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What Will it Take to Get More Women in Tech?


The number of women working in tech is significantly lower than in other UK sectors with just 17% of tech roles held by women. Yet businesses are more aware than ever before about the importance…

How Retail Can Reap the Rewards of Data Science


Data science is a hot topic. And, as with all hot topics, there’s plenty of disinformation out there. REPL’s CEO, Mike Callender, and Rafik Salama, head of data science, took time out to discuss: the…

Why Women Make Technology Work Better


Google ‘famous technologists’ and you’ll be presented with a line of head shots, all of whom are men. Does that mean women haven’t played a part in the development of technology? Of course not. Just…

An Introduction to Blockchain for Retailers


Data sharing has come a long way since the days of floppy discs. And with the advent of blockchain technology it’s progressing at an even faster pace and in new and intriguing ways. But what…

How to Plan for Exceptional Performance in 2019


We’re in the grip of a retail storm. In 2019, smooth sailing looks uncertain for many big names. Political uncertainty is slowing down consumer spending. Interest rates are creeping up, provoking cash and credit caution….

3 Tech Solutions for Retail BOS Frustrations


Shiny stores, exclusive products and exciting displays are part of the magic of retail. But, like any good show, it’s the background systems and fail safes that underpin five-star reviews. Even major retailers have their…

The Changing High Street – 5 Pain Points and Their Solutions


Maplin. Toys R Us. Poundworld. These big brands all have one thing in common: a failure to adjust to the evolving high street and ever-changing consumer expectations. As far back as 2011, retail consultant and…

3 Tech Solutions for Retail BOS Frustrations


Shiny stores, exclusive products and exciting displays are part of the magic of retail. But, like any good show, it’s the background systems and failsafes that underpin five-star reviews. Even major retailers have their pain…

How to Plan for Exceptional Performance this Holiday Season


There’s no rest for retailers in the run-up to the Holidays. As competition crescendos, both on the high street and online, preparing for the busiest period of the year has never been more critical. Preparation…