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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Renovotec introduces rugged managed print service

Renovotec introduces rugged managed print service

Renovotec software and services provider for logistics, manufacturing and retail companies, is launching a specialist managed print service (MPS) for rugged hardware, supply chain environments, to include cloud, rental and fully outsourced options.

Business risk intelligence: An aviation necessity during the holidays and beyond

Business risk intelligence: An aviation necessity during the holidays and beyond

By Chris Camacho, Chief Strategy Officer, Flashpoint.

As an estimated 3.5 million Britons packed their suitcases and flew home for the winter break, the airline industry was working hard to ensure the holiday travel season ran smoothly.

Proceed to checkout? Not on your mobile, say researchers

Proceed to checkout? Not on your mobile, say researchers

Shoppers hoping to bag a bargain in the post-Christmas sales are much less likely to go through with their purchases if they are using phones and tablets to buy goods online.

Brits spend £1.2 million on post-Christmas return to work

Brits spend £1.2 million on post-Christmas return to work

Sales of mobile transport tickets reached £1.2 million on Tuesday 2nd January, 17 times more than in 2015, proving that the Great British public are more mobile than ever before.

Slow website load times cause 47% of shoppers to abandon online baskets

Slow website load times cause 47% of shoppers to abandon online baskets

Speed of service remains a key consideration in driving omnichannel conversions, as connected consumers expect immediacy across their shopping encounters, a new report by agile software development specialist, Black Pepper Software, reveals.

Big Data Analytics – realising the potential

Big Data Analytics – realising the potential

Big Data is an increasingly coined term used to reference the vast, varied and often complex sources of information now available to businesses. Through the sophisticated algorithms built into modern Big Data Analytics tools, valuable business insight can be derived through harvesting better structured, relevant data from manifold unstructured sources.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments within the Big Data Analytics arena.

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