Happy birthday Twitter, 13 years old today
We’re big fans of Twitter and are busy tapping into it to build an amazing community of retail tech enthusiasts. As Jack Dorsey’s company officially hits its teens, we bring you the RTIH articles that are currently generating the most clicks, shares and comments on the social network.
1.) ThirdEye closes £2 million funding round
European VC firm Octopus Ventures and retail and consumer sector investor, True, have participated in a £2 million funding round for ThirdEye, an AI-driven security platform for retailers. Original seed investor Episode 1 Ventures also took part in the round.
2.) Five retail tech startups to watch in 2019
From cryptocurrencies to frictionless checkout solutions, the following startups should be on your radar this year.
3.) Male customers need investment too, Martin Newman
There’s still huge amounts of progress to be made in the way retailers engage with customer service for menswear, according to Martin Newman.
4.) Citrus helps grocery retailers rival Amazon ad business
Australian startup Citrus is eyeing “a lot more market penetration across Europe and US markets” following a tie up with Ocado.
5.) A.S. Watson, ModiFace start #ColourMe service roll-out
L’Oréal’s AI and AR offshoot ModiFace and A.S. Watson Group have launched a virtual makeup try-on offering called #ColourMe.