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Four business telecoms trends that will revolutionise the mobile workforce

Four business telecoms trends that will revolutionise the mobile workforce

By Natasha Bougourd, a lead applications writer at TSG.

Technology has come a long way in the past decade, and the telecoms industry is no exception. Since 2010, this sector has seen incredible advancements and the worldwide revenue of telecoms services is estimated to be £1,026 billion.

Intelligent video analytics: How it can help retailers through tough economic times

Intelligent video analytics: How it can help retailers through tough economic times

Retailers around the globe are cautiously reopening their doors after facing perhaps the most challenging times in decades, while in some areas of the world the toughest times may still lie ahead.

Retail & CPG Cloud Analytics Quickstart helps boost demand planning

Retail & CPG Cloud Analytics Quickstart helps boost demand planning

The global pandemic has crippled supply chains and left retailers and consumer goods manufacturers out of step with consumer demand.

e.fundamentals report highlights tectonic-sized shift in consumer shopping behaviour following Coronavirus Pandemic

e.fundamentals report highlights tectonic-sized shift in consumer shopping behaviour following Coronavirus Pandemic

e.fundamentals, the digital shelf analytics provider, has revealed the results of a comprehensive and exclusive new survey in partnership with YouGov.

Commissioned to uncover how the coronavirus outbreak has changed the way shoppers purchase grocery products, the e.fundamentals / YouGov UK Shopper Insights Report 2020 was designed to find quantifiable evidence to explain widely observed consumer shopping trends in the British grocery market. 

The Internet of Robotic Things: How IoT and robotics are evolving to benefit the supply chain

The Internet of Robotic Things: How IoT and robotics are evolving to benefit the supply chain

The Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) is a rapidly evolving technology. In just a few decades, industrial robots have become commonplace in factory settings across the world, and they only continue to gain popularity for their productivity and profitability.

Nordic enterprises embrace SAP Cloud Platform for mobile applications

Nordic enterprises embrace SAP Cloud Platform for mobile applications

Enterprises in the Nordic region are increasingly adopting the SAP Cloud Platform to build mobile applications and deliver services to customers while COVID-19 social distancing guidelines remain in place, according to a new report published by Information Services Group (ISG), the global technology research and advisory firm.

Online retailers have no need to fear returns

Online retailers have no need to fear returns

For online retailers with an efficient and professional logistics partner, high volume returns should hold no fear says Charlie Walker, marketing director of Berkshire-based supply chain and online fulfillment specialist, Walker Logistics.

Bijou Wedding Venues implements state-of-the-art temperature monitoring cameras from ANT Telecom to maximise safety at weddings

Bijou Wedding Venues implements state-of-the-art temperature monitoring cameras from ANT Telecom to maximise safety at weddings

Family-owned and run company, Bijou Wedding Venues, which offers exclusive wedding venues coupled with exceptional food and service, is improving its safety in response to the Covid-19 pandemic by implementing a body temperature monitoring solution from ANT Telecom to reduce the risk of virus transmission.

Historic moment as women account for 50% of online car purchases for the first time

Historic moment as women account for 50% of online car purchases for the first time

More women have headed online to buy cars in recent months than ever before through internet car supermarket BuyaCar.co.uk, accounting for half of all sales for the first time ever.

Optimising e-commerce business for the new normal

Optimising e-commerce business for the new normal

The global COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly disrupted the retail sector significantly. With many stores forced to close their doors over lockdown, there has been a sudden and rapid rise in online shopping.

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