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What will the reopening of the high street look like?


Mike Callender, Executive Chairman for REPL, recently wrote an article for Elite Business discussing what the reopening of the high street will look like, whether customers will return and how businesses can safeguard its employees….

Enabling Digital Warehouse Transformation at a Leading UK Supermarket: Inspiration at a Fraction of the Price


A leading supermarket’s installation of new transport management software stalled when it emerged that the new tech would create additional work due to existing inefficient processes, eating into project gains. When other vendors failed to…

REPL Supports Retailers in Getting Ready to Reopen with Complimentary WFM Review


Mike Callender, Executive Chairman for REPL Group, recently spoke with A1 Retail on how REPL is offering retailers a complimentary WFM review of their scheduling and communications processes to ensure they meet government guidelines for the…

Enabling the New Normal: A New Approach to Stock Management


Retailers have long sought a flexible supply chain to enable responsiveness to uncertain time frames, ensure effective management of supply and demand and make inventory work harder.  The best example of this during the Covid-19…

Enabling the New Normal: Greater Flexibility Around Staff Deployment


The Covid-19 pandemic has put flexible working at the forefront of the government’s economic response across the globe. The “work at home if possible” mantra of the UK government has obvious limitations for front-line retail…

Lockdown ends: how retailers approach the challenges of re-opening


Chris Love, managing partner workforce transformation, REPL Group, speaks to Internet Retailing With the UK’s lockdown expected to start being lifted – albeit slowly – in the next few days, retailers across the board need…

Workforce management is key as retailers prepare to open doors


Chris Love, managing partner workforce transformation, REPL Group, comments for Retail Times “With the government due to announce its exit strategy to the current lockdown rules this week, retailers should be anticipating that they soon…

Can data save the high street?


Mike Callender, Executive Chairman of REPL, recently wrote an article for ITProPortal discussing how high street retailers can make the most of their data including using data for the physical shop floor. “With increasing competition…

Optimising Your Fuel Pricing Strategy Through Machine Learning


In a highly competitive and reactive market, setting petrol and diesel prices is an ongoing challenge for fuel retailers. Too high and you’ll drive customers to the competition. Too low and you compromise profit. REPL…

Upcoming Retail Trends for 2020 and Beyond


Mike Callender, Executive Chairman for REPL, recently wrote an article for A1 Retail about the upcoming retail trends for 2020 and beyond. Mike discusses AI & RPA, Personalisation and Headless Commerce. “Artificial intelligence (AI) and…