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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Bixolon launches next generation, user focused customer displays

Bixolon launches next generation, user focused customer displays

Bixolon Co., Ltd., the global mobile, label and POS printer manufacturer, has announced the launch of the BCD-2000 and BCD-3000 mini Super Twister Nematic LCD Customer Displays.

Gett Delivery expands reach into Zone 3

Gett Delivery expands reach into Zone 3

Gett Delivery, the on-demand delivery service from London's Black Cab app Gett, has expanded its coverage into Zone 3 in London, allowing more customers and businesses to benefit from a quick and convenient delivery service.

Brother to migrate mission-critical applications to AWS and Ensono Cloud

Brother to migrate mission-critical applications to AWS and Ensono Cloud

Print and technology specialist Brother International Europe has selected hybrid IT services provider Ensono as its partner for its ambitious cloud-first strategy.

Five steps retailers are taking for analytics-driven success

Five steps retailers are taking for analytics-driven success

By Katarina Hansson, Director Retail Industry, Teradata International.

As a retailer, the clock is ticking if you are yet to adopt advanced analytics – and it's not a case of 'if' but 'when' in terms of doing so.

SpinetiX and EET Europarts announce new distribution partnership in Norway

SpinetiX and EET Europarts announce new distribution partnership in Norway

SpinetiX have announced their distribution partnership in Norway and the rollout of the SpinetiX Channel Partner Program (CPP).

Avvio announces its AI-powered booking engine

Avvio announces its AI-powered booking engine

Hotel technology provider, Avvio, has announced the launch of Allora, what it describes as the world's first booking engine powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

New Sainsbury's mobile app could reduce in-store friction, says Qmatic

New Sainsbury's mobile app could reduce in-store friction, says Qmatic

The trial of Sainsbury's checkout-less technology, which enables customers to pay for goods on their mobile phone in the retailer's Euston store, shows the prominent role that mobile technology will play in the reduction of friction in the retail environment.

Retail Pro International introduces multi-source visual analytics module for specialty retail

Retail Pro International introduces multi-source visual analytics module for specialty retail

Retail Pro International, developer of flexible Retail Pro POS and retail management platform software used by over 9,000 specialty retailers in over 125 countries, has announced the launch of best of breed integrated business intelligence and visual analytics software module, Retail Pro Decisions.

Asda and the Co-op put competition aside to develop supply chain efficiency drive

Asda and the Co-op put competition aside to develop supply chain efficiency drive

Asda and the Co-op are developing a new way of supply chain collaboration, by enabling mutual suppliers to submit aggregated data on waste, water and energy to both retailers at the same time. The retailers are working with 2degrees to collect the sustainability data.

OKI Europe offers businesses free mono printing for a year

OKI Europe offers businesses free mono printing for a year

OKI Europe Ltd is offering businesses free mono printing for a year when they purchase an eligible device from OKI's comprehensive portfolio of advanced colour and mono office printers and multifunction printers (MFPs) between 1st October and 31st December 2017.