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Connecting the supply chain blocks with WMS

Connecting the supply chain blocks with WMS

What has struck me most about COVID-19 so far is the rapid business response to the crisis. Brands are switching up their game plan and capitalising on the e-commerce surge by going direct to consumer.

Store worker deaths show that retailers reopening must focus on staff safety, says GlobalData

Store worker deaths show that retailers reopening must focus on staff safety, says GlobalData

The ONS has reported that men working as sales and retail assistants were found to have raised rates of death involving COVID-19.

AC Milan announces Skrill as its Official Global Payments Partner

AC Milan announces Skrill as its Official Global Payments Partner

AC Milan and Skrill has shared details for the first time about the four-year partnership deal it recently signed, which sees Skrill become the Club’s Official Global Payments Partner.

A communication plan of action

A communication plan of action

The ongoing crisis has undoubtedly presented considerable challenges for the retail sector, yet for those organisations that are able to be agile and adapt in these challenging times there is an opportunity to prosper.

Top tips for updating your eCommerce platform

Top tips for updating your eCommerce platform

As the news that the UK government plans to begin re-opening some retail stores in June, many retailers were last night faced with the reality of another month of tough trading conditions.

But with this in mind, retailers have been, and continue to look at investing in and ramping up their online operations to ensure they have an effective platform that drives sales.

No time for picking errors

No time for picking errors

One of the biggest challenges faced by successful e-commerce operations stepping up to their first fulfilment centre will be minimising pick errors.

eCommerce revenues rise 20% week-on-week, new data from the BounceX Covid-19 Retail Pulse reveals

eCommerce revenues rise 20% week-on-week, new data from the BounceX Covid-19 Retail Pulse reveals

Signs of the green shoots of recovery for retailers were revealed in the latest data from the Covid-19 Retail Pulse from BounceX (soon to be Wunderkind), with week-on-week rises in website revenue, site visits and conversions.

Severe data breach could cost tech companies $174 million per day

Severe data breach could cost tech companies $174 million per day

Tech companies could lose an average of $174 (£141) million per day - or $37.3 (£29.9) billion per month - as a result of compromised records per data breach, new research shows.

UK tech entrepreneur develops solutions to support the UK’s COVID-19 economic recovery

UK tech entrepreneur develops solutions to support the UK’s COVID-19 economic recovery

With the country approaching the eighth week of large, and multi industry, social distancing measures as part of the controls around COVID-19, UK businesses are starting, with caution, to explore ways in which adaptations need to be made to ensure a safe movement back to normal working and operating patterns once government recommendations allow it.

COVID-19 has brought cloud services to the forefront, says GlobalData

COVID-19 has brought cloud services to the forefront, says GlobalData

An unplanned, widespread move to home-working would have brought businesses to a grinding halt had large investments in cloud computing not been made over the past ten years, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

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