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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WiFi SPARK broadens search to increase partner network

WiFi SPARK broadens search to increase partner network

WiFi SPARK, the provider of guest and visitor WiFi, is broadening its partner network. The Exeter based vendor is keen to extend its current network with like-minded partners to take advantage of the rapidly expanding market.

Canon congratulates premier partner Alternative on Advanced Production Print Accreditation

Canon congratulates premier partner Alternative on Advanced Production Print Accreditation

Canon UK, the imaging solutions provider, has announced that Alternative – a supplier of Canon products and solutions – has received the Advanced Production Print Accreditation.

How can retailers overcome the omnichannel challenges from 2016?

How can retailers overcome the omnichannel challenges from 2016?

By Dean Frew, CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group.

Consumers' demands on retailers have intensified in the past decade. Previously, having an online store to accompany your physical shop was seen as a luxury, now it is essential and online shopping has taken the next step to meet customer demand.

Leading online car ad portal chooses Catchpoint to help offer customers best web experience

Leading online car ad portal chooses Catchpoint to help offer customers best web experience

Catchpoint, provider of digital performance analytics, has announced that European online automotive ad portal, AutoScout24, which is visited by over ten million users a month, is now using the company's performance analytics solution.

New innovations by DENSO – UR20 scanner series with RFID technology

New innovations by DENSO – UR20 scanner series with RFID technology

The DENSO Auto-ID Business Unit, part of the Toyota group, is launching the new UR20 scanner series in spring 2017. These new readers, UR21 and UR22, are both equipped with the most modern RFID technology (Radio Frequency Identification).

Retailers lose £136m to cybercrime and cyber-enabled fraud

Retailers lose £136m to cybercrime and cyber-enabled fraud

Retailers lost £36m through cybercrime last year, according to the British Retail Consortium, with another £100m lost to cyber-enabled fraud.

HP reinvents security with new global campaign starring Christian Slater

HP reinvents security with new global campaign starring Christian Slater

HP Inc. has introduced the first of a series of global initiatives to elevate awareness of the security risks facing businesses and consumers.

Xirrus Wi-Fi transports St. Pancras International Station to a high speed wireless future

Xirrus Wi-Fi transports St. Pancras International Station to a high speed wireless future

Xirrus, the provider of next generation, cloud-enabled Wi-Fi networks, has announced that WIFI Metropolis has installed a Xirrus Wi-Fi network throughout St. Pancras International Station.

Centrify confirms the enterprise security industry has failed to stop breaches

Centrify confirms the enterprise security industry has failed to stop breaches

Centrify, the company that secures hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, commissioned a new Forrester study that revealed the enterprise security industry is failing, with organisations being breached at an alarming rate.

TerraPay joins forces with MoneyTrans and Paga to make cross border remittance easy between Europe and Nigeria

TerraPay joins forces with MoneyTrans and Paga to make cross border remittance easy between Europe and Nigeria

TerraPay, a mobile-first international payment network, has partnered with MoneyTrans, the Money Transfer company established in Europe and Africa as well as Paga, Nigeria's pioneering payments and financial services company to launch cross-border remittances from Spain to mobile wallets in Nigeria.