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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European attitudes towards Biometrics

This Paper explores consumer attitudes towards the introduction of biometric technology in the European region, as well as their views on how biometrics can help to solve problems such as identity theft and fraud.

The Time is Right for Self-Service Kiosks

Self-service ordering kiosks have been in use for more than four years. The reasons for their staying power are many, but the bottom-line is that kiosks please both c-stores and their customers.

Faster retail transaction processing with compact 48-key, programmable keyboard

Faster retail transaction processing with compact 48-key, programmable keyboard

Access IS has introduced a rugged, 48-key programmable keyboard for retail applications that enables faster transaction processing.

Retailers Commited To Sustainability But Consumers Dont Buy It

Retailers Commited To Sustainability  But Consumers Dont Buy It

New research from BT has uncovered a significant mis-match between the efforts being made by retailers to act sustainably, and the perceptions of consumers.

Netkey Launches VAR and Channel Program In Europe to Support Global Digital Signage Market Growth!

Netkey Launches VAR and Channel Program In Europe to Support Global Digital Signage Market Growth!

Value-Added Resellers and Audio-Visual Integrators Invited to Partner with Digital Signage Software Leader.

Barcode imager reads paperless vouchers from mobile phone and PDA Displays

Barcode imager reads paperless vouchers from mobile phone and PDA Displays

Data peripheral manufacturer Access IS has released a miniature bar code imager the LSR110,

European Retail Theft Barometer

Monitoring the Costs of Shrinkage and Crime for Europe's Retailers.

The future of retailing

How retailers and shopping centres need to fight back against online sales sites.

UK online adspend up 38% last year

UK online adspend up 38% last year

Online advertising spend in the UK reached a new high of 2.8 billion in 2007, representing a year-on-year increase of 38%

Selling Like Hot Cakes Online

Selling Like Hot Cakes Online

What do you do when local supermarkets are squeezing the life out of your family business? One option is to refocus on an area where these giants can't compete.