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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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Datalogic invests in AWM Smart Shelf, an AI and computer vision company

Datalogic invests in AWM Smart Shelf, an AI and computer vision company

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has made an investment in AWM Smart Shelf, a California-based artificial intelligence and computer vision company.

Technology key for retail continuation during COVID19 Pandemic

Technology key for retail continuation during COVID19 Pandemic

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The retail sector cannot escape the economic impact of COVID-19. But, despite the difficult economic outlook, is now the time to invest in technology?

COVID-19 will be the tipping point for digital transformation in procurement

COVID-19 will be the tipping point for digital transformation in procurement

The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the importance of digital transformation in procurement and supply chain management according to a new study from Ivalua, a leading provider of global spend management cloud solutions.

Total UK online fashion orders up 115% in May, but AOV remains down, data from True Fit’s Fashion Genome reveals

Total UK online fashion orders up 115% in May, but AOV remains down, data from True Fit’s Fashion Genome reveals

The total number of UK online fashion checkouts increased significantly in May, up 115% year-on-year, according to True Fit, the personalisation platform for apparel and footwear retailers. However, Average Order Value (AOV) remained down compared to last year, -9% for the first three weeks in May.

Research: Brits expect their level of online shopping to increase over the next six months

Research: Brits expect their level of online shopping to increase over the next six months

New research (1) from JGOO, the next generation leader in digital commerce, reveals that over the next six months 35% of UK adults expect the level of their online shopping to increase compared to 18% who anticipate it will fall.

Automate returns safely with inventory quarantine

Automate returns safely with inventory quarantine

As the apparel retail industry prepares to open its doors again, phased re-openings hinge on a safe shopping environment for both employees and customers.

Another welcome move by the Chancellor, but productivity could be impacted through the new flexible furlough scheme

Another welcome move by the Chancellor, but productivity could be impacted through the new flexible furlough scheme

The Chancellor’s announcements on the Job Retention Scheme are welcomed and more generous than anticipated, but the flexible furlough could lead to higher Government costs and hit productivity, says tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg.

Access control via fingerprint with DoorBird and ekey

Access control via fingerprint with DoorBird and ekey

The new DoorBird IP video intercom now provides an option for adding access control via an ekey fingerprint scanner. The D2101FV EKEY door station is equipped with a cutout for installing the ekey home FS UP I fingerprint reader.

Now is the time for businesses to make themselves more accessible and inclusive with immersive tech

Now is the time for businesses to make themselves more accessible and inclusive with immersive tech

The lockdown has truly shed a light on how isolation, loneliness and exclusion can affect us so there is no better time than the present to incorporate immersive marketing tools into business strategies to provide a more inclusive and accessible service.

IDTechEx: How is COVID-19 shaping the future mobility landscape?

IDTechEx: How is COVID-19 shaping the future mobility landscape?

During the COVID-19 outbreak, the automotive industry has been hit hard by shutdowns of factories and sales around the world. The pandemic has slowed down global car sales and is shifting consumer behaviours in travel. Over the long term, COVID-19 could have a lasting impact on the mobility landscape.

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