What we’ve been up to


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RNF shortlisted for Retail and eCommerce Innovator of the Year

 February 19, 2018
In recognition of the innovative work RNF have been doing with their wholesale partners over the past year, we have been shortlisted at the 2018 Techies Awards, which take place on 22nd February in London. In their third year, the Techies are dedicated to recognising all that is great about the UK technology sector and awards go to companies that can demonstrate entrepreneurship, innovation and disruption in the UK technology sector. read more

RNF supporting local homeless project

 December 21, 2017
RNF have donated 100 meals to a local project that provides food to the homeless in Warwickshire over the Christmas period. The project was started in 2016 by a group of likeminded people who were increasingly concerned about the number of homeless people in the Warwick district. A small number of collection tins were distributed to The Larder In Leamington Spa and The Old Fourpenny Shop in Warwick to raise money. read more

Mummy Social joins up with RNF to relaunch support app

 December 6, 2017
Mummy Social the social network that supports women through the rollercoaster of being a mum has partnered with RNF to completely relaunch their app and website. Mummy Social was founded by Josie Barron in January 2015. Having herself experienced loneliness as a new mum and appreciating how hard it can be to make new friends, Josie set about creating an online solution to the isolation so many mums face. read more

RNF and Abra launch the industry’s first mobile ‘Black Friday’ event

 November 21, 2017
Following its successful virtual trade event last month, Abra Wholesale and RNF have partnered once more to organise the industry’s first mobile-only ‘Black Friday’ event.   The trade event will run on Friday 24 November, exclusively through Abra’s ordering app, powered by RNF’s bespoke wholesale customer engagement platform BEAM. read more

Thames Cash & Carry launches mobile ordering app

 November 13, 2017
The app, which has been developed by RNF as part of its partnership with Sanderson, allows retailers to place orders from their smartphone and is fully integrated with Thames Cash & Carry’s website, meaning customers can begin orders on the website and finish it on the app, or vice versa, providing a seamless digital ordering experience. read more

RNF and Abra hold industry’s first ever Virtual Trade Event

RNF and Abra hold industry’s first ever Virtual Trade Event

 October 19, 2017
RNF and Abra held the industry’s very first Virtual Trade Event yesterday run exclusively through the Abra ordering app and RNF’s bespoke wholesale customer engagement platform BEAM. The campaign set out to take advantage of the growth of online purchasing by business customers. Abra wanted to test a way to engage with their customers remotely and drive increased use of their app. A mix of SMS, push notifications and advertising read more

JW Filshill App a big hit with customers

 September 6, 2017
Multi award-winning wholesaler JW Filshill are the first Sanderson customer to take advantage of the ordering app built by RNF as part of the RNF/Sanderson partnership we announced earlier this year. read more

RNF Digital embarks on £100,000 development programme

 September 6, 2017
RNF Digital Innovation is launching a £100,000 research and development programme to introduce new features to its customer engagement platform (CEP) BEAM, supported by a £70,000 grant from Innovate UK. read more

RNF to share mobile insights at IGD Wholesaling 2017

 September 5, 2017
The Chief Technical Officer of the company behind the Bestway, Blakemore, Abra and Filshill wholesale apps will share insights into how mobile apps are revolutionising the industry during IDG Wholesaling 2017. read more

RNF Digital secures £250k to develop BEAM platform

 August 8, 2017
RNF Digital Innovation has secured investment from former Goldman Sachs Global Head of Sales, Strats & Structuring Guy Saidenberg to develop its award-winning customer engagement platform BEAM. The £250,000 investment will see RNF add new functionality to the platform, which allows businesses to learn more about their customers and deliver digital content through mobile apps in a highly targeted and contextualised manner. read more



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