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Theft is on the rise; how can retailers prepare?
AI
Mike Jeffs

Theft is on the rise; how can retailers prepare?

One of the biggest economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is the exceptionally high increase in unemployment, which due to a combination of business closures and cutbacks, is set to rise to 2.6 million by mid-2021. Sadly, the vulnerability of those with less available income can often result in crime spikes, and subsequently have a direct impact on theft levels within stores. There has been a 66.7% increase in shrinkage-related theft which correlates with the rise of unemployment in the UK. With this mind, retailers will have to adapt and protect against this spike in theft.

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AI
Mike Jeffs

Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021

The global pandemic has reshaped our nation by fast-forwarding digital transformation. To survive the waves of uncertainty businesses are left to re-engineer digital strategies to support sustainability and change. The biggest change for many has been adopting remote working as a norm, and technology is what made this possible.

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Managing Retail Inventory in Real-time with IoT Enabled Stock Tracking
IoT
Jordan Appleson

Managing Retail Inventory in Real-time with IoT Enabled Stock Tracking

Put yourself in the shoes of a customer; you go to a reliable store for a product that you really want, but it isn’t there! Immediate reaction? Go elsewhere. Stock shortages in supermarkets usually leave shoppers feeling frustrated and wondering as to why the goods aren’t available, resulting in the loss of business, which often goes to competitors.

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The Future Of Energy
All
Jordan Appleson

Climate Change a Bigger Crisis Than Covid-19?

If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it would be the appreciation of ‘the knowing’, to enable us to plan responses and solutions which now seems like a distant memory. The pandemic has caused massive disruptions and companies have had to react quickly but as a consequence, some climate policies and implementing sustainable changes has fallen on the back burner.

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Jordan Appleson

The Power of Lighting

Studies have shown energy costs for an average UK supermarket is approximately £438.50 per hour and lighting accounts for 20% of all electricity in commercial buildings. With

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