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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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Survey reveals devastating impact a second round of COVID-19 would have on businesses

More than half of UK retailers have made NO preparations for a second wave of Covid-19, according to a new Brightpearl survey. Only 56% of retailers said their business could survive the devastating impact of a second wave in the autumn or winter with widespread lockdowns returning. A fifth of …

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Conquering customer feedback: How to impress shoppers and diffuse negative comments

We’re all familiar with the saying “there’s no such thing as bad publicity”. While the idea that, whether positive or negative, no publicity can do harm might ring true in certain industries or with certain brands, when it comes to the retail channel, having consumers on-side is essential. However, in …

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UK shoppers trust retailers with more than 30 positive online reviews

Almost a third of British shoppers have left a negative review online, with nearly seven in 10 having done so in the last year, according to a new report from Brightpearl. The survey, which spoke to 2,000 Brits, found that 76% of those surveyed will also share a negative retail …

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