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Retail software upgrade is child’s play

Friday January 8 2010

Toy retailer goes for latest specialist software to streamline communication, reporting and customer service processes  

Retail crime surges during recession

Friday January 8 2010

Crime seems to be paying during the economic downturn, as the British Retail Consortium (BRC) releases its annual Crime Survey   The number of thefts from shops rose by a third in a single year with an incident occurring nearly every minute, 24 hours a day – while incidents of violence and abuse against shop staff doubled.  

Debenhams drives towards first-class fleet efficiency

Friday January 8 2010

The High Street retailer takes on traffic management technology to improve UK delivery fleet efficiency  

Vision BeanStore awarded PA DSS compliance

Thursday January 7 2010

PCMS certification aims to tackle Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance burden on retailers  

QualysGuard PCI first to support prioritised approach

Thursday January 7 2010

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) security software is updated to help retailers track compliance activity   A new release of QualysGuard PCI version 4.3 is now available in production to help customers prioritise and track PCI compliance efforts, including support for the DSS Prioritised Approach.  

Coffee chain future-proofs point of sale

Thursday January 7 2010

Costa Coffee Franchise owner selects future-proof EPoS from Toshiba, Datasym and WRS Systems  

Best Buy launches UK presence online

Thursday January 7 2010

US electronics retailing giant announces its presence in the UK with the launch of a newly upgraded website   After announcing its joint venture with the UK High Street’s Carphone Warehouse last May, Best Buy earlier this week launched a newly upgraded UK website.  

Faith Shoes increases delivery options

Thursday January 7 2010

Retailer is the latest High Street name to use e-fulfilment and delivery systems to manage online delivery   Following rapid growth, Faith Shoes found its manual consignment creation at the pack bench became far too cumbersome to manage and wanted to improve its ability to print delivery labels.  

Growing restaurant firm improves customer contact

Thursday January 7 2010

Loch Fyne angles for even closer customer relationships with Communicator email management  

Acclaimed restaurants select InfoGenesis PoS

Thursday January 7 2010

Michelin-starred restaurants among the latest high-class establishments to choose Agilysys hospitality solutions  

Jammy social media win with Comet

Wednesday January 6 2010

Electrical retailer takes agency to manage social media marketing   Comet has appointed Jam, i-level’s social media unit, to handle its social media account, after a four-way pitch with three other undisclosed agencies.  

dunnhumby acquires KSS Retail

Tuesday January 5 2010

Global marketing consultancy acquisition aims to bring retail pricing expertise to new markets   Marketing consultancy, dunnhumby has announced it has acquired KSS Retail, a provider of price modelling and optimisation solutions for retailers worldwide.