Retail bytes

[retail bytes] is our weekly roundup of the top digital retail stories curated by Eva Pascoe, founder of Cyberia, the world’s first internet café chain, former director of Topshop’s pioneering e-commerce operations, chair of Cybersalon and campaigner for the UK’s ‘connected’ high street. If you’d like to get [retail bytes] direct to your inbox, sign up here!

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BACK TO THE FUTURE

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This week [retail bytes] looks ahead to the latest developments in smart clothing, smart transport and smart communications. It’s time our products did the…

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VR WORMHOLES

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This week’s [retail bytes] explores: Which retailers have embraced (and nailed!) Virtual Reality? For a DYI 360 you can source your own add-on from Amazon –…

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THE HEAT IS ON

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This week’s [retail bytes] investigates: How are the most innovative retailers (and underground transport!) coping with the hot weather?

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SCAN AND RUN

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Happy Easter! Today we’re cracking open (excuse the pun) the best technology and smartphone apps for your Easter fun. Happy Easter and safe travels…

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ALL HANDS ON DECK!

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Would you rather be hands-off or hands-on with your security? This week [retail bytes] is looking at the latest developments in payment technology –…

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THE DASH FOR CASH

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This week find out about the latest fashion in posting on social, why you can get paid for running with a wearable, and the next big things happening on Facebook… You’re in for a treat!

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YOU, ME, 3D

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This week find out how your face might be more valuable than you think, why Tinder users at SXSW were getting their hearts broken and how 3D printing can help if you decide to say “I do”.

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WOULD YOU KICK A ROBOT DOG?

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This week we look at how new tech is shaping the retail of tomorrow, with cheerful avatars that don’t need the human touch, smart rackets that could replace a human coach, kickable robot dogs and more