Over a third - 36 per cent- of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) users don’t fully understand the consequences of missing repayments, according to research released by Barclays. More than a quarter - 27 per cent - of UK adults have used BNPL, according to the study.
Fashion footwear retailer OFFICE has chosen Infor’s CloudSuite Fashion to align multiple business processes inside a new unified ERP system. The system is delivered via multi-tenant cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and will be rolled out by Infor partner Fortude.
Halfords has agreed to buy tyre and automotive servicing, maintenance, and repair company National for £62 million.
E-commerce consultancy Wunderman Thompson Commerce has teamed up with clean tech company Vaayu to create a new global sustainable practice for online retail. The new practice will give retailers access to a platform to track, measure, and meet environmental commitments using Vaayu’s automated CO2 calculator.
ParcelHero has claimed that the arrival of the Omicron variant means “a second £35 billion online Christmas”.
Under the new guidelines, retailers still aren’t legally obliged to cut ties with modern slavery. Alexandra Leonards reveals why the latest measures aren’t likely to change things on the ground, and explores how retailers must look beyond the legal minimum to rid their supply chains of forced labour.
Retail Systems editor Peter Walker sits down with Brother’s senior commercial client manager Jessica Stansfield to talk through the company’s solutions for retailers and hospitality businesses, what’s new in labelling technology, and the benefits of outsourcing printing.
Fluent Commerce’s EMEA managing director Rob Shaw sat down with Retail Systems editor Peter Walker to discuss omnichannel opportunities, the best way to tackle technology and how the company is expanding into the UK and Europe.