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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Retailers 'must be prepared to maximise customer experience'

Retailers 'must be prepared to maximise customer experience'

With 72% of the UK population owning a smartphone and 50% using it to make purchases, retailers are being warned that they must be prepared to maximise the customer experience at all possible touch points in the multi-channel era.

M3 Mobile launches new M3 ORANGE+ with exclusive promotion only through BlueStar UK Distribution

M3 Mobile launches new M3 ORANGE+ with exclusive promotion only through BlueStar UK Distribution

The New M3 ORANGE+ is currently available from BlueStar for a Special Promotional Discount of 50% off list price plus 2-year standard warranty on all units. Just like its predecessor, the M3 ORANGE, the New M3 ORANGE+ is designed to serve mobile workers in the most demanding of environments.

F. Hinds rings the changes with Cybertill

F. Hinds rings the changes with Cybertill

F. Hinds, a family-run independent jewellers with 111 stores, has chosen to deploy Cybertill's cloud based EPoS system across its retail estate.

Introducing the Trimble New Yuma 2 with enhanced 1-2m real-time GPS accuracy at Varlink

Introducing the Trimble New Yuma 2 with enhanced 1-2m real-time GPS accuracy at Varlink

Varlink, the York-based mobile computing and data capture specialist distributor, has expand its Trimble product range with the new Yuma 2.

Revolve continues to reinvent the business of style with eCommera’s DynamicAction solution

Revolve continues to reinvent the business of style with eCommera’s DynamicAction solution

Revolve is known by fashion industry leaders, style bloggers and tastemakers as the home to more than 500 cutting edge designer brands. With a strong social media prowess and loyal celebrity following, Revolve is dedicated to being a trendsetter not only in fashion, but also in business.

Key Trends & Implications in Retailing Consumer Packaged Goods

Key Trends & Implications in Retailing Consumer Packaged Goods

By Indy Sawhney, director strategic accounts at Mindtree Ltd.

A number of factors are shaping the retailing of consumer packaged goods (CPG) organisations worldwide. Some of the key trends worth mentioning are – strong competition from private labels, retail excellence, mobile technology adoption, increased demand for brand engagement, real-time consumer advocacy, collaboration with customers, insourcing core and outsourcing non-core activities, and finally predictive analytics and data driven insights for optimisation.

KIOSK LONDON EXPO 2013

KIOSK LONDON EXPO 2013

KIOSK LONDON EXPO will return to The Barbican in London on the 16th and 17th October 2013. This will mark the show's third year and reflects its status as the favoured event for all those responsible for the implementation of self-service solutions and technologies throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

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