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May 2016: ACE Awards Triumph

Now in its 65th year, the ACE Press Awards represent the highest accolade in British publishing and circulation. We are delighted to announce that i-movo has been recognised as ‘Service Provider of the Year’ at this year’s ACE Awards for our work with the Financial Times, migrating existing subscribers from a paper based scheme to ‘secure digital vouchers’. […]

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May 2016: Digital Fingerprints to Physical Footprints

i-movo CEO David Tymm was invited to contribute an article to Promotional Marketing, centering on the relationship between a consumer’s digital fingerprint and their physical footprint. ‘Closing the loop’ between these two touchpoints is the key to unlock value from a brand’s online investments, changing the shopper behaviour from a digital interaction to an in-store transaction. The […]

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May 2016: SPAR & i-movo win at the Engagement & Loyalty Awards

At the Engagement & Loyalty Awards on May 19, SPAR and i-movo triumphed, winning the award for ‘Best Use of Mobile in Engagement and Loyalty’. In the two years since its inception, Shop&Win has won 10 industry awards and with good reason: with redemption rates reaching 58% and average basket spend increasing by 65%, Shop&Win is as effective as it is innovative, using […]

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May 2016: Australia Patent

The latest Patent Office to recognise i-movo’s inventive adaptation of Industry Standard card payment methods for issue and redemption of ‘secure digital vouchers’ is Australia. This follows grants of patents in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, South Africa and the USA for the same design and process. The granting of a patent is not, in […]

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March 2016: Bitcoin

As the Bank of England and the Chancellor add their voices to the debate, 2016 appears to be the year that ‘blockchain’ or ‘distributed ledger’ currencies become, well, common currency. Bitcoin has the highest profile, gaining a certain notoriety given the enthusiasm of criminal elements for hoarding ill-gotten gains anonymously, beyond the reach of governments, banks and […]

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March 2016: Newspaper Publisher & Retailer Summit

Pre-paid newspaper subscription schemes drive over £500 million of annual sales for the UK’s major multiple retailers. Together with epay, we are holding a Newspaper Publisher & Retailer Summit on April 14th. Three major publishers will detail how they have used i-movo to increase retention and improve acquisition while removing inefficiencies associated with paper vouchers. 85% of […]

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March 2016: The Sugar Tax

Setting aside politics and the incompatible objectives of raising tax revenue while reducing consumption of sugary drinks, the Sugar Tax is scheduled to be introduced in 2018.   Affected brand owners will most likely re-formulate products to avoid the levy and retain competitive pricing, or will encourage consumers to try low-sugar alternatives. To do neither will almost […]

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November 2015: The Retail System Awards 2015

On 15 October, SPAR & i-movo attended The Retail Systems Awards where we had been shortlisted for our joint work on their ‘Shop&Win‘ campaigns. The evening did not disappoint, with us winning Loyalty Programme of the Year. As the final awards ceremony of 2015 we were delighted that these excellent campaigns have receive yet more industry recognition. In total, SPAR Shop&Win has won a no less than nine awards this year, a […]

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November 2015: Local Authorities & i-movo

Since April 2013 PayPoint have enabled Local Authorities to make emergency payments to vulnerable UK citizens. These take the form of a barcoded voucher, issued immediately and redeemed for cash or energy credit at any of PayPoint’s 28,000 retailers. The advantage to the Local Authority is considerable savings over issuing cheques, and for the citizen, immediate access […]

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September 2015: The IPM COGS Awards 2015

The Institute Of Promotional Marketing’s annual ‘COGS’ Award’s focuses on the role service providers have played in activating marketing campaigns over the previous year.   We are delighted that SPAR’s ‘Shop&Win’ campaign, for which i-movo provided the voucher services, was honoured with Gold Award for ‘Best use of Mobile’ and Bronze Award in the ‘Best Use of […]

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