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Brother UK launches label printers for resellers to tap into e-retail growth

Business technology solutions provider Brother UK has launched two new label printers to help resellers support retail businesses in improving efficiency and productivity, as ecommerce demand grows. According to Key Market Insights, the online channel is expected to grow to 18.5 per cent of total retail spend by 2022, and …

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‘Basket anxiety’ driving shoppers offline

Almost three quarters of British shoppers have abandoned their shopping baskets over security concerns or tedious payment processing, a new study has found.  According to new research from Visa, ‘basket anxiety’ is sweeping the nation, with 72 per cent of 1,000 Brits saying that they have deserted their prospective purchase. …

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Amazon backs Brexit Britain

In spite of the ongoing concerns and uncertainties surrounding Brexit, Amazon has reinforced its commitment to the UK with the announcement that it is to hire 5,000 additional staff across the country this year, bringing total UK staff to 24,000. As a part of the news, the ubiquitous online retailer said …

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Google slapped with record fine over online shopping service

Google has been fined a record €2.42 billion (£2.1 billion) after being caught abusing its power and promoting its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results. This is the largest penalty of its kind against a company accused of distorting the market and orders that Google end …

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Amazon’s ‘drone dock’ tower looks terrifying, but it’s the future

Late last week it emerged that Amazon had applied for a patent and the whole thing looked like something of a dystopian nightmare.  The application in question comes as a follow-up to the online retail juggernaut’s ‘Prime Air’ initiative. (That is the system of drone deliveries that are currently being …

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Breaking into the market – interview with i-tec CEO Franz Kubaschek

PCR speaks to i-tec CEO Franz Kubaschek about the company’s decision to expand into the UK, its history of enhancing productivity and connectivity through its product portfolio and where the firm is heading next. Tell us a bit about the history of i-tec and its story. Our company was established …

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Amazon expands into B2B market

Amazon on Tuesday launched a new service targetting businesses in a move that will see the online retailer offer a marketplace that stocks everything from stationery to industrial machinery.  Amazon Business isn’t just a copy of its consumer site with a different stocklist though. The website offers a wider range …

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Amazon investigating VR and AR homeware stores

While virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) have already shown themselves to have viability in gaming, in terms of non-gaming applications there hasn’t really been much to show the tech off. However, according to a new report, Amazon apparently is coming up with a solution.  The company already has …

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Amazon launches Prime Now with Alexa

Back in 2015, Amazon brought its Prime Now service (you know, that service where you can order whatever and have it rock up to your front door in an hour) to the UK, and a year later it unleashed the force of nature that is the Amazon Echo and Alexa …

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Brexit uncertainty hasn’t stopped Brits from purchasing from overseas

Despite the economic uncertainties surrounding Brexit, British consumers are purchasing more than ever from overseas retailers, according to new research from RetailMeNot and VoucherCodes. The research reveals that spending from overseas retailers reached a share of 12.8 per cent in 2016, showing minimal signs of stagnating from 12.4 per cent in …

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