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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Overhauling a disorganised and time-consuming communications room for a leading gaming manufacturer

Overhauling a disorganised and time-consuming communications room for a leading gaming manufacturer

In January 2015 a leading gaming software manufacturer based in Windsor, England, approached The Cabling Company to quote for a communications room overhaul. The Cabling Company won the bid and the results offer the customer multiple benefits, including the ability to identify issues quickly and subsequently save hours of time.

Hitting the mark – new report outlines the best in the email marketing industry

Hitting the mark – new report outlines the best in the email marketing industry

dotmailer, the email marketing platform provider, has released its Hitting the Mark report, a look into the email marketing strategies of 100 influential global retailers.

Coupa scores customer win with JD Sports

Coupa scores customer win with JD Sports

Coupa Software has announced that UK sports fashion retailer, JD Sports Fashion plc (JD), has selected Coupa's cloud-based Procure-to-Pay (P2P) solution to integrate with its existing ERP system. By selecting Coupa, JD aims to offer an improved, simpler and more accessible P2P service to its store and office colleagues alike.

Paysafe enhances productivity and customer experience with NewVoiceMedia

Paysafe enhances productivity and customer experience with NewVoiceMedia

NewVoiceMedia, provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has announced that the global payments company Paysafe increased its customer support centre productivity by 20 percent over the last year using NewVoiceMedia's ContactWorld for Service platform.

Tyco Retail Solutions with EKN introduce new key performance indicators (KPIs) and store performance scorecard

Tyco Retail Solutions with EKN introduce new key performance indicators (KPIs) and store performance scorecard

Tyco Retail Solutions recently partnered with EKN Research to identify key issues driving the need for a new and improved retail KPI and performance culture.

Drive for efficiency sees procurement and supply chain roles rise by 43%

Drive for efficiency sees procurement and supply chain roles rise by 43%

The latest Robert Walters UK Jobs Index has revealed that job vacancies for procurement and supply chain professionals rose by 43% in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same time last year.

Williams Commerce acquires Un.titled

Williams Commerce acquires Un.titled

Williams Commerce, the ecommerce systems integrator and digital marketing specialist, has acquired Leicester based Un.titled for an undisclosed sum.

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and now education, warns the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report.

RuggON announces the VX-601, the rugged In-vehicle terminal

RuggON announces the VX-601, the rugged In-vehicle terminal

RuggON Corporation has launched a new rugged in-vehicle terminal, the VX-601, which provides superb visibility from a large, bright, sunlight-readable touchscreen display; great durability; seamless connectivity and communications; as well as smart power management.

The robots are coming – be happy

The robots are coming – be happy

Jonathan Bellwood, Founder & CEO, Peoplevox, considers why the arrival of robots and AI is far from being the beginning of the end for warehouse personnel.