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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Iceland Post deploys Descartes’ route planning solution for expanding delivery operations

Iceland Post deploys Descartes’ route planning solution for expanding delivery operations

Descartes Systems Group and Iceland Post have announced that Descartes' route planning solution is being deployed to manage delivery operations for Iceland Post as the company shifts its primary focus from mail to parcel delivery in support of the country's dramatic growth in ecommerce.

LDL Technology and ffly4u announce comprehensive asset-tracking system for supply chain across Europe

LDL Technology and ffly4u announce comprehensive asset-tracking system for supply chain across Europe

LDL Technology and ffly4u have announced a comprehensive, real-time asset-tracking system for the entire supply chain.

Procurement and supply chain jobs up 13% in the UK year on year

Procurement and supply chain jobs up 13% in the UK year on year

The latest Robert Walters UK Jobs Index has revealed that procurement and supply chain vacancies have risen across the UK, with the number of jobs available in the third quarter of 2017 up 7% compared to the same time last year.

New SolarWinds MSP European GDPR study of IT suppliers and end users shows progress, but work remains

New SolarWinds MSP European GDPR study of IT suppliers and end users shows progress, but work remains

SolarWinds MSP has released findings from a European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) survey of IT suppliers and end users that reveals progress, but remaining work, on the road to GDPR readiness.

UK firm Yoti launches digital identity app to make proving ID simpler, faster and safer

UK firm Yoti launches digital identity app to make proving ID simpler, faster and safer

Yoti, a UK-based digital identity app that puts people's ID on their phone, has been launched.

Test for success – preparing for Cyber Monday

Test for success – preparing for Cyber Monday

By Sven Hammar, CSO and co-founder, Apica.

The major calendar events of Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 are approaching, and online retailers need to ensure that they are prepared for a sharp increase in customer traffic.

Bango extends carrier billing for Amazon customers in Japan

Bango extends carrier billing for Amazon customers in Japan

Bango has announced that following the successful launch of Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) for Amazon retail customers in Japan (June 2017), it has expanded DCB availability to Japanese customers of Amazon Prime and Prime Student membership programmes.

UK's preference for physical media overtakes love of digital downloads, as 18 - 24 year olds power the resurgence

UK's preference for physical media overtakes love of digital downloads, as 18 - 24 year olds power the resurgence

Physical media is the nation's entertainment format of choice once more, with 52% of Brits preferring physical books, music, film/TV and video games to digital downloads, according to eBay's Guide to Physical Media, released today.

Next day fulfilment no longer adds value to connected shoppers

Next day fulfilment no longer adds value to connected shoppers

Next-day delivery options no longer add value to connected customers' shopping journeys, a new report by Sorted, the delivery experience company, warns.

Deko appoints new CEO

Deko appoints new CEO

Retail finance technology provider Deko has appointed a new CEO to develop and deliver the company's ambitious growth strategy and help it expand into new markets.

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