FP news roundup: Forbes, TechRadar Pro, Twickets & Domino’s

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Posted by George Gabriel on 27 Mar, 2015

Twickets on the front cover of Music Week

It’s been a fantastic few months for Twickets, the project first set up by Future Platforms owner Richard Davies on Twitter. The service, which lets users buy and sell event tickets at face value or less, has won the support of a number of high-profile music executives. Richard and other Twickets investors, including Chrysalis founder Chris Wright and Crystal Palace Co-Chairman Steve Parish, were featured on the front cover of Music Week. You can read the cover article here or visit the Twickets website to find out more about the service.

1 in 8 of the UK population now own a Domino’s Pizza app, 70% of sales through digital

Our clients Domino’s Pizza UK announced their 2014 sales figures last month, and revealed that roughly 8.2m people have now downloaded their app – with 5m of those coming last year. Profits rose from £21.6m to £53.8m, the company delivered 75m pizzas, and 70% of sales are now taken through digital channels. Company sales rose 10% to £294.3m, and the country ate its way through 693m slices of pepperoni. Read more here or find out more about what we do for Domino’s Pizza.

Managing Director Adam Croxen featured in Forbes, TechRadar Pro and Wearable Tech

Managing Director Adam Croxen has been talking to TechRadar Pro about the web versus the internet, and gave comments on how Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon (GAFA) now run the majority of the internet. He also talked about how we’re moving to a digital world where browsing is declining, and where content is tailored and delivered at the most opportune moments. Read the full article here.

Adam also recently authored a guest blog for WearableTech, a site dedicated to providing news, analysis and opinion on the industry. He spoke about the implications such tech might have for the health industry, and how it might be used in the future. Read more.

More recently, Adam lent his insight to a Forbes mini-study on the Apple Watch. 34 business owners and entrepreneurs were asked if they would buy an Apple Watch, and if so why. Find what Adam had to say here.

We’ve also got a recent blog post on our website about wearable technology in the healthcare industry, which you can read here.

Premier League Away Days featured in Marketing Magazine

Our Premier League Away Days app was recently featured in Marketing Magazine, with Premier League Head of Supporter Services, Cathy Long, speaking about how the brand is using digital to supplement its physical experience. Cathy offers some great insight into our working approach, highlighting that it was about “producing a solution to a problem through technology, rather than just producing an app.” Read the full article here, or find out what we do for the Premier League.

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