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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Delayed threat detection and breach notifications intensify regulatory challenges of data protection

Delayed threat detection and breach notifications intensify regulatory challenges of data protection

As more data breaches occur everyday and more data privacy regulations come into force, such as EU General Data Protection Regulation, organisations are beginning to make data governance and data protection more of a priority.

U-Freight spots ecommerce logistics opportunities at Amazon Expo

U-Freight spots ecommerce logistics opportunities at Amazon Expo

The growth potential of global e-commerce is far from exhausted, says the head of Hong Kong-headquartered international logistics provider the U-Freight Group (UFL).

Mahindra Comviva, in collaboration with Mobile World Live, releases telecom survey report

Mahindra Comviva, in collaboration with Mobile World Live, releases telecom survey report

Mahindra Comviva, provider of mobility solutions, has released "The Business of Tomorrows" survey report.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT December Reference Annual 2016

Manufacturing & Logistics IT December Reference Annual 2016

The December edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features an exclusive report on Supply Chain Management, where we spoke with a number of the leading vendors and analysts about current key trends and discussion points within this fascinating technology space.

Lack of sales planning bad for UK economy, says Sasudi's Leigh Ashton

Lack of sales planning bad for UK economy, says Sasudi's Leigh Ashton

Too many UK businesses are operating without a coherent sales plan and this is bad for the country's economy.

Russian luxury market bouncing back, but some brands are lagging behind

Russian luxury market bouncing back, but some brands are lagging behind

Despite a difficult trading year in 2015, luxury brands are staging a comeback in the Russian marketplace according to Luxury in Russia: the comeback, a new report released by customer engagement specialists Contactlab and investment company Exane BNP Paribas.

Research finds that 68% of shoppers feel disappointed with freshness of their grocery shop

Research finds that 68% of shoppers feel disappointed with freshness of their grocery shop

A international survey of 4,000 consumers from Blue Yonder, a cloud-based provider of predictive applications for retail, looked at shopping experiences online, in the supermarkets, in the discount retailers and in the mass merchants in the USA, UK, France and Germany.

Top Christmas shopping pet peeves revealed

Top Christmas shopping pet peeves revealed

Shoppers are turning online for their Christmas gift buying this year to escape the stress of long queues, big crowds and repetitive in-store Christmas music, according to new research.

Customer experience should drive digital transformation, says Dorset Creative

Customer experience should drive digital transformation, says Dorset Creative

As more businesses begin their digital transformation, to deliver changes that will bring results, agency Dorset Creative urges them to put customer experience first.

Digital payments con tricks senior execs out of millions

Digital payments con tricks senior execs out of millions

CEOs, MDs and board level execs are being targeted in the latest online security scam which takes advantage of the busy diaries of senior business figures.