K3 Insights

Learn how K3 can help you get more from your investment in your business infrastructure.

See what events we have coming up in the next few months and check out our selection of eBooks, blogs and industry news.

K3 Insights

Learn how K3 can help you get more from your investment in your business infrastructure.

See what events we have coming up in the next few months and check out our selection of eBooks, blogs and industry news.

Blog

Connecting the offline with online: social commerce tipped to take Europe by storm

While many retailers in western countries are struggling to adapt in the wake of the pandemic, China and other Asian markets have been pioneering the industry’s next digital revolution.   Social commerce has exploded in popularity in the last 18 months, driven by consumers increasingly seeking online experiences in the midst of local lockdowns.   Retailers in the APAC region have tapped into

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Blog

51% of people avoid store staff: retail’s self-service revolution

As customers become accustomed to online shopping, the role of bricks and mortar has been called into question. In the past, human interactions have been lauded as the unique selling point for physical retail, but customers are increasingly keen to avoid store assistants.

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Whitepaper

Adapt or Fail. Meeting customer needs in the now

Modern consumers have no qualms about ditching a retailer for one that better meets their expectations. Whether exploring sustainability, delivering self-service options, or showcasing ethical practices, the right technology will be key to understanding and meeting customer demands. Our latest whitepaper based on a survey of 2,000 UK consumers takes a deep dive into three

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Blog

Quick Response is the Right Response: Why QR codes are the future of hospitality

Across the globe, hospitality businesses are faced with the task of providing low-touch payment options that are simple and secure. QR codes represent a great opportunity for companies to provide a frictionless customer journey.     The technology has gained traction in recent years, with behemoths like PayPal adopting QR features.    Last year, the payments provider rolled out a new

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Guest Blog

Omnichannel customers are more valuable – so why don’t stores recognize them?

The pandemic has sped up a change that was already well underway, and which the likes of Amazon kickstarted. In 2020, retailers’ ability to meet customers where they are was measured by their digital enablement. Urgency around omnichannel escalated and has reached a crisis point.

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Blog

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today is International Women’s Day and we’d like to take a moment to celebrate all the wonderful women working in the tech industry.   To begin, we’d like to start with a couple of comments from our colleagues here at K3:  “I’m proud to be the leader of an international team, working with many different nationalities,

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News

Are Permitted Development Rights a threat to the high street?

A growing number of city dwellers are considering moving to more rural areas, leaving footfall to dwindle. The attractions that city life once held have been curtailed by the pandemic, and with opportunities for remote work growing, many have become frustrated with life in the modern city. The UK government’s latest Permitted Development Right (PDR)

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Events

Join the conversation with events from K3|Engage

K3 is excited to announce our new series of free interactive events, K3|Engage!  We’ll be working with industry experts to bring you up-to-date and actionable insights across retail, manufacturing and distribution – so watch this space.  Find out what’s disrupting the industry today, and what’s in store for the future.   No filler, no fluff.   K3|Engage events are designed to give you takeaways that you can start implementing tomorrow.   This past year

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Interview

How AI will reshape retail

“This isn’t the beginning of the end, it’s the end of the beginning.”   The emergence of disruptive AI technologies has forced many industries to rethink how they approach business.   We recently caught up with Sean Culey, Business Transformation advisor and author of Transition Point: From Steam to the Singularity, who shared his thoughts on how the

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