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A Break from the Spreadsheets: Sailing in the Solent in July

I’ve never been sailing before (apart from a few very amateurish day trips on holidays which normally end in sunstroke), and despite feeling pretty daunted by my complete lack of knowledge regarding what to wear (let alone what to do!), … Continue reading

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Vista Retail Support completed the National 3 Peaks Challenge

After months of planning and training, the day finally arrived where we would climb 3,406 metres and travel approximately 500 miles in 24 hours! GULP! Our 2 teams trained hard for months to improve their fitness levels (general and mountain) … Continue reading

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It’s not just cash that’s disappearing

Sales and Marketing Director, Richard Cottrell talks about his experience in London with no cash, no plastic – only his smartphone. Whilst it’s not a great thing to do, leaving your wallet with both credit cards and cash at home … Continue reading

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Vista continues to support Tenovus by taking part in 3 Peaks Challenge

There has been an excellent response to our continued sponsorship of charity Tenovus, with two Vista teams entering The Tenovus Three Peaks Challenge, in which participants attempt to climb the three highest peaks in UK within 24 hours. Vista has … Continue reading

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Are pop-up shops going to stay on the high street?

The surge of pop-up shops in the high street seems to have lost momentum, certainly if last Christmas was anything to go by. Is this a sign that the bubble has burst for this retail phenomenon, or should we be … Continue reading

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Vista Director Ready to Face-off for Charity

James Pepper, Technical Services Director, is preparing for the UK All-star Ice Hockey Tournament held in Sheffield. The tournament is held annually and involves ice hockey players from all over the country. The tournament will be taking place at Ice … Continue reading

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The benefit of tablet payments in retail

Mobile technology has dominated the retail industry for quite some time. Both consumers and retailers have grown to rely on mobile devices for shopping and paying for goods due to its convenience and speed. Introducing a tablet payment system in-store … Continue reading

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Vista takes on the National Three Peaks with Tenovus

This year Vista will be supporting Tenovus with their National Three Peaks challenge! 20 employees within Vista have volunteered to work tirelessly to get ready for a gruelling 24 hours scaling the three highest peaks in the UK: Ben Nevis … Continue reading

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What’s coming ‘in store’ in 2014

Creativity Many retailers are expected to trial some new innovative designs instore in 2014. Expect to see some interesting flagship stores launched in 2014. Technology is now available to allow retailers to pilot new approaches without betting the house. Multi-channel … Continue reading

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Tips to make queuing a less painful experience for customers

1. Provide entertainment Distraction is the name of the game when it comes to a waiting line. Populating your waiting lines with digital displays will keep the attention of shoppers on what’s playing and keep their minds off of the … Continue reading

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