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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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Embrace automation or get left behind, urge ecommerce leaders

Embrace automation or get left behind, urge ecommerce leaders

In recent months, more and more businesses have embraced digital than ever before in an attempt to claw back some revenue from factors such as store closures and physical restrictions. And, as a result, an omnichannel approach has never been so important.

PXP Financial launches new report ‘Supporting Businesses and Payments through COVID’

PXP Financial launches new report ‘Supporting Businesses and Payments through COVID’

PXP Financial has launched its ‘Supporting Businesses and Payments through COVID’ report, advising businesses in gaming, retail and hospitality on best payments practice throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Regency Design launches external WeatherGuard to protect customers obliged to queue

Regency Design launches external WeatherGuard to protect customers obliged to queue

Regency Design, the British design and manufacturing specialist, has invented a novel way of protecting queuing customers from the elements – a modular tunnel system known as the External Q WeatherGuard System.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT - October 2020 edition

Manufacturing & Logistics IT - October 2020 edition

Welcome to the October 2020 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT. In this edition we feature a Special Technology Report looking in depth at the latest developments in the world of Automatic Identification & Data Capture and Mobile Computing.

Also included is an exclusive interview with Rob Goossens, CEO at Technologies Added...Plus regular updates on a number of other key technology and personnel-related areas.

Unboxing clever

Unboxing clever

For online retailers creating a memorable ‘unboxing experience’ has become increasingly important, says Charlie Walker, marketing director of Walker Logistics Ltd

Retail: How to harness automation to strengthen competition

Retail: How to harness automation to strengthen competition

By Stephen Burnley, Client Delivery Manager at technology and engineering company, Expleo.

It’s a no brainer that technology is central to retaining a competitive edge for most businesses today.

IT decision makers investing in tech to prioritise productivity - Brother UK

IT decision makers investing in tech to prioritise productivity - Brother UK

UK firms are investing in digital infrastructure to boost their productivity in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to research from Brother UK, the business technology solutions provider.

PayDelay: Pandemic signals the end of the payday splurge, with money-conscious Brits now buying big at the end of each month

PayDelay: Pandemic signals the end of the payday splurge, with money-conscious Brits now buying big at the end of each month

Openpay, the UK’s latest next-generation, interest-free payment solution, has found that due to the pandemic, Brits now shun the payday treat - with nearly half (46%) now waiting until the end of the month to treat themselves after assessing finances. Almost two fifths (38%) said that the pandemic had permanently changed their outlook on spending.

Global supply chain activity surges to pre-pandemic levels In Q3, but cash crunch leaves suppliers vulnerable

Global supply chain activity surges to pre-pandemic levels In Q3, but cash crunch leaves suppliers vulnerable

The number of purchase orders and invoices exchanged across global supply chains rose by 15% in Q3 after falling by a similar margin in Q2, the latest Index of Global Trade Health from Tradeshift can reveal.

Retail expert Bill Gimsey helps to revitalise North Notts high streets

Retail expert Bill Gimsey helps to revitalise North Notts high streets

With the high streets of North Nottinghamshire feeling the pressure of reduced foot fall, both pre and post Covid-19, the team at North Notts BID has instigated a partnership with Bassetlaw District Council to take a fresh and creative look at revitalising Worksop and Retford town centres to support both national and independent retailers.

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