Analysis

Optimising Order Management for the Evolving Retail Landscape

Rob Shaw, MD EMEA at Fluent Commerce argues that to foster memorable and profitable shopping experiences in the ‘post-Covid’ era, retailers should consider implementing certain strategies for intelligent, flexible order fulfillment In the past 12 months, the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant national lockdowns have prompted a seismic shift in the …

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ESET Research uncovers Janeleiro, a new banking trojan attacking corporate users in Brazil  

ESET Research has uncovered a new banking trojan that has been targeting corporate users in Brazil since at least 2019 across many sectors, including engineering, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, finance, transportation, and governmental institutions. ESET dubbed the new threat Janeleiro. It attempts to deceive its victims with pop-up windows designed to …

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Ride the remote revolution to future-proof your business says Lenovo

One year after the global remote work revolution, the shift to work from home (WFH) and work from anywhere (WFA) is already resulting in profound effects on businesses’ digital transformation as well as data security concerns. According to Lenovo’s new Future of Work and Digital Transformation study, a vast majority …

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Number of APT groups exploiting the latest Exchange vulnerabilities grows, with thousands of email servers under siege, ESET discovers  

ESET  Research has discovered that more than ten different advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are exploiting the recent Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities to compromise email servers. ESET has identified more than 5,000 email servers that have been affected by malicious activity related to the incident. The servers belong to organisations – …

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Partner ecosystem is at the heart of eCommerce evolution  

Alison Williams, Business Development Director at Amplience talks to PCR about its partner networks and the importance of streamlining your ecommerce platform at a time when retailers can really make a difference.  The past year has been both a blessing and a curse for eCommerce. Retailers and brands have had …

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E-commerce explosion opens cyber attack floodgates

According to the Global Information Security Survey by Ernst and Young, customer information is the most valuable type of data for most attackers. The threat to cybersecurity and privacy is increasing: about 6 in 10 organisations (59%) have faced a significant incident in the past 12 months, and 48% of …

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The virtual shopping assistant

Engaging with the audience or knowing your customer is a top priority for any sales environment and both in-store and online shopping experiences are no exception. Just as advertising is designed to subliminally appeal to the target market, shoppers should feel that they are being guided through the shopping experience …

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PCR March issue how to get involved: Esports special

The March 21 issue of PCR, which hits desks at the beginning of March, will focus on the evolving Esports industry. We will be covering: Current state: esports market The importance of gaming security Here’s how to get involved:  We are looking for opinions, Q&A’s and analysis around the sector …

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Why Covid could save the local high street

Mark Hook, Global PR Director, Brightpearl considers the long-term impact of Covid-19 on the retail industry.  The pandemic has placed a huge strain on British retailers.  There’s no doubt it is creating dramatic changes in how and where we shop, and its likely we’ll new trends over the next year …

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Luxury goods market hit by pandemic as shoppers refrain from frivolous spending

Just 6% of British shoppers are planning to buy business suits in 2021, according to a new Brightpearl survey on how Covid will impact on spending. The survey points to a crisis in the luxury sector with a major switch away from ‘frivolous’ spending. Just 8% of shoppers had made …

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