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Aug 12, 2019

App engagement outperforms mobile web and desktop in Q2 on the Poq platform

With more people downloading apps than ever before in Q2 2019, shopping apps are playing a bigger role in both consumer shopping behaviour and retailer strategies.
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Jul 04, 2019

Tobi Founder & CEO, Kenneth Chan, recognized as Apparel Magazine 2019 Top Innovator

On June 30th, Kenneth Chan, Founder & CEO, Tobi, was recognized by Apparel Magazine as one of retail’s top innovators thanks to Tobi’s partnership with Poq.
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Jun 28, 2019

Poq wins Retail Systems Mobile Technology Vendor of the Year for the second time

London, 28th June. Today, Poq has announced that is has been crowned Mobile Technology Vendor of the Year at Retail Systems Awards 2019 following their previous win of the same title in 2017.
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Jun 25, 2019

Retail app specialists Poq, announce Eastern European expansion after partnering with Czech fashion brand, ZOOT

London, 25th June 2019 - Announced, Czech fashion e-tailer ZOOT, will be launching their first retail apps as part of an aggressive growth strategy.
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May 03, 2019

Driving revenue growth with a retail app | Tobi’s story

Jennifer Song, President of Tobi joined Joe Keenan on the Total Retail podcast to discuss the relaunch its app on the Poq platform.
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Apr 25, 2019

Weaving shopper’s delight into direct to consumer strategies

Retailers have to create delight not just through their products but through the overall shopping experience. This blog looks at the direct to consumer (D2C) trend through the lens of creating delight throughout the shopping experience and how native apps can be the perfect tool for delight generation.
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Apr 25, 2019

This month in the world of app commerce – April 2019

From predicting the behaviour of app users, to predicting the future of the tech we’ll be shopping on, we cover the latest news from the industry looking to impact the way we shop.
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Apr 24, 2019

Poq platform release: Atlas is here!

Our latest platform release, Atlas, will provide Poq clients with more app control, Apple Pay in web checkout, enhanced app experiences, and increased product storage flexibility.
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Apr 18, 2019

App popularity grows amongst consumers – Q1 2019 on the Poq platform

The first quarter of the year has come to an end and retail has reached a new milestone, see how app commerce on the Poq platform compares over Q1 2019.
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Apr 16, 2019

Bestselling author and thought leader, Martin Newman, announced as the keynote speaker for #AppCommerce 2019

Poq has today announced that industry thought leader, renowned multichannel player and bestselling author, Martin Newman, will be featured as a keynote speaker at its’ must-attend annual event, #AppCommerce 2019.
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Mar 27, 2019

Poq Co-Founder Mike Hann Named to 2019 Forbes Europe 30 Under 30 List

We are excited to announce that Mike Hann, company co-founder and president, has been named to the prestigious 2019 Forbes Europe 30 Under 30 list.
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Mar 25, 2019

Retail app revenue share overtakes desktop in latest Poq research

Latest research from app commerce company, Poq, examines customer behaviour in ecommerce and the transition to app as the preference for shopping experiences, especially in the peak trading and holiday season.
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Feb 01, 2019

International Fast Fashion Brand Tobi Relaunches Mobile App on Poq’s SaaS Platform in Eight Weeks

Poq announced today that the company partnered with international fast fashion retailer Tobi to relaunch their mobile app in eight weeks, four weeks ahead of schedule.
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Jan 31, 2019

Poq platform release: Nebula is here!

Our latest platform release, Nebula, brings in new features that will increase conversion, allow for more customisation, and improve the user experience. Nebula is one of many future releases which are the building blocks for Poq’s self-service and enablement capabilities.
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Jan 16, 2019

Bucking the trend | App commerce dominates retail’s “Golden Quarter”

Amidst reports that December was the worst Christmas for retail since 2008, it’s not all doom and gloom. Apps buck the trend. Across the Poq platform, the three month period from October to December proved to be a successful quarter for app commerce.
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Jan 11, 2019

It takes a team: Klarna, Poq and Stripe deliver payments makeover for Missguided

Three of the biggest names in digital payments have today announced a partnership to enhance Missguided’s UK app. The fast growth fashion retailer enlisted Klarna, Poq and Stripe to team up and share expertise and experience to create a tailored and seamless journey for app shoppers.
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Nov 27, 2018

Retail app usage at all time high over Cyber Weekend

Retail app usage has grown significantly over Cyber Weekend, shows data released by Poq today. Apps across the UK and US were analysed over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The data showed that mobile apps’ share of both mobile web revenue and desktop revenue had grown by over 3x in comparison to Black Friday 2016.
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Nov 16, 2018

Poq Ranks in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 for Second Year Running

Today, Poq has announced that it has been recognised by Deloitte as one of UK’s fastest growing technology companies for the second year running.
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Oct 15, 2018

Poq Expands Operations in U.S. and Launches Major Update to SaaS-based Native App Platform for Retail

After raising more than $21 million in funding, Poq increases investment in the U.S. market and rolls out key platform updates including iOS12 support and AI-powered Visual Search
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BlogNews
Oct 11, 2018

App commerce grows alongside mobile commerce – Q3 2018 on the Poq platform

Q3 has seen another successful month for clients on the Poq platform and with mobile commerce (mcommerce) predicted to overtake ecommerce this peak trading we’ve seen app commerce taking a larger slice of both the ecommerce and mcommerce pies.
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Oct 01, 2018

Poq platform release: Aurora is here!

Our latest platform release, Aurora, brings a range of new features that will increase self-service on the platform, provide easy internationalisation, and most importantly increase speed just in time for the peak trading season. However, we also ensure that our latest release includes improvements and updates to coincide with the release of iOS12.
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Sep 26, 2018

High street giants Oasis Fashion and Warehouse focus on customer engagement with app relaunch

Apps save Black Friday Apps’ contribution to online and mobile revenue doubled this Black Friday London, 29th November 2017. Mobile continues to break records this peak season. Last year saw […]
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BlogNews
Aug 02, 2018

Occasion-wear label Chi Chi London launch native retail app as part of global expansion plans

Just today, the brand launched native retail apps on iOS and Android as part of their global growth plans. The app which was built by Poq, a software-as-a-service platform, will make it quicker and easier for shoppers to purchase Chi Chi London products and engage with the brand.
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Jul 24, 2018

iOS 12 Release Part 2: Apple gives power to the users

We’ve had a sneak peek into what iOS 12 will be bringing and have examined the impact the new release will have on retailers. In this second half of our blog series we will be focusing on features that will put great power in the hands of iPhone users.
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Jul 19, 2018

iOS 12 Release Part 1: Apple focuses on performance and reliability

We’ve had a sneak peek into what iOS 12 will be bringing and have examined the impact the new release will have on retailers. In this first half of our blog series we will be focusing on the performance side of the update.
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Jul 10, 2018

App engagement drives spending – Q2 on the Poq platform

Q2 has been a successful quarter for the clients on the Poq platform, we’ve seen engagement driving app revenue. Building on the strong performance of last quarter our platform continued to break records we now see 2.5 million monthly active users on our platform.
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Jun 28, 2018

Key takeaways from #AppCommerce 2018

Key takeaways from our second annual #AppCommerce event featuring talks and discussions from innovative retailers and the industry's experts.
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Jun 05, 2018

Poq platform release: Polaris is here!

Our latest platform release includes: Visual Search - to optimise the shopping experience, streamlined data analytics, ensured GDPR compliance, and increased Platform security. Read on to find out more.
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May 02, 2018

App commerce company Poq closes £9.5 million Series B

App commerce company Poq announces the completion of a £9.5 million Series B funding round, led by Smedvig Capital and long-term investor Beringea. This round brings the total amount raised by Poq so far to £16.5 million.
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Apr 20, 2018

Apps engagement breaks records in Q1 on the Poq platform

App commerce has exploded over the last year seeing apps break records across the board. We look at how the apps have performed on our platform over Q1.
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Apr 16, 2018

Fragrance Direct forays into app commerce

Leading UK beauty retailer Fragrance Direct is one of the first in the beauty sector to foray into the app commerce space.
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Mar 14, 2018

App Growth & Revenue Report dispels the myths around app launch

The App Growth & Revenue Report dispels the myth that launching an app negatively impacts mobile website performance and in fact, shows growth.
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Mar 05, 2018

In The Style empowers growth with retail apps

In The Style has launched a brand new iOS shopping app on the Poq platform as the brand experiences a period of impressive growth.
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BlogNews
Feb 26, 2018

This month in the world of app commerce – February

This month we look at how the growth of mcommerce is booming and the influence of social media impacts the way we shop on mobile.
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Feb 15, 2018

App commerce peak trading report shows increasing impact of app channel on peak performance

App commerce peak trading report shows increasing impact of app channel on peak performance.
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Jan 30, 2018

This month in the world of app commerce – January

Now the chaos of the holiday season is over we can take a look at how the demand for app commerce is changing with this month’s industry insights.
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Dec 14, 2017

This month in the world of app commerce – December: Black Friday Digest

It was predicted that a large number of holiday shoppers would turn to mobile this peak trading season and they did so in record-breaking numbers.
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Dec 11, 2017

Poq Ranked Number 108 in Deloitte 2017 Technology Fast 500 EMEA

Poq announced it ranked 108 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA list 2017. Poq grew 1015 per cent during this period.
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Dec 08, 2017

Poq platform release: Familiarity breeds conversion!

Our final platform release of 2017 brings a range of new features that we are sure will excite ecommerce and marketing teams alike. Read on to find out more.
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Nov 29, 2017

Apps save Black Friday – 2017 Peak Trading Insights

Apps save Black Friday. Apps’ contribution to online and mobile revenue doubled this Black Friday and like-for-like revenue grew by 36% this Black Friday.
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