Intelligent Retail helps retailers meet best practice guidelines

The BERR’s "Productivity in the Retail Sector" Report describes how best practice in retail is about increasing productivity. Productivity is the measure of making more profit from the same resources. The bottom line is that improvements in productivity will improve your profitability. And there appears to be room for improvement as recent figures from the Institute for Fiscal Studies showing […]

Online spending in 2008 reached record levels

Overall online spending in 2008 reached record levels for each individual month (IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index).  UK shoppers spent over £4.67 billion online in December. This represents an equivalent of £76 for every person in the UK, an increase of 14.2% on December 2007. This growth comes despite the peak internet shopping weekend being on 29th and 30th November. […]

EPoS Software: Encouraging up-selling and cross-selling

Up-selling and cross-selling are established methods of improving sales and increasing customer loyalty. Up-selling is the practice of offering customers a product in addition to the product they are currently purchasing. Cross-selling refers to selling items that are related or can be integrated with the item being sold. Both techniques can increase sales volume and provide a valuable service to […]