Intelligent merchandising – the key to successful supplier collaboration in 2023

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By Edward Betts, European General Manager, Retail Express The deepening cost-of-living crisis with soaring inflation rates and energy bills, and as a result, a more cautious customer, has put significant pressure on the retail industry. Retailers are now having to work harder and think smarter to create stand-out promotions through closer collaboration with suppliers. This […]

Better supplier collaboration using AI will hold the key to retail success in 2023

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New whitepaper from Retail Express examines the role of real-time operationally collaborative merchandising to streamline operations, strengthen supplier relationships and boost profits. Retail Express, a leading UK-based provider of intelligent merchandising solutions and services for retail, has launched a new whitepaper to help retailers operate smarter as they plan for 2023. As recent economic events […]

Advanced AI solution to meet retailers’ critical need for smarter merchandising

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Retail Express has announced a major upgrade to its intelligent merchandising software, RE2.0, introducing significant AI enhancements. This upgrade will ensure its products reap the benefits of artificial intelligence, enabling the delivery of smarter merchandising and collaboration tools to support the modern retail industry and better meet global customer demand. The digitalisation of the retail […]

Release of new General Release Product 5.2 – feature highlights 

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Retail Express has released a major upgrade of its Intelligent Merchandising Solution, RE 2.0; referred to as Release 5.2 is a strategic multi-year overhaul of the Intelligent Merchandising solution with new modules, analytics, visualisation tools and dash-boarding. Major AI enhancements developed over the last two years by our Science Group include additional automation in Pricing, […]

Retail Express recognized in Retail CIO Radar 2022

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Retail Express has been recognized by Retail Today magazine as a leader in the Price Optimization & Management and Merchandising categories in Retail CIO Radar 2022, a first-of-its kind annual list of most innovative & transformative retail technology solution providers. In making this selection, Retail Today’s editorial team has analyzed universe of Retail solutions in […]

Ed Betts appointed UK & Eire General Manger

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Retail Express has appointed Edward Betts its UK General Manager for UK and Eire, responsible for its UK Client base, New Customer Sales and Business Development and the company’s Business Consulting. Ed joined Retail Express in 2019 after spells with Asda, the UK Supermarket Group previously own by Walmart where he was a Category Manager. […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Retail Technologies, 2021 

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Retail Express was recognized among a shortlist of vendors in the 2021 report July 2021 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Retail Technologies, 2021 [1]. “Our sole focus for seven years has been on working closely […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Assortment Management Applications: Long Life Cycle Products 

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Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2021 report May 2021 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Assortment Management Applications: Long Life Cycle Products [1]. “Our sole focus for seven years […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Forecasting and Replenishment Solutions 

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Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2021 report February 2021 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Forecasting and Replenishment Solutions [1]. “Our sole focus for seven years has been on […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Unified Price, Promotion and Markdown Optimisation Applications 

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        Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2021 report January 2021 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Unified Price, Promotion and Markdown Optimization Applications[1]. “Our sole focus for seven […]

Mark Grange appointed Marketing and Operations Manager

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Mark Grange has been appointed Marketing & Operations Manager effective immediately. In this new role Mark will be responsible for Strategic and Product Marketing, HR and Office Management. Mark joined Retail Express direct from university and spent more than a decade as an Engineer in the Retail Express Development Group, following which Mark was responsible […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Assortment Optimisation Applications in Merchandising 

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Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2020 report. October 2020 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Assortment Optimization Applications in Merchandising  [1]. “Our sole focus for six years has been […]

Phil Grange appointed Chief Financial Officer

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Reflecting on the growth of Retail Express in recent years Philip Grange has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, a new role in the expanding management organisation at Retail Express. Philip, a Director of the Holding Company has been a long-time employee and Director since 2014. Philip in this new role will continue to have responsibility […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Assortment Management Applications: Long Life Cycle Products

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Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2020 report. May 2020 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Assortment Management Applications: Long Life Cycle Products[1]. “Our sole focus for six years […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Forecasting and Replenishment Solutions 

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Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2020 report. January 2020 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Forecasting and Replenishment Solutions [1]. “Our sole focus for six years has been on […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Forecasting and Replenishment Solutions

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Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2018 report. Dec 2018 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Retail Forecasting and Replenishment Solutions[1]. “Our sole focus for four years has been on […]

Retail Express listed as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Unified Price, Promotion and Markdown Optimisation Applications, 2018 

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Retail Express was recognised among a shortlist of vendors in the 2018 report. June 2018 – Retail Express, a leading provider of merchandising solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Unified Price, Promotion and Markdown Optimization Applications, 2018 [1]. “Our sole focus for four years […]

Retail Express at NG Retail Summit 2018

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Retail Express attended Next Generation Retail Summit, Royal Turnberry Hotel, 14 – 16 May 2018 Scotland UK – May 14th – 16th 2018 – Retail Express The summit was an opportunity to sit down 1 on 1 over 3 days with key retailer professionals from across Europe and discuss the latest advances in machine learning […]

Retail Express at RBTE 2018

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Retail Express wraps up 2 successful days at Retail Business Technology Expo 2018. London UK – May 2nd & 3rd 2018 – Retail Express The show was an opportunity to meet with retail professionals, listen to our peers in the industry and learn from the people on the front line of retail. As a team […]

Store Profiling For Location Analytics

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Further to the announcement of its Retail Data Analytics and Reporting platform Retail Express is pleased to announce the enhancements to support ‘location analytics’ with a new Store Profile capability which detail the attributes of Bricks and Mortar Stores and other Channels such as Web-based E –Commerce. The profiling will support a range of new […]

Retail Express Reporting Infrastructure

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Retail Express is pleased to announce the availability of its Intelligent Merchandising solution RE 2.0 release 4.4.0 with its new Vertica based Column Orientated Analytical NO SQL Database platform to manage Large data volumes and fast Query and Insights. A new Reporting module is being provided with this release to allow users to write their […]

Big Data Analytics Platform

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Retail Express Announces that it has integrated the HP Vertica cluster-column-oriented Analytics Platform with its Intelligent Merchandising Solution; Vertica was designed to manage large, fast-growing volumes of data and provide very fast query performance when used for data warehouses and other query-intensive applications. The platform drastically improves query performance over traditional relational database systems, provide […]

What is Intelligent Merchandising?

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Automatically taking account of past/present/future merchandising plans for each new merchandising decision be that a price, promotion or advert. Tracking the impact and cross effects of those decisions in real time. Enabling you to make more informed decisions about your category. Visibility Accurately see the impact of all current and planned merchandising activities on all […]