Oracle eCommerce Solution

Case Study

Euronics presents its new ecommerce portal by Reply

Euronics needs an efficient ecommerce platform integrated with the corporate and information functions. Through our experience and the contribution from our partner Oracle, Reply has developed an innovative solution providing quick, direct access to the ecommerce functionality while integrating seamlessly with third-party systems and external platforms.

Euronics

Responsive Design

Case Study

Reply relaunches Dr. Beckmann’s web portal

Dr. Beckmann wanted to strengthen its brand digitally and harmonise it internationally. Triplesense Reply provided Dr. Beckmann’s website with a more emotional look and feel while ensuring it can be viewed on all end devices – with the goal of increasing the number of visitors and also the sales volume of the online shop.

Responsive design

Case Study

The new Elena Mirò responsive site goes online

Elenamiro.com has been realised with a full-responsive approach to offer users the complete Elena Mirò image and services on any device, at home or on the go. The new site was designed by the Fashion&Luxury Team of Bitmama, Reply and Armando Testa joint venture, specialised in creative multichannel digital communication.

Mobile Payments

Best Practice

Embracing the Bitcoin: why mobile operators should prepare for the digital currency shift

This white paper outlines the opportunity at a high level for mobile operators to innovate new services, increase revenues and develop new business lines based on Bitcoin and other key Digital Currencies currently available.

Online Grocery Service

Video Reference

A new eCommerce channel for Iceland Foods

Portaltech Reply provided Iceland Foods with a full end-to-end service, including software licensing, implementation, customisation and ongoing management of the platform.

"We went live in seven months, on time and on budget in what was proven to be one of the most successful implementations of ecommerce for grocery in the UK".

Architecture Enablement

Video Reference

Reply helps John Lewis' IT move forward at pace

John Lewis relied on Reply to support them in identifying and implementing the new capabilities needed to support its growth strategy, following the newly defined roadmap and providing solution architecture support on the many subsequent IT projects.

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John Lewis

SYSTEM INTEGRATION

Best Practice

INTEGRATION IN RETAIL

Glue Reply helps Retail clients to introduce greater integration into their business operations and systems.

But why is integration such a hot topic and where do we need to start?

ecommerce

Case Study

Reply for Vorwerk Group

A new brand strategy in the large-scale design relaunch for all countries and product divisions were rolled out by Reply.

Various graphic, conceptional and technical improvements of the Magento shops and TYPO3 CMS were part of the implementation.

INTEGRATION EXCELLENCE

Best Practice

RETAIL IN THE HEART, TECHNOLOGY IN THE HEAD

Glue Reply is passionate about Retail and its solutions are driven by three simple principles: Keep it simple, drive value and execute well.

Three principles that are at the heart of Retail…

Mobile Website

Case Study

Reply makes BASF mobile

More and more visitors access the internet website of BASF via smartphones. On the BASF’s new mobile website m.basf.com, smartphone users should be able to access relevant information everywhere on the go in the days to come. Reply developed a field and design concept for the bilingual mobile company website advised BASF during the technical implementation.

Proximity Marketing

Best Practice

Be relevant to your customers

How can a brand or a retailer be relevant to their customers? How can they differentiate themselves and provide the consumer a better buying experience, at the right time and in the right place? How can a Retailer increase the median basket size of its customer?

Digital strategy

Case Study

A cross-media digital strategy for Kinder Bueno

The long-standing partnership between Kinder Bueno, a Ferrero Group brand, and Reply is still going strong. This time, Ferrero needed to communicate a change in the brand’s positioning from an ideal guilt-free snack for filling a “small gap”, with the slogan “bontà a cuor leggero” (carefree delight), into a real must-have that consumers will do anything for: “Buono da diventar cattivi” (so good it’ll turn you bad).

Mobile

Case Study

Customising Android to new levels: the creation of the Hudl tablet for Tesco

Reply has been working with Tesco as one of the key partners in the creation of the Hudl Tablet, which marks another significant step towards the retailer’s vision of the future – to be an outstanding international retailer in stores and online.

07.04.2014

News & Communication

Costco selects Reply and hybris to implement its new international ecommerce site

Reply and hybris software, an SAP company and the world’s fastest-growing commerce platform provider, today announced that they have developed and delivered Costco Wholesale Corporation’s new international ecommerce site, Costco.com.mx.

Gamification

Case Study

Smurfs Bluville Village for Kinder Sorpresa

Reply's creative and strategic consultancy has inspired Bluville, a play experience set in the village of the much-loved Smurfs. The game takes up the story from the film "The Smurfs 2" and extends it into an original story for the little ones to enjoy.

Brand Engagement

Case Study

It’s kick-off time, with Nivea Men and Bitmama

Nivea Men has relaunched its brand with an integrated digital campaign by Bitmama to maximise engagement through the new slogan “Every day begins with you”. Bitmama has used different social networks in an integrated approach to generate a potentially infinite ripple of engagement across the web.

03.04.2014 / Computerworld UK

Press Article

Costco uses UK e-commerce model to drive international sales

This article discusses Costco’s new Mexico wholesale website designed and developed by Reply.

Employees Collaboration

Case Study

Driving Adoption of Digital Collaboration Tools: The Coca-Cola Enterprises Project

With the support of Reply, Coca-Cola Enterprises has successfully communicated the benefits of its new digital collaboration tools.

26.03.2014

News & Communication

Survey reveals almost two thirds of retailers now operate four or more customer touch points

A recent retailer survey from eDigitalResearch and Portaltech Reply has revealed that channel integration is proving increasingly difficult as more and more retailers turn multichannel in an effort to engage with their customers.

29.04.2014 - 01.05.2014 / Birmingham

Event

Multimodal 2014

@logistics Reply attends Multimodal 2014, the UK and Ireland’s leading freight transport and logistics exhibition the UK, that will take place from April 29 to May 1 2014 at the NEC in Birmingham.

Multichannel Commerce

Research

The Challenges of Realising a True Multichannel Vision

Portaltech Reply and eDigitalResearch have once again undertaken this important piece of research to understand how the market has changed and what more needs to be done to help retailers better achieve their multichannel vision.

Product Manufacturing System

Best Practice

PMS. MES Project

PMS (Product Manufacturing System), a system that can be classified into the MES (Manufacturing Execution System) area, allows supervision, control and Management of manufacturing activities and field systems.

Case Study

A procurement hub for Basf from Reply Consulting

Reply Consulting has been engaged to support Basf Italy in designing the organizational and operating model of the Procurement Hub Italy. The project, that was divided into 3 phases - As-Is Assessment, To-Be Model Design and Definition of the Roadmap - allowed Basf to design and implement the Procurement Hub Italy in accordance with the Company’s Group guidelines.

26.03.2014 - 27.03.2014

Event

Internet Retailing Expo 2014

Portaltech Reply will take part in the Internet Retailing Expo 2014, that will be held in Birmingham on 26-27 March 2014.

Architecture

Case Study

Reply works with Sainsbury's to achieve the Holy Grail in Business Driven IT

Glue Reply has helped Sainsbury’s fully integrate its IT strategy with its business growth strategy. This is of huge significance, as it creates an ongoing process by which Sainsbury’s can make informed and accurate IT investment decisions that support and enable the company’s growth and future success.

Mixed Reality

Video

Augmented Reality for Daikin

Forge Reply's solution for Daikin is truly innovative and based on "Augmented Reality" - Daikin 3D

31.03.2014 - 01.04.2014 / Mannheim

Event

SAP-Forum for Trade

Xpress Reply will be part of the SAP-Forum for Trade. Multi- and omni-channel, smartphones as shopping assistants, Big Data or Social Media Analytics shape the future of trade and retail.

25.02.2014 - 27.02.2014

Event

LogiMAT 2014

Click Reply is exhibitor at the LogiMAT Fair in Stuttgart from February 25 to 27, 2014. Click Reply will show their Click Reply WMS (Warehouse Management System) V. 4.6 as well as the modules “Labor Management, Performance and Warehouse Billing“.

16.02.2014 - 20.02.2014

Event

EuroShop 2014

Xpress Reply and Syskoplan Reply will participate in the EuroShop 2014, the worldwide leading fair for retail trade. Being staged for the 18th time by Messe Düsseldorf together with the EHI Retail Institute, EuroShop will again be for the retail industry what it has been for years.

01.11.2013

Press Article

Big interview: Iceland eCommerce boss John Mackie

Essential Retail - This article discusses Iceland’s new eCommerce platform developed by Portaltech Reply.

Portaltech Reply

Best Practice

Changing trends in multichannel shopping and browsing preferences

Since 2010, eDigitalResearch and Portaltech Reply have been tracking the changes in multichannel shopping and browsing preferences since the growing emergence of smartphone devices. Results in this whitepaper refer specifically to the multichannel shopping and browsing preferences of smartphone owners unless otherwise stated.

Multi-Country ecommerce

Case Study

Costco strengthens the ecommerce platform worldwide

Reply turned Costco’s international eCommerce expansion plans into reality. Reply handled the entire ecommerce offering for Costco, with Mexico becoming the first market to use and test the blueprint ecommerce platform developed in the UK.

15.10.2013

News & Communication

Online and mobile channels continue to boom as smartphone owners become increasingly multichannel

The latest consumer study from eDigitalResearch and Portaltech Reply has found that weekly in store shopping levels have dropped considerably since 2010, as smartphone owners continue to turn to their mobile devices and online channels to shop and browse.

23.09.2013

Press Article

Bringing the Customer Conversation to life

Internet Retailing - Daren Ward, Partner at Glue Reply, examines seamless integration, mixed reality in store and how technology can move the intrusion line.

21.10.2013 - 22.10.2013

Event

Warehousing Futures 2013

@logistics Reply was present at Warehousing Futures 2013, the annual networking event for warehouse managers and owners, now in its 6th year. The event took place on 21 and 22 October 2013 at St Johns Hotel in Solihull, Birmingham.