2 mins 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 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.
Rachel is passionate about retail and the ever-changing retail technology environment, with a keen eye for upcoming retail trends that are set to shake up the sector. She started her career as an intern at a national charity and has progressed rapidly into her current role with Cybertill.
Rachel has a Masters Degree in Digital Marketing from Liverpool John Moores University. I think it’s fair to say she knows her stuff!
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3 mins read Possibly the most versatile form of retail, pop-up stores are on trend. Retailers have gone from taking up space in quirky empty units or a small counter within a shopping mall, to festivals and events, in order to improve engagement with consumers.
3 mins read 6 benefits that ecommerce and POS integration brings for the ultimate omnichannel experience
3 mins read Download this free brochure and discover how a Magento 2 website integrated into RetailStore, a powerful point of sale software, can accelerate your sales and improve customer experience.
Rachel is Head of Marketing at Cybertill, driving lead generation and content marketing. She has a wealth of experience within retail, ecommerce, and web and UX design and is always looking out for new trends.
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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.
2 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.
3 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 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.
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.
3 mins read Complete retail management, EPoS system, ecommerce, mobile POS, CRM, loyalty, real-time stock, sales and customer data for sports and outdoor retailers.
3 mins read Retailers need to understand their target market – it’s a no brainer. When shopping online or in-store, consumers want their experience to be straightforward and suited to them, so it’s crucial that retailers get it right.
3 mins read As back-to-school shopping draws to a close, now is the time to reflect and take stock of how your busy period went. What went well? Could it have ran better? Did your customers leave happy or frustrated? Were your staff calm or overwhelmed?
2 mins read Cybertill’s RetailStore is a retail management platform built with schoolwear in mind. This brochure looks at how Cybertill can make schoolwear retailing as easy as A B C…
8 mins read As part of Cybertill’s Retail Inventory: Expectations vs Reality report, we look at nursery retailer Mamas & Papas online and in-store stock visibility.
4 mins read How can in-store technology help carpet and flooring retailers create a better customer shopping experience?
5 mins read As part of Cybertill’s Retail Inventory: Expectations vs Reality report, we look at jewellery retailer H.Samuel’s online and in-store stock visibility.
3 mins read Integrating ticketing into retail management and EPoS has never been easier than with Cybertill’s RetailStore platform.
3 mins read How can UK Visitor Attractions remain profitable when selling through discount and voucher websites?
3 mins read Read how W M Nicholls has improved customer service with real-time stock visibility, inter-branch transfers and an intuitive loyalty scheme.
2 mins read Cybertill’s RetailStore is a fully omnichannel retail EPoS system built in partnership with retail jewellers. Shopping for jewellery is always a personal experience, and jewellery retailers need software that they can rely on to give the best possible service to their customers. Cybertill’s retail managemen
5 mins read As part of Cybertill’s Retail Inventory: Expectations vs Reality report, we look at jewellery retailer Beaverbrooks’ online and in-store stock visibility.
2 mins read Sports and Outdoor retail is huge and consumers are becoming more focused on health and wellbeing, driven by the adventure-seeking millennials, who value their free time more so than ever.
5 mins read As part of Cybertill’s Retail Inventory: Expectations vs Reality report, we look at jewellery retailer F. Hinds’ online and in-store stock visibility.
3 mins read A report investigating consumer expectations about omnichannel stock visibility and comparing customer-facing services such as real-time stock availability by store, same day collection, and mobile usability of 140 retailers with over 30 stores in the UK.
3 mins read Mill Hill Wines case study looking at how the independent wine merchant has seen instant success with Cybertill.
3 mins read Established in 1925, the family-owned WM Nicholls has four stores located across the idyllic Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales.
2 mins read How can retailers make shops more attractive to male consumers using in-store technology?