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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.

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.

Getting retailers ready for business post-lockdown

Getting retailers ready for business post-lockdown

The retail sector is in a state of flux. Whilst eCommerce sales might still be surpassing all expectations, many retail stores are still closed, awaiting Government guidance as to when they might be able to open again.

Under 35s are less concerned about COVID-19 and expect their lives to return to normal sooner, says GlobalData

Under 35s are less concerned about COVID-19 and expect their lives to return to normal sooner, says GlobalData

Younger consumers in the UK feel more optimistic than those over 35 and are likely to be more willing to embrace the lockdown loosening when it happens.

Go Instore partners with Currys PC World to deliver the instore shopping experience to their online customers during lockdown

Go Instore partners with Currys PC World to deliver the instore shopping experience to their online customers during lockdown

Go Instore is powering the Currys PC World ShopLive experience to enable staff to work from home, serve customers remotely and support the transition of store re-openings as lockdown restrictions are lifted.

Metapack enables retailers to keep trading during COVID-19 disruption with Ship-from-Store solution

Metapack enables retailers to keep trading during COVID-19 disruption with Ship-from-Store solution

Metapack, the eCommerce delivery technology provider, has announced that over 10 retailers have now deployed its Ship-from-Store solution, enabling them to transform physical stores into mini distribution centres and keep trading during the disruption caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

AO joins forces with what3words to improve delivery

AO joins forces with what3words to improve delivery

Online electricals retailer AO.com has partnered with the location company what3words so that all customers across the UK can benefit from AO’s customer service and delivery proposition. AO customers will soon be able to provide a what3words address for their desired delivery place – be it the front door, side entrance or a safe place.

Scurri named among 50 global tech start-ups powering the new retail era

Scurri named among 50 global tech start-ups powering the new retail era

Scurri, the cloud-based software provider that connects and optimises the eCommerce ordering, shipping, and delivery process has been named among the top 50 retail tech start-ups operating globally, according to a new report published by RWRC – home of Retail Week and World Retail Congress.

Getting your high street online

Getting your high street online

StoreKit has produced free software for independent restaurants, shops, and other businesses, to transform themselves into online cash stores during the pandemic.

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