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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Security at the heart of new receipt printing solution

Security at the heart of new receipt printing solution

Able Systems is aiming to eradicate the security concerns of consumers with the launch of what it claims to be the world's first dedicated mPOS (mobile point of sale) printing solution whilst, at the same time, providing a significant incremental income opportunity for mPOS Card Reader providers.

Maginus adds Magento enterprise eCommerce platform to solution portfolio

Maginus adds Magento enterprise eCommerce platform to solution portfolio

Maginus, the wholesale distribution and retail IT solution provider, has become a Magento Professional Solutions partner and will add Magento's enterprise level eComemerce platform to its portfolio of omnichannel solutions for retailers and wholesalers.

Barracuda and Zscaler jointly deliver comprehensive cloud-delivered web security

Barracuda and Zscaler jointly deliver comprehensive cloud-delivered web security

Barracuda Networks, Inc. and Zscaler, Inc. are collaborating to bring customers comprehensive, scalable and high-performance cloud-based web security without the cost, complexity, or overhead associated with extensive on-premises equipment.

SAP Ariba tackles compliance and risk assessment reporting with OutsideIQ

SAP Ariba tackles compliance and risk assessment reporting with OutsideIQ

OutsideIQ, a leader in investigative cognitive computing, today announced that SAP Ariba will leverage its DDIQ platform as part of its solution aimed at helping companies manage risk in their supply chains.

Peoplevox and Scurri launch global e-commerce fulfilment market study

Peoplevox and Scurri launch global e-commerce fulfilment market study

Peoplevox, the expert e-commerce warehouse management system (WMS) provider, has launched a global market study into the future of e-commerce warehouse management.

RFID: Fact or Fiction?

RFID: Fact or Fiction?

By Andrew Blatherwick, Chairman, RELEX Solutions.

The industry may have been talking about RFID for 20 years, but it still has not come into common use or delivered significant value to retailers.

Digital transformation needs to be achieved iteratively and start with the customer to be successful, warns Claranet

Digital transformation needs to be achieved iteratively and start with the customer to be successful, warns Claranet

Charles Nasser, CEO of Claranet, to give keynote speech at Cloud Expo Europe on the real-world challenges of digital transformation.

As Amazon's drive-thru grocery store opens in Seattle, how long before one pulls into in London, St Albans or Taunton?

As Amazon's drive-thru grocery store opens in Seattle, how long before one pulls into in London, St Albans or Taunton?

Amazon's much anticipated Seattle drive-thru grocery store has applied for final licences ready for opening in the USA.

Rambus accelerates mobile wallet adoption with Unified Payment Platform

Rambus accelerates mobile wallet adoption with Unified Payment Platform

Rambus Inc. has announced a comprehensive mobile payments platform to enhance payment security, reduce operational costs and increase revenue for retailers.

Queen's Park Rangers Football Club transforms its retail operations with new hardware and software

Queen's Park Rangers Football Club transforms its retail operations with new hardware and software

Queens Park Rangers Football Club (QPR), founded in 1882, is one of the capital's oldest and best-loved teams. Playing in the Championship League from its home ground at Loftus Road, the club hopes to build a new stadium at Old Oak Common.