In 2020 Google reported an 8,000% increase in shoppers searching for “who has ____ in stock” as shoppers went online to find where they could find products locally.
We partnered with Retail Gazette to survey retail technology leaders about their sustainable priorities over the next 12-months and produced a report which details investment in schemes such as product buy back, second hand selling, product rental, charitable donations, e-receipts, ethical product lines, sustainable packaging, reducing stock wastage, and much more.
Emerging marketplaces are shaking things up with new and innovative ways of selling, while giving back to society at the same time. This sustainable element makes them ideal for charity retailers.
Situated in the heart of North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, Douglas Macmillan Hospice, or Dougie Mac as it’s charity shops are commonly known, provides care and support to people facing life-limiting illnesses.
Trying to make sense of the jargon in today’s retail sector can be tough, with new words seeming to pop up all the time, mostly due to rapidly developing retail technology. We’ve put together a handy list so you’re clued up on all the latest retail terms.
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3 mins read Moving your ecommerce website to Magento 2? Read this quick benefits guide to find out how you can make the most out of your website.
2 mins read In 2020 Google reported an 8,000% increase in shoppers searching for “who has ____ in stock” as shoppers went online to find where they could find products locally.
3 mins read The do’s and don’ts of procuring a new charity retail system
5 mins read March is Women’s History Month and with International Women’s day last week, we would like to shine a light on women in business who are in (often) male-dominated professions, below Cybertill Business Development Manager Elaine Scott shares her experiences and advice that she has for the younger generation
3 mins read As part of Cybertill’s 2021 International Women’s Day activities we are bringing a series of interviews with Cybertill’s ‘Women in Tech’. Our latest is with Carly, a Product Trainer who started on our Support team and has worked her way up Cybertill over the years.
3 mins read We’re shining a light on our women in tech bringing you a series of Q&A’s with women from Cybertill, learn about Natasha, a Data Analyst who has been in the industry for 9 years.
4 mins read Here at Cybertill we are proud that 50% of our senior management roles are occupied by women and we have many women who work in often male-dominated professions or roles. So, we would like to use this year’s International Women’s Day (8th March 2021) to shine a light on our women in tech, and bring
2 mins read There is no doubt that 2020 brought immense stress and strain upon us all. With national lockdowns and a move to working from home for many mental wellbeing became a focus for companies, helping their staff in being able to cope, as well as they could, during such a turbulent time.
3 mins read RetailX Blue Paper: Cloud-native EPoS. How adopting a cloud-based electronic point of sale can help retailers to realise better service and efficiencies in both channels.
3 mins read We partnered with Retail Gazette to survey retail technology leaders about their sustainable priorities over the next 12-months and produced a report which details investment in schemes such as product buy back, second hand selling, product rental, charitable donations, e-receipts, ethical product lines, sustai
5 mins read Deciding to migrate to a new pos software for your store is never a decision to be made lightly. Here is some advice to consider.
7 mins read It’s difficult to be a buyer nowadays, especially one looking for charity retail software. Here are some hard questions to ask your potential vendors as you research charity retail systems.
3 mins read Retailers who have well maintained online channels or integrated ecommerce and pos are at an advantage. Here are a few fresh ideas I hope can bring you and your customers some joy.
2 mins read Back in February 2020, in the time when the craziest thing that had happened this year was Meghan and Harry leaving the Royal family (a simpler time!) we wrote a blog post about the Top 5 wants of the wine shopper. The survey was based on a survey with 1,088 US adults aged 21+ on their purchasing experiences an
3 mins read Free checklist for liquor stores and wine merchants to help plan your curbside pickup and ‘buy online, pickup in store’ (aka BOPIS) services.
2 mins read Shopping isn’t what it used to be in-store. As we enter another schoolwear shopping season after or in the midst of Covid-19 with tight restrictions and uncertainty, it’s important for retailers to be buttoned up and feel confident.
5 mins read As the world continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, no part of society seems to be left unscathed. Fears are surmounting around the worlds economic health, and the dramatic changes to our lives ahead.
3 mins read 6 benefits that ecommerce and POS integration brings for the ultimate omnichannel experience
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 With the curve starting to flatten, many are now looking towards what life after lockdown will be like and the measures that must be taken to ensure a safe return to normality (whatever that may be!).
3 mins read We want to show our appreciation in any way that we can, and with their charity shop being closed for the time being and fundraising events being cancelled, here’s a list of the many ways that you can still support the fantastic charity.
2 mins read We have 6 top tips and actions retailers can take to get-ahead during this period of downtime and benefit retailers and their staff.
3 mins read We have created 4 actions that you can do that will support charities during these unprecedented times, so that charities can be there for those who need them when now, and when normality resumes.
2 mins read We have been thinking about ways that consumers can help places close to their hearts during this time when no one is allowed to visit.
3 mins read We have created these 7 tips that will help maintain your health and wellbeing whilst being in the confines of your home.
5 mins read Following last week’s update, we wish to explain how the worsening national situation is likely to impact you as a customer and in particular in the eventuality that the Government moves the country to the “lockdown” stage of its management plan.
2 mins read Investing in tech that doesn’t solve a problem is dangerous for any retailer. So, how can retailers avoid that and what does digital innovation mean for them?
3 mins read Cybertill recently conducted a survey with 1,088 US adults aged 21+ on their purchasing experiences and preferences of alcohol stores, and the results of which were quite interesting. As a result we have been able to identify the top 5 wants of the wine shopper that independent wine stores can adopt to encourag
3 mins read Retail used to be about selling stuff, now it’s about emotions. So, why are many retailers still selling stuff?
3 mins read All retail eyes were on New York last week as the annual National Retail Federation (NRF) held their annual exhibition which our Directors were lucky enough to attend this year thanks to one of Cybertill’s partners, PartnerTech (excuse the pun!) who had a very impressive stand at the show, but more on that la
3 mins read Emerging marketplaces are shaking things up with new and innovative ways of selling, while giving back to society at the same time. This sustainable element makes them ideal for charity retailers.
2 mins read Mince pies and magic were the ingredients to the Alder Hey Christmas lights switch-on last night and Cybertill were chuffed to bits to be invited as a corporate partner.
3 mins read Read about how Douglas Macmillan Hospice has increased revenue in their charity shops, improved Gift Aid conversion and donor loyalty with Cybertill.
5 mins read Gifting doesn’t need to cost the earth, here is Cybertill’s handy Thrift Gift Guide to help you gift in a more sustainable way.
3 mins read Running for three and a half miles through the West Yorkshire countryside, Kirklees Light Railway has been operating as a tourist attraction since 1991. Kirklees have been customers of Cybertill for just over two years and have reaped many benefits from using the system
2 mins read What can retailers learn from Dunelm? The homeware retailer has been highlighted by Cybertill as one of the leaders in omnichannel shopping by linking its online and in-store offering.
3 mins read Situated in the heart of North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, Douglas Macmillan Hospice, or Dougie Mac as it’s charity shops are commonly known, provides care and support to people facing life-limiting illnesses.
4 mins read Download this 2 page fact sheet to discover how Cybertill helps solve the 3 most common omnichannel IT headaches for retailers.
4 mins read Watch how The Salvation Army implemented Cybertill’s one integrated system to run ticketing, EPoS, ecommerce and café at their new visitor attraction and museum at this iconic Beatles site.