John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017

John Lewis Partnership announces five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017   Selected startups include a smart grocery shopping app, a new addressing system and a software which uses artificial intelligence to predict footfall   Finalists will have access to investment of up to £100,000 and 12 weeks’ mentoring Female-led startups set to be strongly […]

Waitrose joins John Lewis Partnership’s global start-up accelerator programme

JLAB fast-tracks growth of start-ups in the retail space Start-ups to be embedded in John Lewis and Waitrose across 12 week programme Finalists will have access to a microfund of up to £200,000 Applications open 28 Mar, enter for free at www.jlab.co.uk London, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — The John Lewis Partnership has opened […]

John Lewis to open new Tech Hub in Birmingham

The retailer is set to invest in Tech Hub outside London, creating highly-skilled digital jobs  LONDON, 2016-Mar-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis has today announced it is setting up a new IT and digital operation in Birmingham, the first of its kind for the retailer. The new Tech Hub, set to open this September […]

John Lewis announces micro-location technology company Localz as the winner of JLAB

Micro-location technology company wins £100,000 investment from John Lewis’s first ever startup incubator LONDON, 2014-9-30— /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis today announces Localz, a startup business specialising in micro-location technology, as the winner of JLAB, the retailer’s first ever technology business incubator. After 12 weeks of shaping and honing its solution within JLAB, Localz […]