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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Much ado about showrooming

Much ado about showrooming

By Andrew Dark, CEO, Displaydata.

Showrooming – the act of visiting a store to view merchandise before buying online elsewhere – is often seen as the enemy of the bricks and mortar retailer. One can sympathise with the retailer, as shoppers browse their goods, handling and trying on items that they have no intention of buying.

Arcadia Group chooses Oracle Retail Platform

Arcadia Group chooses Oracle Retail Platform

Arcadia Group's commitment to its customers' experience across all of its brands is a key part of its global expansion strategy.

Datamax-O’Neil launches p1725 printer for wide-width label applications

Datamax-O’Neil launches p1725 printer for wide-width label applications

Datamax-O'Neil introduced the p1725 Performance Series printer which offers 7-inch wide label printing and offers a patented design that simplifies setup, operation, media loading and integration.

Maxatec launches new rugged 5-inch touchscreen PDAs

Maxatec launches new rugged 5-inch touchscreen PDAs

Maxatec continues pushing the envelope of rugged mobile computing with the cutting edge Bluebird Pidion BM180 – the first large screen enterprise class PDA / Terminal available in the UK.

Are you using an iPad as a business tool for mPOS, Merchandising or Stock Management?

Are you using an iPad as a business tool for mPOS, Merchandising or Stock Management?

By Anna Meens, EMEA Distribution and Business Development Manager, Socket Mobile.

Overwhelmingly the most popular solution demonstrated by Socket Mobile at RBTE earlier this month was the 8Ci slimline Apple certified Bluetooth barcode scanner neatly attached to the back of an iPad mini providing quick, reliable and accurate barcode scanning powered by an impressive two-day battery life.

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