Retail Critical Issues

Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy, legislation, technology, best practice and some of the most challenging business topics in the world of retail information technology. The articles in this section have been contributed by leading vendors, industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations and consultancies.

 

This collection of articles cover a variety of topics relating to IT equipment, hardware & software being used in a wide variety of retail and retail supply chain environments across Europe. They look at market trends, improvements in technology and some thought provoking comment on all aspects of optimising and improving efficiencies in store and across retail supply chains.

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Business Doctor advises retail businesses to prepare for the upturn

Scotlands largest business support organisation is urging retail businesses to stay positive and start planning for the coming upturn.

Recession to impact retail industry for another year

Retail executives expect fundamental change to the industry landscape as a result of recession in three key areas: consolidation, structural shifts in the supply chain and the increasing prominence of value retailing.

Tates rolls out Torex Productivity Management across 210 Spar stores

The Torex solution will improve company efficiency, centralise budgeting and forecasting and manage all staff capacity and workload.

50 per cent of regular online shoppers cancel purchases if preferred method of payment is not available

50 per cent of regular online shoppers cancel purchases if preferred method of payment is not available

Online merchants are losing business by not offering a sufficiently wide choice of internet payment methods, according to a survey.

RFID technology will be used in billions of things in our world

10 billion RFID computer chips were used by Wal-Mart alone last year.

12 Worst Mistakes in Retail Technology & How to Avoid Them

One of the greatest fears that retailers have is buying the wrong system for their store, or if they already have a system, not knowing if it is doing them any good.

Outsourcing might be the answer but whats the question?

Outsourcing might be the answer  but whats the question?

There are many reasons why organisations decide to outsource, and more often than not its a question of cost. However, there can be other drivers.

Buy it, love it, sell it - get paid

Buy it, love it, sell it - get paid

A new wave of e-commerce is spreading power to the purchaser

Playing second fiddle seems to be a good first choice

Playing second fiddle seems to be a good first choice

We provide managed EPoS and e-commerce solutions to thousands of store-based users and hundreds of web-based retailers so were in a position to see precisely how our clients businesses are faring in these challenging times.

Thorntons adopts esourcing strategy over next three years

Thorntons adopts esourcing strategy over next three years

High Street Confectioner Predicts Significant Savings with Wax Digital