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Less than 5 months to go until Black Friday 2018 – have you started to plan?

According to research by PWC the vast majority of Black Friday spending will be done online. This means that retailers are under immense pressure to ensure that their IT systems are up to the job. We’ve come up with a … Continue reading

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Black Friday – surviving the inevitable peaks

IT teams working for large retailers, logistics and fulfilment organisations are under immense pressure in the lead up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday with record numbers of online purchases taking place last year. According to IMRG UK online spending … Continue reading

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Black Friday causes seasonal workload spikes – how did you cope?

Paypal today shared it’s transaction figures for Black Friday – 26th November – (traditionally the busiest online shopping day of the year).  Transactions went up by 27% on last year and spending amounts were up 19% compared with a normal Friday. http://www.gadgetvenue.com/paypal-black-friday-statistics-reveal-transactions-27-11290007/  … Continue reading

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