The Rise and Rise of BOPIS

Before the pandemic you’d be forgiven for not knowing what BOPIS is,  but the acronym has entered the lexicon of retailers around the world as ‘buy online, pick up in store’ became the lifeblood of many businesses almost overnight as Covid-19 restrictions hit.

Whilst not a completely new concept, BOPIS in the UK was primarily reserved for the likes of Argos and supermarkets under the guise of ‘click and collect’ with Amazon making some inroads into the field with collection points located across the country in a hybrid version of the service. However, nearly 2 years after Covid-19 emerged, BOPIS is now commonplace across a wide range of retailers, both large and small.

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Lessons we can all learn from the UK’s most trusted retailers

During the early days of the pandemic, consumers adopted a very different attitude towards retailers almost overnight. Suddenly brand loyalty and trust were put to one side as consumers purchased from anywhere they could as supply chains were rattled and in some cases, brought to a complete halt.

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Return to the office proffers welcome boost to retailers

The retail industry is an extremely important part of the UK economy, equivalent to around 5% of GDP. Brexit, covid-19 and various shortages of products, drivers and fuel have all contributed to the difficulties faced by retailers since the beginning of 2020.  However, there is light at the end of the tunnel as offices begin to reopen and commuters return to work.

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Introducing the OpSuite and Verifone P400 Integration

Verifone’s most advanced pin pad device to date, the P400, now integrates with OpSuite Retail Management Software. This highly customisable hardware solution is built on the latest Linux operating system and boasts super-fast processing while maintaining the highest levels of security with PCI PTS 5.x approval.

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