2020 is almost here, and if you’re in retail, you’re likely wondering what the next 12 months will bring. For me, there are three key trends to watch.
British Independent Retail Association and Vend announce UK’s 14 most innovative independent retailers
Vend and the British Independent Retail Association (Bira) have today announced a campaign called ‘Remarkable Retailers’, which underlines 14 outstanding contributions to local high streets and champions their innovative approach to retail.
Small businesses have reported a significant increase in sales of candles, shifting 71% more than they were in 2016, and 33% more than a year ago. The new report released today by Vend, the preferred retail point-of-sale software of the
Retail Times' editor, Fiona Briggs, has been ranked 69th in Vend's Top 100 Retail Influencers for 2019.
With the UK’s Christmas holiday now behind us, retail management software leader Vend has revealed the most-purchased products in the run up to 2018’s big day for independent retailers.
Data from leading retail management platform Vend shows that in-store retail spending over the Black Friday shopping period this year dropped by 7% compared to 2017, while spending over the entire week was down 10% on last year. This is despite
Data released today by leading retail software provider Vend, shows that independent retail discounting levels have increased by 6% over the past two years, as market pressures continue to drive product markdowns.
Sales volumes for Britain’s independent retailers in the past 12 months were 20% higher than the global average, according to data from retail management software leader Vend. This insight comes from Vend’s first Retail Benchmarks Report launched today, which compared
Overall sales dropped 8% for independent retailers on Saturday compared to the previous weekend, according to data from leading retail software firm Vend. Spending also decreased by 2%. However, some independent retail outlets did benefit from the celebrations, with beer,
Amazon is disrupting the parts of retail no one likes. Standing in queues in the supermarket with your jumbo pack of toilet paper and baked beans. New batteries, or cheap bits and bobs you would otherwise buy from pound shops.
Data released by cloud-based point of sale software Vend and LDC as a partner with the British Independent Retailers Association (bira) reveals that the retail sector could be strengthening in 2017 after years of decline and small gains. However, growth
It was another bumper Black Friday for the UK’s high street retailers this year, with stores receiving a 32% boost in retail spending compared to the November average, and a 22% increase on last year. Data from cloud-based point of sale
Vend, a leading global cloud-based retail technology platform, has announced a new partnership with iZettle, a leading European mobile payments provider, offering retailers a simpler, faster way to process credit card payments. The cloud-based system adds a portable card reader to the Vend