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BANK gets staff back into the 'Passion for Fashion'

Friday December 11 2009

BANK, the leading High Street fashion retailer owned by the JD Sports Fashion Group, has appointed Retail Eyes, specialists in customer experience improvement in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector, to inject some passion and fun back into the way staff engage with customers.  


Sears to launch fully interactive, integrated online catalogue

Friday December 11 2009

Sears, the US's 4th largest retailer is launching what it says is the world's first fully interactive, integrated online-only catalogue using digital catalogue technology from Ceros.  


Amanda Wakeley announces plans for new e-commerce website

Friday December 11 2009

Since buying back the brand she founded in 1990 earlier this year, Amanda Wakeley's eponymous label has gone from strength to strength, reporting a move from unsustainable loss a few months ago, to profitability in the first ten weeks of taking back the reigns.  


Financial management system supports UK pawnbroker's growth

Friday December 11 2009

Albemarle & Bond, the largest pawnbroker in the UK, is implementing a financial management system with integrated cash flow forecasting, electronic procurement, business intelligence and document management and imaging functionality from COA Solutions.  


NetSuite e-commerce adds Google Checkout

Friday December 11 2009

NetSuite, the on-demand, integrated business management software provider for mid-market enterprises and divisions of large companies, today announced the availability of Google Checkout for online merchants currently running their operations on the NetSuite e-commerce platform.  


Blackwell opens payment chapter with chip & PIN solution

Friday December 11 2009

Blackwell, the UK's leading academic bookseller, has implemented YESpay's Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant EMBOSS solution, to provide secure chip & PIN payments across its 160 electronic point-of-sale (EPoS) tills in 50 UK stores.  


Retailers willing to invest in a single information model

Friday December 11 2009

A recently published survey report from IDC Retail Insights said IT delivery against customer-centric and business performance targets is a critical success factor for retailers now.  


The Hut Group helps bring Woolies back online

Friday December 11 2009

Woolworths has selected ecommerce white label specialist, The Hut Group, to run its entertainment shop as part of its online re-launch. The Hut Group will manage the section of the new Woolworths site dedicated to entertainment products, woolworthsentertainment.co.uk, ensuring customers receive games, DVDs, CDs, Blu Ray and books at competitive prices, all with free UK delivery.


IMRG issues online age verification action plan

Friday December 11 2009

E-commerce trade body, IMRG said it and its members are very aware of the political implications and social responsibilities of age-restricted sales online, as the proposed online age verification laws continue their passage through Parliament.  


Mohive study finds retailers unable to discount deeper

Friday December 11 2009

Nearly six in ten retail marketers say they can't discount any deeper according to a new study released this July.   Re-aligning promotions to meet current customer needs has taken its toll and most retail marketers now say they can't discount any more, according to a new study from retail knowledge transfer experts Mohive.  


McDonalds deliveries gain route-planning benefits

Friday December 11 2009

 McDonalds' logistics partner, Keystone Distribution UK has broken new ground in becoming the first to implement Paragon's innovative Integrated Transport Information System (ITIS) based road speed data for transport optimisation.  


DSGi delivers SAP Finance on time, on budget

Friday December 11 2009

DSG international (DSGi), one of Europe's leading specialist electrical retailing groups, has improved its financial processes and reporting, following the implementation of SAP Finance in partnership with SAP retail consultancy, CIBER.