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Toolstation tackles omnichannel challenges with Kӧrber

Toolstation tackles omnichannel challenges with Kӧrber

Körber is working with Toolstation, one of Britain’s fastest growing suppliers of tools, accessories and building supplies to the trade, home improvers and self-builders, to evolve its multichannel capabilities to meet consumer demands. This includes enhancing processes in its Redditch distribution center while supporting Toolstation’s expanding network of stores.

The UK’s top retail sites ranked by accessibility

The UK’s top retail sites ranked by accessibility

New analysis from web hosting providers LCN has identified the most and least accessible UK websites for the visually impaired.

Over 2 million people in the UK suffer from vision loss – with an additional 3 million people suffering from colour blindness – which can make the simplest online tasks a challenge.

87% of UK workforce thinks cyberattacks can have a major impact on everyday life

87% of UK workforce thinks cyberattacks can have a major impact on everyday life

Armis, the unified asset visibility and security platform provider, has released results from a survey that gauged the UK workforce’s attitudes towards cyberattacks on critical infrastructure.

How consumers’ spending data will help to personalise the customer experience and drive consumers back in-store

How consumers’ spending data will help to personalise the customer experience and drive consumers back in-store

By Dr Sam Short, Chief Data Scientist at Upside Saving.

Pandemic difficulties aside, today’s retail environment is challenging. Whilst the shift to buying online has been an easy one for consumers, it has presented new and existing challenges for retailers, especially those with an omni-channel presence.

Cybercriminals turn to phishing and pretexting to scam online shoppers out of their payment details during high street closures

Cybercriminals turn to phishing and pretexting to scam online shoppers out of their payment details during high street closures

Cybercrimes targeting online shoppers are most likely to come from outside the retailer’s business, according to a new report from Verizon Business.

UK consumers willing to take action for greener future

UK consumers willing to take action for greener future

UK consumers are willing to compromise on online purchases and delivery demands, but only if it creates a more sustainable environment, according to new data.

Loyalty evolution as Revolution Beauty’s new rewards programme boosts CLV

Loyalty evolution as Revolution Beauty’s new rewards programme boosts CLV

Revolution Beauty, one of the world’s fastest growing beauty brands, has increased purchase frequency and higher average order values (AOV) with its new RevRewards loyalty programme in partnership with digital agency, Astound Commerce, and ecommerce marketing platform, Yotpo.

Online retailer Firebox.com acquired by MH direkt

Online retailer Firebox.com acquired by MH direkt

Firebox.com, the online retailer for unusual and quirky gifting, has been acquired by e-commerce service provider MH direkt for an undisclosed sum.

Remote working fuels huge growth in IT vacancies with demand up 71%

Remote working fuels huge growth in IT vacancies with demand up 71%

Despite the impact Covid-19 has had on recruitment activity, professional IT vacancies have fared considerably well, with the number of jobs available in quarter one 2021 71.7% higher than the same time a year earlier. That’s according to new research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), the trade association for the recruitment sector.

Congratulations, you’ve just hired new brand ambassadors. They’re your delivery drivers

Congratulations, you’ve just hired new brand ambassadors. They’re your delivery drivers

It’s not just video calls that boomed over the pandemic. Online sales have exploded with physical shopping being restricted and social contact curtailed. 

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