News from Pursuit

Home » News from Pursuit
  • Click and collect, the saviour of the high street?
    The pandemic may have provided an unexpected lifeline to high street bricks and mortar retailers as the use of click and collect services has grown exponentially.While online sales are the obvious growth area, customer behaviour is demonstrating that people still… Read More
  • Pursuit commits £125,000 to help UK jewellery retailers with new Partnership Fund
    EPoS software and solutions provider Pursuit has committed to a £125,000 industry support fund to provide greater assistance to independent jewellery retailers wishing to update their systems and become more digital. The Pursuit Partnership Fund was created to support businesses… Read More
  • Jeweller Pugata switches to Pursuit software system
    Fine jewellery brand Pugata has switched to the Pursuit technology system to help boost the efficiency of its retail business. Discussions between Pugata and EPoS and stock management technology company Pursuit began after the first lockdown in July. With operating… Read More
  • Top of the Stocks
    One of the main benefits of the Pursuit Sonic software solution to retailers and sales people alike is its ability to efficiently manage stock. Good stock control is essential for the smooth running of any business. Once you have a… Read More
  • Pursuit expands marketing team to meet growing demand
    Software provider Pursuit has appointed Summer Prescott to its marketing team, in response to a rise in enquiries about its web and EPoS systems. Formerly with B2B content, subscription and networking business EMAP, Prescott has worked as a marketer and… Read More
  • Grant Murdoch joins Pursuit to promote Sonic software solution
    Grant Murdoch, the former UK and Ireland sales director at French jewellery brand Les Georgettes, has joined software and EPoS supplier Pursuit, to help promote its latest Sonic software solution. Murdoch, who has over 12 years’ experience in the jewellery… Read More
  • Creativity provides hope for businesses
    The Covid-19 pandemic has hit just about every business across every sector and despite support from schemes such as the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CIBLS), there is little doubt that things have been incredibly tough. However, there may be… Read More
  • Pursuit uses CBILS funding to help jewellery Retailers
    EPOS software and solutions provider Pursuit is set to use £250,000 of Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CIBLS) funding to help jewellery retailers by offering them the option of monthly payments instead of annual licence fee payment. Pursuit has secured… Read More
  • Job Alert!!!
    Part Time – working from home (UK only) – hours by arrangement. You will be using our extensive and clean database to discuss with business directors and owners whether they may be interested in reviewing what software they use to… Read More
  • Pursuit Sonic now available to retailers and suppliers following trial period
    EPoS software and solutions specialist Pursuit has completed a successful trial period for its latest software, Sonic, and is now rolling the technology out across the jewellery trade. Unveiled in July 2020, Pursuit Sonic is a cloud-based software solution that… Read More
    ENTRANTS AND ENTRYOnly one entry per person. A breach of these provisions will result in the entrant being excluded from the competitionPersons involved in the design or running of the competition or any employees of the organiser or members of… Read More
  • Pursuit outlines details of Sonic software launch
    EPoS software and solutions provider, Pursuit, will host an online webinar launch of its latest software package, Sonic, on July 29 at 14:30 via Zoom. Starting with an introduction to the new cloud-based software, Pursuit will guide independent retailers through… Read More
  • Pursuit helps jewellers to get online with all-inclusive e-commerce scheme
    EPoS software and solutions specialist Pursuit has launched a new e-commerce website scheme intended to eliminate expensive design and set-up costs for jewellers. Savings are achieved by customising standardised off-the-shelf page formatting and operating software. The technology enables retailers to… Read More
  • Pursuit targets suppliers with remote selling software and app
    EPoS software and solutions specialist Pursuit is preparing to launch its latest software package, Sonic, featuring a “Supplier Link” which it claims will redefine the working relationship between suppliers and their independent retail partners. By subscribing to Sonic and downloading… Read More
  • Pursuit confirms launch date for free software
    EPoS software specialist Pursuit will host an online launch of its new software offer on 29 July. The business has confirmed that some facets of its new software will be offered to 300 independent retailers for free on a first-come-first-served… Read More
  • Fast forward to an online world
    As the UK sees a gradual return to some form of ‘business as normal’, many companies are wondering what form that new normal will take. With social distancing still guiding the way that retailers operate and regulations in place to… Read More
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) updated statement from Pursuit
    Unfortunately there is no rule book for the current situation that we all find ourselves in but with the various UK Government announcements we have taken the decision that all members of staff are now working from home, so we… Read More
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) statement from Pursuit.
    A word which is being used a lot is “unprecedented” times. I would like to reassure customers we are here to support them and currently the support desk and office is open as normal so we can support your general… Read More
  • Why kindness is the new currency
    The team at Pursuit Software recently hit the road to travel to Birmingham for the Jewellery and Watch Show, taking place at the NEC. We were among 200 exhibitors and many hundreds of visitors who enjoyed the five-day show in… Read More
  • Junior Developer – Working on Cloud based and on premises EPOS Systems.
    £16,000-£20,000 depending on experience. This is an opportunity to become a junior developer at Pursuit Software the UK’s leading EPOS supplier to the Jewellery Trade. The successful candidate will have need to have a working knowledge of Javascript, PHP and… Read More
  • Does size really matter?
    Can a service provider used to working with multi-nationals and large corporations be equally effective in a working relationship with a small to medium sized business? In some respects the answer is yes. There are business principles that every company,… Read More
  • What makes a good business leader?
    Pursuit Software works across a range of businesses. From high-end, international companies to small and medium-sized businesses, we work hard to make sure that our products meet the demands for each of our customers. One of the many things we… Read More
  • Playing our part in your success
    For small-to medium size businesses, service providers such as Pursuit Software are an important part of the wider team behind a company’s success. Where huge global giants might have every conceivable service covered by a range of in-house teams, for… Read More
  • Fit for the workplace
    People do regular fitness activities for various reasons. To stay healthy, to lose or maintain weight, to tone muscles, to look good. Very rarely is the equation between physical fitness and our ability to work efficiently. But being fit for… Read More
  • Sport takes pole position in the world of business
    The synergy between sport and business is often talked about, but just what do we understand by it and what, if anything, can business learn from sport? At the recent IJL, star racing driver Alice Powell was on hand to… Read More
  • Personal appearance at IJL by star racing driver Alice Powell
    Racing driver Alice Powell will be a star guest at IJL on Monday 02 September. She will appear on the stand of retail technology market lead Pursuit, and set a target lap time to beat on the stand’s IJL Pursuit… Read More
  • It’s holiday season and the workforce has earned it
    It’s that time of year when everyone downs tools and heads off for a fortnight lazing in the sun or splashing around in azure blue waters. Here at Pursuit Software we know that the team works hard all year, so… Read More
  • Staying ahead of the curve
    When it comes to innovation and ensuring that customers are offered the very best service, then Pursuit Software is among the leaders in the field. Very early on in its life, the father and son team Doug and Mike Burns… Read More
  • A futuristic view of the high street
    There is much talk about the death of the high street. Retailers with physical premises in a town centre are fighting fires on a number of fronts. High business rates, limited and expensive parking, out-of-town retail park competition, the threat… Read More
  • Small measures that don’t cost the earth
    Conservationist, environmentalist and general good guy Sir David Attenborough is never far from our thoughts as he continually exhorts us all to do our bit towards saving the planet. The message is clear: this generation needs to take significant action… Read More
  • What business can learn from sport
    With our local football team making its way back to the top tier of soccer, it seems an appropriate time to look at what pearls of wisdom a business can learn from a sports team. The crossover between sport and… Read More
  • When making an exhibition of yourself really works
    It’s trade show season and time for companies and businesses to weigh the the benefits of having a presence against the costs incurred to be there. It is not just money that you invest when you go to a trade… Read More
  • Fit for work
    Here at Pursuit Software we are all about finding solutions to your technology requirements so that you and your staff can offer the very best service to your customers. But just sometimes we like to take a wider look at… Read More
  • New Member of the Pursuit Team
    We would like to welcome Chris- our newest member of the support team!
  • Free personal mobile till tablets from Pursuit
    Jewellery retail systems market lead Pursuit is giving away a free tablet computer with Lifestyle personal mobile till installed by 30 April 2019. Over the past year, Pursuit has signed up over 250 new user licences, predominantly for installations that… Read More
  • Why partnerships are worth working at
    An earlier post announced that Pursuit Software has been nominated for an award as Best Service Provider in the UK Jewellery Awards 2019. One of the most pleasing things about this is the recognition that businesses need to work with… Read More
  • Pursuit in line for top prize
    It’s awards season – whether it is Norfolk’s own Olivia Colman picking up the Oscar for best female performance in The Favourite or Suffolk’s own Ed Sheeran who claimed the Global Success award at the Brits. What is clear is… Read More
  • How to ensure customers keep coming back
    When it comes to marketing your products, knowledge about your customer is absolutely key. You can throw thousands of pounds at an all-singing, all-dancing marketing campaign but if it is not creating loyal customers, it is all a wasted effort,… Read More
  • **Job Opportunity**
    This is a Part Time position with hours to suit school time collection times as the number and days worked are flexible. Whilst this is not a cold call centre opportunity, experience of telemarketing or sales is essential as you… Read More
  • AI, Chatbots and Videos are all future Champions
    Many of our blogs explore recent trends and potential patterns of growth or change in the retail sector. The purpose is to provide information to help the retailer decide on their own company’s direction of travel. In this article we… Read More
  • Partnership with Champions Digital
    Pursuit are excited to announce our newly formed partnership with Champions Digital. Based in Nottingham, Champions Digital are a full-service digital marketing agency that provide a variety of digital marketing services and solutions to businesses all over the UK. Champions… Read More
  • Top retails trends for 2019
    As we enter a new year, as ever Pursuit Software has made it a top priority to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to trends in retail. Only by being abreast of new developments in the world of… Read More
  • Getting down to the basics
    If you are looking to introduce a Point of Sale (POS) system into your business, we at Pursuit Software are more than aware that it is a competitive market out there. The fact you are on our website means you… Read More
  • How to build a frontline staff A-team
    One of the benefits of the SmartMPOS system is that it allows front-line staff to enjoy positive interactions with customers. By having a customer’s details at their fingertips, staff are able to engage with the customer on a much more… Read More
  • A new approach to sales
    Pushy sales people and aggressive marketing campaigns are well and truly a thing of the past. Enhanced consumer knowledge and understanding; general access to online information about products; an ability to thoroughly research before buying; and a highly competitive market… Read More
  • New opportunities to connect with your customers
    As we approach the midpoint of the year, it is time to take a look at some of the trends that have emerged over the past few months in retail. There is no doubt that brick and mortar retail is… Read More
  • Keeping your customers happy
    Many customers are taking to social media as a means of complaining about a company. From huge companies such as the air and rail operators to independent shops, if customers feel they have not received the best service, many will… Read More
  • Consumer loyalty – it’s all about the experience
    How successful are loyalty schemes? And how in touch with today’s customers are loyalty schemes that first came into existence up to 30 years ago? In the UK, on average, people are enrolling in 14 loyalty programmes (according to research… Read More
  • Does the past predict the future?
    Should you be looking to the past to predict the future when it comes to sales trends? Certainly those people affected by various economic slumps in the past would suggest that relying on historical data to create your financial model… Read More
  • Why Data Analytics are vital for retail companies
    As a retailer it is so important that you get your offer to the customer spot-on. The aim of every retailer is three-fold: retain your existing customer base; attract new people to your business and sell more to each customer…. Read More
  • Mixing security with agility equals boom for business
    There is no doubt that data protection is going to be one of the most talked about challenges of 2018. Whatever industry or business you operate within, you are going to need to be aware and compliant with the new… Read More
  • Pre Sales Support- Job Opportunity
    This is a new and exciting opportunity to join a growing team who are selling into high value business customers. You will be responsible for researching prospects within the B2B market together with enhancing the information that we hold from… Read More
  • The Retail Business Technology Expo
    We will be exhibiting at RBTE- The Retail Business Technology Expo this year! Come down and see us between the 2nd-3rd May 2018 at the London Olympia on stand K120 to find out all about our latest Innovation SmartMPOS!To find… Read More
  • Spreading the word via social media
    More than half a million new small and medium sized businesses open for business each year and many are in the retail sector. Spreading the word and generating excitement about a new retail outlet is a real challenge, particularly when… Read More
  • Stay one step ahead
    The retail sector has always been cut-throat but with a tough economy and an uncertain future, for the independent retailer on the high street, life may never have seemed so challenging. Sure, you might have a great product and you… Read More
  • Five top trends for 2018
    As a business person or manager in the retail sector, you should already have your own ideas about trends in the sector you are likely to witness over the next 12 months. These ideas and visions into the future are… Read More
  • Looking to the future
    In our second blog post relating to an article published by The Economist Intelligence Unit earlier this year, we look at The Store of the Future. The ideas outlined below are all ways that high street stores and independent shops… Read More
  • Bricks and mortar retailers fight back
    The rise of online retailers such as Amazon and e-Bay have undoubtedly posed a real challenge to the high street store and many brands have wilted or disintegrated under the pressure. However, as human beings, we have a huge capacity… Read More
  • Pursuit releases new Streamlined website
    Pursuits Website Pursuits new website article
  • Pursuit sees 70% rise in IPad-based Lifestyle mobile till and POS till
    Rise in IPad-based Software
  • Jewellery & Watch Show 2018
    We attended the Jewellery & Watch Show in 2017 where we revealed our next generation hand held till and spotlight seamless shop and online sales integration. Since then, we have launched our brand new SmartMPOS product. If you missed us… Read More
  • Countdown to attend Make Your Mark 2017
    Countdown to Attend Make Your Mark 2017 starts next week and places are still available for students to attend! Please see below to read the full story!Countdown to attend Make Your Mark 2017
  • A return to high street shopping
    When you have been in business as long as some of our team here at Pursuit Software, you really appreciate the changes that the retail sector has been through over the past few decades and some of the challenges that… Read More
  • SmartMPOS by Pursuit
    We have just launched our new SmartMPOS product- Visit the links below to find out more about or latest products! SmartMPOS by Pursuit SmartMPOS: Smarter Shopping  
  • CMJ adds two new retail members
    The Company Of Master Jewellers have added two new retail members. Please see the below link to read the full article! CMJ adds two new retail members
  • IJL 2018
    If you missed us at the IJL 2017- we will be coming back for the International Jewellery London Show 2018!More details to follow but keep your eyes peeled..
  • IJL 2017
    We recently attended the International Jewellery London Show 2017. The IJL this year for us was an amazing event – we had the WOW factor of our stand – the whole area was just one big TV screen and gained… Read More
  • Pursuit Analytics
    The Pursuit Analytics service is designed to give business owners and managers a clear picture of under-performing stock as well as new products and overall best sellers. Analysis parameters include sales and stock movements relative to inventory, staff performance, sales… Read More
  • Inspiring Independents 2017
    Mike Burns, Managing Director of Pursuit Software recently attended the Inspiring Independents 2017! Congratulations and Well Done to all the winners and everyone who took part! To see the event in Pictures, please follow the below link! Inspiring Independents 2017… Read More
  • A return to the golden age of customer service
    SmartMPOS launched in the jewellery retail sector in August and was then launched to the wider retail sector a few weeks later. Among its many advantages are an ability for shop staff to interact with the customer as they enter… Read More
  • SmartMPOS – Perfect for the independent retailer
    SmartMPOS launched in the jewellery retail sector in August and was then launched to the wider retail sector a few weeks later. Among its many advantages are an ability for shop staff to interact with the customer as they enter… Read More
  • Using mobile technology to improve productivity
    Mobile technology is changing the retail landscape and Pursuit Software is at the forefront of the revolution with its SmartMPOS system. The first challenge for all managers is how to keep your employees engaged. The larger your business, the more… Read More
  • Empowering staff through SmartMPOS
    A business is only as strong as its staff and good staff are hard to come by but even harder to retain. All of which means that the more a manager or owner of a business can create an environment… Read More
  • Norwich: A fine city when it comes to technology
    For people who live and work in Norwich, it came as no surprise when the city was named in the top 20 cities in the UK for technological innovation. While there is a common (mythological) stereotype of your typical Norfolk… Read More
  • SmartMPOS offers a positive customer experience
    While the retail environment is a fast-moving beast, there are some things that never change. Customers want good service, staff want to feel valued, word of mouth is the best form of advertising. We feel SmartMPOS delivers on all three… Read More
  • The thinking behind SmartMPOS
    Speak to any managing director or financial director and mention the words ‘system upgrade’, and you can be pretty sure of a white-faced reaction. All too often a system upgrade results in high costs, lots of disruption and a long… Read More
  • The view from the shop floor
    There is a saying “to be forewarned is to be fore-armed” and this is very true of the staff on the shop floor. With a massive 72 per cent of store staff claiming that customers are more demanding now than… Read More
  • Putting the customer first
    Imagine the scenario: a customer walks into your shop and is greeted immediately by a member of staff. They enjoy a quick conversation where the customer outlines his or her requirements and the member of staff is able to locate… Read More
  • Congratulations to our support manager!
    Congratulations to our support manager Jen who got married in August!