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Research finds runaway data growth poses risk for SAP software users

Friday December 11 2009

New European research indicates that SAP software users are risking system downtime by hanging on to large volumes of historical information.  

MetaPack enables same-day delivery service

Friday December 11 2009 went live with its same-day delivery service at the end of August, using MetaPack delivery management software and CitySprint's SameDay Courier solution.  

Remote support blossoms at Interflora with VNC

Friday December 11 2009

Interflora Australia - part of one of the world's largest and best known flower and gift relay companies - has begun using VNC Enterprise Edition software to provide remote IT support for its 1,200 florists spread across Australia.  

Mothercare selects pre-season planning systems

Friday December 11 2009

Mothercare is to deploy Torex Merchandise Planning (formerly Compass Merchandise Planning). The system will enhance Mothercare's existing stock distribution planning with a scalable module that can be extended as Mothercare continues to grow its international presence.  

George Barker helps Tesco cut energy bill by 48%

Friday December 11 2009

George Barker, UK commercial refrigeration company, which has pioneered Natural Refrigerant systems has helped Tesco create their latest eco-friendly superstore.   The store at Cheetham Hill, Manchester has been built using Tesco's new low carbon blueprint, which will provide a foundation for stores built in the UK going forward.  

Scout Shops implements multichannel Dynamics system

Friday December 11 2009

Scout Shops, the trading arm of the Scout Association, has begun implementing Omnica MCR and Microsoft Dynamics AX to run its websites, mail-order and wholesale business, as well as four campsite stores.  

Lipsy uses online marketing insight to build its brand

Friday December 11 2009

Lipsy, the women's fashion retailer, has selected Coremetrics, the marketing optimisation vendor, to identify the most powerful branding influences in its online marketing strategy and maximise marketing return on investment.  

Guess get interactive with customers to power online communications

Friday December 11 2009

International fashion retailer, Guess has selected nGenera Customer Interaction Management (CIM), to power its online interactions.   nGen Email is the first online interaction channel Guess is deploying that has been designed to will enable it to quickly and accurately respond to the growing number of emails from customers and business partners.  

Fuel savings and safety top Total Foodservice Solutions' menu

Friday December 11 2009

Total Foodservice Solutions has introduced a high-tech real-time vehicle tracking system for its entire fleet of vehicles – including specialist combination chilled and frozen food delivery trucks and field sales representatives' cars.  

Three quarters of businesses fail to conduct credit checks

Friday December 11 2009

According to recent reports, 73% of companies in the UK fail to carry out a credit check on new customers. This is the most basic form of protection against bad debt and possible business failure, warned business information provider, Equifax.  

Tesco appoints supplier onboarding service provider

Friday December 11 2009

Tesco has appointed Inovis, as the service provider for the onboarding of the retailer's grocery and non-food suppliers onto its electronic data interchange (EDI) platform.  

HMV makes sound kiosk investment

Friday December 11 2009

HMV, the UK and Ireland specialist retailer of music, DVD/video, computer games and related products, has introduced self-service kiosks into its stores to improve the overall customer experience.   The kiosks are the result of a deal with payments services company, YESpay its touchscreen kiosk specialist partner, Neo Products UK.  

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