Top 10: last week’s most popular retail technology articles
Apr 19, 2022
These are the RTIH articles that caught your fancy last week, including Bolt’s Ryan Breslow, Primark, boohoo, Shein, Klarna, AiFi, and the Retail Technology Show Innovation Awards.Bolt boss Ryan Breslow blames ‘irresponsible’ Stripe for Fast failureRyan Breslow, founder of online checkout technology startup, Bolt, has given his (erm, colourful) take on why rival firm Fast failed.Bolt founder Ryan Breslow is our Twitter favourite right now. Here’s whyMore on Breslow here.Blockchain and NFT technology centric Crurated raises €3 millionLondon-based wine marketplace, Crurated, has raised €3 million. Investors include wine expert Chris Van Aeken, Dip WSET, entrepreneurs, and other private wine collectors.The funds are being used to further build out blockchain and NFT technology within the company’s platform.
boohoo hits the metaverse with female lead NFT collectionFast fashion big hitter boohoo has announced the launch of its first NFT collection.Standard AI powers autonomous retail experience at American Airlines CenterThe American Airlines Center in Dallas, home of the NBA’s Mavericks and NHL’s Stars, is opening two new autonomous food and beverage experiences. RTIH Top 100 Retail Technology Influencers List: 20 to 11The latest edition of the RTIH Top 100 Retail Technology Influencers List has arrived! Here are the people who made a splash in 2021 and are set for a barnstorming 2022.AiFi leads the way in autonomous retail spaceRTIH gets the lowdown on AiFi, a trailblazing company which offers customised, AI powered solutions to help retailers of all sizes become fully autonomous.Shein and Klarna announce London pop-up partnershipFast fashion giant Shein recently opened the doors to a London pop-up in partnership with buy now, pay later big hitter Klarna. The #SHEINxKlarna experience, hosted in Covent Garden, gave shoppers the chance to browse the Chinese retailer’s upcoming spring collection.Retail Technology Show Innovation Awards shortlist announcedThe shortlist for Retail Technology Show’s 2022 Innovation Awards has been announced.Selected from the 200+ retail technology providers who will be exhibiting at the show, which takes place on 26th and 27th at London Olympia, the shortlist can be viewed here.Primark enlists EPAM Systems for new website launchPrimark has unveiled a new website, featuring thousands of products from across its ranges, as well as a fresh design, enhanced navigation and a new feature that allows customers to check stock availability in their local store.This is launching first in the UK, before rolling out to Primark’s 13 other markets in the coming months.