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How to increase app downloads with WiFi analytics

Congratulations! You’ve built a mobile app. You truly love your apps icon, and design, and it works flawlessly on all the devices which you tested it on. There’s only one problem: your app is not being downloaded.   If this is the case, then you’re encountering the same problem that many companies encounter after their…

We are pleased to announce that Purple have been shortlisted for the International Company of the Year Award (up to £10m turnover) at this year’s Insider North West International Trade Awards. With the UK economy struggling and the government focusing on an export-led recovery, finding new markets overseas can be the critical factor between success…

Black-friday closing the gap between online and offline data

Are you capturing customer data from your physical spaces? If not, you could be missing a trick. With the rise of online sales and convenience buying, offline seems to have taken a back seat, with businesses now focusing solely on collecting customer data from the online space. The problem… …offline still accounts for a huge…

Tech Track 100 2018 Purple

The finalists for The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 have been released, and we are excited to announce Purple have been awarded 28th place. The Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years. It is compiled by Fast Track and published…

Airport digitization - has the passenger experience improved enough?

Passengers have been embracing technology for years, relying on their smartphones, tablets and other devices to stay informed and up-to-date when traveling. Many airports have bought in too, investing heavily over the past few years in self-service technology that keeps passengers informed, creates more efficient passenger journeys and improves the overall airport experience. Recently, it…

Purple support Chorley's Inspire Youth Zones Project

Purple, leading WiFi analytics provider, is supporting Chorley’s Inspire Youth Zones project by donating a guest WiFi network and analytics platform for the new Youth Zone site. The Youth Zone, which is located on Chapel Street, offers a safe and inspiring environment for young people, aged 8 – 19, or up to 25 for those…

How our end users have absolute control over their data

End users of WiFi should have control over the data they are willing to share with companies. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into full force on 25th May this year, the biggest revision to data privacy and security in 20 years by the European Union parliament, but there is no reason end users…

Revolution Bars Group have commissioned CRM provider, Airship, and WiFi analytics provider, Purple, to deliver a new welcome journey for their first-time visitors to increase customer retention. Purple and Airship have implemented a solution that enables Revolution Bars Group to collect key demographic data on their customers and drive engagement through a hyper-personalized experience. Purple’s…

Alibaba founder, Jack Ma, used the term ‘new retail’ in 2016 to describe a future that would blend online, offline, logistics and data across a single value chain. The strategy aims to establish the business as a consumption solution provider, leveraging big data to enhance consumers’ shopping experiences. And we haven’t had to wait long…

Purple has formed a technology partnership with NLT Networks, leading providers of IT business solutions and consultancy, to provide businesses with in-depth data around their customers and physical spaces. NLT Networks work with a number of high profile partners including, Fortinet, Ruckus, Cisco, Meraki, HPe, Aruba and more, and they have an impressive customer base…

Amazon Purple data

A consumer’s journey to making a purchase happens in minutes, therefore why wouldn’t brands create an experience for your customers that reacts with their behaviour and interests – in minutes. Technologies, machine learning and automation are changing the shape of marketing and how businesses understand and engage with their customers. We walk around with mobiles…

Purple, global leaders in guest WiFi analytics, are moving to TechSpace, a vibrant and creative shared office space located in one of Austin’s premier locations, 98 San Jacinto Center. The new space will allow Purple to execute plans to build on the existing team to meet a continued increase in market demand. The move comes…

McDonald's

Hamburger giant, McDonald’s, has begun its next course of digital transformation having rolled out WiFi analytics across its sites in Belgium as part of a three-year contract with Purple, Cisco Meraki and Socialspot. McDonald’s Belgium is using intelligent, hyper-targeted marketing features in the Purple platform to deliver radically new digital strategies in personalized communication, promotions…

You know that box that you switch off and back on again when your WiFi starts playing up at home… well that’s not an AP, that’s a router. An AP, otherwise known as an access point, connects to that box allowing you to extend the range of your WiFi to a particular location. Let’s imagine…

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