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

Introducing Companion app!

The K3|imagine Companion application is so much more than an app – it is both a mobile Point of Sale system (mPoS) and a means to transform your business, enhance efficiency, and provide greater customer service. Companion app is designed to empower staff to work on the fly. Businesses simply download and install it onto

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Guest Blog

Six retailers achieving sustainability through tech

Glynn Davis, founder of Retail Insider, recently joined a K3|Engage event to discuss the retailers currently achieving sustainability through technology. Here is what he talked about… The retail industry is becoming more active around sustainability and although it might have been pushed off the top of the agenda of many retailers, as they struggle with COVID-19, it certainly

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Interview

Empowering your local managers is the first step to an authentic CSR

Independent retailers are leading the way when it comes to agility and sustainability. However, larger chains have been struggling to make a start on their Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives without coming off as inauthentic or green washing. Dr. Jackie Mulligan, CEO of ShopAppy explains why empowering local managers is the first step to an authentic CSR strategy.  It’s really great to see tech like ShopAppy supporting a sustainable high street. How has the reception been?  It’s being really

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Interview

Is remote working a threat to hospitality and retail?

The past year has forced radical changes in the way we live our lives. From wearing face masks to remote working, the world we inhabit today scarcely looks the same as it did a year ago. With new opportunities to work from almost anywhere, people are starting to question whether life in the city is for them anymore.

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Interview

The psychology of creating a circular economy

We have a “take, make, waste” rationale, where we take raw materials, make them into products, use them and then dispose. That’s a linear economy, but in the ideal circular economy, products would be designed and circulated so that we don’t create waste. They’d get reused and recycled back in the economy.

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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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