Tag Archives: Multichannel

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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The Economics of Omni-channel

At the moment, the evolution of omni-channel goes hand in hand with the economic climate. What we’ve seen within the retail sector in general in the early part of 2012, is that there have been a number of casualties and … 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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The Adoption of Omni-channel

Over the coming year, retailers at the forefront of omni-channel developments, who are already looking into the different ways in which their customers can transact; will be introducing several new IT initiatives within their businesses. After working closely with a … Continue reading

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Online Only Shoppers

According to recent Shoppercentric research, young men seem to be exempt from most of the traditional clichés surrounding the male species and shopping. In a recent study, 22% of men aged 25-34 agreed with the statement that they love making … 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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Mary and Multichannel

With 32 million people (that’s 66% of all adults) in the UK saying that they have purchased goods or services online during 2011 according to the Office of National Statistics, the opportunities for retailers are obvious. What is equally clear … Continue reading

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Integrating vs Interfacing

Within any retail business, the IT solutions used on a day to day basis require integration. This is very different to interfacing, for example within retail stock management an interfaced solution may include product files in two separate locations being … Continue reading

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