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Datalogic’s Joya Touch – enhancing the customer’s shopping experience

Datalogic’s Joya Touch – enhancing the customer’s shopping experience

At Datalogic's Retail Festival held in Venice, Italy last month, Ed Holden, editor of Retail Technology Review, spoke with Francesco Montanari, the company's vice president and general manager mobile computing, about the recently launched Joya Touch multi-purpose device and Datalogic's close relationship with retail customers and channel partners.

Expect more retail technology M&A as the sector arms race accelerates

Expect more retail technology M&A as the sector arms race accelerates

By Paul Vanstone, Director, Catalyst Corporate Finance.
Retailers face a daunting technology challenge as digital innovation transforms their business models. Whilst 90% of sales are still made in physical stores, half of all sales are influenced in some way by customers' use of the internet and shoppers who buy across multiple channels also spend more.

Drax enlists the support of Crimson & Co to help improve its planning processes

Drax enlists the support of Crimson & Co to help improve its planning processes

Energy firm Drax, which supplies up to approximately eight per cent of the UK's electricity needs, is enhancing its business processes following the successful implementation of a new Advanced Planning Scheduling (APS) system.

It’s now or never: time is running out to adapt to the digital economy

It’s now or never: time is running out to adapt to the digital economy

By Perry Krug, principal architect, Couchbase.

Today's retail landscape is defined by the weight of expectation. Ever since Amazon made its mark by offering previously unheard of conveniences such as next-day delivery and unquestioned returns, modern shoppers have taken them for granted.

Grocery retailers do not make the right pricing decisions to deliver a good customer experience and maintain margins

Grocery retailers do not make the right pricing decisions to deliver a good customer experience and maintain margins

New research by Blue Yonder, provider of predictive applications for retail, has revealed that grocery retailers feel they are failing to make the right pricing decisions for customers.

Canterbury Wholefoods gains Momentum thanks to BCP/Health Store partnership on EPoS

Canterbury Wholefoods gains Momentum thanks to BCP/Health Store partnership on EPoS

Health store retailer Canterbury Wholefoods is realising significant cost and efficiency benefits across its business following the implementation of an Accord Momentum retail system from specialist software solutions provider BCP (Business Computer Projects Ltd)

Printing volumes on the rise as digital content increases

Printing volumes on the rise as digital content increases

Digital content is actually leading to an increase in printing, despite the common misconception that digitisation will help companies to reduce their reliance on paper. In a recent survey by Danwood of 1,000 office workers, almost half (46%) say they print daily, with 84% of workers believing print is an important aspect of work.

Brother extends mobile print offering with rugged-jet launch

Brother extends mobile print offering with rugged-jet launch

Information, communication and technology services provider, Brother UK, has launched a new mobile print solution, targeting markets which require efficient portable printing in a variety of working environments.

Do retailers understand the opportunity that mobile wallets present?

Do retailers understand the opportunity that mobile wallets present?

The Mobile and Loyalty 2016/2017 Survey shows that the value proposition for mobile wallets is definitely understood and could accelerate as there is still a big appetite for loyalty cards and reward programs.

Thinking outside the box when it comes to Christmas discounting

Thinking outside the box when it comes to Christmas discounting

By Ian Webster, Chief Customer Officer, Big Data For Humans.

New study finds 93% of UK Millennials lack trust in online retail, despite e-commerce on the rise

New study finds 93% of UK Millennials lack trust in online retail, despite e-commerce on the rise

UK Millennials have growing security concerns around sharing personal information with retailers, but their need for a convenient shopping experience still outweighs these worries, according to new research released by LexisNexis Risk Solutions.


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