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GDPR: What it is & what Brightpearl is doing in response to it

Written by Richard Rattlidge on 20 March 2018

In recent months, there’s been a lot of discussion around GDPR. The various articles and videos you will have seen have been very much centered on what businesses are required to change in order to be GDPR compliant; you may even have seen our own take on what retailers need to know about GDPR.

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Warehouse Space & Efficiency

Written by Nicole Leinbach Reyhle on 16 March 2018

The demands of managing a warehouse are constantly evolving. Online and multi-store retailing alike are becoming more and more relevant when it comes to connecting products to consumers – which makes sense since customers want what they want when they want it.

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Using Data for Better Inventory Hygiene

Written by Terri Williams on 14 March 2018

Last year, three workers stole $300,000 worth of avocados, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times. When the company changed its distribution process, the three employees saw an opportunity to pilfer the popular fruit. Could this theft have been avoided had the company used data to clean up and manage its inventory?

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Brightpearl Shortlisted for National Technology Award

Written by Mark Hook on 12 March 2018

The music industry may have the Brits, but the tech sector has the National Technology Awards. All of us here at Brightpearl are pleased as punch to have been shortlisted for an award at the prestigious event, which is just around the corner.

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Magento 2: Myths Dispelled & Back Office Considerations You Should Know [Webinar]

Written by Kenny Johnson on 09 March 2018

Learn how your business can efficiently migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2 with as little impact on your bottom line as possible with this advice from 121eCommerce and Brightpearl.

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Real-Time Accounting: Your New Competitive Edge [Infographic]

Written by Tony Smith on 07 March 2018

In today’s business, time is money. 

The financial management systems at the heart of your business must enable you to make data-driven decisions quickly and easily, make month end a breeze for you and provide you with instant access to profit information and accurate inventory valuations.

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"Retailtainment": Inspiration for Your Experiential Retail Marketing Strategies

Written by Nicole Leinbach Reyhle on 05 March 2018

In the past year experiential marketing has become less of a buzzword and more of a necessity. Retail experiences make the brand nowadays, so retailers have to find new ways to create “retailtainment” – aka retail entertainment – in order to create customers’ interest in their brands.

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February: In Review 2018

Written by Justine Cross on 28 February 2018

Hello and welcome to February: In Review

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The end of another month has arrived, which can only mean one thing - it’s time to recap on the top news stories, articles, videos and educational content to hit the web in February. From finding out how carousel ads in Instagram stories have changed, to learning to combat Facebook’s recent algorithm updates, choosing the right Warehouse Management System for retail and more, this overview blog details what you might have missed this month...

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Secrets of the Advanced Shipping Notice or EDI 856

Written by Maddie Umhoefer on 26 February 2018

This blog was written by our friends over at SPS Commerce, experts in EDI solutions.

The Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN) is filled with vital data for the retailer or buyer and, in some instances, for consumers themselves. The vendor (or seller) sends the ASN to the retailer (or buyer) to indicate that the order is on the way to the requested delivery location.

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10 Inspiring Retail & Wholesale Success Stories You Must Read

Written by Justine Cross on 22 February 2018

At Brightpearl, we have the pleasure of working with and speaking to over 1,400 successful businesses. And following these conversations, we have a variety of inspiring stories that we feel we must share.

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