Retail Critical Issues

Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy, legislation, technology, best practice and some of the most challenging business topics in the world of retail information technology. The articles in this section have been contributed by leading vendors, industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations and consultancies.

 

This collection of articles cover a variety of topics relating to IT equipment, hardware & software being used in a wide variety of retail and retail supply chain environments across Europe. They look at market trends, improvements in technology and some thought provoking comment on all aspects of optimising and improving efficiencies in store and across retail supply chains.

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Vue Entertainment outsources IT Support & Service Management across its cinema estate to Retail Assist

Vue Entertainment outsources IT Support & Service Management across its cinema estate to Retail Assist

Vue Entertainment, one of the UKs premier cinema chains, has outsourced the management of user support and technical service management in its head office and across its 69-strong cinema estate to Retail Assist.

What checks must an employer make to ensure that an employee has the right to work in the UK?

All employers now have increased legal obligations to ensure that all their employees, whether new or existing, have the legal right to work in the UK.

Reaching out to a new world

Reaching out to a new world

When Dan King and his girlfriend set up a street and urban clothing shop in sleepy Eastbourne, an online business was just an afterthought. They were following their dream of having their own shop. However, as Dan had experience in web design, it seemed logical to develop an online presence too...

World economic forum global risks report warns of long shadow of the financial crisis

World economic forum global risks report warns of long shadow of the financial crisis

The World Economic Forum have released Global Risks 2010, its annual report on the most significant and underlying global risks facing the global economy this year and beyond.

Beaverbrooks reaps rewards with support from Vodat International

Beaverbrooks reaps rewards with support from Vodat International

Beaverbrooks is enjoying cost-savings, productivity gains, greater staff efficiency and improved customer service, following the roll out of a managed communications solution.

Designer IT Brands So Last Year

Designer IT Brands  So Last Year

Niche IT Firms Benefit from the Recession

Empathica indicates that during an economic crisis, women make more sacrifices than men

Empathica indicates that during an economic crisis, women make more sacrifices than men

A survey of more than 7,200 consumers indicates women hold back on their spending more than men in a down economy.

Conversion optimisation the value of multivariate testing

Conversion optimisation  the value of multivariate testing

The online retail space is more competitive than ever. George Ioannou, Head of Creative & Strategy at Maginus, argues that it no longer needs to be a case of trial and error for retailers when trying to build relationships with online customers. The introduction of multivariate testing can help companies test and respond quickly to improve website performance.

Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS): Kewill White Paper

The Excise Movement and Control System for the transport of excisable goods under duty suspension will be introduced on 1st April 2010.

Retail recruitment firm reports record turnover despite Woolworths collapse

Retail recruitment firm reports record turnover despite Woolworths collapse

Halifax-based driver and industrial recruitment firm, Transline-Resource defied the recession in 2009 with what it describes as a bumper year.

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