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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BigChange Mobile Tech transforms Utopia furniture deliveries

BigChange Mobile Tech transforms Utopia furniture deliveries

Utopia Furniture Group has rolled out a 5 in 1 cloud-based system from BigChange that combines mobile apps including electronic POD and vehicle tracking, with customer relationship management system (CRM).

61% of Brits worry the high street will disappear in 10 years

61% of Brits worry the high street will disappear in 10 years

New research by KIS Finance has revealed that consumers are worried the high street is going to be lost completely due to the current store closures in the news. From surveying 1,000 consumers in the UK, Brits Christmas shopping habits have also been uncovered.

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam chooses Rambus to secure mobile payments

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam chooses Rambus to secure mobile payments

Rambus Inc., the digital security, semiconductor and IP product and services provider, has announced that Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) has selected the Rambus Token Service Provider (TSP) as part of its mobile payment strategy to enable secure transactions to its customers.

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

To borrow that famous quote from the great American author Mark Twain, reports of the death of the physical retail store have been greatly exaggerated.

Seclore increases the security of emails and attachments with advanced automation capability

Seclore increases the security of emails and attachments with advanced automation capability

Seclore has expanded its Seclore Email Protector. The new Email Auto-Protector automatically attaches persistent, granular usage controls to sensitive emails and attachments based on predefined rules. The solution offers two key ways to automate email protection.

Achieving retail’s Holy Grail: A 360-degree customer view

Achieving retail’s Holy Grail: A 360-degree customer view

The UK retail sector is unforgiving. High street sales recently suffered their biggest drop in 20 years, while online sales growth was forecast to decline to single digits for the first time this year.

Centrica equips Its engineers with 7500 Panasonic rugged tablets

Centrica equips Its engineers with 7500 Panasonic rugged tablets

Providing its service and repair engineers with improved ways of working and communication to enhance customer service.

Three trends that will disrupt MEA’s supply chain industry in 2019

Three trends that will disrupt MEA’s supply chain industry in 2019

Thanks to customer expectations, the supply chain, and logistics industry have evolved significantly over the past few years. Brick and mortar processes of delivering goods and services are just not good enough. Hence, surfaces the need to deploy technologies that empower business to keep up with customers.

69 percent of retail managers find employee absence a problem over the festive period

69 percent of retail managers find employee absence a problem over the festive period

With the Christmas rush now in full swing, 69 percent of managers in the retail industry are battling against the problem of unexpected employee absences rocketing during busy seasonal periods compared to a normal working week, reveals a new Censuswide survey on behalf of HR and payroll provider MHR.

December 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

December 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The December 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Supply Chain Management.

For this report, we spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent, current and possible future developments within the world of supply chain technology.

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