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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Posiflex launches POS web printer for seamless connection with multiple mobile devices and platforms

Posiflex launches POS web printer for seamless connection with multiple mobile devices and platforms

Posiflex Technology, Inc., the global brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions and peripherals, is launching a new web printer, which brings a high level of printing flexibility and speed to hospitality and retail outlets.

Retailers’ Google product listing ads show 118% rise in search results, finds new study

Retailers’ Google product listing ads show 118% rise in search results, finds new study

The appearance of retail advertisers' Google Shopping Product Listing Ad (PLA) integrations within Google's search results increased by 118% during 2014, while video results are blended into 55% of keyword searches ‒ with videos from YouTube accounting for the lion's share.

Anagram Systems to showcase jewellery business management software at JCK Las Vegas

Anagram Systems to showcase jewellery business management software at JCK Las Vegas

Anagram Systems (Anagram), the developer of business management software for jewellery manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers is exhibiting at JCK Las Vegas.

Conflicts and silos are holding back the supply chain, say 68% of industry execs

Conflicts and silos are holding back the supply chain, say 68% of industry execs

More than two-thirds of supply chain and logistics heads (68%) say that tighter integration between network design, demand and supply is being hampered by disjointed tools and planning processes along with conflicting business objectives, a new poll has revealed.

Tesco goes live with Journey Management solution from Microlise

Tesco goes live with Journey Management solution from Microlise

Tesco, one of the world's largest retailers, has gone live in the UK and Ireland with a Journey Management solution from telematics platform provider Microlise.

Citizen targets photo printer market growth with new appointment

Citizen targets photo printer market growth with new appointment

Citizen Systems Europe, manufacturer of label, barcode, portable, POS and photo printers, has appointed Gary Andrews to the role of EMEA Business Manager – Photo Printers.

NetSuite launches SuiteCommerce InStore

NetSuite launches SuiteCommerce InStore

NetSuite Inc. has announced SuiteCommerce InStore, a system that integrates comprehensive omnichannel capabilities into an enterprise-class, mobile-first, point-of-sale (POS) solution and seamlessly unifies the online and in-store customer journey.

Benefits outweigh risks for merchants accepting MPOS payments

Benefits outweigh risks for merchants accepting MPOS payments

There is a growing disconnect between consumer shopping habits and the payment capabilities offered by retailers.

EPoS advantage for La Petite Maison

EPoS advantage for La Petite Maison

In common with its Gallic parent, La Petite Maison in London's Mayfair serves what has been described as "upscale Mediterranean food to a chic, multinational crowd in a smart dining room".

Keep safe from token cloning in access control systems

Keep safe from token cloning in access control systems

Cloning of tokens used in access control systems is a serious issue faced by many retailers. With token cloning technology easily available to anyone and third party tokens being cheap, duplicating a token can be done within a few seconds with the right equipment. However, Dave Hughes, Global Product Manager at Stanley Security Products, explains that this is not the full story.

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