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4th November, 2021

4 simple ways to improve the customer experience in your charity shops

74% of people will make a purchase based on the customer experience alone. And 91% won’t hesitate to leave. As harsh as it might sound, it’s the psychology of how people shop. And no matter your cause, it will play a part in how people interact with your charity shops. So...

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7th April, 2021

THREE WAYS CHARITIES ARE USING TECH FOR FUNDRAISING IN 2021

When we think of charities and fundraising, we think of traditional methods, like encouraging donations with street volunteers and partaking in events such as bake sales and marathons. But times are changing. Young donors are twice as likely to give to charity via their smartphones than previous generations.  With the UK still in...

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17th February, 2021

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1st November, 2020

Hello world!

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13th March, 2020

NORTH WEST ENTREPRENEURS JOIN FORCES TO BENEFIT CHARITY RETAIL SECTOR

Three successful North West entrepreneurs have united to form an exciting, ground-breaking partnership, which will have significant, positive implications for the charity retail sector in the UK. Brothers Bob and Dave Chunilal, the entrepreneurs behind Nisyst, the Bolton based supplier of charity retail EPoS software, has joined forces with Tony...

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6th December, 2019

ST PETER’S HOSPICE, BRISTOL

When Paul Chivers joined Bristol-based charity St Peter’s Hospice to head up their retail team four years ago, his arrival coincided with the charity’s official tendering process for a retail software solutions provider, and very early stage conversations with Nisyst. The charity had one key requirement – a system that...

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25th June, 2019

CASE STUDY: HOSPISCARE

“Nisyst really do care about you as a customer. Right from our very first meeting, they really listened to our needs and paid attention to what we wanted, providing a tailored solution for us as an independent charity. They are always willing to listen to our feedback so they can...

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22nd April, 2019

QBUSTER APP MAKES LIFE EASIER FOR RETAILERS WHEN ACCEPTING DONATIONS

Working in charity retail, one of the biggest and, sometimes, most frustrating challenges we face is tackling the paperwork involved in registering donors and the sometimes tediously long queues they have to endure at the till to make a Gift Aid declaration. All they came into the shop to do...

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3rd April, 2019

SINGLE SCAN BARCODES ENSURE ACCURACY IN PROCESSING GIFT AID

As a charity, being able to collect Gift Aid is a significant revenue stream for retailers. An extra 25 pence for every pound donated can be claimed through Gift Aid which is estimated to be worth over £48 million to the charity retail industry according to Charity Finance in their...

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10th May, 2017

NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR CHARITIES

Charities are constantly evolving in their commitment towards life-changing goals. Whilst progress has played a big part in their success, there are still many improvements and changes that could be made to achieve an even better outcome for charities. We are now seeing more and more people coming together to...

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