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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Pentagon to launch in France through the acquisition of the managed services division of Sonuts

Pentagon to launch in France through the acquisition of the managed services division of Sonuts

Pentagon has acquired the managed services division of French provider, Sonuts, in a deal which will see the UK company extend its offering to 16 new marketplaces on the continent including; Priceminister, Cdiscount, FNAC, La Redoute, Rue du Commerce and Galleries Lafayette.

Whisbi's new omnichannel technology rolls out globally to 'teleport' online customers to retail stores via real-time video

Whisbi's new omnichannel technology rolls out globally to 'teleport' online customers to retail stores via real-time video

Whisbi comments that its new omnichannel Software as a Service technology "is bringing the store experience to the world of online shopping like never before".

Nisyst expands Technical Support Team

Nisyst expands Technical Support Team

Bolton-based Electronic point of sale (EPoS) software specialist, Nisyst, is continuing to recruit in preparation for further growth with the appointment of David Mosley as a technical help desk support engineer.

Bigcommerce certified for Avalara’s sales tax automation solution

Bigcommerce certified for Avalara’s sales tax automation solution

Avalara, Inc. has announced Bigcommerce has joined Avalara's community of certified solution partners.

Panasonic showcases new solutions to address new era of omni-channel retail

Panasonic showcases new solutions to address new era of omni-channel retail

Panasonic has showcased its new range of POS Systems, peripherals and retail Toughpad tablets designed to address the specific challenges of retailers in the new era of Omni-Channel retail.

Global POS brand Posiflex targets UK retail and hospitality markets with dedicated hybrid solution

Global POS brand Posiflex targets UK retail and hospitality markets with dedicated hybrid solution

Posiflex Technology, Inc., designer and manufacturer of POS solutions and peripherals, has announced its intention to expand its market share in the UK and Europe, with the launch of a revolutionary mobile POS, the MT-4008W.

Multichannel shopping receives baby boom

Multichannel shopping receives baby boom

Multichannel grocery shopping is surging across the globe, with the birth of a new child being one of the main drivers of an increased propensity to buy online, according to a new study by the customer science company dunnhumby, which has analysed the shopping habits of seven million people in 14 countries.

Global retail industry set to increase its use of consultants faster than any other sector in 2015

Global retail industry set to increase its use of consultants faster than any other sector in 2015

The global retail sector is expected to increase its use of management consultants faster than any other sector in 2015. Cutting costs, taking advantage of new technology, and improving productivity are driving demand as nearly three quarters of global retailers (68 per cent) expect to increase their use of consultants during the year ahead.

Primera’s LX900e colour label printer adds pigment ink option

Primera’s LX900e colour label printer adds pigment ink option

Primera Technology, Inc., manufacturer of specialty printers, has announced the availability of highly-durable pigment inks for its LX900e colour label printer.

BT and Scala to bring digital solutions to retailers for richer in-store customer engagement

BT and Scala to bring digital solutions to retailers for richer in-store customer engagement

BT, provider of communications services and solutions, and Scala, provider of intelligent digital signage technology, have announced that they will work together on a global scale to supply digital solutions.

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