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Minority Report style billboard Startup raises £1.5m for new under wraps innovation

by: Startacus Admin ~ 13th September 2017
OfferMoments, the Minority Report style billboard creators, aim to disrupt the growing £1billion OOH advertising market after a £1.5m cash injection to fund a brand new project. Since it’s inception in 2014, OfferMoments has been at the forefront of marketing innovation including the launch of its personalised digital billboard powered by facial recognition and mobile data techn...
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Startup of the Week - NearSt

by: Startacus Admin ~ 2nd August 2017
As we all know, the internet has had a huge impact on the retail sector and not always in a positive way. As online shopping has surged, the good old bricks and mortar stores have suffered. That however may no longer be the case, thanks to our latest startup of the week. NearSt is a startup which is “on a mission to get all of us back into our high street shops”. Here’s how it...
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Nexus by DIA - Startups Shaping the Future of Supermarket Shopping Wanted

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th July 2017
International food retailer DIA (Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación) has launched a new innovation programme, Nexus by DIA, for startups that are developing ideas and innovative solutions in the food retail sector. Hungry to find out more, Startacus took a look over all the details... International food retailer DIA is opening it’s doors to work with startups on a number of ...
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intu hunts disruptive retail & leisure startups for new accelerator programme

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th June 2017
intu, owner of many of the UK’s largest and most popular shopping centres, such as intu Trafford Centre, intu Lakeside and intu Metrocentre, are on the hunt for innovative startups to work with as part of their new innovation programme, intu Accelerate. Applications are now open for startups to apply, so read on for all the details... The intu Accelerator programme aims to develop and colla...
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JLAB - the Startup Accelerator Programme from the John Lewis Partnership is back

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th March 2017
If your startup is focused on catapulting the retail shopping experience into the future, then you may well be delighted to hear that JLAB, the startup accelerator programme from the John Lewis Partnership, is back open for applications for its fourth year. With Waitrose also joining the programme to make JLAB 2017 even more valuable, we thought it wise to share all the key details and handy link...
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Future of Retail Store, Camden Market

by: Startacus Admin ~ 26th July 2016
Our pals at IncuBus ventures have teamed up with London’s world-famous Camden Market to create a space where the most innovative and exciting retail startups can demonstrate and showcase their work.    The collaboration has seen the Launch of a 2,000 square foot dual-floor prime retail space in the markets North Yard which benefits from the passing weekly footfall of over 500,000....
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FashTech and Retail startups wanted for JDWORKS Startup Programme

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th July 2016
Innovation specialists L Marks, well known for their corporate & startup collaboration programmes with the likes of Belron, BMW, Topshop and John Lewis, have recently partnered with N Brown, the North West based retail giant to deliver the JDWORKS Startup Programme. With an ambition to find innovative startups working within the retail, credit, and fashion spaces, and a closing date that is f...
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Startup of the Week - Thriftify

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th July 2016
As we all know, over the last number of years, more and more charities have been embracing the retail sector and have a presence on many of our high streets. Whilst charity retail is therefore undoubtedly a growing sector, it tends to be of the “bricks and mortar” variety only - with few, if any, charity retailers taking advantage of the internet. Having identified that charities are ...
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Four reasons why a pop-up can benefit your business

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th June 2016
In the last couple of years, more and more brands and retailers have begun to realise the multiple benefits pop-up shops can bring. In fact, the pop-up industry is now valued at £2.3bn with over a third of new businesses predicted to start their life as a pop-up.   From helping young start-ups quickly test an idea and grow their business to giving big retailers the flexibility to cre...
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5 Retail Innovations to Dissuade Complacency

by: Startacus Admin ~ 9th March 2016
We have been shopping for hundreds of years. We’re fairly sure how it works. Yet even the retail industry in which we participate practically daily can be improved upon and be a platform for innovation. It just goes to show that all business is evolving, always. Here for example, are five retail innovations that show us that we should never rest on our laurels. i.Dummy... Creepy mannequins...
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