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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Welcome to the 20th Anniversary March 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Welcome to the 20th Anniversary March 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The March 2017 edition features a Special Technology Report on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solutions, with the views of experts from the vendor and analyst communities. Also, this edition features an exclusive interview with Pierre d'Imbleval, chief information officer, Renault Sport Racing,looking at how the organisation's IT estate plays a critical role in its success.

Twiggle unveils search technology ‘that allows any online retail company to take on e-commerce giants’

Twiggle unveils search technology ‘that allows any online retail company to take on e-commerce giants’

Twiggle has announced the debut of its Semantic API, which instantly gives retailers the ability to add a semantic layer to their existing search engines and interact with their online customers in a more personal and natural way.

Criteo reveals 2017’s most searched terms: The omnichannel opportunity

Criteo reveals 2017’s most searched terms: The omnichannel opportunity

Criteo S.A., the performance marketing technology company, has announced the top online retail searches conducted in the UK in 2017 as revealed at Criteo's Ecommerce Media Forum.

IRX AND EDX unveil latest innovations and products to hit the multichannel retail market

IRX AND EDX unveil latest innovations and products to hit the multichannel retail market

The UK's biggest multichannel event, the InternetRetailing Expo (IRX), co-located with eDelivery Expo (EDX), the dedicated multichannel delivery event, returns to Birmingham on 5 and 6 April.

How retailers can use technology to become data driven in a multi-channel world

How retailers can use technology to become data driven in a multi-channel world

By Peter Ruffley, Chairman at Zizo.

The retail market has changed; Amazon et al have transformed customer expectations; digital native millennials have a very different outlook to previous generations; and the influence of external factors such as social media can be both good and bad.

Westcoast Retail transforms Osram’s sales in one year

Westcoast Retail transforms Osram’s sales in one year

UK distributor and supply chain innovator, Westcoast Retail, has announced that its supply chain expertise and merchandising services have helped boost Osram's UK light bulb sales by 43% over 12 months from £7m to £10m.

The 'Great Brexit Sale' continues; UK tourist shopper arrivals set to reach 11% rise in Q1

The 'Great Brexit Sale' continues; UK tourist shopper arrivals set to reach 11% rise in Q1

The 'Great Brexit Sale' will continue to draw in international shoppers in Q1 of this year, a new report from Premier Tax Free, the international provider of VAT refund and dynamic currency conversion services, reveals.

Habitat selects ebizmarts for in-store POS

Habitat selects ebizmarts for in-store POS

ebizmarts, provider of Point of Sale software for the Magento retail ecosystem, has provided homeware retailer Habitat with a flexible Point of Sale (POS) solution.

IoT enabling the experience-based retailer

IoT enabling the experience-based retailer

The Internet of Things (IoT) will be pivotal in shaping the experience-based retailer of the future, says Beecham Research in its new 'Internet of Retail Market Brief'.

In with the old and with the new: ensuring optimal customer experience

In with the old and with the new: ensuring optimal customer experience

By Graham Ede, Yonder Digital Group.

In a recent survey of customer satisfaction in the UK, the Institute of Customer Service looked at the top 4 differentiators of high-scoring organisations.