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Study shows three-quarters of retailers say achieving real-time visibility into supply chain data is top priority over the next year

Study shows three-quarters of retailers say achieving real-time visibility into supply chain data is top priority over the next year

MuleSoft, provider of the world’s #1 integration and API platform, today reported that more than three-quarters (76%) of retailers say improving operational excellence with real-time visibility into supply chain data is their top priority for next 12 months.

One in five retail businesses are very resistant to technology transformation

One in five retail businesses are very resistant to technology transformation

Despite customer experience (CX) being cited as a top priority for more than half (51%) of retail businesses, new research from Rackspace Technology reveals that a lack of understanding among business stakeholders is contributing to a culture of fear and resistance to new technology adoption aimed at improving CX.

Uberall survey reveals consumer preference for ‘phygital’ retail

Uberall survey reveals consumer preference for ‘phygital’ retail

Uberall, the provider of ‘Near Me’ customer experience marketing solutions, has announced the findings of its survey of over 1,000 UK consumers and their current shopping behaviour.

Encouraging women into tech roles should be a priority for business - according to new book from BCS

Encouraging women into tech roles should be a priority for business - according to new book from BCS

Increasing the number of women in digital jobs is an urgent priority to ensure the diverse mix of skills the tech industry needs to benefit society and the economy - according to the latest book to be published by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

Latest Cisco AppDynamics App Attention Index reveals brands have only one shot to win over customers

Latest Cisco AppDynamics App Attention Index reveals brands have only one shot to win over customers

Cisco AppDynamics has released the latest report in its App Attention Index research series, revealing consumer reliance on applications and digital services has soared since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

AO Logistics open 'Rework' facility to tackle returned appliances

AO Logistics open 'Rework' facility to tackle returned appliances

Online electricals retailer AO announces today that it has opened a new ‘rework’ facility to give returned appliances a new lease of life. Operating out of its ‘Latchford’ warehouse in Crewe, appliances returned by customers will be thoroughly tested with the aim of reselling them.

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.

Golden opportunity for peak period performance

Golden opportunity for peak period performance

The pandemic has changed the way we shop forever, with e-commerce convenience here to stay, but there’s still time to get onboard for the so-called ‘Golden Quarter’ – says the Chief Product & Delivery Officer  of WMS technology innovator, SnapFulfil.

Halfords enters software market with launch of Avayler

Halfords enters software market with launch of Avayler

Halfords, the UK provider of motoring and cycling products and services, has entered the B2B software market with the launch of Avayler: a new business, offering Halfords’ proprietary software to streamline service delivery for companies that operate in multiple locations.

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.

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