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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Retailers' energy bills set to rise by 1%

Retailers' energy bills set to rise by 1%

A new Capacity Market surcharge will add around £378 million in total to energy bills this year, increasing retailers' energy costs by approximately 1%, according to Inprova Energy.

How to know when it's time to 'let go of the baby'

How to know when it's time to 'let go of the baby'

For many online retailers the decision to outsource the order fulfilment function to a supply chain professional is often delayed because of the company owner's entirely understandable reluctance to 'let go of their baby,' says William Walker, sales director of leading online fulfilment specialist, Walker Logistics.

Omnichannel demands shifting in-store expectations

Omnichannel demands shifting in-store expectations

Bricks-and-mortar stores remain a key link in the omnichannel chain for UK shoppers, a new report from ShopperTrak, a global retail insight provider, suggests.

Doddle releases click & collect technology solution to enable retailers to increase footfall and revenue

Doddle releases click & collect technology solution to enable retailers to increase footfall and revenue

Doddle has announced the launch of 'Powered by Doddle', a comprehensive click & collect solution that includes all the software, training, communications and analytics modules retailers need to enhance their click & collect experience and deliver incremental revenue.

Red Ledge launches open RFID- and IIoT-ready asset management system

Red Ledge launches open RFID- and IIoT-ready asset management system

Software application and engineering company Red Ledge is launching a new asset management system (AMS) with open access to all RFID readers – bypassing the manufacturers' proprietary Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) - and to multiple Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices including all types of sensor, GPRS and RFID tags.

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