Thought Provoking Consulting (TPC) continues its expansion into the US by investing in Change 4 Growth (C4G)

San Diego, January 11, 2018 – Thought Provoking Consulting Group, a specialist retail consultancy, are happy to announce that it has invested in US based Change Management Consulting company Change 4 Growth, formerly known as Sequent Consulting. Change 4 Growth is America’s top retail boutique firm for Transformational Change. C4G has created a niche where they help their clients deal with change at every level within the organization. Whether it is change impacting individual contributors, leaders or the total organization, their methods and experience have been proven to increase performance,…

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Retail Rankings: Apica’s Web Performance Index Reveals Black Friday and Cyber Monday Winners and Losers

New York, London – December 4th, 2017. One week on from Cyber Monday, Apica – the leading provider of comprehensive software testing and monitoring solutions – has unveiled the 2017 Apica Web Performance Index (WPI). The annual index evaluates and ranks the web performance of some of the 200 top e-commerce websites in the US and Europe, during one of the busiest retail periods on the calendar. 2017 saw one million dollars per minute being spent at the peak of Black Friday sales, indicating that regular website and application testing,…

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Discover the Future in Retail Printing Technology at ShopTalk 2017

ShopTalk 2017 (9-11 October 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark) – BIXOLON, a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be demonstrating the latest in Retail printing technology for a range of applications from digital payment to multi-channel retailing on stand K44 at ShopTalk 2017. Inspiring retailers with the future of POS receipt printing, BIXOLON will be exhibiting its NEW SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer offering flexible mPOS receipt printing from Android™, iOS™ and Windows® mobile devices. Showcasing a front-exit printing, ultra-compact design, the SRP-Q300 is…

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BIXOLON Explores the Future of Retail Printing at Paris Retail Week 2017

Showcasing the latest innovations in POS, Label and Mobile Printing Technology Paris Retail Week (19-21 September 2017, Paris, France) – BIXOLON (stand M 063), a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be showcasing the latest in retail printing technology for a range of trend sensitive applications from multi-platform POS ecosystems to digital payment applications at Paris Retail Week 2017. Inspiring retailers with the future of POS receipt printing, BIXOLON will be exhibiting its NEW SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer offering flexible mPOS…

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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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Postmobile deploys ASPIDER-NGI MVNE Solutions for Care

Postmobile releases enhanced self-care platform to support easy-to-use prepaid mobile phone services through Ireland’s largest retail network. The Netherlands and Dublin, July 21, 2017: ASPIDER-NGI, a leading provider of MVNE, IoT, eSIM and content solutions, today announced the supply of advanced self-care functions for Postmobile: the low cost, easy to use prepaid mobile phone services available through An Post, Ireland’s largest retail network. The new self-care application provides features making Postmobile even easier to use.  Postmobile customers can now do top-ups without registering, change price plans, or get access to…

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75 percent of British Adults Admit Purchase Decisions Changed by Rewards

Study finds point of sale decisions can swayed by right incentive 10 July, 2017, London: 75 percent of British consumers admit that the right reward or incentive could shift their final purchase decision to buy from a competing brand at the point of sale. The independent study of 1,000 British adults, commissioned by 360insights, also found that appealing incentive or rewards have driven 30 percent to buy a product of lower quality and 33 percent to buy a more expensive product. The report also found that brand loyalty could be bought,…

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Five ways to win at sale shopping

Amazon Prime Day is the first of the flash sales days this year taking place on 11th July. A warm up for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday carnage, some might say. The foundation of all great sale shopping is to compare prices between different shops. A time consuming process if you’re going into one shop followed by another, but the birth of the internet and ecommerce has made this extremely easy. Follow these five top tops from PriceSpy to ensure you’re a winner during this year’s sales: Check out the competition…

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More than two thirds of SME retailers feel bullish about UK trading conditions according to latest Shutl research

Levelling playing field with cost effective and smarter delivery options lets SMEs take on the larger online retailers London, 3rd July 2017. Independent research commissioned by Shutl, the platform that gives people control over their deliveries, has found SME retailers to be positive about trading conditions during 2017 and into 2018. Of the 500 SME business owners surveyed, nearly two thirds felt their business would be in a stronger position by Spring 2018, with a third citing smarter and better delivery options for smaller sellers as key to that success….

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New E-commerce fulfilment survey finds evidence of retailer growing pains

Business is booming for online retailers but only half are happy with their fulfilment operations London – 19 June 2017: Business is booming for e-commerce retailers according to a new global* market study announced today by Peoplevox, a leading expert e-commerce Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider. Peoplevox’s “The 2017 E-Commerce Fulfilment Report” found sales of 82% of the e-commerce and multichannel businesses taking part had increased in 2016, with only 6% reporting a decrease in orders. While many voiced concerns over increasing competition, Brexit and currency fluctuations, the majority (88%)…

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