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Descartes to present on creating 'customer facing' supply chains at Home Delivery World 2015

Descartes to present on creating 'customer facing' supply chains at Home Delivery World 2015

Descartes Systems Group will present at Home Delivery World 2015 (Business Design Centre, London from 28 to 29 April) on how retailers can create 'customer facing' supply chains to achieve competitive differentiation, revenue growth and cost management.

RTF Europe announces WatchLock, retail security for smart watches

RTF Europe announces WatchLock, retail security for smart watches

RTF Europe has announced the launch of the WatchLock, a new series of retail security mounts designed to protect wearable technology, including the Apple Watch, smartwatches and high-value timepieces.

The future high street: defined by people, purpose and technology

The future high street: defined by people, purpose and technology

The recent Future High Street Summit in Nottingham saw the UK's leading organisations and town centre stakeholders join together to discuss strategies and visions for the high street of tomorrow.

UK SMEs in wholesale and distribution struggle to gear up for growth

UK SMEs in wholesale and distribution struggle to gear up for growth

The UK's small and medium-sized wholesalers and distributers continue to struggle for growth and are yet to find a viable place in the modern, globalised wholesale and distribution ecosystem.

Retailers look to offer more point of sale credit

Retailers look to offer more point of sale credit

New research from retail finance specialist Pay4Later amongst mid-sized retailers reveals that the vast majority expect a major increase in sales through white labelled finance packages they offer customers.

eMobilePOS and Handpoint team up to provide EMV compliant 'next-gen' retail & hospitality POS solutions

eMobilePOS and Handpoint team up to provide EMV compliant 'next-gen' retail & hospitality POS solutions

e-Nabler Corp., the developer of mobile POS software eMobilePOS, has announced a partnership with Handpoint Inc., the EMV payment services solutions provider and winner of the 2015 Fintech Innovation Award for mobile POS.

'Best-effort' delivery networks threaten retailers' customer relationships, warns Centiro

'Best-effort' delivery networks threaten retailers' customer relationships, warns Centiro

Centiro has warned that retailers' risk damaging customer relationships if they continue to operate 'best-effort' delivery networks. With the huge growth of online retail and consumers demanding greater speed and convenience, retailers' delivery capabilities are coming under increasing strain.

Westmorland rolls out BCP’s Momentum to new Scottish motorway services

Westmorland rolls out BCP’s Momentum to new Scottish motorway services

Motorway services group Westmorland Ltd has rolled out BCP's Accord Momentum EPoS solution to its newly acquired Cairn Lodge motorway services operation in Scotland in order to gain the cost and efficiency benefits the system is already delivering in other areas of its business.

Handpoint brings its EMV platform to North America

Handpoint brings its EMV platform to North America

Handpoint reports that with just over 100 days to go until the 'liability shift', the transition to EMV in the US is creating significant confusion along the entire payments value chain, from merchants, to sellers, to ISVs and processors.

Retailers’ fraud systems could be turning away genuine custom

Retailers’ fraud systems could be turning away genuine custom

With the cost of online orders lost to fraud as £2.92 billion, retailers' fraud prevention systems could be costing them even more in lost business by failing to recognise genuine customers, a new report by ThreatMetrix warns.

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