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Three quarters of businesses change tactics to protect against third party risk

Three quarters of businesses change tactics to protect against third party risk

Recent research carried out by Gurucul, a security and fraud analytics provider, has uncovered 74% of companies are being driven to actively take steps to mitigate security risks posed by third party vendors following recent breaches.

Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

Comfort eating? Online shoppers put their money where their mouth is

Office of National Statistics (ONS) retail figures for August highlighted the pre-Brexit wobble in consumer confidence, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero, with sales volumes down -.2% compared to July, and department store sales continuing to tumble -1.3% on the previous month and -2.5% on August 2018.

Honing in on your differentiators rather than trying to compete with the might of Amazon

Honing in on your differentiators rather than trying to compete with the might of Amazon

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.I recently read an interesting report in Internet Retailing that shows the UK is leading the world in online shopping, with over a third of consumers buying online multiple times a week. I have to admit I was not surprised by these statistics and I had assumed this to be the case for some time now.

‘Wardrobing’ is costing retailers £1.5bn per year

‘Wardrobing’ is costing retailers £1.5bn per year

UK retailers are losing up to £1.5bn potential sales because dishonest customers are returning products after using them, according to new research from Checkpoint Systems, the global source-to-shopper solutions provider.

What does AI really mean for retailers?

What does AI really mean for retailers?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has undoubtedly become one of the biggest buzzwords of 2019 and its use within retail is only set to grow, not just for large market-leading retailers, but for retailers of all shapes and sizes across many sectors.

Google research finds rising customer expectations of online retail

Google research finds rising customer expectations of online retail

Google and Kantar have unveiled research into customer experience across online retailers, analysing 33,500 online shoppers across 17 countries (2,000 UK consumers). The research demonstrates the need for retailers to innovate and improve experience at an ever-increasing rate, as it shows overall experience improving while satisfaction plateaus.

72% of business data breaches came via unsecured wireless devices

72% of business data breaches came via unsecured wireless devices

UK businesses need to be more aware of the security vulnerabilities their wireless devices present, new research has revealed.

Enhancing the shopping experience requires retailers to adopt a personalisation strategy, according to Cohaesus

Enhancing the shopping experience requires retailers to adopt a personalisation strategy, according to Cohaesus

This comes after Cohaesus’ report into personalisation found that 72 per cent of consumers will only engage with retailers through personalised communication.

Armor’s Black Market report reveals latest hacker price list and shows cybercrime-as-a-service is thriving

Armor’s Black Market report reveals latest hacker price list and shows cybercrime-as-a-service is thriving

Cloud security-as-a-service provider Armor has released its annual Black Market report which shows that cybercrime-as-a-service is thriving, with cybercriminals staying ahead of the game by offering a raft of new goods and services – and even aftersales support.

More than half of businesses identify easy access to their documentation as a priority, Kyocera finds

More than half of businesses identify easy access to their documentation as a priority, Kyocera finds

In a world where documentation and data dominate, 52% of organisations prioritise easy access to their information as a key objective. This insight was taken from How Lack of Document Storage Space Impacts Enterprises, the latest whitepaper from Kyocera Document Solutions Europe, one of the world’s leading document solutions companies.

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