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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Ergonomic Solutions signs distribution agreement with Sektor PTY Ltd to bring leading technology mounting solutions to Australian and New Zealand retail market

Ergonomic Solutions signs distribution agreement with Sektor PTY Ltd to bring leading technology mounting solutions to Australian and New Zealand retail market

Ergonomic Solutions, the designer and supplier of technology mounting & mobility solutions at the Point of Sale, Point of Payment and Point of Service, has signed a distribution agreement with Sektor PTY Ltd to act as a qualified distribution partner for Australia, New Zealand and the wider APAC region.

Bridging the complexity gap

Bridging the complexity gap

By Stephen Hardy, Managing Director, FPX Ltd.
The business-to-business (B2B) sales ecosystem is an inherently complex space which presents challenges to manufacturers. Regardless of what you sell, how you sell it, and who you're selling to, there are numerous obstacles to ensuring the right product gets to the right customer at the right price via the customer's preferred channel.

Surge in applicants eases Britain's cyber security skills crisis, research by Indeed

Surge in applicants eases Britain's cyber security skills crisis, research by Indeed

A surge in interest from candidates has helped shrink Britain's cyber security skills gap, but the shortage of expertise means UK Plc remains at risk of cyber attack, according to new data released by the global job site Indeed.

The whole truth about Amazon and Whole Foods

The whole truth about Amazon and Whole Foods

The e-commerce delivery firm ParcelHero says there is a good reason why Amazon's making the £10.7bn step into brick and mortar retail by purchasing Whole Foods Market: it could lead to a chain of cashier-less fresh food stores.

The future is intelligent – Is AI the new customer service?

The future is intelligent – Is AI the new customer service?

By Jason Maynard, director of data and analytics, Zendesk.

We are in a new age of digital customer service where on-demand help is expected 24/7, 365 days a year but does your self-service support live up to this demand?

Research reveals marketplaces need fintech innovation

Research reveals marketplaces need fintech innovation

New research from Edgar, Dunn & Company, commissioned by SafeCharge, the payments services partner, has revealed the challenges inhibiting the growth of marketplaces and calls for fintech innovation to address them.

Can drop shipping level the retail playing field?

Can drop shipping level the retail playing field?

Ken Chrisman, division President of Sealed Air, a global leader in packaging solutions and technology, discusses the risks of implementing drop shipping and how to mitigate those while remaining competitive and profitable in the marketplace.

BMc Azurri and K3 Retail to exhibit collaborative charity IT services at CRA Conference 2017

BMc Azurri and K3 Retail to exhibit collaborative charity IT services at CRA Conference 2017

IT service providers BMc Azurri and K3 Retail will appear at the charity retail event, demonstrating improvements to charity retailers including Sue Ryder through a more streamlined, manageable and cost-effective IT service.

Pallet Truck Shop explores eCommerce trends

Pallet Truck Shop explores eCommerce trends

With no signs of eCommerce growth slowing down, Pallet Truck Shop, one of the longest-standing online businesses in the UK, has explored the online retail trends for 2017/18, highlighting how being 'in the know' can help online agents succeed.

MTB-3097 – 9.7” tablet PC for fleet management

MTB-3097 – 9.7” tablet PC for fleet management

Midas Touch's MTB-3097, a 9.7" windows tablet PC – with the power of an Intel Bay Trail 2930N or Intel Core i5/i7 processor – is designed specifically for fleet management.