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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Wirecard provides IKEA Southeast Asia with payment eco-system for its new online business

Wirecard provides IKEA Southeast Asia with payment eco-system for its new online business

The global technology group Wirecard provides a regionally managed payment gateway solution for online IKEA shops in Southeast Asia.

INCOPRO and WR Investigations join forces to deliver a full online and offline brand protection capability

INCOPRO and WR Investigations join forces to deliver a full online and offline brand protection capability

INCOPRO, the online brand protection specialist, and WR Investigations (WRi Group), the anti-counterfeiting and piracy investigations and physical brand protection company have completed a strategic alliance that sees INCOPRO establish an expert analyst team operating from WRi's offices in Wales.

Rakuten expands e-commerce operations in the UK

Rakuten expands e-commerce operations in the UK

Rakuten, the internet services provider, has significantly expanded its rewards programme in the UK.

Talend boosts business agility using the cloud, accelerating Time-to-Insight 3x

Talend boosts business agility using the cloud, accelerating Time-to-Insight 3x

Talend, the cloud and big data integration solutions provider, has unveiled a new version of Talend Integration Cloud (TIC), the company's highly scalable and secure integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) solution, which leverages the power of the cloud to enable widespread use of data for decision making.

Avoiding the pitfalls of grey market sales

Avoiding the pitfalls of grey market sales

By Tom Collins, Associate, and Camille Arnold, Trainee, at Stevens & Bolton.

In a ruling that has been welcomed by brand owners, the Supreme Court recently confirmed that the sale of 'grey goods' can constitute a criminal offence.

SATO appoints Atsushi Suzuki as Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

SATO appoints Atsushi Suzuki as Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

SATO, provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, has appointed Atsushi Suzuki as CTIO (Chief Technology & Innovation Officer).

Datalogic announces the Rhino II Vehicle Mount Computer

Datalogic announces the Rhino II Vehicle Mount Computer

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and industrial automation solutions provider, has introduced the Rhino II Vehicle Mount Computer (VMC) designed to survive the rugged use found in warehouse, factories and distribution environments.

Why 90 percent of sales still happen in brick and mortar stores

Why 90 percent of sales still happen in brick and mortar stores

By Gary Lee, Chief Solutions Officer, Stratix Corporation.

Listen closely – those gasps you hear coming from the retail industry are not the end. They're the sound of pure delight streaming from brick-and-mortar stores. Why? Despite widespread media coverage declaring brick-and-mortar stores as dying, the latest research shows the opposite is true.

KRACK Wi-Fi Attacks: what you need to know

KRACK Wi-Fi Attacks: what you need to know

Sebastien Jeanquier, Principal Consultant at Context Information Security provides some background and advice on KRACK Attack.

Civil Aviation Authority led initiative will require retailers to do more to educate customers about responsible drone usage

Civil Aviation Authority led initiative will require retailers to do more to educate customers about responsible drone usage

UK retailers, including Dixons Carphone, Maplin and Menkind, have announced their commitment to educating users on the responsible use of drones.