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Retail’s post-COVID-19 silver lining

While retailers start developing their reopening plans, Gekko’s Managing Director Daniel Todaro looks at the opportunities for the next generation of our high streets… The story has been consistently bleak across the board since we locked down back in March and for non-essential retail, the doors were firmly shut with …

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Securing future tech

As the number of connected devices continues to rapidly grow, we are looking at billions of tech products entering the market in the next few years. But what does this mean for user security, and how can retailers be confident in the security aspects of new tech they sell? Laura …

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Partner content: The rise of AI and specialty analytics in security applications

Jason Bonoan, Global Product Marketing Manager at Seagate Technology and Alan Ataev, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at AxxonSoft, outline how intelligent systems enhanced by AI and other specialty software can keep staff, employees, students and residents safe. Detecting high-risk scenarios before they escalate: This is one of the core …

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Changing realities: how the XR market is growing

Both the augmented reality and virtual reality markets are big business for tech companies. With potential application for both consumer and business use, the world of augmented, virtual and mixed reality, also known as XR, is constantly growing. Delving deeper into the VR sector, Research and Markets recently revealed that …

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The serious business of esports: How the market has grown and what it means for tech brands

Regardless of how much you or your business is directly involved in esports, the chances are you’ve heard the tech industry bang on about the growing sector for a fair few years now. Looking back just five years, PCR was covering the news that London was about to get a …

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Retail will need to adjust to the commercial realities of Covid-19

Gekko Field Marketing’s MD, Daniel Todaro, discusses whether the Coronavirus will present the opportunity to re-appraise the retail experience and increase communities’ appreciation of the high street. So here we are amidst the most bizarre of situations that no one in their lifetime has experienced. There’s never been a global …

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How retailers are making up for lost sales by boosting online offerings

The COVID-19 crisis has changed many aspects of our work and personal lives. While many businesses have been frantically trying to implement remote working strategies that will ensure their employees can continue to do their jobs, those working on the UK’s high streets have fallen into two main camps: Those …

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Partner Content: Seagate on why superfast state-of-the-art storage is essential for esports

Games and players are essential for a successful esports tournament. But every esports organiser knows that the industry cannot exist without fast and powerful storage solutions. That’s why ESL, the world’s largest esports company, has teamed up with Seagate as their official partner. The world of competitive esports is an …

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Gaming during lockdown is easing anxiety, finds new BullGuard survey

UK gamers are taking advantage of lockdown to up their game time, and by doing so, 49% say they are alleviating anxiety of the current situation. That’s according to BullGuard’s new survey. The cybersecurity company teamed up with system and gaming rig builder Chillblast to survey over 1,000 gamers about …

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UK tech sector sees steepest decline in business activity since 2009

In the opening quarter of 2020, the UK’s tech sector suffered its worst performance since 2009’s global financial crisis, according to KPMG’s quarterly survey of UK technology companies. The report shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a swift decline in non-essential spending. Business activity across the tech sector …

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