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Staples becomes the latest US retailer to investigate a potential data breach by hackers

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Office supply retailer could be the latest in a string of major US retailers targeted by cyber criminals
21 Oct 2014

Why a mobile-first strategy and data scientists are definitely worth it at L'Oréal

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L'Oréal global head of digital Vincent Stuhlen tells Danny Palmer how the cosmetics firm is preparing for a digital future
21 Oct 2014

Pret A Manger serves up improved staff satisfaction and efficiency with ServiceNow

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'You could run it with boxing gloves, it’s that simple,' Pret director of IT Andy Chalklin says of ServiceNow
09 Oct 2014

Mothercare beacon trial demonstrates challenge of balancing 'better in-store experience' and privacy concerns

Mothercare has announced plans to trial beacon technology in its stores but questions over privacy remain
09 Oct 2014

Why mobile is a must for Mothercare

Speaking at Demandware Xchange '14, Harpinder Singh, mobile commerce manager for Mothercare and Early Learning Centre, explains why mobile is so important
08 Oct 2014

Demandware's 'Trojan Horse' analytics allowing L'Oréal to 'better manage the customer journey'

L'Oréal global head of digital Vincent Stuhlen explains how analytics were a surprise package within Demandware's e-commerce platform
07 Oct 2014

How Timberland used Demandware to improve e-commerce and analytics

Timberland's Dan Mahoney tells Computing how the fashion retailer is planning to personalise customers' online experience
07 Oct 2014

'Our customer-first approach lets them outperform industry growth by two or three times,’ says Demandware CEO

Customer-first business model 'permeates everything about what we do at Demandware' Thomas Ebling tells Xchange'14
06 Oct 2014

EAT implements Anaplan to replace spreadsheet-based processes

Sandwich chain integrates planning processes and gets 'one-click view of financial plans' with new software, says CFO
26 Sep 2014

Asos CIO Pete Marsden leaves post 'by mutual consent'

Asos says that it is "reviewing the management structure of its IT department" following the departure
02 Sep 2014

Apple teams up with MasterCard, Visa for iPhone 6 mobile wallet

NFC technology will reportedly let iPhone users make payments using their shiny new Apple devices
01 Sep 2014

TGI Fridays UK selects Cyntergy to solve service desk woes

Restaurant chain staff were previously wasting time on calls to several different support desks
26 Aug 2014

NIKE picks Juniper Networks to build cloud infrastructure

"Just do it," NIKE tells Juniper Networks
15 Aug 2014

Net-A-Porter CIO Richard Lloyd-Williams replaced by Betfair’s Hugh Fahy

Lloyd-Williams steps down after more than six years and is replaced by Betfair's director of development Fahy
08 Aug 2014

Target predicts staggering $148m loss over December security breach

US retailer to pay steep price after 40 million credit and debit card details were stolen in December 2013
07 Aug 2014

Retail malware: PCI-DSS is part of the problem, says retail security specialist Slava Gomzin

PCI-DSS fails to address widespread use of memory-scraping malware
07 Aug 2014

Warning issued over 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware

'Backoff' point-of-sale malware not currently detected by anti-virus software
04 Aug 2014

Fortnum and Mason bags its first CIO

Retailer hires Whistles' director of IT and logistics David Mold
24 Jul 2014

It's a matter of distrust: Utilities in the age of transparency

Neil Kinson, vice president EMEA, Redwood Software, examines why the utility sector is falling behind its retail and US counterparts
15 Jul 2014

Adidas uses MicroStrategy analytic insights 'to get closer to consumers'

Michael Voegele, vice president of global IT and head of enterprise architecture for Adidas Group, explains how the sportswear firm uses MicroStrategy to bring consumers a better experience
08 Jul 2014

Pizza with precision – a taste of Domino's multiplatform strategy

Domino’s IT supremo Colin Rees gives Peter Gothard a taste of the multi-platform strategy that will one day enable pizza-lovers to get their favourite food delivered any time, any place
23 Jun 2014

Five-star service: an interview with LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes tells Danny Palmer how agile development, big data and a happy, motivated IT team are key to providing the best customer service to hotel room bookers
19 Jun 2014

Transform 14: ‘Fast data’ is the evolution of big data – and not just hype', says Tibco CTO

Tibco CTO Matt Quinn tells Computing that ‘fast data’ allows organisations to benefit from making almost real-time analytical decisions
18 Jun 2014

Marks & Spencer selects PTC solution to manage product development

Product lifecycle management solution forms part of M&S's four-year systems transformation programme
16 Jun 2014