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Important Statement for Our Existing and Potential Clients and Partners

19/03/2020 Dear all, In light of recent events and the testing times ahead, we at Barron McCann thought it worth dropping you a line to let you know that we are still in position and poised ready to lend a hand where needed. While you may have historically worked with us across several disciplines including […]

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Barron McCann Supports Age UK and The Padley Group

A big thank you to all our employees who donated items to support Age UK and The Padley Group at Christmas. Giving back to the community is extremely important to us and wouldn’t be possible without the support of the team at Barron McCann.  Read more at Age UK Derby & Derbyshire: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/derbyandderbyshire/about-us/news/articles/2020/barron-mccann/

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Barron McCann Recognised as Top 200 Successful Derby Businesses

Barron McCann Holdings is pleased to announce its listing in the Top 200 Businesses in Derbyshire for 2019. The market leader in the deployment and support of information technology has improved upon last year’s ranking, by moving up 8 places to 171st. This demonstrates operational and commercial excellence in what has been marked as uncertain […]

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Barron McCann Achieves CHAS Accreditation

Barron McCann Limited is pleased to announce its most recent accreditation from the Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS). The aim of the scheme is to improve health and safety standards across the UK which is widely used and recognised in the construction industry. Barron McCann provides IT support and maintenance to leading retailers, […]

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6 things to consider before upgrading store hardware

Beyond appeasing the needs of the CIO, IT Directors, Financial Directors and store designers (and perhaps others) the practical and functional implications of selecting the right piece of IT hardware for your store operations can be fraught with challenges. The implications of a purchase, that will ultimately affect your entire commercial operations, are quite often […]

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Looking back at the last 40 years and looking forward to the future.

This year, Barron McCann is celebrating its 40th birthday – marking four decades of service into the retail, retail hospitality and retail banking sectors – and as such we are renewing our commitment to remaining at the forefront of retail IT support, service, repair, installation, new store refits and changes. Founded in 1977, the service […]

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Ensuring Data Security When Using Wireless Networks – are consumers on board?

Whether they’re thinking about it or not, consumers should be nervous about sharing their data. Retail in 2017 is heavily geared towards online and mobile users and, for physical stores, one of the best ways to tap into this market is by providing in-store incentives, such as Wi-Fi access, in return for their customer’s data. […]

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The New Role of the High Street

There is a new balance developing between high street and online retailers. Whilst industry experts have spent the past few years predicting the death of bricks and mortar stores, 45% of shoppers still cite the high street as their main shopping channel. Despite the rise in online shopping, seven in ten people actually prefer to […]

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Ageing Infrastructure is hampering retailers growth potential

Continual Change Barron McCann has been involved in the specification and deployment of network infrastructure in the retail sector for 40 years, and there have been many changes in the technologies that customers wish to support over that time. One of the biggest changes to the way we deal with network requirements was the introduction […]

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Ensuring your IT provisions will survive New Year returns

With new figures suggesting that British shoppers spent an average of £183 this festive period, and have returned or will return 70 per cent of their total spend[1], it is important for retailers to have their store till systems available, “always-on” to manage these returns. However, while there is a lot of attention given to […]