Sodexo, Motivcom, The Market Creative, NewVoiceMedia, P&MM, AYMTM, Allsave, Filmology, Fotorama, Protravel, The Voucher Shop
Sodexo, a leading provider of Employee Benefits and Rewards services, is pleased to announce that, following a public offer published on 12th September 2014, it has successfully acquired Motivcom plc, current leading company in Incentive and Recognition and Employee Benefits and parent company of P&MM, AYMTM, Allsave, Filmology, Fotorama, Protravel, The Voucher Shop and TreatMe.
The acquisition allows Sodexo to offer a more comprehensive and global proposition to companies of all sizes, delivering greater value and providing a more strategic relationship and stronger partnerships with its clients. This enables the company to further work towards its vision of becoming the market leader in Quality of Life Services.
Incentive and Recognition is a significant growth engine and a major part of Sodexo’s strategic direction and ambition. Today’s employers increasingly want Incentive & Recognition services that can be connected easily and seamlessly across many different departments, so it is critical that Sodexo can meet this demand by providing a broad spectrum of services that include Recognition, Employee Benefits, Sales Promotions and Incentive programmes – all of which have been designed to improve the engagement, retention and motivation of employees and customers on a global scale.
The Market Creative is launching a suite of products that will take marketers away from their desks to experience the latest shopping trends and drive strategies for business growth.
‘Retail Inspired Innovation’ is aimed at retailers and brands looking for ideas for innovation - from new product development to reshaping retail environments - so they can make a game-changing shift in the market.
Both ‘off-the-shelf’ and personalised tours and workshops are available, enabling a quick appreciation of the latest trends and insights to inspire effective new strategies and ideas for innovation.
Six curated Inspiration Tours have been developed as pre-prepared packages, taking marketers out and about to experience the latest trends in the world of shopping – through the eyes of the shopper. They encompass the Northwest Tour, Flagship Tour, Boutique Tour, Experience Tour, Digital Tour and Personalisation Tour.
There are two workshop opportunities available. The Insight Workshop explores the strategies behind the trends experienced on an inspiration tour as well as wider global shopping techniques. The Innovation Workshop applies relevant and global retail trends to a client’s brand, formulating new ideas for business growth.
The Market Creative has launched a website to support the new offering at themarketretail.co.uk.
NewVoiceMedia a leading provider of cloud contact centre technology, announced today that it has reached the final in the Internet of Things Awards (IoTAs). Organised by Total Telecom, the IoTAs were established to recognise innovation and excellence within the Internet of Things ecosystem.
NewVoiceMedia's cloud customer contact platform connects organisations with their customers worldwide, enabling them to deliver a personalised and unique customer experience and drive a more effective sales and marketing team. Now serving more than 300 customers in 116 countries, NewVoiceMedia is outpacing the cloud contact centre market fivefold and has doubled its number of staff over the last year to meet increased demand for its technology.
Jonathan Gale, CEO of NewVoiceMedia, comments, "We’re delighted that our ContactWorld technology has been recognised by IoTA’s expert panel. We pride ourselves on the hard work, dedication and innovation involved in developing our market-leading cloud contact centre solutions, as they are revolutionising the customer experience. We look forward to hearing what the judges have to say".