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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Highlights from RFID Europe 2008

Highlights from RFID Europe 2008

IDTechEx's RFID Europe 2008 event, staged in Cambridge, UK, once againdelivered an excellent show for all attendees.

Maginus takes the pain out of ecommerce management

Maginus, a leading provider of software and services for retail and distribution, has launched Retail-Hosting, a new managed hosting service designed specifically for retailers.

Retailers: it's time to shout about your returns policy

For a long time processing returns had been a head-scratcher for retailers but a growing number are grasping the nettle and realising that opportunities exist for not only gaining revenue but also for providing better customer service.

Ryzex lowers total cost of ownership of data capture technology

Ryzex lowers total cost of ownership of data capture technology

Ryzex, a leading mobile technology services company, has launched i-Refresh, a new service offering that will enable organisations to take advantage of free electronic data capture repairs for a full year.

Mojix Inc. launches company and unveils revolutionary new class of RFID System

Breaking through the economic and technical barriers to large-scale, high-volume RFID deployment, Mojix, Inc. has offers the Mojix STAR RFID system.

New barcode heralds major changes for retail store systems

New barcode heralds major changes for retail store systems

A fundamental change is taking place in the world of bar codes, for the first time since bar coding was introduced to retail packaging over 35 years ago.

Time for retailers to focus on workplace fraud

Time for retailers to focus on workplace fraud

Loss and shrinkage are problems that have sapped the profitability of every retailer since trading began. The impact of this loss can be considerable; sometimes representing up to 3% of turnover and more importantly up to 25% of profits.

Travellers improves sales with Eurostop retail systems

Travellers have invested in Eurostops e-rmis retail system.

ISAF issues warning to retailers to tighten up on security procedures

ISAF issues warning to retailers to tighten up on security procedures

Figures released in October by APACS, the UK payments association, show that Card-not-present fraud rose by 18 % in the first six months of 2008.

Chemistdirect.co.uk wins despite recession

Chemistdirect.co.uk wins despite recession

New business Chemistdirect.co.uk from Birmingham proved it is succeeding despite the credit crunch, as it scooped Retailer of the Year at the recent Startups Awards.