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Amazon to create 1,200 new jobs in Warrington

Amazon to create 1,200 new jobs in Warrington

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On Thursday ubiquitous online retailer and service provider Amazon announced that it is set to create 1,200 new permanent jobs with the opening of a new fulfilment centre in Warrington. The ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 27th 2017 at 11:32AM
2017 is the year of the small business

2017 is the year of the small business

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Eight out of 10 British consumers prefer independent businesses over larger stores, leading to a potential year of small business, according to Liberis. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 26th 2017 at 11:10AM
A third of UK consumers prefer chatbots to human shopping assistants

A third of UK consumers prefer chatbots to human shopping assistants

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UK shoppers are becomming less and less interested in talking to human shop assistants. In a new report, it has been revealed that a third of British shoppers prefer to ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:00AM
Breaking into the market - interview with i-tec CEO Franz Kubaschek

Breaking into the market - interview with i-tec CEO Franz Kubaschek

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PCR speaks to i-tec CEO Franz Kubaschek about the company’s decision to expand into the UK, its history of enhancing productivity and connectivity through its product portfolio and where the ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 13th 2017 at 11:53AM

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Amazon expands into B2B market

Amazon expands into B2B market

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Amazon on Tuesday launched a new service targetting businesses in a move that will see the online retailer offer a marketplace that stocks everything from stationery to industrial machinery. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Apr 4th 2017 at 10:52AM
PCR 30 under 30 - Nominations close today

PCR 30 under 30 - Nominations close today

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Today is the last chance to get your nominations in for PCR's 2017 30 under 30 list. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Mar 31st 2017 at 11:51AM
Here are the best UK Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order deals

Here are the best UK Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-order deals

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Yesterday, Samsung announced details of its eagerly anticipated new Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone after months of speculation. The phone comes in two variations: the 5.8-inch S8, and the 6.2-inch S8+. ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Mar 30th 2017 at 10:50AM
Amazon investigating VR and AR homeware stores

Amazon investigating VR and AR homeware stores

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While virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) have already shown themselves to have viability in gaming, in terms of non-gaming applications there hasn't really been much to show the ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Mar 27th 2017 at 10:01AM
PCR Five for Friday (24/03/2017)

PCR Five for Friday (24/03/2017)

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Five for Friday is a weekly feature to give a brief roundup of our top five stories from the week that you might have missed. Think we missed anything? Let ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Mar 24th 2017 at 11:40AM
AMD Ryzen 5 being sold three weeks early

AMD Ryzen 5 being sold three weeks early

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Despite not officially going on sale for another three weeks, it would appear some retailers are jumping the gun and are already selling the new AMD Ryzen 5 processors. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Mar 23rd 2017 at 9:50AM

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