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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Ivalua recognised as Value Leader in eProcurement by Spend Matters

Ivalua recognised as Value Leader in eProcurement by Spend Matters

Ivalua, the global Spend Management Cloud provider was recognised by Spend Matters as Value Leader and Customer Leader in the inaugural eProcurement SolutionMap, which selectively charts eProcurement solution providers and scores them on Solution Capability and Customer Value. Further, Ivalua received highest Customer Score of all 14 vendors.

40% of UK eCommerce sites ‘crash’ during seasonal peaks

40% of UK eCommerce sites ‘crash’ during seasonal peaks

Cogeco Peer 1, provider of colocation, network connectivity, managed hosting, cloud and managed services, has announced the findings of an independently commissioned study, which found that 40% of UK retailers' websites experience downtime during seasonal peaks, such as Easter.

MaxPoint enhances customer Catalyst CRM software with email address matching and profile-based list expansion

MaxPoint enhances customer Catalyst CRM software with email address matching and profile-based list expansion

MaxPoint has announced two major feature enhancements to its flagship CRM enrichment and matching software, Customer Catalyst.

Nike and G Star Raw crowned kings of content in Quill study of leading fashion brands

Nike and G Star Raw crowned kings of content in Quill study of leading fashion brands

Quill, a global player in Primary Content production, has launched the Quill Quality Score, a content-auditing service that enables retailers to benchmark their website content against competitors and industry best practice.

Xeretec Support Application Suite brings new levels of on-device support convenience to customers

Xeretec Support Application Suite brings new levels of on-device support convenience to customers

Xeretec, supplier and integrator of digital print hardware, software, solutions and services in the UK and Ireland, has announced the Xeretec Support Application Suite which provides immediate, on-device, next generation support for users of Xerox A3 iSeries firmware devices.

SuiteCRM releases Long Term Support Cycle

SuiteCRM releases Long Term Support Cycle

SalesAgility, the author and maintainer of SuiteCRM- the open source CRM applications, has announced the availability of SuiteCRM 7.8.3 Long Term Support (LTS) Edition for free download.

Are retailers meeting the growing delivery demands of consumers?

Are retailers meeting the growing delivery demands of consumers?

With consumers demanding an increasing number of delivery locations, better returns processes and increased visibility of parcel tracking, new research undertaken by eDelivery.net in conjunction with NetDespatch shows that a collaborative approach from the retailer community is required to meet customer demands.

Vantage LED 'to disrupt digital signage industry' at ISA Sign Expo 2017

Vantage LED 'to disrupt digital signage industry' at ISA Sign Expo 2017

Vantage LED comments that it has been a force to be reckoned with since expanding beyond its OEM roots and exploding onto the mainstream market in 2012.

Global shop solutions improves shop floor security and efficiency with RFID technology

Global shop solutions improves shop floor security  and efficiency with RFID technology

In today's cost-competitive manufacturing environment, shaving minutes or even seconds from processes performed hundreds or thousands of times a day can make a real difference in shop floor productivity.

Two thirds of retailers have readily embraced e-commerce British retailers lead the way in mobile e-commerce

Two thirds of retailers have readily embraced e-commerce British retailers lead the way in mobile e-commerce

What impact is e-commerce having on retailers? This was the question that HR service provider, SD Worx, put to almost five hundred retailers with fifty to thousands of employees in Britain, Belgium, Germany, France and the Netherlands.