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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Retail Assist gains multi-million pound investment for future growth

Retail Assist gains multi-million pound investment for future growth

IT managed services and solutions provider Retail Assist, has secured a multi-million pound investment to facilitate its rapid growth strategy to double the size of the business over the next three years.

Poor checkout process and lack of payment options main causes of abandoned online baskets, according to Ovum and Klarna

Poor checkout process and lack of payment options main causes of abandoned online baskets, according to Ovum and Klarna

Abandoned shopping baskets remain a significant issue for UK retailers, with checkout cited as the primary point for consumers to fall out the shopper journey, according to data from global analyst house Ovum and leading European payments provider Klarna.

Relex Solutions to showcase cloud-based collaborative planogram solution at RBTE

Relex Solutions to showcase cloud-based collaborative planogram solution at RBTE

At RBTE, Relex will showcase its cloud-based collaborative planogram solution for localised in-store planning, stock allocation and planograms.

TalkTalk Business awarded Mitel Platinum Partner Status

TalkTalk Business awarded Mitel Platinum Partner Status

TalkTalk Business has been awarded Platinum status by global market leader in enterprise communications, Mitel. This accolade has only been afforded to a select few, and TalkTalk Business is now one of only four Platinum Partners in the UK.

Retailers urged not to overlook reverse logistics as pressure to boost profits in 2017 continues to mount

Retailers urged not to overlook reverse logistics as pressure to boost profits in 2017 continues to mount

Retailers are failing to adequately review the efficiency of their reverse supply chains, particularly when it comes to the quick and effective disposal of returned, excess and unwanted stock, claims retail expert Howard Rosenberg, CEO of B-Stock Solutions.

Xplore launches new XSLATE D10 rugged tablet PC

Xplore launches new XSLATE D10 rugged tablet PC

Xplore Technologies' flagship Android rugged tablet, the XSLATE D10 with 10.1 inch screen, is now available with the upgraded Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system.

74% of shoppers ready to share data over in-store Wi-Fi if they can get offers

74% of shoppers ready to share data over in-store Wi-Fi if they can get offers

74% of shoppers are ready to share basic personal data over in-store Wi-Fi if it means they will receive discounts on products they are interested in, new research by Hughes Europe reveals.

UK retail customer experience failing to improve with nearly 50% of queries left unanswered

UK retail customer experience failing to improve with nearly 50% of queries left unanswered

Despite 93% of consumers revealing they are more likely to buy if they receive a positive customer experience, UK retailers are struggling to deliver adequate, consistent service new research suggests.

Primera introduces LX1000e colour label printer

Primera introduces LX1000e colour label printer

Primera Technology, Inc., manufacturer of specialty printers, has announced its new LX1000e colour label printer.

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. selects Dassault Systèmes’ ‘My Collection’ industry solution experience

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. selects Dassault Systèmes’ ‘My Collection’ industry solution experience

Dassault Systèmes has announced that Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. has adopted its 'My Collection' industry solution experience to accelerate the time to market of its fashion collections and increase consumer satisfaction.