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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98% of UK consumers say retailers don't understand them

98% of UK consumers say retailers don't understand them

Only 2% of UK consumers say retailers know what they like when shopping – down from 4% a year ago, research by Omnico has found.

Pitch perfect audience engagement for Fender’s new American Professional range

Pitch perfect audience engagement for Fender’s new American Professional range

GlobalWebIndex, in partnership with London-based digital marketing agency, Found, is working with world-famous guitar manufacturer Fender as its insights partner to help amplify the brand's online presence.

Over three quarters of consumers ready to swap shops for showrooms

Over three quarters of consumers ready to swap shops for showrooms

Over three quarters (76%) of consumers are ready for the next era of retail where stores become showrooms, designed around the customer experience rather than just sales outlets, according to new survey by enterprise solutions specialist HSO.

Discount retailer Poundland & Dealz partners with Aptos to support growth plans

Discount retailer Poundland & Dealz partners with Aptos to support growth plans

Aptos, the retail technology solutions provider, has announced a new partnership with discount retailer Poundland & Dealz.

The rise of Scan and Go technology and how it works

The rise of Scan and Go technology and how it works

By Julian Wallis, Sales Director in the Payments Group at Rambus.

The Hermes guaranteed Christmas delivery promise returns for peak

The Hermes guaranteed Christmas delivery promise returns for peak

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, will provide retailers and their customers with added peace of mind in the lead-up to Christmas by once again offering a unique money back delivery guarantee.

Logata and SATO join forces to deliver Cloud-based label printing solution

Logata and SATO join forces to deliver Cloud-based label printing solution

Logata, known for its BusinessApp Logistics Mall, a cloud-based platform for logistics processes and SATO, the provider of label printers for the logistics industry, have joined forces to deliver a cloud-based label-printing solution.

Testplant survey reveals critical business 'App Gap'

Testplant survey reveals critical business 'App Gap'

Research demonstrating the acute pressure that businesses are under to deliver apps in the IoT and digital era, has just been released by digital automation intelligence specialist, Testplant.

Leading businesses unit to tackle slavery

Leading businesses unit to tackle slavery

Eight of the most influential business leaders in the UK have joined together to spearhead pioneering industry action to drive out slavery from supply chains.

Barclays delivers skills boost with Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

Barclays delivers skills boost with Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

Barclays and Cabinet Office-backed security initiative Cyber Security Challenge UK, recently hosted an immersive competition to test the skills of thirty cyber enthusiasts.

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