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3 Important Technology Trends

3 Important Technology Trends

By Sam Cortez, freelance writer.

Technology is evolving at a faster rate than ever before, and it can be difficult to keep up with all of the new innovations. Aside from the revolutionary VoIP, or phone calls made over an internet connection, from Ooma, here are three important tech trends to keep an eye on:

The 3 Necessary Ingredients For Loading Dock Safety

The 3 Necessary Ingredients For Loading Dock Safety

By John Moran, freelance writer.

Safety is at the top of the priority list for many companies. And warehouses have a lot of regulations from OSHA to make sure they stay safe for the workers there. However, one area that gets overlooked is the loading dock.

New research shows pain in UK hospitality and retail is real

New research shows pain in UK hospitality and retail is real

Materialise, the 3D printing solutions provider, has released new research* which shows UK hospitality and retail sectors are not just suffering with finding staff, but their workers are suffering with physical pain.

International travel restrictions take the shine off Golden Week for UK retailers, as footfall dips -36% on pre-pandemic levels

International travel restrictions take the shine off Golden Week for UK retailers, as footfall dips -36% on pre-pandemic levels

The latest footfall data from Sensormatic Solutions, the global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls, has shown that international travel restrictions on Chinese tourists has taken the shine off Golden Week for UK retailers.

Retailers and shoppers out of sync on the value of physical stores, Klarna warns

Retailers and shoppers out of sync on the value of physical stores, Klarna warns

Some 60% of shoppers say that a poor experience on any channel will make them less likely to shop again with a brand. That’s according to new research from Klarna ‘Owning Omnichannel: winning at clicks and bricks’, which uncovers a potentially damaging disconnect between what shoppers want from their omnichannel shopping experience and what retailers think shoppers want.

Checkoutless stores: The future of retail

Checkoutless stores: The future of retail

By Diana Morato, Chief Growth Officer, Sensei.

Despite the click & collect services existing pre-pandemic, in 2020 its competitive presence among retailers evolved the way consumers shop. Initially adopted because of safety factors, consumers have now become accustomed to the convenience of autonomy.

Tech bosses warn of potential e-commerce Black Friday and Xmas ‘meltdown’ for high street and online retailers

Tech bosses warn of potential e-commerce Black Friday and Xmas ‘meltdown’ for high street and online retailers

With the high street already struggling following the pandemic, both physical and online retailers will be looking to their e-commerce systems to make up for lost revenues and profits this Christmas after a disastrous year.

Workforce management; the next cloud resource for businesses?

Workforce management; the next cloud resource for businesses?

Richard Jeffery, CEO of ActiveOps discusses how cloud computing changes the way organisations manage their operations and how their employees see themselves; a new, highly optimised workforce in the digital enterprise world.

Telematics more vital than ever in light of fuel crisis, Trakm8 says

Telematics more vital than ever in light of fuel crisis, Trakm8 says

Amid widespread reports of panic buying and the government drawing up plans to use the army to get petrol to pumps, the UK’s fuel supply chain crisis appears to be deepening by the day. Peter Mansfield, Group Sales and Marketing Director at vehicle technology specialist Trakm8, takes a closer look at the crisis and considers how technology can be used to mitigate its impact on businesses.

Sensormatic Solutions by Johnson Controls predicts the global top busiest shopping days for the 2021 holiday season

Sensormatic Solutions by Johnson Controls predicts the global top busiest shopping days for the 2021 holiday season

Sensormatic Solutions, the global retail solutions portfolio of Johnson Controls, has announced that Super Saturday is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the 2021 UK peak trading period. The annual predictions for the global top busiest shopper traffic days are informed by retail traffic data analytics within the company’s intelligent operating platform, Sensormatic IQ.

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