamless integration, mixed reality in store and how technology can move the intrusion line.
@logistics Reply was present at Warehousing Futures 2013, the annual networking event for warehouse managers and owners, now in its 6th year. The event took place on 21 and 22 October 2013 at St Johns Hotel in Solihull, Birmingham.
A new brand strategy in the large-scale design relaunch for all countries and product divisions were rolled out by Reply. Various graphic, conceptional and technical improvements of the Magento shops and TYPO3 CMS were part of the implementation.
Portaltech Reply participated in the 6th edition of Retail Systems Multi-Channel Conference, an event for key decision makers and opinion formers in the UK retail industry, that was held in London on 25 September 2013.
Glue Reply has been taking part in the Retail Conference 2013, that was held on Wednesday 18th September 2013 at the America Square Conference Centre in London.
V3 - Reply brought a selection of kit to London to demonstrate to retail brands that there is room for progress both in store and at home.