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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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Smart shopping malls thrill visitors, drive profit

Smart shopping malls thrill visitors, drive profit

Shaping visitor experiences to maximise money spent. Driving in-store sales through smartphone notifications. Justifying premium mall rents with hard traffic data and lowering operating costs. These are just a few benefits of making shopping malls smart.

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

Talend cloud enables PointsBet to ensure compliance and reliability amid rapid international expansion

Talend, the cloud data integration solutions provider, has announced that PointsBet, an online bookmaker from Australia offering both traditional fixed odds markets as well as PointsBetting, is using Talend Cloud and Microsoft Azure to deliver a differentiated mobile betting experience to just under 100,000 customers worldwide and support its international expansion.

The UK high street isn't dead

The UK high street isn't dead

Contrary to recent headlines, the recent ONS figures highlight the UK high street is far from dead. In fact, the figures show that January 2019 has broadly returned to a strong growth rate of 4.2% – the highest since December 2016.

Rimi Baltic selects Revionics price optimisation solution to enhance customer engagement and deliver business results

Rimi Baltic selects Revionics price optimisation solution to enhance customer engagement and deliver business results

With more than 12,300 people employed Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, Rimi Baltic is a dominant grocer in the Baltics.

Ergonomic Solutions increases its Northern and Eastern European footprint through new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro

Ergonomic Solutions increases its Northern and Eastern European footprint through new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro

Ergonomic Solutions, the designer and supplier of technology mounting & mobility solutions at the Point of Sale, Point of Payment and Point of Service, has entered into a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, to act as a distribution partner for Benelux, Nordics and Eastern Europe, including the Balkans and the Baltic states.

Brexit - What next for British business?

Brexit - What next for British business?

By John Perry, managing director at SCALA, provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector.

With EU negotiators seemingly ruling out the possibility of a second referendum, Labour demanding customs union membership, and Theresa May still doggedly pursuing her universally unpopular agreement, we seem to be hurtling ever-faster towards a no-deal Brexit.

Slow fashion? Shoppers shun cheaper clothes in favour of longer-lasting items

Slow fashion? Shoppers shun cheaper clothes in favour of longer-lasting items

Concerns about sustainability and quality means that consumers are moving away from fast fashion and are more likely to invest in longer-lasting clothing, according to research by the Fashion Retail Academy.

Five steps the grocery industry can take to mitigate the impact of a no-deal Brexit

Five steps the grocery industry can take to mitigate the impact of a no-deal Brexit

The UK grocery retail industry could lose up to £4.5bn revenue in the three months after Brexit if retailers are not prepared by 29 March, analysis from operational improvement specialist Newton has revealed.

RetailEXPO 2019: Visitor registration now open

RetailEXPO 2019: Visitor registration now open

RetailEXPO, which unifies three leading retail shows - RBTE, RDSE and RDE - into an exciting new single show event that mirrors the transformation within the retail industry, is now open for 2019 visitor registration.

New converged solution by G+D Mobile Security integrates SIM and other security applications on a single chip

New converged solution by G+D Mobile Security integrates SIM and other security applications on a single chip

Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security has developed a new solution that enables the integration of multiple security applications on a single security chip, e.g. for mobile connectivity, mobile payment, transit and other security applications. G+D will be presenting its solution for the first time at Mobile World Congress 2019.

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