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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PRA Health Sciences hires new global payments provider

PRA Health Sciences hires new global payments provider

PRA Health Sciences, one of the world's top 10 Contract Research Organisations, has hired global payments provider EQ Global as its new payments provider.

New E-commerce fulfilment survey finds evidence of retailer growing pains

New E-commerce fulfilment survey finds evidence of retailer growing pains

Business is booming for e-commerce retailers according to a new global market study announced by Peoplevox, a leading expert e-commerce Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider.

Christmas Comes Early: Five ecommerce tools retailers need to implement in July to be ready for the festive season

Christmas Comes Early: Five ecommerce tools retailers need to implement in July to be ready for the festive season

By Chris Boaz, Head of Marketing at PCA Predict (a GBG Company).

Retailers around the UK know that summer is the ideal time to begin the build-up to the Christmas season. When should they start though? Considering that 26% of UK consumers begin hunting for the perfect Christmas gifts come August, July would seem like the ideal time to prepare.

'Unboxing' study to help online retailers with their packaging performance

'Unboxing' study to help online retailers with their packaging performance

Internet retailers are set to benefit from an 'unboxing' survey, which is being launched by Macfarlane Packaging, the supplier of protective packaging, and which could be the largest ever of its kind in the UK.

Toshiba TEC presents monochrome system with erase function

Toshiba TEC presents monochrome system with erase function

Toshiba TEC has announced the launch of the e-STUDIO5008LP series – the first series of monochrome multifunction systems with Toshiba's hybrid print technology.

DataArt celebrates 20 years of success across 20 global locations

DataArt celebrates 20 years of success across 20 global locations

DataArt, the global technology consultancy that designs, develops and supports unique software solutions, kicked off this month with celebrations of its 20th birthday.

Digital retail wallet: 5 Reasons it makes sense

Digital retail wallet: 5 Reasons it makes sense

By André Stoorvogel, Director, Product Marketing – Payments, Rambus.

The retail landscape is evolving rapidly as emerging technologies and trends are changing expectations of the in-store experience.

Offline, online, everywhere – SumUp launches Omnichannel Payment Suite

Offline, online, everywhere – SumUp launches Omnichannel Payment Suite

SumUp, the mobile point-of-sale provider, has announced a major extension of its offer with the launch of a number of new payment functionalities that allow businesses to accept payments online.

Delivering commerce without compromise

Delivering commerce without compromise

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO of NetDespatch.

We are living in an era of e-commerce instant gratification. Not meaning to again pillage that most frequently referenced and at times derided generation, but millennials and their demand for 'right here, right now' are very much driving and shaping the future of retail.

Digital Christmas In July – Now is the time to prepare your e-commerce site for the 2017 festive season

Digital Christmas In July – Now is the time to prepare your e-commerce site for the 2017 festive season

By Tobias Dreyschultze, Senior Performance Engineer at digital performance intelligence company Catchpoint Systems.

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