Charity Retail Technology Blog
Curated and original insights, case studies and news from Cybertill CharityStore charity insights team.
3 mins read Charities giving supporters and donors the chance to have goods picked-up or dropped-off at their property can dramatically increase donations, making it easy to offer and manage this valuable service from the one system.
2 mins read Integrate ticketing into your POS with the Event Manager module from Cybertill, providing retailers and visitor attractions with the ability to sell tickets, integrate member and supporter services, manage your stock and reward those members with a loyalty scheme that provides targeted promotions and discounts.
2 mins read Listen to the live webinar Q&A where Cybertill brings together a full panel of Gen Z consumers from varying backgrounds, interests and personality types.
2 mins read Implementing an EPoS and retail management system for retailers of all sizes can be a daunting task, and takes precision management to get it right, especially with so many factors needing to be considered. That’s why Cybertill offer a dedicated Project Management Team to help you throughout the whole roll-out proc
1 min read National charity Barnardo’s work to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children, helping thousands of families each year build a better future. With over 700 shops across the UK, its retail operation generated £15m profit in 2018, 25% up on previous years.
3 mins read How charity retail management software can help charities become more secure through providing a full audit trail, keeping an eye on whats coming in and out of the till, along with who is accessing it!
4 mins read Making the switch from a manual retail system to EPoS doesn’t have to be as daunting as it sounds. In fact, it can be quite liberating to retailers of all sizes, freeing up time and resource to serve customers and sell more, rather than be tied down to admin work.
3 mins read One retailer who has taken this on board is Lush. With its new store opening right on our doorstep in Liverpool, it would have been rude not to take a peek.
2 mins read You may have seen some posts on social media that earlier this month I smashed my target of raising £2000 for CharityStore customer’s Barnardo’s! As the big day is fast approaching I have been stepping up my training.
2 mins read Create loyalty schemes you know your customers will love with Cybertill’s CharityStore fully configurable Loyalty module that can really help you make sense of your shopper and donor data, letting charities optimise loyalty programmes to deliver real value to supporters.
3 mins read 4 things retailers need to do now to secure consumer gift card satisfaction were the expectations are the same as their shopping experience across all channels.
2 mins read Well, we are beyond excited to update this post and announce that although we were up against some strong competitors at the IT Europa Awards, we won Vertical Market Solution of the year!
4 mins read 77% of consumers would buy books second hand, whilst 62% would buy previously owned vinyl and CDs. (YouGov)When we look at a breakdown of these results, 82% of 35-44-year-olds selected that they would purchase books second hand, followed closely by the 45-54 age group (79%). Interestingly, 73% of Gen Z (18-24-year-olds)
2 mins read Cybertill’s powerful mPOS solution is a fully integrated retail management platform that gives retailers the flexibility to serve customers, anywhere at any time, even without an internet connection.
3 mins read In a report released this week, the Environment Audit Committee has called on the government to end this era of throwaway fashion, with less than 1% of material used to produce clothing being recycled into new clothing at the end of its life.
3 mins read Mobile POS is a game changer for charity retail and can drastically help increase revenues and Gift Aid capture, here are 7 benefits to charity retailers investing in a mobile point of sale.
1 min read 7 reasons why charity retailers need to invest in a mobile point of sale to increase revenues, capture more Gift Aid and improve security and compliance.
2 mins read Combining the market-leading mobile point of sale solution (mPOS) from hardware partner, Pioneer and the Brother TD-2120N desktop label printer, Cybertill offer a complete hardware and software solution that improves the charity retail experience for staff, volunteers, customers and donors – Electronic Donor Sign
4 mins read How does your charity promote Gift Aid? This blog post looks at the 4 essential promotional activities charity retailers can use to improve how they ask for Gift Aid on donated goods.
2 mins read At Cybertill we have been reviewing the process of Gift Aid for many years, updating our product along with discussing guidelines with HMRC and we believe we have the best solution – Electronic donor sign-up.
3 mins read Stock control in a charity shop. I know, it sounds like an oxymoron. Donated goods are the bread and butter of charity retail, but in no other industry is there a huge sense of the unknown; you have no idea what is going to be donated, when it will be donated or where it will be donated to.