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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Record numbers of High Street stores close as Debenhams falters and ASOS’ profits plummet – There's only one solution, says ParcelHero

Record numbers of High Street stores close as Debenhams falters and ASOS’ profits plummet – There's only one solution, says ParcelHero

Retail has been hit by a perfect storm, says the home delivery expert ParcelHero. New figures from PwC reveal 5,853 shops closed last year, and embattled Debenhams has placed itself in receivership as it fights against the onslaught of e-commerce. But with ASOS’ profits tumbling nearly 90%, online retailers are also struggling.

SolutionsPT and technology partner Datto to host OT cyber security seminar

SolutionsPT and technology partner Datto to host OT cyber security seminar

Industrial IT solutions provider SolutionsPT and its technology partner Datto will host an Operational Technology (OT) Cyber Security Seminar on 23 May.

Cambridge e-commerce start-up named one of Europe’s top 100 fastest growing companies

Cambridge e-commerce start-up named one of Europe’s top 100 fastest growing companies

Velocity Commerce, the online retail specialist based in Cambridge, UK, and established just six years ago in a co-founder’s home, has been named one of the fastest growing companies in Europe in the latest FT 1000report.

Cobalt Iron and SCC join forces to offer a fully automated enterprise data protection solution in the UK and Ireland

Cobalt Iron and SCC join forces to offer a fully automated enterprise data protection solution in the UK and Ireland

Cobalt Iron Inc., provider of cloud-based data protection, and SCC, the independent European IT business, have announced a reseller partner agreement.

Exertis Pro AV Solutions provides resellers with a range of digital media solutions

Exertis Pro AV Solutions provides resellers with a range of digital media solutions

Exertis, the distributor of technology products for the B2B, enterprise, mobile and retail markets, has announced a distribution agreement with Intevi Ltd to provide resellers with its digital media solutions through its specialist Exertis Pro AV Solutions division.

Smart packaging counteracting the lost moment of truth

Smart packaging counteracting the lost moment of truth

In the new report "Smart Packaging 2019-2029", IDTechEx Research finds that electronic smart packaging will become a $1.8 Billion market in 2029.

HydraPOD payment solution for marinas

HydraPOD payment solution for marinas

HTEC provides some of the world’s leading retailers with EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions, whilst also being a leading provider of Outdoor Payment Terminals (OPT), supplying to marinas, airports, truck stops and petrol forecourts.

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online – Survey and report

How Polish B2B companies buy and sell online – Survey and report

How many Polish companies sell and buy products online? What are their sales channels? How do they search for clients and business partners?

Detego introduces ‘Smart Shield’ – its latest development in RFID-based inventory management software

Detego introduces ‘Smart Shield’ – its latest development in RFID-based inventory management software

Detego, the business intelligence solutions provider for fashion retailers, has released the latest development for its RFID-based inventory management software with a feature the company calls ‘Smart Shield’.

Network Transmission Types and Evil Smurfs

Network Transmission Types and Evil Smurfs

By Patrick Vernon

In the beginning, the Internet was designed to “just work”. The basic Internet protocols that we use every day including HTTP (web traffic), SMTP (email), and DNS (converting URLs to IP addresses) weren’t designed to be secure.

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