Three in four UK adults look for cash rewards before buying, survey finds

Research highlights challenges in rolling out an inventive programme London, 16 August, 2017: Three in four Britons (75.8%) say they research cash rewards or incentives ahead of purchasing a home or garden appliance. However, a third of the UK said they had been put off taking advantage of an incentive or gift with purchase because of complexity. These are the results of a study conducted by 360insights, which surveyed 1,000 UK adults. The survey findings reveal the power of cash rewards in boosting sales but only if businesses are able…

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NewVoiceMedia appoints President and Chief Operating Officer to strengthen U.S. presence

LONDON, 15 August 2017 – NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, today announced that it has appointed Dennis Fois as President and Chief Operating Officer to strengthen its executive team. Dennis’s responsibilities include global leadership of NewVoiceMedia’s marketing, product marketing and customer success functions. He brings more than 25 years of experience in international leadership strategy, sales, marketing and business development in the technology and financial services markets, including as CEO of customer engagement software…

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ETL Systems supplies equipment for new SES gateways

New Ka-band and Ku-band gateways utilise tailored ETL solutions Madley, UK. 15 August 2017: ETL Systems, a global designer and manufacturer of RF distribution equipment for satellite communications, has provided essential equipment for ground stations and gateways to support three new SES satellites. ETL Systems supplied a large amount of the RF hardware required for the six Ka-band and nine Ku-band gateways and ground stations, which are located around the world. These include four ground stations in Australia, seven in the USA and two in Brazil. Within the fully tailored…

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Orange Poland Future-proofs BSS with Virtualized Policy and Charging from Openet

Openet’s virtualized policy and charging solution with pre-packaged use cases provided the foundation that Orange Poland needed to get new services to market fast DUBLIN, Ireland – 15th August, 2017 – Openet, a global leader in the supply of digital BSS (business support systems) and Customer Engagement solutions, today announced that Orange Poland has implemented virtualized versions of its Policy Manager and Evolved Charging solutions. As the leading communications service provider in Poland, Orange offers a wide range of mobile, fixed and content services. With a strategy built on providing…

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Carpetright Partners with Qubit To Drive In-Store Sales With Online Personalisation

European retail leader will prioritise customer experience for their online store [LONDON] — [10 AUGUST 2017] Carpetright, UK’s leading flooring and beds retailer, has partnered with Qubit, a leader in marketing personalisation technology, to help drive in-store sales through tailored online experiences. The company is now prioritising online personalisation; recognising that the path to purchase often starts long before a customer walks into a store. Carpetright trade from 434 stores and concessions in the UK as well as 137 stores across Holland, Belgium and the Republic of Ireland. The partnership…

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OutSystems 10 Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

London — August 9, 2017 – The latest version of the OutSystems low-code application development platform, powered by Microsoft Azure, is available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Azure customers can now leverage the OutSystems 10 platform, fully optimised to run on mobile devices with top performance, zero delays, and the smoothest transitions and animations. Using the OutSystems platform, any developer can now build the types of secure, scalable, enterprise-grade mobile apps that in the past only highly skilled software engineers were capable of creating. This latest release led OutSystems to…

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Former Home Office Finance Director Appointed As Joint MD of Aareon UK and 1st Touch

Nigel Rees has been appointed as Joint UK MD of Aareon (www.aareon.co.uk) and 1st Touch (www.1sttouch.com), a role he will share with current Aareon MD Steve Makin. In his new role, Rees will seek to exploit and drive the significant benefits available from the close collaboration between the two Aareon Group companies in the social housing technology marketplace. Rees, who qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, joins from The Home Office, where for over 18 months as a Director of Finance, supported the digital transformation of the public sector….

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Rajant Appoints Michael J. Van Rassen Executive Vice President of Business Development

Program Management and Acquisition Expert Joins Company to Expand Global Military, Commercial Markets PHILADELPHIA – August 8, 2017 – To meet its strategic growth objectives and global expansion goals, Rajant, the pioneer of innovative mobile mesh technology for private wireless networks, announced today the hiring of Michael J. Van Rassen as Executive Vice President of Business Development, and Ed Preston as Program Manager. Rajant makes mobile, scalable and highly reliable kinetic wireless mesh network technology, which provides a make-before-break, always-connected communications network, so mission-critical applications are always available. Its wireless…

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GPS repeater technology ensures end-to-end visibility of cargo in transit, says FalTech GPS

Every day, vast amounts of cargo are transported around the world by land, sea and air. One way to keep track of shipments as they make their way around the globe is by use of GPS-enabled tracking devices. Knowing the exact location of a highly valuable consignment of prescription drugs, for example, would surely make any logistics professional sleep better at night. A tracking device can be fitted to almost anything, in an open or a covert way. While there are many, many available options and variations on a theme,…

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Joe Browns and Qubit Taking Customer-Centricity to the Next Level

[LONDON – 8 AUGUST 2017] – Joe Browns, the UK-based men’s and womenswear lifestyle brand, has revealed substantial incremental return on investment thanks to its growing relationship with Qubit, the market leader in personalization technology. Joe Browns have been working with Qubit since 2016 and thanks to its unique platform, have been able to quickly evaluate a multitude of different online customer experiences without making upfront and costly changes to the site. Having enjoyed conversion uplifts of up to 5%, they’re now ready to roll out structural changes on the…

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