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Beware of bogus retail websites this Black Friday

Beware of bogus retail websites this Black Friday

By Orly Bar Lev, Cybersecurity expert, Mimecast.

The holiday season is fast approaching, and consumers are turning to online websites to they make purchases– leaving them exposed to fake websites impersonating legitimate brands consumers know and love.

Urb-it announces partnership with Fluent Commerce to offer omni-channel retailers a convenient and sustainable shipping service

Urb-it announces partnership with Fluent Commerce to offer omni-channel retailers a convenient and sustainable shipping service

Green last mile logistics provider, Urb-it has entered into a strategic partnership with leading order management platform Fluent Commerce. Together, Fluent Commerce and Urb-it will allow retailers to craft a seamless and sustainable omni-channel experience for their customers.

Campaign launches to encourage more women into supply chain and logistics roles

Campaign launches to encourage more women into supply chain and logistics roles

Recruitment platform, Monster, is appealing for more women to consider roles in the logistics, transportation and supply chain industry following a surge in the number of job vacancies available in the sector.

Rockwell Automation combats industrial cyber threats With mew security certifications and products

Rockwell Automation combats industrial cyber threats With mew security certifications and products

Companies continue to need help securing their industrial operations as they connect production and IT systems and contend with cyberthreats targeting industrial control systems. To meet this need, Rockwell Automation continues expanding its cybersecurity certifications and incorporating advanced security capabilities into more of its products.

5 top tips to maxmise sales on Black Friday and beyond

5 top tips to maxmise sales on Black Friday and beyond

This years Black Friday and Cyber Monday are set to break all records as the boom in online sales continues. But how can online retailers ensure they take full advantage of this boom? Richard Falconer, COO at e-commerce experts Optiseller, gives his top five tips on how online retailers can maximise their sales during this peak period.

COVID-19 drives further growth in contactless payments

COVID-19 drives further growth in contactless payments

Contactless payments have taken a leap forward during 2020, in part driven by concerns around the potential spread of COVID-19. In the Nordics, the contactless payment ratio has grown from around 57 per cent in early January to 75 per cent of all in-store card payments in late October this year, according to data from Nets, the Nordic payment provider.

2020 has seen an irreversible change in consumer behaviour; now is the time to adapt, says Conversity

2020 has seen an irreversible change in consumer behaviour; now is the time to adapt, says Conversity

2020 has been an exceptional year for the retail sector, with all businesses having to rapidly adapt in some way or another. Such a time of upheaval has led to a permanent, irreversible change in consumer behaviour as shoppers embrace the convenience and security of e-commerce more readily. This is according to retail technology expert Conversity, which has released its predictions for the sector for 2021.

Leader at major UK logistics provider warns supply chain resilience critical to Christmas cheer this festive period

Leader at major UK logistics provider warns supply chain resilience critical to Christmas cheer this festive period

An executive at one of the UK’s largest multi-modal logistics platforms has warned that a surge in online demand for goods this Christmas as a result of the pandemic will test supply chains to the limit in the lead up to the festive period.

Central England Co-op debuts its first-ever Christmas adverts to promote ‘Goodwill to All’ this festive season

Central England Co-op debuts its first-ever Christmas adverts to promote ‘Goodwill to All’ this festive season

Central England Co-op has created its first-ever Christmas adverts all based around putting community at the heart of this festive season.

Hundreds of millions of eCommerce parcels into the US set to be rejected unless higher data quality threshold is met from 1 January 2021

Hundreds of millions of eCommerce parcels into the US set to be rejected unless higher data quality threshold is met from 1 January 2021

Several hundred million mail parcels destined for the US will be rejected when the requirement for a higher threshold of advance electronic data comes into force on 1 January 2021.

Tis the season for a customer database health check

Tis the season for a customer database health check

By Barley Laing, UK Managing Director at Melissa.

With the festive ads of big retailers hitting our screens and Black Friday not far away, the busiest trading period of the year is getting into full swing.

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