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With the easing of lockdown restrictions comes the new responsibility of collecting customers’ data to assist with the NHS test and trace effort. The UK government is asking businesses to collect customer information so that should there be a reported case of Coronavirus amongst visitors, others can be notified, tested, and monitored if needs be. …

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced on Monday 25th May that non-essential retailers will be allowed to reopen their doors on 15th June and urged shoppers to go out and spend to help revive the British economy. It’s great news for all of us as a sense of normality starts to return and on…

Social distancing is likely here to stay, and although it presents a lot of challenges, it is something businesses will have to adapt to in order to continue operating. Ultimately, successful social distancing within a venue or other public space comes down to volume control.  We’ve seen many venues – supermarkets and small highstreet retailers…

Purple has been working very closely with Greater London Authority during the United Kingdom’s lockdown phase and will continue to do so as restrictions across the UK begin to ease over the coming month.   Greater London Authority are a strategic regional authority, with powers over transport, policing, economic development, and fire and emergency planning.  Measuring…

Check out our live data here Purple have WiFi live in over 50,000 venues ranging from a cafe through department stores, airports, stadiums and entire cities across 128 countries. We have 160M authenticated users of more than 600M unique users that are anonymous. The data we analyze spans nearly 20 Billion visits. Due to the…

Purple has billions of presence footfall data, 155 million users in over 185 countries and their expert data scientist team has constructed visual models of the impact that Coronavirus has had on footfall across European industries.  Due to the pandemic, Purple have decided to make their data available to all who wish to see, enabling…

Although COVID-19 has affected the majority of the globe, the one thing seen during the current Coronavirus outbreak is the speed at which we can adapt to situations when technology is used productively. Through the use of communities and technologies, it seems that nations and cities all over the world are coming together and helping…

Customer reviews are imperative to business success. In fact, research from TripAdvisor shows that two out of every three people won’t even consider making a purchase until they have read at least one review from a trusted source such as TripAdvisor or Trust Pilot.  Only one in ten satisfied customers will leave feedback according to…

Patterson joins tech firm as non-exec Director Acquisition of Mr Patterson is major coup for fast-growth enterprise Purple develop innovative WiFi platforms and analytics

Purple WiFi is excited to announce the former Chief Executive of BT, Gavin Patterson, will be joining the company as a non-exec Director in an exciting time of growth for the company. Patterson has enjoyed an illustrious career including President of the Advertising Association and non-executive director at British Airways and joins Purple at a…

We want to make it as easy as possible for customers to drive success through the Purple platform. With this in mind, we have decided to introduce a complete managed service offering as part of our existing professional services. Introducing Purple’s managed service Purple’s managed service is a new offering dedicated to supporting customers whatever…

Purple is pleased to announce an exciting multi-year partnership with BT. British Telecom will now be able to provide its retail store customers with the ability to gain customer insights, just as they would online. The partnership will see the incorporation of Purples advanced customer engagement capabilities within BT Wi-Fi services early next year, this…

Fast-growth data analytics firm Purple WiFi has acquired US wayfinding business LogicJunction. In the deal announced today, Manchester-headquartered Purple confirmed the takeover of Ohio-based LogicJunction, with the combined businesses operating under the Purple brand. The acquisition is a majority stock deal, with the existing management team and employee base joining the Purple team. Purple offers…

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