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Optimising store inventory and fulfilment with RFID

Optimising store inventory and fulfilment with RFID

The demand for flexible fulfilment is growing. Consumers expect inventory availability information and flexible fulfilment options that support their busy lifestyles, whether it’s shopping online with a view into local store inventory, selecting to pick up their online purchases in-store or opting for same-day delivery to meet an immediate need.

Friend of the Earth launches sustainable fashion certification

Friend of the Earth launches sustainable fashion certification

Friend of the Earth, the global certification standard for products and businesses that adhere to sustainable practices, is launching a new certification for Sustainable Fashion.

Payment Pain Points – a fraction is too much friction for shoppers

Payment Pain Points – a fraction is too much friction for shoppers

With demand for friction free payment transactions, such as contactless payments, using cards and digital wallet, are predicted to grow by 300% globally over the next five years1, retailers need to diversify and reimagine the traditional point of payment in-store and online, RetailEXPO’s latest report suggests.

Ocucon develops a lighter version of its VSaaS product, Cloud by Ocucon

Ocucon develops a lighter version of its VSaaS product, Cloud by Ocucon

Technology company Ocucon has developed a lighter version of its VSaaS product, Cloud by Ocucon, allowing retailers to now benefit from cloud technology for a select number of cameras.

Spitfire launches Firewall as a Service solution

Spitfire launches Firewall as a Service solution

Spitfire, the Internet telephony service provider and ISP, has launched Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) providing customers using Spitfire MPLS or Ethernet services with a complete managed solution, including firewall.

Star Micronics launches SteadyLAN for iOS to provide reliable network access for iPad POS

Star Micronics launches SteadyLAN for iOS to provide  reliable network access for iPad POS

Star Micronics, the manufacturer of mobile, point of sale (POS), and customer engagement technologies, as introduced SteadyLAN, claimed to be an industry-first solution designed to provide power and network access to iPad POS through one Lightning cable connection.

Eka launches new ETRM applications on its cloud platform

Eka launches new ETRM applications on its cloud platform

Eka Software Solutions has made significant investments in energy-specific capabilities on its cloud-native solutions platform.

Retail spending bounces back in January, providing much needed reassurance for high street retailers

Retail spending bounces back in January, providing much needed reassurance for high street retailers

The Office for National Statistics has reported a noticeable uptake in retail sales in the month of January, providing much needed reassurance for high street retailers that there is still considerable consumer demand for physical retail.

Small is the new big via ‘micro’ warehousing, says SnapFulfil

Small is the new big via ‘micro’ warehousing, says SnapFulfil

WMS solutions provider SnapFulfil is enjoying a new type of interest as ‘micro-warehousing’ takes off for smaller e-commerce companies looking to offer the same level of delivery efficiency and flexibility as retail giants like Amazon.

Yantra reveals top 10 tips for fulfilment

Yantra reveals top 10 tips for fulfilment

Up and coming third party logistics (3PL) provider, Yantra Fulfilment, has published its top 10 tips on what to look out for when selecting a fulfilment partner.

Technology integration: The vital centrepiece at the heart of great customer engagement

Technology integration: The vital centrepiece at the heart of great customer engagement

With retail no longer limited to the sales floor, retailers recognise that each interaction is now much more than a transaction. The traditional checkout remains important, of course, but customers expect fast, easy, personalised service – regardless of location, device or platform – at every touchpoint.

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