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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.

86 percent of UK retailers haven’t completed supply chain digitisation

86 percent of UK retailers haven’t completed supply chain digitisation

According to new research released from Gravity Supply Chain Solutions, 86 percent of UK retailers haven’t completed the digitisation processes (using a cloud based platform with real time visibility, and automation capabilities) required to give them full control of their supply chain.

Research shows that retailers have five days to crack the sale, before risk of losing the customer rapidly increases

Research shows that retailers have five days to crack the sale, before risk of losing the customer rapidly increases

New research by retail technology expert Conversity has revealed that just under half (43 per cent) of shoppers researching complex purchases such as mobile phones, laptops or broadband packages make a buying decision within five days.

Pet food manufacturer snaps up FuturMaster supply chain technology across globe

Pet food manufacturer snaps up FuturMaster supply chain technology across globe

Royal Canin, the pet food manufacturer owned by Mars Inc., has started to roll-out FuturMaster’s cloud-based demand planning software as part of a supply chain initiative to standardise processes across the globe and improve efficiencies. The new technology, which has so far been deployed in the US, is expected to help manage the growing complexity of supplying the right products at the right time to over a hundred markets around the world.

Epicor announces Annual Partner Program Award winners

Epicor announces Annual Partner Program Award winners

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, announced today the winners of its annual Partner Program awards.

Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning as concerns around driver shortage continue to grow, says Paragon survey

Integrated technology playing critical part in transport planning as concerns around driver shortage continue to grow, says Paragon survey

Logistics operations are increasingly turning to integrated technology solutions to overcome a host of transport planning pressures, while at the same time the driver and general skills shortage continues to weigh on the supply chain sector.

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

There are now only five weeks until Digital Supply Chain will be returning to Amsterdam. So if you haven’t already booked your seat, now is the time.

Dynamic Systems solution provides manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors with access to real-time inventory counts

Dynamic Systems solution provides manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors with access to real-time inventory counts

Dynamic Systems, Inc., a Redmond, Washington US software developer specialising in traceability and inventory systems, has launched a new application that uses barcodes to manage inventory and upload the information to any accounting system.

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