Benefits of Superfast Broadband to a Small Retail Business

March 10, 2015
by Alex Tough

Retail businesses in Sunderland have an opportunity to benefit from a connection voucher worth up to £3000.

By upgrading to a Superfast connection, businesses can benefit from the latest in services both now and in the future.

It is important to recognize that a faster internet connection will give you access to the latest technology making you more competitive and helping you access new routes to market. Think about whether you needed internet access before Facebook. Are you glad that you have it now? When the next internet opportunity presents itself, will you be ready?

Here are some examples of where small retail businesses are taking advantage of what reliable Superfast internet access can deliver:

  • Cloud accounting products like sage Information is not stored on your premises but safely in a purpose built data centre allowing you to access your information anywhere quickly.
  • Electronic point of sale solutions let you transact with customers on mobile devices. For example, a restaurant could take orders on Ipads and even take payment. Most card machines use the internet now.
  • IP phones that work like Skype need a fast internet connection to work. IP phones are cheaper to operate than normal ones.
  • Offer free WiFi to your customers. Customers expect free WiFi to be fast and will choose a service which offers the best experience.
  • Manage and set up online stores quickly and efficiently.
  • Setup video cameras to use your fast internet connection for security monitoring.
  • Check supplier information and inventories quickly and efficiently.
  • Compete with bigger companies by getting access to leading edge services.
  • Stay competitive in the ever growing retail market.

Why don’t you watch how a Connection Voucher helped this small retail company?

Based in Corby, is the 2nd largest model aircraft website in the UK and 8th largest model aircraft retailer in Europe. Superfast broadband is essential for their business to reach customers in a niche market faster than the competition.

If you would like to upgrade your business broadband like AirSpotters then why not contact us for more information?

You can either fill in the form below or visit our Connection Vouchers page to find out more Information. Hurry, Connection Vouchers are available for a limited time only, so start applying today.

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