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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Point of Sale printers in European market up 1,2% despite economic slowdown

Point of Sale printers in European market up 1,2% despite economic slowdown

According to IC Consultings latest report on the POS (point-of-sale) printers in Europe, in 2008 the market increased 1,2% in terms of quantity and felt down a -1,3% in terms of value.

Microlise wins deal with Tesco in Europe

Microlise wins deal with Tesco in Europe

Microlise has announced that it has signed an deal with Tesco that could see the implementation of its Transport Management solutions in each of Tescos international distribution operations.

Roku announces new BrightSign digital signage product line

Roku announces new BrightSign digital signage product line

Roku has expanded its BrightSign family of non-PC digital signage and kiosk controllers by introducing five new true-HD and compact-sized models

iForce proves popularity of online retail

iForce proves popularity of online retail

During 2008, e-fulfilment and returns logistics businesses, iForce, added significant new clients, such as Sainsbury's, to join its existing portfolio that includes John Lewis Direct, Boots.com, House of Fraser and Fortnum & Mason.

Wesupply is ready for IBM Retail Integration Framework

Wesupply is ready for IBM Retail Integration Framework

Wesupply has completed validation and certification of its Business Process Platform for the IBM Retail Integration Framework

Belgravium launchs VRS, a new Voice Recognition System

Belgravium launchs VRS, a new Voice Recognition System

A fully operational Voice Recognition System from Belgravium Ltd is now available for demonstration and implementation.

Business Doctor offers support to Retail businesses

Business Doctor offers support to Retail businesses

Scotlands largest business support organisation has launched a new programme of support to help Retail businesses survive the credit crunch.

Actinic Publishes 2008 Research on UK SME Retail

New research on the state of the UK SME retail market, from multi-channel systems specialist Actinic, indicates that significant increases have been seen in the adoption of ecommerce since the last 2006 survey

Morrisons partners with Wipro Retail for systems transformation

Morrisons partners with Wipro Retail for systems transformation

Morrisons have chosen Wipro Retail as its IT partner, to deliver a new and robust operating model that supports the retailers strategic and commercial objectives.

Datalogic presents Joya at Wincor World 2009

Datalogic presents Joya at Wincor World 2009

At Paderborn in Germany, Datalogic Mobile EBS presents Joya, the pod turning self-shopping into a pleasant, convenient and interactive experience.