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International retailing: logistical challenges and opportunities

International retailing: logistical challenges and opportunities

The pandemic has resulted in changing consumer behaviours which have brought about new opportunities for retailers – particularly when it comes to going global – but these retailers will only succeed in the space if they ensure they have a strong logistics strategy.

The digital training gap: Just 14% of retail’s frontline workforce receive training on their mobile devices

The digital training gap:  Just 14% of retail’s frontline workforce receive training on their mobile devices

As non-essential retail reopens, retail staff are facing a digital training gap, with store associates reporting a lack of digital training formats and infrequent learning opportunities, the latest report from digital workplace innovator, YOOBIC, warns.

Fashion company Lindex uses FotoWare to streamline their publication process, meeting market demand

Fashion company Lindex uses FotoWare to streamline their publication process, meeting market demand

Lindex has remained ahead of the recent surge in online retail, reporting stable full year results for 20201, thanks in part to the digital-first fashion brand recognising the importance of digital asset management in ensuring smooth communication across different software.

Signifyd launches its Return Abuse Prevention solution, empowering retailers to provide fast and easy returns without the fear of abuse

Signifyd launches its Return Abuse Prevention solution, empowering retailers to provide fast and easy returns without the fear of abuse

Signifyd, the commerce protection solutions provider, has launched its AI-powered Return Abuse Prevention solution, a customisable system that attacks a $43 billion problem by detecting return abuse and empowering merchants to provide friction-free refunds for valued customers while thwarting those seeking to game the system.

Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems.

Wowcher goes live with CitrusAd retail media platform

Wowcher goes live with CitrusAd retail media platform

Wowcher, the ecommerce marketplace that showcases experiences and luxuries at an affordable price, has launched a new retail media platform from CitrusAd, which gives its network of merchants greater control and more involvement in managing and measuring their sponsored ad campaigns.

Intelligent video analytics: Providing flexibility for parking management

Intelligent video analytics: Providing flexibility for parking management

Just like other industries around the globe, the patience of parking operations management has been tested as the usage of parking facilities in urban and suburban settings fluctuated widely over the past year due to local health and safety and occupancy restrictions.

Survey sees shoppers welcome smartphone app to check authenticity of goods and protect from rise in counterfeiting

Survey sees shoppers welcome smartphone app to check authenticity of goods and protect from rise in counterfeiting

Almost half of UK shoppers would be happy to use a smartphone app to reveal a counterfeit product before buying it, a survey has revealed.

How retailers can ensure frictionless trade despite Brexit paperwork boom

How retailers can ensure frictionless trade despite Brexit paperwork boom

Despite the promises, both anecdotal and data-backed evidence suggests that the UK’s transition out of the European Union has not been as smoothed as hoped. Official government figures state that exports of goods to the EU fell by 40% in January 2021, with imports dropping 29%.

eCommerce disruptor OnBuy secures former Chief Customer Officer of Seasalt

eCommerce disruptor OnBuy secures former Chief Customer Officer of Seasalt

OnBuy.com continues its growth and expansion with the appointment of Aron Cody-Boutcher as Chief Marketing Officer.

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