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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Peoplevox Labs launches free warehouse app for e-commerce retailers to sample

Peoplevox Labs launches free warehouse app for e-commerce retailers to sample

Peoplevox, the e-commerce Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider, has announced the immediate availability of a free Android mobile app for use by any e-commerce retailer seeking greater control over their Goods In process.

UK retailers wasting £90,000 on legacy telephony each year

UK retailers wasting £90,000 on legacy telephony each year

New research reveals that the average retailer is wasting almost £90,000 a year on unnecessary and out-dated telephony systems.

Harting Integrated Industry solutions featuring RFID systems and smart digital retrofit systems

Harting Integrated Industry solutions featuring RFID systems and smart digital retrofit systems

At the Industry 4.0 summit, Manchester Central Convention Complex, 4-5 April 2017, Harting (stand V25) will show its range of Industry 4.0 solutions, incorporating Modular Integrated Computer Architecture for industrial networking, and RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) systems.

Tightrope Media Systems to unveil next-generation digital signage software at DSE 2017

Tightrope Media Systems to unveil next-generation digital signage software at DSE 2017

Tightrope Media Systems will celebrate the release of its next-generation Carousel 7.0 Digital Signage Software, the most significant upgrade in the globally-deployed solution's rich, 20-year history, at the upcoming Digital Signage Expo.

Use mobile data capture to streamline everyday retail processes

Use mobile data capture to streamline everyday retail processes

By Samuel Mueller, CEO, Scandit.

Retailers can obtain a wealth of real-time enterprise data with mobile barcode scans.

From scrolling to sales: the future of mobile retailing

From scrolling to sales: the future of mobile retailing

By Craig Smith, VP of solutions & customer success, Amplience.

Mobile retailing has become a pivotal milestone in consumer buying habits, with over half of online sales being made through mobile devices, reports IMRG.

Nuts about Loyalty - Futura launches Squirrel at RBTE 2017

Nuts about Loyalty - Futura launches Squirrel at RBTE 2017

Futura Retail Solutions, whose customers include Cath Kidston and Oliver Bonas, will showcase a brand new real-time, points-based, loyalty card system at RBTE 2017, designed to encourage brand loyalty and give retailers a valid reason to contact their customers directly.

eShopWorld to hire 250 new staff

eShopWorld to hire 250 new staff

eShopWorld, the ecommerce enabling company, will create up to 250 new high-end jobs over the next three years. The announcement coincided with the official opening of its global headquarters in Dublin, Ireland by Ireland's Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton.

Retail Digital Signage Expo launches dedicated digital signage conference, in association with Intel

Retail Digital Signage Expo launches dedicated digital signage conference, in association with Intel

Retail Digital Signage Expo (RDSE) Europe's annual event for the retail digital signage industry, has announced the addition of a new Conference programme devoted to digital signage at its May event.

Novosco secures seven-figure cloud contract with 3,500-room hotel group

Novosco secures seven-figure cloud contract with 3,500-room hotel group

A 3,500-room hotel group has chosen managed cloud provider Novosco to upgrade and managed its entire IT infrastructure.