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Category: Technology

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…

Why brick and mortor store are key to world domination

You may have noticed we’ve been talking a lot about the ‘customer algorithm’ recently. It’s a term that we have coined off the back of Alibaba’s ‘new retail’ strategy – one that aims to merge the online and offline worlds of data capture. It’s all about combining data from multiple sources, to really get to…

On May 29th, 2017 the European Parliament, the Council, and the Commission reached a political agreement to provide free WiFi connectivity for citizens and visitors in the European Union. The WiFi4EU scheme will be delivered through simple and non-bureaucratic procedures including online applications, payments by vouchers (each worth 15,000 Euros) and light-touch monitoring requirements. The…

Register your 1:1 with Purple at HITEC Amsterdam 2018

Are you attending this years HITEC event in Amsterdam? If so, make sure you book in some time to visit stand 176. Purple will be on hand over the course of the three day conference to talk you through how you can increase customer retention by 24%. Intrigued? You should be. Here’s a brief overview….

The Mexican food chain, Mad Mex, wanted to take their service to the next level through offering exceptional and secure guest WiFi to enhance the customer experience, whilst also collecting valuable demographic data to support marketing campaigns and personalize communications. In November 2016, WiFi analytics was successfully installed across approximately 50 Ubiquiti access points in…

Following the success of last year’s event, Purple once again put students across Greater Manchester to the test at the 2018 Tameside Hack. The two-day event, run by Tameside Council and Tameside College, gives young people aged 12-18 the chance to get competitive with their coding, digital and creative skills. Local companies including Purple, Avecto,…

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…

We are pleased to announce that our WiFi analytics solution is now fully integrated with MailChimp; the world’s largest email marketing automation platform. The integration will allow marketing teams to quickly and easily create new mailing lists and deliver personalized communications to customers, increasing customer satisfaction and revenue. Through integrating with MailChimp, we are removing…

Purple Rain WiFi umbrella

10,000 people considered a WiFi enabled umbrella you couldn’t use in the rain just to stay connected to WiFi. Purple Rain was a phantom product introduced by the global leader of WiFi analytics, Purple, as part of a Black Friday experiment last November. The not really patented Connected Canopy – or “Connopy” technology as it…

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…

In June last year we unveiled Logic Flow, a game-changing feature that allows marketing teams to offer personalised customer engagement, resulting in enhanced business efficiency, customer satisfaction and increased revenue. We are now very pleased to announce that we have enabled Webhooks in Logic Flow, which will take the possibilities of customer engagement to a…

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…

Marketing trends 2018

In 2018, marketing and technology will be inseparable. We have reached the point in digital strategies and marketing tactics where actioning data, personalization and understanding the consumer is what will result in growth and loyalty. Teams step back and reflect on the past year’s performance, what worked well and how to improve on the campaigns…

GDPR compliant

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has quickly become a topical subject as the May 2018 deadline draws nearer. GDPR is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy, and is sure to reshape the way organisations approach data privacy. As worldwide pressure continues…

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