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Radostina Tsoneva

7 Key Challenges with Last Mile Delivery

Low inventory levels, long queues and heavy shopping bags after a busy day at work. Just a few of the reasons why UK...

Tags: Collection- Costs- Last Mile- Location

Localz Partners with Stratacache

Localz is very excited to announce our new partnership with Stratacache, digital signage experts. Together Localz...

Tags: Stratacache- Customer Experience- Digital- Location- Partners- Retail

Blurring the Lines Between Online and Offline

Modern shoppers don’t shop online or offline – they just shop. If a customer is browsing online and receives a great...

Tags: Customer Experience- geofence- Location- Micro-Location- Woolworths

5 Ways Location Technology Can Improve Banking Service

The banking industry is one of the many industries affected by digital disruption. Banks are looking to meet customer...

Tags: Banking- Frictionless Checkout- Location- Micro-Location- Payments- POS- Tokenised payment

Localz Last Mile Delivery for DPD UK

 DPD has launched Your DPD, a new mobile app which allows customers to track their deliveries. Customers can update...

Tags: Customer Success Stories- Delivery- DPD- Last Mile

Top 10 Tips for a Successful Click and Collect Service

In recent years, click and collect has become very popular to the extent that it is now a vital offering for any large...

Tags: Collection- Delivery- online- service desk- time-saving

Localz attended Business Rocks 2016

Last week, Localz travelled to Manchester to attend one of the most exciting events this year Business Rocks 2016. With...

Tags: Apple- Business Rocks- Events- Jeff Hoffman- Steve Wozniak- technology summit

Guest blog from Future Platforms: Why In-Store Mobile is Massive for Retailers and their Customers

In 2015, for the first time ever, smartphones overtook laptops as the UK’s most widely-used internet-enabled devices...

Tags: App- Beacon- Guest Blog- in-store- Location- mobile- Retail

Top 3 Ways to Improve Last Mile Delivery

With the growing number of online-only retailers, multi-channel retailers face the challenge of fulfilling customers’...

Tags: Amazon- Delivery- Last Mile- Oc&C- Retail Week

Find the Perfect Match

What if there is a simple way to receive pairing recommendations on your device whilst walking between aisles in a...

Tags: Beacon- Location- Micro-Location- Retail- Use Cases

Whitepaper: 7 Digital Trends for Mobile

With 76% of adults in the UK owning a smartphone, marketers are presented with the great opportunity to connect...

Tags: customer engagement- Digital- Marketing- mobile- Use Cases- Whitepaper

Easter Egg Hunt of the Future

Easter is just a few days away and all the shops are stocked with thousands of chocolate eggs. Children around the...

Tags: Digital- KPMG Treasure Hunt- Location- Micro-Location- Use Cases

Top 3 reasons why UK shoppers use click and collect

Shopping for products online and collecting the order from a local store later has changed the way customers shop. With...

Tags: Collection- Delivery- Retail- time-saving- UK

Guest blog from Thunderhead:Did Your Mobile-First Strategy Get Stuck in a Mobile-Online Rut?

Imagine how difficult a journey would be if you could only use one means of transport. You can either walk, ride a...

Tags: Guest Blog- Mobile-First- Strategy- Thunderhead- user experience

Product Update: Localz Spotz has new visual indicator for developers

We have done this to make the Localz Spotz platform a safer place and reduce the risk of unwanted changes to...

Tags: developers- Product Update- Spotz- visual indicator

Localz and Stratacache at RBTE 2016

Over the past two days, Localz exhibited at the Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) 2016 in Olympia, London. The...

Tags: Stratacache- Collection- Events- Location- Retail

Product Update: New Spotz Menu Structure

At Localz we’re continuously looking to make our Localz Spotz platform easier to setup and manage - so we went back to...

Tags: Applications Menu- Product Update- SDK- Spotz

Localz and Teradata Event: Killer Retail Experience 2016

Yesterday, Localz was part of an amazing event, called the Killer Retail Experience. We co-hosted this event with our...

Tags: Collection- Events- Peerius- Retail- Teradata

Guest Blog from Bit10:The New Location-Based User Experience

 This guest blog post was written by Mick McLaughlin, Head of Digital Marketing at Bit10.

Tags: Bit10- Guest Blog- Location- mobile- Partners- user experience

Localz Improved Customer Experience in Woolworths Australia: Part Two

This is part two of the series on how Localz has helped Woolworths Australia improve customer service using location...

Tags: Customer Success Stories- product information- real-time- Retail- Woolworths

Localz at NRF 2016

Localz was excited to be at National Retail Federation's 105th Annual Expo in New York City. The biggest retail event...

Tags: Stratacache- Events- NRF- Retail

Localz Improved Customer Experience in Woolworths Australia: Part One

“This is much more professional and matching the in-store experience with that experience online. It’s all about...

Tags: Beacon- Collection- order collection- Retail- Woolworths

Guest blog from HTK: Personalised Loyalty and Rewards

Studies have found that 70% of online customers buy just once and never return. And who can blame them? There’s plenty...

Tags: Guest Blog- Location- Loyalty- Partners- personalisation- rewards

Location Technology Changing the World of Mobile Gambling

Since the launch of the first online gambling offering in 1995, online gambling has grown into a well-established...

Tags: Entertainment- gambling- Location- Micro-Location- mobile gambling- sports betting

Localz Selected for Australia-United States Business Week 2016

Localz is pleased to be selected to attend the first Australia-United States Business Week (AUSBW) from 16th until 26th...

Tags: AUSBW- Austrade- Business Week- Digital- Events- trade delegation

Home Automation by Localz and Janus at ISE 2016

Localz’ partner, Janus Technology, is exhibiting at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam from 9th February...

Tags: Events- home automation- ISE 2016- Janus Technology- Location- Partners

7 Digital Mobile Trends for 2016

For years, mobile has been heralded as the most important area of focus for marketers. In 2016, this is only going to...

Tags: digital marketing- Marketing- mobile- Teradata

Localz Last Mile Improves Delivery

Ordering items online and getting them delivered at home is a popular choice for many shoppers. Having the convenience...

Tags: customers- Delivery- DPD- Last Mile- Use Cases

Click & Collect Results for UK Christmas 2015

An increasing number of retailers offer a Click & Collect service to make the customer shopping experience simpler,...

Tags: Christmas- Collection- John Lewis- online- Retail

Localz Partners with Thunderhead

London – January 27, 2016 - Localz is excited to announce their partnership with Thunderhead, a recognised leader in...

Tags: micro-location technology- mobile- Partners- Thunderhead

Beacon-Triggered Coupons to Reach 1.6 Billion in 2020

As the number of mobile shoppers continues to rise, retailers are looking for various ways to engage with their...

Tags: Beacon- brand loyalty- Juniper Research- mobile coupons- Retail

Seven Ways Beacons Benefit Customers

Since the introduction of iBeacon by Apple in 2013, more and more companies have embraced beacon technology and applied...

Tags: Beacon- delivery tracking- discounts- indoor navigation- offers- Retail

Localz Partners with Dusk Mobile

Localz is proud to announce a new partnership with Dusk Mobile, an enterprise mobile solutions company. Dusk Mobile has...

Tags: Beacon- Dusk Mobile- micro-location technology- Partners- staff performance

Highlights of 2015

2015 was a very successful year for Localz. Enjoy this video with selected events, awards and hackathons from 2015!

Tags: Award- Events- Hackathon- Marketing- Partners

What Retailers Should Expect in 2016

It is December, the season of thinking ahead and planning for the New Year. With 2016 around the corner, retailers...

Tags: Beacon- IoT- Marketing- mobile commerce- Retail- trends

Top Three Retailers’ Strategies During the Christmas Period

Christmas is in seven days and people are panicking about presents. Store shelves are filling up with extra stock and...

Tags: Adverts- Christmas- discounts- Marketing- Retail- Same-day delivery

Increased Volume of Push Notifications and Customers' Responses on Black Friday 2015

A Black Friday shopping report published by Localz' partner Urban Airship, showed that the number of customers shopping...

Tags: customer response- Black Friday- Marketing- Push Notifications- Retail- Urban Airship

Pocket App silver winners at Digital Experience Awards 2015

Localz congratulates our friends Pocket App for being the Silver Winners at the Digital Experience Awards 2015. They...

Tags: App- Charity/Not for Profit- Partners- Royal British Legion- UK

Localz Won IDEAS 2015, Organised by Dagrofa and CAPNOVA

Localz was chosen as the most creative innovator in the retail sector at IDEAS 2015, by impressing the audience with...

Tags: Dagrofa- Bikezac- CAPNOVA- Denmark- Events- IDEAS 2015- innovation- Retail

Localz Partners with Reward Technology

Localz is pleased to announce a new partnership with Reward Technology, offering a unique RFID loyalty program...

Tags: Loyalty- micro-location- Partners- Reward Technology- RFID

Localz a Finalist at CAPNOVA Dagrofa IDEAS 2015

Localz is excited to be one of the 17 finalists at the Danish innovation competition IDEAS 2015, sponsored and...

Tags: Dagrofa- CAPNOVA- Events- food industry- IDEAS 2015- Retail

Guest Blog from Dusk Mobile: Improving Staff Efficiency with Mobile Technology

Dusk Mobile works with large enterprises to solve efficiency challenges through introducing innovative mobile...

Tags: Beacon- Customer Experience- Dusk Mobile- Guest Blog- mobile technology- Partners- Staff Efficiency

Millennials are the Challenge for Marketers

Since the emergence of the Internet in the late 1980s, the world as we know it has changed radically. People around the...

Tags: Location- Marketing- Micro-Location- Millennials- Push Notifications- Technology

Localz Partners with Red Eye

Localz is delighted to announce a new partnership with RedEye, the UK customer relationship marketing expert. The core...

Tags: Customer Experience- digital marketing- Location- Partners- RedEye

Localz at Business Innovation Summit 2015

Last week, Localz was proud to participate in the HSBC and KPMG Business Innovation Summit 2015. The summit consisted...

Tags: Business Innovation Summit- Events- HSBC- innovation- KPMG- start-ups- Technology

Localz Partners with HTK

Localz is excited to announce our new partnership with HTK, a UK leader in cloud software for Real-Time Customer Value...

Tags: HTK- HTK Horizon- Location- omni-channel campaigns- Partners

Localz Wins Sainsbury’s Director Advisor Experience

Another win for Localz. This time, we won an Enterprise Nation competition, which provided us with James Bailey, a ...

Tags: competition- Enterprise Nation- Events- James Bailey- Sainsbury's