The unprecedented numbers of employees now working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a 20 times increase in Zoom meetings since January 2020, demonstrating how collaboration software is now a crucial tool for business, says
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The digital revolution has dramatically altered the way that consumers can browse and purchase a range of products and services. In the past decade we have seen a huge trend for people in the UK switching from visiting high street
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, and Karusel retail chains (LSE and MOEX ticker: "FIVE"), has begun installing self-checkout (SCO) machines developed in-house at Pyaterochka proximity stores across all of its geographies. Through
Leading parcel delivery firm DPD has joined forces with 3DCrowd, the community of 3D printer owners who are using their machines to help alleviate the acute shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers.
A global leader in background screening services, Sterling, is delighted to announce a landmark partnership with Costa Coffee to provide its ‘ID as a service’ product to support the company’s Right to Work process.
The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation partners with JOOR to produce and distribute medical supplies to healthcare professionals
Two weeks in to the coronavirus crisis, Lisa Morales-Hellebo and Brian Aoaeh, founders of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation (#TWSCF), knew they had to help. “The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators was staggering; not to mention the
To help retailers navigate through these unprecedented times and continue to trade, international online marketplace Fruugo has developed a new courier dashboard – tracking the status of couriers across the globe – and summarised the variety of schemes launched by
New wellbeing initiative mayathon launches to help Brits be active, stay well and cope with isolation
Today sees the official launch of mayathon, a brand new, free app aimed at helping people improve their physical and mental wellbeing and to stay connected, particularly during this period of social distancing.
McColl’s announces partnership with Deliveroo to deliver daily essentials in as little as under 30 minutes
McColl’s, the UK convenience retailer, has today announced a new partnership with Deliveroo to offer home delivery of convenience goods.
xSellco, a leading e-commerce software provider, is making its eDesk solution completely free for new customers for the next six months, in order to help struggling store owners respond to an increase in customer support demands relating to supply chain,
Leading adult cam site ImLive.com adds panic button amid quarantine to allow for safe experiences with others in close quarters
ImLive.com, a site that offers the largest variety of adult webcam experiences, announced today the launch of a Panic Button that allows users to override any stream on its site and switch screens to a site of each users’ personal
Skrill, the online payments company, is offering its wallet and Quick Checkout solution free of charge to the many small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world which are providing products or services supporting communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. The
From today [1 April 2020] the spending limit for contactless card payments has increased from £30 to £45 across the country, UK Finance has announced. The change means retailers in the UK can now update their payment systems to accept
UK homeware ecommerce brand Cox & Cox has announced it has selected Akeneo, a global provider of Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions, to help ensure a high standard of product data accuracy and customer experience as it implements growth plans.
Symphony RetailAI, the leading global provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and CPG manufacturers, today announced the launch of the Symphony RetailAI Hub: COVID-19 Insights, a web portal that contains must-read insights, news,
Pladis Global, one of the world’s fastest growing global snacking companies, has chosen to partner with e-commerce analytics platform e.fundamentals to optimise its e-commerce strategy across online retailers in the UK.
Preoday and Eagle Eye partner to offer food and hospitality operators digital loyalty and ordering in combination
Eagle Eye, a SaaS-based provider enabling one-to-one performance marketing in real time, is partnering with digital ordering platform Preoday, a QikServe company. The partnership will enable hospitality operators the ability to offer customers combined pre-ordering of food and drink with
Poly, a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, today announced Voyager 4245 Office, a new Bluetooth headset solution with a Microsoft Teams-enabled option, further adding to Poly’s broad portfolio of Teams-enabled headsets and devices.
abra today announces its Evolve2 range, the next generation of the Evolve range, its best-selling and market leading UC headset to enhance productivity in the office. The range consists of the Evolve2 85, Evolve2 65, and Evolve2 40 and is
The new software allows shops to set up a quick and simple online ordering facility through www.bigbarn.co.uk. It allows users to set specific delivery radius' and limit purchases according to stock levels.
Retail technology company Ubamarket has developed a mobile app which it claims could help stop the spread of Covid-19 in supermarkets by reducing time spent in-store and enabling customers to bypass the checkouts and queues.
Ceridian HCM Holding Inc., a global human capital management (HCM) technology company, today announced the launch of Dayforce Safety Monitor, one of several new Dayforce innovations and enhancements designed to help businesses manage the impact of COVID-19 on their employees
Beekeeper, a leading communication platform, has announced it has seen a surge in the use of its employee app since the corona crisis hit. Beekeeper has found that companies are increasing the use of its app as it plays a
Two thirds of retail winners identify real-time supply chain visibility as strategic focus area, finds Symphony RetailAI
Symphony RetailAI, the leading global provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and CPG manufacturers, today announced the findings of a new benchmark report, “The Retail Supply Chain: Designing New Ways to Satisfy Demand.”
Revolut has today announced that it is partnering with The Trussell Trust foodbank network to support emergency food needs around the UK. Revolut customers in the UK will be able to donate via the in-app Donations feature to help those