Here’s what happened in the retail technology space during June — Retail Technology Innovation Hub

Nick Beighton, the former Asos Chief Executive, returned to the online fashion sector to take on the role of Chairman at Secret Sales, which helps premium brands sell surplus stock.

Deliveroo launched a new advertising platform, Deliveroo Media and E-commerce.

The rapid delivery firm is working on this offering with Criteo who are supplying the advertising technology and media sales services. 

Brands will be able to advertise to Deliveroo customers with relevant offers across its app, on the company’s website and as part of social media, email and push notification campaigns.

Walmart entered into an agreement to acquire augmented reality tech company, Memomi.

Since 2019, Memomi has enabled digital measurements for Walmart and Sam’s Optical customers, across more than 2,800 Walmart Vision Centres and 550 Sam’s  Clubs, and also powers the optical e-commerce experience on

Shoptalk Europe 2022 took place in London this month.

Keynote speakers included Elodie Perthuisot, Chief E Commerce, Digital Transformation and Data Officer & EXCOM member at Carrefour.

Perthuisot revealed her vision on the future of grocery and the technologies, tactics and strategies that she believes are needed to win in the long-term. 

In a LinkedIn post, she said: “London is indeed a great place to be at the moment.”

“Today, I attended Shoptalk Europe 2022. It is striking to visit the booths, to meet the startups and the tech companies there, and to see how much technology is changing the way we do retail, on every part of our value chain.”

She added: “In my keynote, I explained what we in Carrefour are looking for in our digital transformation: no tech for the sake of tech, but tech that gives us solutions to improve our business.”

“Key examples are tools for our associates and store managers, that give them access to relevant data, information and mobile solutions without leaving the store’s floor.”

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