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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The Summer Holidays are not over for British retail

The Summer Holidays are not over for British retail

An influx of Chinese tourists to the UK is not only bolstering retail spend and but it is also supporting a boom in the retail offerings at transport hubs such as airports and train stations, according to Colliers International.

Online retailers in the dark about ‘vampire’ shoppers

Online retailers in the dark about ‘vampire’ shoppers

Latest research by Yonder Digital Group reveals that online retailers are failing to provide customers with CX at key shopping time.

Majority of EMEA retailers plan to increase investment in payments, survey by ACI and Ovum finds

Majority of EMEA retailers plan to increase investment in payments, survey by ACI and Ovum finds

55 percent of retailers and merchants in the EMEA region are planning to increase their investment into new payment capabilities in the next 18 to 24 months, according to the 2017 Global Payments Insight Survey: Merchants and Retailers by ACI Worldwide and Ovum.

Kiosk and touch monitor needs satisfied by Crystal Displays

Kiosk and touch monitor needs satisfied by Crystal Displays

Crystal Display Systems (CDS), which offers a wide range of monitor and kiosk display products in Europe, has added to its range both in terms of Sizes, specifications and specialist monitors for specific industries such as vending, gaming, banking, automation, outdoor, marine, military, and medical.

Reality Check: Amazon’s 1-Click for all online retailers?

Reality Check: Amazon’s 1-Click for all online retailers?

On 11th September 2017, 20 years after its launch, the patent for the 1-Click service from Amazon expires.

Murata’s RAIN RFID tag works perfectly on metal surfaces

Murata’s RAIN RFID tag works perfectly on metal surfaces

Murata has announced the LXFLANMXMG-003, a RAIN RFID tag designed for use on metal components and surfaces.

Multitone Solution chosen to manage communications at Canary Wharf Retail

Multitone Solution chosen to manage communications at Canary Wharf Retail

Multitone Electronics plc, a specialist in the design, manufacture and implementation of integrated communication systems, announces that its Mall Call communications system has been chosen by Canary Wharf Group for its retail facilities.

Carrefour deploys the Marketplace crate from Polymer Logistics in its two new store formats

Carrefour deploys the Marketplace crate from Polymer Logistics in its two new store formats

As competition in the grocery retail sector continues to intensify, grocery retailers are looking to create stores that exceed shopper expectations for freshness and convenience, value pricing, healthy eating choices and locally sourced products.