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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Calling time on the retail supply chain

Calling time on the retail supply chain

To be competitive in this Amazon dominated retail environment demands better range, lower supply chain costs and improved customer service – a model which cannot be achieved with today's complex and expensive supply chain.

WHSmith Travel to Implement RELEX’s Supply Chain Optimisation Technology for its Fresh and Chilled Foods

WHSmith Travel to Implement RELEX’s Supply Chain Optimisation Technology for its Fresh and Chilled Foods

WHSmith Travel has selected RELEX Solutions, one of the fastest growing providers of integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions, to improve demand forecasting and replenishment in order to increase availability and reduce wastage of its fresh and chilled foods.

Wirecard and T-Systems collaborate on joint IoT shopping solution

Wirecard and T-Systems collaborate on joint IoT shopping solution

T-Systems International GmbH, a global information and communication technology operator, is now working with Wirecard AG to develop internet technology at the point of sale (POS). The aim of the collaboration is to bring the shopping experience into the age of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Survey reveals a need for EDI integration among ERP users

Survey reveals a need for EDI integration among ERP users

Almost 88% of EDI users have an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, a MRP (Materials Resource Planning) system or other planning system, according to a survey of companies conducted recently by leading EDI company, Data Interchange.

East meets West: How the eCommerce giants are attacking the UK B2B market

East meets West: How the eCommerce giants are attacking the UK B2B market

Mark Thornton, Marketing Director at Maginus, examines the looming possibility of Alibaba entering the UK wholesale and B2B market from the East – as it simultaneously faces competition from the West with Amazon preparing to launch a dedicated business offering.

Eureka Solutions helps surfwear retailer to ride the wave of growth

Eureka Solutions helps surfwear retailer to ride the wave of growth

A UK clothing retailer, started nearly 30 years ago by two enthusiastic surfer brothers, has turned to award-winning cloud business solutions provider Eureka Solutions and NetSuite to help take the business to a whole new level.

Maxoptra launches Facebook bot for real-time ETA messaging

Maxoptra launches Facebook bot for real-time ETA messaging

Dynamic route planning and scheduling software specialist, Maxoptra, has released a new Facebook bot that enables real time delivery information to be accessed by customers via social media.

Supply chain group Tigers launches new e-shop marketplace supporting brands entering China

Supply chain group Tigers launches new e-shop marketplace supporting brands entering China

Supply chain group Tigers has launched a new marketplace, called eShop, to support brands entering the rapidly expanding China and Southeast Asia e-commerce markets.

IndependenceIT partner Zella Technologies introduces zClient for securely and seamlessly connecting to Cloud Workspace Suite

IndependenceIT partner Zella Technologies introduces zClient for securely and seamlessly connecting to Cloud Workspace Suite

IndependenceIT, the company that unifies cloud, application and data management for IT administrators, has announced Cloud Workspace Suite (CWS) support for the first zero client enablement technology.

Epsilon launches Infiny on-demand connectivity platform

Epsilon launches Infiny on-demand connectivity platform

Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, has launched its Infiny by Epsilon platform to give users on-demand access to its suite of connectivity solutions.

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