Tag Archives: Delivery

7 Top Retail Supply Chain Solution Requirements

The UK scene has changed dramatically over the past few years; with retailers keen to invest in new IT systems and omni-channel functionality, yet having to balance these developments with the tightened budgets. Below are some of the top requirements … Continue reading

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Quiz: What kind of clothes shopper are you?

Last summer, Retail Assist’s quiz got people debating whether they were a ‘Traditional Shopper’, a ‘Best of Both Shopper’ or a ‘Tech-Savvy Shopper’. Now we’re about to quiz you again, but this time in relation to your clothing purchasing habits: … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Development Team Leader Jamie Bray

Ellie: The next in the series of ‘Day in the life of interviews’ will feature Jamie Bray, Development Team leader at Retail Assist. Jamie, how long have you worked for the company now? Jamie: I’ve worked for Retail Assist for … Continue reading

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10 Top Tips for Multichannel Retailing

Recent research from the Cranfield School of Management led them to compile 10 top tips for multichannel retailers. After reading the points, we wanted to share these and add to them, by reminding ourselves what some of the Retail Assist … Continue reading

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My Mum and Shopping in the 1970s vs Retail Today

Ellie: I never thought I’d be saying this in a professional capacity, but I’m here today to interview my Mum, Val Cook, for the Retail Assist blog! With Mother’s Day coming up, I was intrigued to learn more about what … Continue reading

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Mobile saves the… jacket!

A few weeks ago I experienced for myself how amazing mobile shopping can be. Our regular blogger, Ellie will no doubt already be laughing at me as she reads this, as she knows how much I love my technology, but … Continue reading

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Romantic Retail Dramas

I have a confession to make this Valentine’s Day… I’m a romantic film addict. It doesn’t matter whether the latest cinematic offering is a romantic comedy or a tear jerker; either way I’ll be there with my popcorn. Whilst the … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Make Me Faithful

You could be forgiven for thinking that this blog will contain dating advice, given the title and time of year. However given my previous disastrous Valentine’s Days (lowlights include: 1. Falling asleep on the bus and missing my stop after … Continue reading

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Mobile – the only omnipresent channel

Whilst the idea of omnipresence may conjure up religious images for some, what I’m actually referring to when using this term in relation to mobile commerce is the property of being present everywhere. This is true for mobile phones, as … Continue reading

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Retail IT Nightmares

This Halloween, I’d like to point out that it’s not only kids who have nightmares. Here are some scenarios that would spook even the toughest of Retail IT Directors: Nightmare – Poor quality store support: Inevitably, Sales Associates are initially … Continue reading

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