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EARS Two-Way Radio Hire Partnership with retail giant Westfield

Installing a two-way radio system at Westfield London

  “EARS plc are the best radio company I’ve ever dealt with.” – Head of Security, Westfield White City, London, UK   About Westfield London Westfield London is a shopping centre in White City, London, UK, developed by the Westfield Group. It opened on 30 October 2008, dethroning the Whitgift Centre in Croydon to become the largest covered shopping development in London. After a £600 million retail expansion project which started in 2014, it became the largest shopping centre in Europe in March 2018. The [...]

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Two way radios are essential for retail store safety

When It Goes Wrong It Goes Wrong – Health and Safety in Retail Stores

In 2017, household goods giant Wilko was fined £2.2 million after an incident at its Leicester store left a 20-year-old female worker paralysed after a cage full of paint tins fell on her. The worker, Corisande Collins, suffered the injuries as a result of trying to manoeuvre the “heavily laden metal cage” out from an uneven lift floor. Wilko Retail Ltd acknowledged four breaches of health and safety legislation – and the fact that employees were not provided with adequate training [...]

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Two-way Radio Hire for Shop Staff

Improving the In-Store Retail Experience with Two-Way Radios

With so many well-known brand names disappearing from the high street – struggling to compete with the behemoth that is e-commerce – it’s quickly become apparent to those left that they need to change. E-commerce has grown at an exponential rate since the Internet opened up for commercial use in 1991. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), internet sales now account for approximately one-fifth (20%) of total retail sales. That’s a considerable chunk. But in the midst of well-known brands [...]

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Managing Retail Store Crowds with Two-Way Radio Comms

In-Store Events and Crowd Management a Challenge this Festive Season

When Justin Bieber switched on the Christmas lights at Westfield Stratford City eight years ago, thousands of fans descended upon the 1,910,000 square feet shopping centre (one of the biggest in Europe). His arrival and departure were shown live on TV screens throughout the centre, and many fans queued backstage from 2 am for a chance to meet and speak to the star. It was crowded, to say the least. Designated viewing areas had been cordoned off but by early afternoon [...]

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Two Way radio to stop store thieves

Retail Shoplifting on the Rise and Shows No Signs of Stopping

In 2018, there were more than 366,000 reported incidents of retail shoplifting in the UK – from convenience stores to shopping centres. These figures were confirmed by research from Checkpoint Systems, a provider for loss prevention and merchandise visibility, which also highlighted that, in almost half of these incidents (43%), the suspect has gone unidentified. Even more concerning, retailers warn the number of reported thefts “pale in comparison to the reality”, estimating that the number is, in fact, closer [...]

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Overcoming Licence Availability in London with Wide Area Radio Communication Service

A Tait Tier III system using Band III offers the solution to the challenge of licence availability and provides EARS’ courier client with a future-proof solution. The Client EARS’ client is a large ground transport company based in London, offering courier and taxi services, that moves over 10 million people each year, with expanding operations in the UK and worldwide. The Challenge This growing company, which has been a clients of EARS two-way radio leasing for more than 15 years, was using an analogue [...]

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Good Luck to Alistair Seeley and Ducati

EARS plc Sponsored Alistair Seeley will race a PBM/Be Wiser Ducati at this year’s fonaCAB International North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils on May 12-18. Alistair is currently the event’s most successful rider with 24 victories. He recently agreed a deal with PBM to ride the new V4R machine at this year’s north coast event. Allistair has said of the event, ‘I am chasing my 25th victory at the North West and I really want another superbike race win.’ The [...]

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Motorola’s Longest Life Battery!!!

It seems like recharging electronic devices is a constant struggle for everyone these days. But when your Motorola radio is one of your most important security devices for your business, it is critical that its battery performance is reliable. Although different users have different battery requirements based on cost and durability, we can all agree that better battery life capacity is key. The new Motorola MOTOTRBO IMPRES 2450 mAh, available from EARS plc, offers better performance and an increased capacity [...]

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EARS plc has been recognised as Finalists for the Best Small Business of the Year in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham!

EARS plc is delighted to announce that on Wednesday the 7th of November we were shortlisted as Finalists for the Best Small Business of the Year in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham at the H&F Brilliant Business Awards. As a longstanding business in the borough, EARS plc was recognised because of our continual growth; expanding in size and scope in spite of changes in the industry and the economy, over the nearly 20 years that we have [...]

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Future Proofing your Communication

EARS plc is always looking for new ways to support our clients by providing them with the latest, most cost effective and proficient technologies available in the communications’ market. One of our largest and longest held clients is a leading courier company based in central London. EARS plc began working with this company over 15 years ago, mainly providing communication services for their fleets of cars and vans. As the company grew, so did EARS support of it, and [...]

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