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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RFID-blocking wallet provides instant card access at the click of a button

RFID-blocking wallet provides instant card access at the click of a button

Have you ever lost your wallet? If you have, the security issues of a traditional wallet can cause irreparable harm in the form of identity theft, stolen cash, skimmed credit card data and more.

JLT to showcase next generation rugged computers for demanding supply chain applications at MODEX 2016

JLT to showcase next generation rugged computers for demanding supply chain applications at MODEX 2016

JLT Mobile Computers, developer and manufacturer of reliable computers for demanding environments, will be presenting its latest products for the logistics and supply chain sector at MODEX 2016, Booth 2525.

Nine cyber security trends for 2016: TÜV Rheinland and OpenSky predict more attacks, new methods and targets

Nine cyber security trends for 2016: TÜV Rheinland and OpenSky predict more attacks, new methods and targets

2016 will see an increasing number of attacks and the emergence of new targets; the complexity and sophistication of attacks, initiated by increasingly capable and technically well-equipped cyber criminals, will continue to rise.

Don’t just survive the holiday season, thrive

Don’t just survive the holiday season, thrive

By Richard Davies, CEO of ElasticHosts.

On Black Friday this year Britons spent a whopping £1.1bn online, but many retail websites, such as John Lewis', couldn't keep up with increased traffic despite increasing server capacity by a third from the year before.

Analyst recognition for TomTom Telematics

Analyst recognition for TomTom Telematics

TomTom Telematics has been recognised as Europe's largest, and fastest-growing, provider of fleet management solutions by one of the leading M2M/IoT market analyst firms Berg Insight.

sportscotland eliminates shadow IT with Centrastor

sportscotland eliminates shadow IT with Centrastor

sportscotland is the national agency for sport and working with partners involved in delivering sport around the country leads the development of sport in Scotland.

MWR InfoSecurity suggests 2016 will be dramatically impacted by smart technology

MWR InfoSecurity suggests 2016 will be dramatically impacted by smart technology

As we prepare to close the book on 2015, no will argue that it's not been eventful, particularly for IT practitioners. For a number of years, experts have been talking about how 'smart' technology will impact the way we live with the promise of spectacular functionality in the technology we utilise.

Learn the lessons from Santa: Deliveries need to come first this Christmas

Learn the lessons from Santa: Deliveries need to come first this Christmas

By Niklas Hedin, CEO, Centiro.

This Christmas, UK consumers are expected to spend a record-breaking £26.7bn online. So, with crowds of shoppers hitting the web for their festive fix over the Christmas period, retailers really need to ensure they are able to handle peaks in orders and make sure the experience they deliver is consistent throughout the whole supply chain.

New consumer goods and retail industry study reveals need to rethink the value chain

New consumer goods and retail industry study reveals need to rethink the value chain

The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini have published results from their new report "Rethinking the Value Chain: New Realities in Collaborative Business."

Retailers without card and contactless payments losing out on crucial Christmas trading, EE research shows

Retailers without card and contactless payments losing out on crucial Christmas trading, EE research shows

Retailers could be missing out on crucial Christmas trading if they’re not able to offer card payments, new research from EE reveals.

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