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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
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, 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,
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.
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
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
English sportswear and football equipment supplier, Umbro has chosen the leading Enterprise Cloud Commerce Platform, Kooomo to launch its online store in Italy, breaking into a new market as part of its corporate digitalisation process.
With SMEs struggling to keep their businesses running through the coronavirus crisis, eBay UK has today pledged a major cashflow boost by offering payment holidays for all sellers and any new businesses joining the site.
With Monday's Government-ordered lockdown in place, physical retailers in the UK that no longer fit in to the category of selling essential goods, face many weeks, if not months, of store closures. For some retailers, however, there is an alternative
This week the French government announced the launch of an online platform to solve critical COVID-19 supply chain challenges - StopCOVID19.fr.
Spoon Guru, the global AI food technology start-up, today announced the launch of a new ‘Immunity Boost TAG’ in the wake of Covid-19, to help consumers find foods online and in stores to strengthen their immune system.