Tag Archives: Retail

90% of Companies Across the UK and Europe Are in Digital Darkness

Digitopia has found that 90% of businesses do not measure digital transformation strategy and are unaware of the progress that they have made throughout their journey. The same survey, which assessed businesses across the UK and Europe, also found that 65% of respondents blame this lack of awareness on being …

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DivideBuy’s new merchant guide reveals benefits and logistics of adding PoS finance at checkout

DivideBuy’s new eBook, “How to attract customers with interest free credit: A retailer’s guide to offering credit with confidence,” provides resources about interest free payment methods. These include the benefits for retailers and consumers, what merchants can expect during implementation of a solution, and data from its retailer partnerships. For …

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Brands and companies need to make seamless, intuitive customer journeys the digital priority

In today’s increasingly digital-led way of life, retailers, service providers and other businesses are digitalising more of their operations and dealing with customers across a range of channels – whether it’s via a website, mobile app, email and other messaging formats, social media, or even the old-fashioned phone call. But …

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34% of UK companies close down after falling victim to ransomware

 Data presented by the Atlas VPN research team reveals that 34% of businesses in the UK are forced to close down as a consequence of falling victim to ransomware attacks. The vast majority of firms have experienced substantial business impact due to ransomware attacks, including revenue loss and brand harm, unforeseen …

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Marks and Spencer partners with Go Instore and Appointedd partnership

Go Instore is partnering with Appointedd and Marks and Spencer to launch M&S Video Expert, a live-video service designed to recreate renowned, outstanding in-store services for online customers. The M&S Video Expert service, powered by Go Instore, enables staff from beauty and furniture departments to connect to customers shopping from home, offering convenience …

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OnBuy’s recruitment drive reflects post pandemic recovery

OnBuy.com has boosted its team by more than five times in the first quarter of this year, compared to the first quarter of 2020, backing up the latest job figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)showing that there has been an increase in retail jobs during the same period. Head of HR …

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Live video consultations remain popular despite the return to in-store shopping

Data released by Retail technology company, Go Instore reveals that its live video solution has remained popular despite the option to return to stores. In the first 4 weeks of physical shopping reopening, Go Instore’s live video offering has seen over 2.4 million unique visitors as customers continue to shop …

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Desigual teams up with MishiPay on mobile self-checkout shopping experience in physical stores

Fashion retailer, Desigual is deploying MishiPay in stores in Barcelona and Madrid. MishiPay is a mobile self- technology for shopping in physical shops and transferring the immediacy of the online experience to the real world. The technology enables shoppers to scan the barcode of products and pay via their mobile …

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Making retail sustainable by taking it virtual

Lysa Campbell, CEO at Retail Marketing Group explores how online retailers can look to maximise content and user interaction, enhanced by virtual reality. The last year has seen retail take a big hit, with companies finding new and innovative ways to cater to consumer needs. The Internet has been the …

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ScS Partners with Go Instore

Go Instore is partnering with ScS to launch myScSlive, a live video service designed to offer personalised advice for customers shopping from the comfort of their own home. The myScSlive service, powered by Go Instore, allows staff to deliver a virtual store experience and recreate the one-to-one in-store interaction for …

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