Delivery firm DPD is rolling out a new air quality monitoring programme across six UK cities.
Project BREATHE is live in London with 100 mobile air quality sensors on the roof of DPD vans and 20 fixed units on the company’s PickUp shops close to schools and play areas.
By the end of May, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and Cardiff will join the initiative, creating a network of over 400 sensors in total, delivering 1.5 million pollution readings a day.
54% of UK shoppers prefer interactions with both workers and technology rather than fully automated retail experiences, according to research from VoCoVo.
The company surveyed 4,024 people who shop online and in physical stores in the UK and US. It also found that 49% value store workers more as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
22% of UK shoppers regularly use guest accounts to purchase online goods in order to avoid handing over personal data, according to a new report from Empathy.co.
Aldi UK will mark the lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions with Junemas, a summer sequel to the damp squib that was Christmas 2020.
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