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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7 ways that Progressive Web Apps are disrupting digital strategies

7 ways that Progressive Web Apps are disrupting digital strategies

Will Morris of Alchemy Digital says that web apps herald a new era in how brands engage with their audiences.

GDPR polarises the enterprise as low awareness and confidence slows preparations among smaller businesses

GDPR polarises the enterprise as low awareness and confidence slows preparations among smaller businesses

Low confidence and a lack of awareness is hampering smaller businesses' preparations for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with only a year until the May, 2018, deadline, according to a recent survey commissioned by data management company NetApp.

MicroStrategy on Amazon Web Services (AWS) now available

MicroStrategy on Amazon Web Services (AWS) now available

MicroStrategy Incorporated, provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, has announced the general availability of MicroStrategy on AWS.

Dalepak recognised for excellence in International Sales

Dalepak recognised for excellence in International Sales

Dalepak Limited, the retail fulfilment and packing business, has been included in a new league table that identifies the UK's top 200 mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

Transport operators to address terror risk from vehicles

Transport operators to address terror risk from vehicles

As the UK deals with terror threat, some of the UK's largest HGV fleet operators are to meet later this month for a briefing about preventing vehicles being used as a weapon.

3CX V15.5 sets high standard in usability with new web client

3CX V15.5 sets high standard in usability with new web client

3CX, developer of next-generation software-based Unified Communications solution, has announced a faster, more secure, more reliable way to provide unified communications with the release of 3CX Phone System V15.5.

Enabling retail & e-commerce to take control of printing from the internet: MeadCo launches ScriptX 8.0

Enabling retail & e-commerce to take control of printing from the internet: MeadCo launches ScriptX 8.0

MeadCo's browser add-on, ScriptX, enables controlled and consistent printing from Internet Explorer, essential for the accuracy and efficiency needed by the retail and e-commerce industry.

Xtreme Lashes by Jo Mousselli sets sights on NewVoiceMedia to enhance service and operations

Xtreme Lashes by Jo Mousselli sets sights on NewVoiceMedia to enhance service and operations

NewVoiceMedia, the global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has announced that Xtreme Lashes by Jo Mousselli, the global provider of eyelash extensions, is using ContactWorld to enhance its contact centre operations and customer experience.

RELEX takes stake in Zenopt to offer workforce optimisation to retailers

RELEX takes stake in Zenopt to offer workforce optimisation to retailers

Relex Solutions, provider of integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions, invested in Zenopt's advanced workforce optimisation system to help retailers plan their staffing needs better allowing them to reduce costs while improving customer service, a vital differentiator in today's retail landscape.

Action selects SAP SuccessFactors solutions to support rapid retail growth

Action selects SAP SuccessFactors solutions to support rapid retail growth

SAP SE has announced that Netherlands-based retailer Action has selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite to support its business growth by simplifying its human resources (HR) function.