Future Of Retail 2019

Tech underpins the future of retail

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Chloé Vaughan

Electric vehicles, eco food packaging, drone deliveries and data collection are being integrated into the newest schemes by retail developers, according to speakers at the Future of Retail conference in Manchester.

DMDModular Ewelina Woźniak Szpakiewicz CEO

DMDModular accelerates overseas expansion

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Chloé Vaughan

The Polish company, currently delivering a 25-storey modular hotel for Marriott in New York City, has opened in the UK, is planning a US division and has won work in France.

KPMG Manchester Technology Centre

KPMG launches innovation hub in Manchester

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Chloé Vaughan

The tech arm of business advisory firm KPMG is to take 100 digital specialist staff to 12,000 sq ft at Manchester Science Partnership’s Manchester Technology Centre campus on Oxford Road.

Regus London Bridge

Regus parent plans US float

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Nicola Byrne

Large flexible office group IWG is in talks to list its US business to compete with rival WeWork, which filed its IPO plan this month.