Tag Archives: Retail

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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Industry opinion: Vulnerable to attack – retail’s patchy cybersecurity problem

Stephen Roostan, VP EMEA at Kenna Security explores how retailers can ramp up their security and block any potential cyber attacks. The seemingly unstoppable rise of e-commerce means more customers are flocking online to fulfil their retail needs, 24 hours a day. Nearly every large retailer runs an online store …

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Driving fulfilment efficiencies with artificial intelligence

Akash Gupta, CTO of GreyOrange looks at how Artificial Intelligence can help retailers overcome the operational efficiency challenges they are currently facing.  Retailers are constantly looking to make efficiency gains to boost their overall performance. In fact, 67% of retailers state overall business operations efficiency to be of critical importance. …

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HeleCloud, launches cloud transformation advisory Services for retail brands     

 HeleCloud, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner has launched a Cloud Transformation Advisory Services specifically for retailers looking to migrate and benefit from Public Cloud.   Felix Shalom, Retail Account Manager, HeleCloud, said: “The pandemic hit the retail sector harder than most and has accelerated the growth of online retail. It is expected that the share …

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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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Retail cost of data breaches among the fastest growing in all sectors

NordVPN Teams and NordVPN have released data showing the average cost of a data breach in the retail industry is $2.01 million — the third fastest-rising figure in all sectors. The shift to e-commerce and a 16.5% increase in sales last year have presented more cyberattack opportunities. In recent years, …

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