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How Retailers can Plan Ahead for Stores Re-opening under a Progressive Easing of the Lockdown

With the UK high street still largely under lockdown, retailers have had to make decisions about what to do with IT systems – both software and hardware – within closed stores.

In this best practice article, we examine the activity retailers should be considering for the maintenance of IT systems during the prolonged period of closure, and the necessary steps to prepare systems and minimise risk during the anticipated easing of lockdown and a progressive reopening of stores.

There are steps that Retailers can take to prepare in advance for a successful switch on of tills, PEDs and other mobile store devices. Opportunities for IT Hardware and software maintenance are also recommended alongside an explanation of the steps retailers can take to prepare fot a successful re-opening of stores.

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