Tag Archives: Retail

OnBuy ranks in the FT1000 Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2022

 OnBuy has announced it has made the Financial Times 1000, securing spot 331. The online retailer reported a 479% increase in revenue growth between 2017 and 2020. This is important news for Bournemouth-based OnBuy following its successful 2021, seeing product listings hit over 36 million. OnBuy anticipates further growth in …

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Brother UK introduces two new mobile print range models

Brother UK has added two new models to its RuggedJet (RJ) mobile print range.  The new RJ-3230B and the RJ-3250WB are ideal for shelf labelling, price markdowns, click and collect through to quotes, estimates, and invoices and deliver print speeds of up to five inches-per-second, in a rugged, durable design. …

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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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The Mountain of Festive Returns: Why AI and Robotics is the way forward

James Newman, Senior Accounts Executive, GreyOrange discuses how AI and robotics technology can aid the returns process for retailers. Black Friday and Cyber Monday marked the beginning of the festive retail season which set off weeks of deals and discounts, continuing through to the January sales. Retailers offer huge discounts throughout December and January, in-store and online, while customers …

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PCR Feb issue Independent Retailer: Chillblast’s Ben Miles

Chillblast’s Director, Ben Miles tells Michelle Winny, Editor of PCR about its recent Tactus Group acquisition, its involvement with F1 and how the explosive growth of the PC gaming market is driving product demand. UK based Chillblast started out as a specialist importer of niche overclocking products; it has since …

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Brother UK partners with barcode software vendor, Teklynx

Brother UK has signed a new partnership deal with barcode software vendor, TEKLYNX. The new agreement has  enabled TEKLYNX’ software to become fully-native with Brother’s entire suite of thermal labelling solutions. The partnership covers the rugged, mobile RJ range through to the industrial-grade TJ models. Ged Cairns, head of category …

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Merkle Debuts App-Free In-Store and On-Delivery Contactless Shopping Products

Merkle has released its Scan & Know and UnboxIt products at CES. These are app-free in-store and on-delivery contactless shopping experiences and are the newest additions to Merkle’s ShopNXT collection of retail innovation products. ​ Val Vacante, director of strategy, product innovation at Merkle said: “Creating experiences that are simple, safe, and …

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Wipro launches Wipro VisionEDGE

Wipro Limited’s recent launch of Wipro VisionEDGE delivers a digital signage and omni channel advertising solution, to expand its sports, retail, transportation, and entertainment offerings. Formerly known as Cisco Vision, Wipro VisionEDGE offers a converged platform for innovation, and allow brands to manage, and stream content to deepen customer engagement. …

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One World Express partners with OnBuy

A new partnership between OnBuy and One World Express will allow OnBuy’s retail partners to download their orders into One World Express’ system. Orders will ship exclusively with the logistics provider; retailers will also gain access to One World Express’ logistics software, including SmartTrack courier service to for customers. Currently …

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Shoppers reveal top factors motivating a ‘considered purchase’: Engage the senses, think price and expert advice

As retailers gear up for the peak of Christmas shopping, shoppers have revealed the top factors that would make them contemplate a considered purchase at retail. According to the survey of 2,000 respondents carried out by OnePoll on behalf of field marketing and retail experience agency, Gekko, the top factor driving …

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