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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SumUp now distributed in more than 1500 retail stores across Europe

SumUp now distributed in more than 1500 retail stores across Europe

SumUp, the mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company, is now available in more than 1500 retail stores across Europe.

Zalando deploys TXT Retail on time and on budget

Zalando deploys TXT Retail on time and on budget

TXT Retail, the provider of End-to-End Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions for the Luxury, Fashion and Specialty Retail sectors, has announced that online fashion platform Zalando has now deployed the TXT Retail Merchandise Financial Planning solution.

Retailers must prepare for increased uptake of new tech or risk being left behind

Retailers must prepare for increased uptake of new tech or risk being left behind

Many retailers aren't able to properly meet the demand of increasingly popular retail technology and may be stretching their infrastructure to breaking point, warns retail IT service provider, Barron McCann.

MaxMedia to share digital signage for retail insights at InfoComm 2017

MaxMedia to share digital signage for retail insights at InfoComm 2017

MaxMedia will take part in panels and presentations at the upcoming InfoComm 2017 show in Orlando (14-16 June, Orange County Convention Center) that will provide systems integrators with insight on selling dynamic digital signage in retail environments—and share a real-world success story with an emphasis on post-launch benefits.

Why omnichannel could be the high street's saviour

Why omnichannel could be the high street's saviour

By Dean Frew, CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group.

Within the past decade, retailers have shifted their focus from physical stores to an "online only" strategy. This is in part due to rising costs of owning and operating physical stores, the higher profit margins for online retailers and also the technological advances that have led to consumers being able to purchase goods from any device.

Why are businesses still in the dark about their data?

Why are businesses still in the dark about their data?

By Paul Evans, Managing Director at Redstor.

Among the vast amount of challenges that modern IT teams have to deal with on a daily basis, the risks posed by unstructured data can be critical. As well as opening environments up to the threat of data breach, organisations could be missing out on valuable insights by not knowing what data they have and where it sits.

Zebra Technologies improves real-time operational visibility for Undiz Stores

Zebra Technologies improves real-time operational visibility for Undiz Stores

Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced that Undiz has selected Zebra RFD8500 handheld readers to equip Undiz stores to provide real-time visibility into its inventory and sales merchandise.

AURES launches SWING, the first multi-configured tablet PC to take full POS functionality to the customer

AURES launches SWING, the first multi-configured tablet PC to take full POS functionality to the customer

Global manufacturer AURES Technologies has launched a multi-use, multi-feature POS Tablet. The new machine, equipped with all the functions demanded of a full POS terminal, has been developed to meet the needs of omni-channel, mobile, point-of-sale and point-of-service environments worldwide.

B2M Solutions names a ‘cool vendor’ in mobile and wireless analytics by Gartner

B2M Solutions names a ‘cool vendor’ in mobile and wireless analytics by Gartner

B2M Solutions, provider of mobile device analytics solutions that deliver actionable insights, today announced that it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the May 2017 Cool Vendors in Mobile and Wireless Analytics, 2017 report by Gartner, Inc.

Ideal Shopping Direct deploys Route Genie to drive growth and boost customer experience

Ideal Shopping Direct deploys Route Genie to drive growth and boost customer experience

Ideal Shopping Direct, the leading multi-channel home shopping retailer, has signed a five-year contract to deploy Route Genie, the advanced carrier management software, to help facilitate the next stage of its growth across the UK and overseas.