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Gen Z’s New Shopping Habits May Kill Off Unprepared Brands

Mark Hook, Global Director of brand, communications and PR at Brightpearl  looks at the evolutionary spin-off of Gen Z and how to appeal to this growing market segment. For the past decade, brands have scrambled to serve millennials, the first Internet-obsessed generation that forced retailers to rethink their online-selling strategies. Now, …

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PCR November retail analysis: Shoppers Are Flocking to a New Digital ‘Hood. What Does This Mean For Retail?

Derek O’Carroll, CEO of Brightpearl explores a trend that every retail business needs to get on board with – and fast – because in the digital neighbourhoods of the future, people will ‘show up’ to online stores as an event; not only to browse and buy goods, but also to …

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PCR NOVEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW!!: Ecommerce and the future of digital payment

In PCR’s November issue, focusing on Ecommerce and the future of digital payment, we have some great industry insight starting with our retail analysis with Brightpearl’s CEO, Derek O’Carroll, exploring a trend that every retail business needs to get on board with – and fast – Digital neighbourhoods are forming …

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Brightpearl acquires Inventory Planner

Brightpearl has acquired Inventory Planner, a demand planning tool that enables e-commerce retailers to forecast inventory and optimise stock. Inventory Planner will continue as a separate division of Brightpearl, with planned investment from Brightpearl to evolve and enhance the brand and expand its business. The combination of Inventory Planner and …

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Study: Majority of high street retailers reject plans for mandatory Covid ‘Shopping Passports’

Majority of High Street retailers reject plans for mandatory Covid ‘Shopping Passports’, according to new survey * 58% of retailers reject idea of “Covid passports” for customers visiting shops * 80% of stores think mandatory vaccination passports would drive more people to shop online than in store * 79% claim …

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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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Sage and Brightpearl embark upon digital retail partnership

Cloud business management solutions provider, Sage is entering a new significant partnership with Digital Operations Platform, Brightpearl with an approximate £17 million ($23m)  investment into the business. Lee Perkins, Chief Operations Officer at Sage, said: “As retail businesses from across the globe recover from the impact of Covid-19, trading online …

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Brightpearl selected to power Shopify’s lineup of retail hardware

Brightpearl has been selected in help develop Shopify’s collectionof retail hardware. Shopify is now employing Brightpearl’s retailer-first digital operations platform to automate and support the fulfillment and distribution of new hardware to merchants who are starting or expanding to brick-and-mortar retail. This partnership will enable businesses to seamlessly buy Shopify’s …

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The risk of Christmas online shopping meltdown

Derek O’Carroll, CEO, Brightpearl discusses the impact lockdown could have on online shopping during the festive period – and why some families may not be getting their Christmas gifts on time.  The BRC is warning that “Retailers face a nightmare before Christmas” after the new lockdown news. With Black Friday and Christmas shoppers being effectively pushed online during the …

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New study reveals the top 10 technology investments online companies are planning for 2021

In-depth research conducted with the leaders of 500 of the UK’s most influential retailers has revealed what technologies will be at the forefront of retail strategies for the year ahead. The new study by Brightpearl set out to reveal what types of software retailers are set to invest in next year …

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