General Retail Technology News

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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RFID is on the rise – and DENSO joins in: Experts for mobile data capture at the 'RFID & Wireless iOT tomorrow 2017'

RFID is on the rise – and DENSO joins in: Experts for mobile data capture at the 'RFID & Wireless iOT tomorrow 2017'

Companies are willing to invest in the digital transformation of their business. This was recently shown in the results of the 'Digital Change Study' done by business software provider IFS.

Bixolon explores the future of retail printing at Paris Retail Week 2017

Bixolon explores the future of retail printing at Paris Retail Week 2017

Bixolon, the global manufacturer of advanced mobile label and POS printers, is showcasing the latest in retail printing technology for a range of trend sensitive applications from multi-platform POS ecosystems to digital payment applications at Paris Retail Week 2017.

The checkout is least satisfying part of the omnichannel shopping experience

The checkout is least satisfying part of the omnichannel shopping experience

Poor payments experience at the checkout is the weak link in connected customers' omnichannel shopping experiences, causing retailers lost conversions and customer loyalty, a new report from KPS, a transformation agency, reveals.

EllaFashion’s digital price tags enhance customer experience for retail chain HEMA

EllaFashion’s digital price tags enhance customer experience for retail chain HEMA

The European discount chain HEMA is the latest retailer to benefit from the electronic pricing solution from MariElla Labels Oy.

'One in ten IT SME bosses understand new data protection regulations'

'One in ten IT SME bosses understand new data protection regulations'

The latest Aldermore small and medium sized business owners (SMEs) Future Attitudes study has stated that just over one in ten (12%) SME owners in the IT sector fully understand what the forthcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) actually means for their business and have taken the appropriate steps to prepare themselves for it.

SATO to showcase intelligent label printing solutions at Manhattan Exchange 2017

SATO to showcase intelligent label printing solutions at Manhattan Exchange 2017

SATO, provider of Auto-ID solutions that connect people, goods and information, will showcase its intelligent label printing solutions at Manhattan Exchange 2017, a conference that will explore the impact of multi-channel operations in B2B and B2C selling environments.

IRC and EDC unveil latest industry research to impact the multichannel retail market

IRC and EDC unveil latest industry research to impact the multichannel retail market

On 5th October at Novotel West, London, over 1,000 C-level industry leaders will attend the InternetRetailing Conference (IRC), the longest running multichannel forum which will be, for the first time, co-located with the eDelivery Conference (EDC).

eCommerce firms should prepare themselves for the 'Christmas Effect' from mid-September

eCommerce firms should prepare themselves for the 'Christmas Effect' from mid-September

New research from ChannelGrabber, the software provider of multichannel eCommerce software, has found that the Christmas 2017 peak selling season will begin around mid-September this year, and end as soon as December 20th.

Finding the retail 'promised land' – improving customer experience and efficiency'?

Finding the retail 'promised land' – improving customer experience and efficiency'?

By Allison Manetakis, Director of Commerce Product Management, Oracle NetSuite .

Are retailers transparent enough about sustainability?

Are retailers transparent enough about sustainability?

By Daniel Weston, Chief Operating Officer (Europe), Adjuno.

Following the Rana Plaza factory collapse in 2013 many retailers have been forced to get even stricter about the conditions and labour within the factories that manufacture their products.