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        Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the oen editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

      • News in Tweets Fri 23rd June

        News in Tweets Fri 23rd June

        Friday 23rd Jun 2017
        Missed the latest news on Twitter @oenmagazine? Here’s our top picks Mon 19th June Tangent Furniture‏ ‪@tangent_office Office temperature is most likely source of conflict at work ‪http://workplaceinsight.net/office-tempera...Read More...
        73% of UK consumers would switch retailers after bad online service

        73% of UK consumers would switch retailers after bad online service

        Friday 23rd Jun 2017
        According to the ‘Customer Pulse Report UK, 2016’, online sales have continued to grow, shown by figures from the ‘Interactive Media in Retail Group’, who claim sales grew by 15 per cent in 2016, exceeding £130billion in...Read More...
        IoT the top priority in driving digital transformation

        IoT the top priority in driving digital transformation

        Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
        According to global research findings, published by global mobile satellite communications provider, Inmarsat, IoT has become the leading technology for digital transformation and is the number one priority for 92 per cent of organisations. The Inma...Read More...
        New cards introduced for diverse families as spending on Father’s Day drops

        New cards introduced for diverse families as spending on Father’s Day drops

        Friday 16th Jun 2017
        According to the Office of National Statistics, in 2016, 2.9 million of the 18.9 million families in the UK were headed by a lone parent. The majority (86%) were headed by a female lone parent and the remaining 14% were headed by a male lone par...Read More...
        Research finds the UK is a nation of last minute shoppers

        Research finds the UK is a nation of last minute shoppers

        Friday 16th Jun 2017
        Research conducted by Clouder.co.uk has revealed that the UK tops the list of countries searching for same day deliveries, beating both the United States and Australia. According to the survey of 523 participants, £67bn will be spent online th...Read More...
        UK consumers risk losing millions due to ‘cost of hassle’

        UK consumers risk losing millions due to ‘cost of hassle’

        Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
        From not returning faulty goods or cancelling unwanted services, to leaving account information out of date, our fatigue when considering contact with companies could be costing millions. According to customer service software specialists Inisof...Read More...
        Retailers encouraged to get online to help the High Street

        Retailers encouraged to get online to help the High Street

        Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
        According to recent statistics, it is predicted that by 2020, 80 per cent of retail purchases will still occur offline but close to 50 per cent of these sales will be influenced by a digital interaction prior to purchase. Despite this, 74 per cent of...Read More...
        News in Tweets Fri 9th June

        News in Tweets Fri 9th June

        Friday 9th Jun 2017
        Missed the latest news on Twitter @oenmagazine? Here’s our top picks Mon 5th June OEN Magazine‏ ‪@oenmagazine Job vacancies rise as business confidence builds in the UK ‪http://smallbusiness.co.uk/job-vacancies-rise-2-25388...Read More...
        What does the election result mean for retail?

        What does the election result mean for retail?

        Friday 9th Jun 2017
        The party manifestoes offered little other than more pain for retailers, but the uncertainty arising from the election result threatens to damage the industry more than any policy could. This is according to Patrick O'Brien, UK Retail Research Di...Read More...
        Three ways personalised comms can secure consumer trust

        Three ways personalised comms can secure consumer trust

        Wednesday 7th Jun 2017
        Famous American businessman Thomas J. Watson said, “the toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy.” This is especially true for brands in 2017.  This is according to Jav...Read More...
        Do public and private sectors have the skills to drive digital transformation?

        Do public and private sectors have the skills to drive digital transformation?

        Tuesday 6th Jun 2017
        Both the public and private sectors are struggling to take full advantage of the benefits digital can bring as a result of a growing digital skills gap. This lack of technical expertise and digital proficiency is hampering the ability to deliver digi...Read More...
        75% of UK shoppers worried about fake online reviews

        75% of UK shoppers worried about fake online reviews

        Tuesday 30th May 2017
        75 per cent of UK shoppers are worried about fake online reviews, research by reviews and customer insights company, Feefo has found. The findings were revealed in a survey examining attitudes to online reviews among 2,000 UK consumers. Only seven p...Read More...
        News in Tweets Fri 26th May

        News in Tweets Fri 26th May

        Friday 26th May 2017
        Missed the latest news on Twitter @oenmagazine? Here’s our top picks Mon 22nd May OEN Magazine‏ ‪@oenmagazine Not long to go now! General Data Protection Regulation – Ask our Expert https://t.co/kc54vu9YG0   Tues...Read More...
        Research reveals top 10 highest paid jobs for women with smallest gender pay gap

        Research reveals top 10 highest paid jobs for women with smallest gender pay gap

        Friday 26th May 2017
        With recent data from Office of National Statistics (ONS) revealing that 80 per cent of UK industries are guilty of presenting a pay gap, Savoystewart.co.uk has explored this further. ONS has found that the wage gap is at its lowest since records be...Read More...
        IT and business not aligned with cloud adoption decisions

        IT and business not aligned with cloud adoption decisions

        Friday 26th May 2017
        IT directors believe that cloud adoption in their organisation is driven principally by their IT function as part of a technology strategy, rather than the need for change driven by business decision makers. This is according to the latest research f...Read More...
        Ricoh research reveals customer relationship leaders

        Ricoh research reveals customer relationship leaders

        Wednesday 24th May 2017
        70 per cent of European consumers say the best brands are those who treat them as individuals, according to new research commissioned by Ricoh Europe. The finding from a survey of 3,600 consumers highlights the demand for personalised services, and f...Read More...
        Data security and privacy remain the biggest concerns about retail apps

        Data security and privacy remain the biggest concerns about retail apps

        Wednesday 24th May 2017
        Concerns about security breaches have been revealed as the biggest fear among consumers when it comes to deciding whether to download a retail app, according to research. The latest retail report, by mobile technology solutions provider Apadmi, has ...Read More...
        Print management software can be crucial for sound financial strategy

        Print management software can be crucial for sound financial strategy

        Tuesday 23rd May 2017
        As organisations deal with a growing need to remain competitive, finance teams are faced with the constantly expanding challenge of effectively managing budgets. To help keep on top of these concerns, finding a high-performing, flexible print managem...Read More...
        M&S full year results: Restructuring business operations to reap future financial success

        M&S full year results: Restructuring business operations to reap future financial success

        Tuesday 23rd May 2017
        As the retailer reports full year results tomorrow (24th May), Marks & Spencer is weighing up future financial success with its food sector as it considers online deliveries. This news comes following the recent announcement that M&S would o...Read More...
        Children should be in secondary education before owning gadgets

        Children should be in secondary education before owning gadgets

        Monday 22nd May 2017
        According to a new consumer technology report, children should not own their own gadgets until they at least start secondary education. UK parents believe their children should be 11 years old before they own a smartphone or tablet with internet cap...Read More...
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