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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ONeil introduces the microFlash 2te mobile printer

ONeil introduces the microFlash 2te mobile printer

ONeil Product Development, Inc. has launched a new, extremely small, rugged and reliable 2-inch wireless portable thermal printer.

Upscaled Procura Managed Service

Upscaled Procura Managed Service

Helps retailers combat the slowdown with Accounts Payable savings Process Health Check offered.

Checkpoint Systems demonstrates future customer focused shop

Checkpoint Systems demonstrates future customer focused shop

METRO Group equips real,- Future Store with RFID technology and merchandising products from Checkpoint.

Imager captures 2D bar codes tickets for podiums and kiosks

Imager captures 2D bar codes tickets for podiums and kiosks

High-speed imager that captures bar codes from mobile phones or PDAs in less than one second.

IBM and Epicor collaborate on comprehensive retail management offering for specialty retailers

IBM and Epicor collaborate on comprehensive retail management offering for specialty retailers

Expanded relationship bolsters value-add offering to retailers by tightening integration from retail point-of-sale to hardware, services and support.

Staying focused a few guidelines to growing a business when finding clients is becoming more difficult

Staying focused  a few guidelines to growing a business when finding clients is becoming more difficult

Unless there is a significant change in attitude by the business community as a whole, it is likely that we will talk ourselves into an economic downturn.

New research reveals UKs top 100 retailers concerns over spiralling data centre energy costs

New research reveals UKs top 100 retailers concerns over spiralling data centre energy costs

On average, top UK retailers are overspending by 1.25 million a year on the power needed to run their data centres which can equate to 50 per cent of total data centre costs and 10 per cent of their total energy bills.

It's RFID but not as we know it

It's RFID but not as we know it

With RFID, the devil is in the detail - several analysts correctly foresaw the tripling of the RFID business by value in recent years.

RFID and Extended Capabilities

Rich Bravman, of Intelleflex Corporation talks about extended capability RFID, its potential applications and the state of the RFID market.

Voice Podcast

Zetes have recently created a voice in the warehouse podcast.