Last week’s biggest retail technology plays at a glance – Retail Technology Innovation Hub

Lucky Beach cafe in Brighton says that it is the first hospitality business in the UK to introduce buy now pay later technology. 

The initiative has seen Klarna working in partnership with storekit to deliver BNPL to the restaurants, cafes, and hotels which comprise the latter’s customer base.

Lucky Beach was the beta client for the integration.

Consumers purchasing a limited edition of Clinique’s Moisture Surge 100H moisturiser can access a range of digital content by tapping an NFC chip in the product’s packaging with their smartphone.

Purchasers can find out what dehydrators may be affecting their skin, get advice from Clinique’s experts plus take a selfie and then share with others.

The cream is available exclusively in Boots in the UK and in 35 markets globally.

Clinique partnered with SharpEnd on the initiative.

NewStore, an omnichannel cloud platform for retail brands, has launched a new consumer shopping app on behalf of fashion company Tom Tailor.

Customers in Germany can now download the app on both iOS and Android, and the brand will roll it out to additional markets soon. 

Yochananof, an Israeli supermarket chain, has placed a follow on order for an aggregate of 1,000 Cust2Mate smart carts, after an initial roll-out in stores.

Walmart has expanded its use of the Wrike work management platform outside of Walmart Canada.

It now encompasses more than 1,000 new users across international teams, including Global Tax, Product, Walmart Health, and Walmart Realty.

Felleskjøpet Agri, and equipment supplier to Norwegian farmers and retailer of agricultural products, pet products and gardening equipment, has expanded its partnership with RELEX Solutions.

This will include space aware replenishment, access to RELEX’s mobile platform, forecast sharing, and enhancements to capacity management.

Sustainable fashion brand Thought has gone live on Shopify as part of its digital transformation programme in partnership with data optimisation specialist Clekt.

Thought invested into the Enterprise Data Hub from Clekt to integrate to multiple systems, centralise business data and put data driven processes at the heart of their business transformation agenda.

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