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Retail IT and technology news articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins and product launches. The site hosts information from trade associations, government departments, research analysts and the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology in-store and in the retail supply chain. All topics are covered in these articles which include Mobile Computing, RFID, Automatic Identification/Datacapture (AIDC), Printing & Labelling, EPoS systems, Kiosk TechnologySurveillance & Security, Internet Retailing, Retail Supply Chain Management, Digital Signage, through to current news,informed opinion articles and key events on the retail calendar.

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Performance Motors Limited launches mPOS payment in its Singapore service centre powered by Wirecard technology

Performance Motors Limited launches mPOS payment in its Singapore service centre powered by Wirecard technology

Performance Motors Limited (PML), the dealer of BMW cars and motorcycles in Singapore, has launched a new mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) technology designed by Wirecard, the company for payment and internet technology.

Orbis Software introduces Applications Platform and rebrands as Codeless Platforms

Orbis Software introduces Applications Platform and rebrands as Codeless Platforms

Orbis Software has introduced Applications Platform, a flexible, easy-to-use rapid application development (RAD) platform for quickly and easily building database applications, developing application extensions, creating web portals or deploying ready-made library applications.

It’s do or die: retailers must meet customer expectations through collaboration

It’s do or die: retailers must meet customer expectations through collaboration

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

In the age of instant gratification and personalised experiences, consumers are increasingly expecting more and more from retailers, particularly from the delivery stage in the buying cycle.

GEODIS unveils its 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide survey

GEODIS unveils its 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide survey

Through its survey initiative, GEODIS shares the latest insights about Supply Chain challenges that face market stakeholders and shows where they feel potential for improvement can be found.

75% of UK shoppers trust other customers over retail staff

75% of UK shoppers trust other customers over retail staff

Despite retailers' best efforts to improve customer experience and engagement, research by conversational commerce platform iAdvize has found that the majority of UK consumers look to peers when making a purchasing decision, rather than the retailer or brand.

New technologies revolutionising the omni-channel experience

New technologies revolutionising the omni-channel experience

A strong omni-channel B2B customer strategy is vital for many manufacturers these days, but it must go beyond simply ensuring the online experience matches the offline experience, to fully support the buyer throughout the entire, often complex sales process – however they choose to buy, says Michiel Schipperus, CEO, Sana Commerce.

Print management software can be a crucial pillar in a sound financial strategy, says Y Soft

Print management software can be a crucial pillar in a sound financial strategy, says Y Soft

As organisations deal with a growing need to remain competitive, finance teams are faced with the constantly expanding challenge of effectively managing budgets.

BSI's Global Supply Chain Intelligence report reveals top supply chain risks in 2016

BSI's Global Supply Chain Intelligence report reveals top supply chain risks in 2016

In 2016 global supply chains continued to face a range of security, social responsibility, and business continuity risks, with many of these issues provoked by one another. BSI noted multiple incidents that started out as a security, social responsibility, or a business continuity risk that cascaded into other supply chain issues.

Global supply chains increasingly disrupted by both physical and ideological battles

Global supply chains increasingly disrupted by both physical and ideological battles

Lack of trust and transparency as a result of ideological and military conflicts are undermining the international supply chains linking the world, according to the Q1 2017 CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet.

Moray BOYD is appointed CEO of the AURES Group

Moray BOYD is appointed CEO of the AURES Group

AURES Technologies, a major EPOS manufacturer, has appointed Moray Boyd as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Group.