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Lexmark unveils suite of Cloud services solutions for secure print release and remote device management

Lexmark unveils suite of Cloud services solutions for secure print release and remote device management

Lexmark, the global imaging solutions provider, has announced the availability of Lexmark Cloud Services, a suite of cloud solutions designed to help businesses remove the IT burden of managing their printing infrastructure, and help partners save time and money by managing their customers’ devices remotely.

Manufacturing activity weakens - CBI

Manufacturing activity weakens - CBI

Manufacturing output growth slowed in the quarter to February, while order books improved slightly, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

PXP Financial aims to put people at the heart of payments

PXP Financial aims to put people at the heart of payments

PXP Financial recently announced the public launch of its company. A global payments expert delivering frictionless acquiring solutions built for merchants by merchants, PXP Financial is supported by a management team made up of experienced payment and corporate finance experts.

Barker and Stonehouse turns to Paragon’s routing and scheduling software for superior customer service

Barker and Stonehouse turns to Paragon’s routing and scheduling software for superior customer service

Barker and Stonehouse, the UK's largest independent family-run furniture retailer, has invested in a logistics solution from Paragon to provide customers with a superior delivery service with more choice.

Brexit - What next for British business?

Brexit - What next for British business?

By John Perry, managing director at SCALA, provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector.

With EU negotiators seemingly ruling out the possibility of a second referendum, Labour demanding customs union membership, and Theresa May still doggedly pursuing her universally unpopular agreement, we seem to be hurtling ever-faster towards a no-deal Brexit.

Five steps the grocery industry can take to mitigate the impact of a no-deal Brexit

Five steps the grocery industry can take to mitigate the impact of a no-deal Brexit

The UK grocery retail industry could lose up to £4.5bn revenue in the three months after Brexit if retailers are not prepared by 29 March, analysis from operational improvement specialist Newton has revealed.

Comment from Epicor: Annual Manufacturing Report finds UK manufacturers optimistically preparing to ride out the Brexit rollercoaster and expand overseas exports

Comment from Epicor: Annual Manufacturing Report finds UK manufacturers optimistically preparing to ride out the Brexit rollercoaster and expand overseas exports

This year’s Annual Manufacturing Report, launched today at the House of Lords, finds UK manufacturers optimistically preparing to ride out the Brexit rollercoaster and expand their overseas exports.

96,000 UK retailers failing to recognise value of effective pricing

96,000 UK retailers failing to recognise value of effective pricing

Around 96,000* UK retailers are putting their business at risk by failing to grasp the importance of an effective pricing strategy. The figure was published in a report by pricing and automation specialist, Omnia Retail, which questioned retail businesses on the scope and efficacy of their pricing processes.

Combatting the threat to 5G

Combatting the threat to 5G

By Adrian Taylor, Regional VP of Sales at A10 Networks.

For the telecoms industry, 2019 is the year of 5G. Service providers are in a race to rollout 5G services that will empower the next generation of smart devices and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Siemens PLM Software solution helps Aequator fulfil growing demand for customized coffee makers

Siemens PLM Software solution helps Aequator fulfil growing demand for customized coffee makers

There is more than one way to brew coffee, the invigorating beverage brought to the world from Africa in the early 17th century. Currently, most of the coffee is brewed using three categories of machines: inexpen­sive household appliances, commercial equip­ment for bars and restaurants and fully automatic machines used in retail shops and offices.

The best things come in small packages for retail SMEs

The best things come in small packages for retail SMEs

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

“Britain is a nation of shopkeepers,” is the famous phrase coined by economist Adam Smith to explain the desire of a commercial nation to secure ever-expanding markets for its wares.

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