‘End of support’ should not mean ‘end of business’, says Kooomo

With Magento 1 ending support in June 2020, online retailers will need to urgently prioritise their platform migrations In June, Magento 1 will no longer receive security patches or updates, making associated ecommerce sites vulnerable to a variety of threats. Online retailers who have not already started the process will need to urgently consider which platform their business should migrate to. Kooomo, the leading enterprise cloud commerce platform, explains what businesses need to know to avoid the possibility of a system failure, cyber-attack or loss of revenue. There are approximately…

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Star Micronics launches SteadyLAN™ to provide unique cabled LAN connection for iPad POS systems

High Wycombe, UK, 14 January 2020 International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces the launch of SteadyLAN™, a unique POS connectivity solution that provides the stability of a cabled LAN connection for iPad POS systems via the standard Apple Lightning cable to ensure continuous network access. Star’s unique SteadyLAN solution offers reliable connectivity with iOS devices and is ideal for locations where WiFi connectivity is not possible or unreliable. It provides direct cabled control of the printer and attached peripherals as well as Ethernet provision to the iPad from the…

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Peak Achieves AWS Retail Competency Status

MANCHESTER – 13 January 2020 – Peak, a pioneer of the AI System, announced today at the US National Retail Federation conference that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Retail Competency status. This accreditation supports Peak’s expansion to the US market, establishing itself as an AWS Retail and Machine Learning Competency Partner on a global scale. Peak’s first-of-its-kind AI System is future-proofing retail businesses by providing both the technology and capability to be successful with AI. It aligns with business strategy to drive growth, enhance profitability and build sustainable…

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OKI’s C844dnw A3 Colour Printer Receives Two Prestigious Retail Industry Awards

Latest awards follow top reviews and recognition, including Editor’s Choice from Print IT Reseller and Five-Star rating from TechRadar Egham, 12th December 2019 – OKI Europe’s award-winning OKI C844dnw may be the smallest A3 colour printer on the market but it’s making a big impact in the retail industry, garnering two prestigious awards — a Golden Innovation FMCG & Retail 2019 Award and the RetailShow’s Trade Innovation 2019 Award. The Golden FMCG & Retail Awards recognise the most innovative solutions and products in the retail sector. Winners are evaluated through…

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BIXOLON Showcases a Comprehensive Range of Printing Solutions at TRUSTECH 2019

TRUSTECH (26-28 November 2019, Cannes, France) – BIXOLON, a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile, Label and POS printers, will be joining IDP Corp Ltd., a leading ID card printer manufacturer, to showcase its latest growing range of intelligent printing solutions for the evolving payment, identification and security market on stand D 014 at TRUSTECH 2019. Redefining POS printing for a range of applications from multi-platform ecosystems to digital payment, BIXOLON will be showcasing the SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer series which offers flexible mPOS printing at…

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Seasalt workplace culture initiative leads to increased sales through more engaged teams

Culture Amp brings improved employee engagement, facilitating fast positive change London, 10 October 2019… Seasalt, the Cornish lifestyle and clothing brand, has embarked on a workplace culture initiative which has led to increased sales of between five and 10 percent in those stores with the more engaged teams. Seasalt is using Culture Amp – the leading people and culture platform – to engage with employees; identify and address areas for improvement; and measure the impact of change. Formed in 2005, Seasalt has 64 stores and over 1000 employees across the…

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Create the ultimate in-store customer experience with OKI’s award winning A3 colour printers

Retailers of all sizes can influence purchasing decisions and increase basket value by printing professional quality visual communications in-store, from hanging banners to floor stickers and beyond Egham, 3rd October 2019 – OKI Europe is offering retail customers the chance to boost sales and enhance customer experience in-store with the C800 Series of A3 colour printers. These award-winning printers will help businesses of all sizes from large high street retailers to smaller stores and independently run retail spaces to produce eye-catching visual communications quickly and easily in-store, in a variety…

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Barnebys launches new auction software “Skeleton”

Skeleton gives power back to auction houses and revolutionises the online bidding market LONDON – 3 September 2019 – Barnebys, the leading search engine for art, design, antiques and collectibles, today announced the launch of Skeleton. The software caters to the specific needs of the traditionally supply-driven auction industry and aims to make the life of auctioneers easier. Skeleton empowers small and mid-sized auction houses to retain their brand identity and makes online auctions simpler and more profitable. The white label software provides a bidding platform for auction houses that…

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Consumers demand sustainable fashion – but won’t pay more for it, new research finds

Survey identifies top five ways consumers want fashion to become more sustainable New research suggests over half (52%) of consumers in the UK and US want the fashion industry to become more sustainable, with calls for reduced packaging and fair pay for workers among their top demands. But only 29% of these consumers say they will pay more for sustainably-made versions of the same items. And despite many clothing manufacturers and retailers already taking steps to become more sustainable, the message is not getting through to the public. 45% of…

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Bloom & Wild powers same day delivery across London with On the dot

UK’s favourite online florist teams up with On the dot to help business bloom LONDON, 29th November 2018—On the dot, the last mile retail delivery startup, today announces that the UK’s second fastest growing business, Bloom & Wild, has selected them as their partner for their same day delivery service proposition across London. VC-backed mobile and online florist, Bloom & Wild, which employs a growing team from their HQ in Vauxhall, London and operates across the UK, Ireland, Germany and France, aims to make ordering design-led flowers online as simple…

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