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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Deploying price and promotions with accuracy, speed and agility

Deploying price and promotions with accuracy, speed and agility

With 90% of sales made in-store and 80% of purchase decisions happening at the shelf edge, it is quite simply the most influential sales channel.

Evolution Retail appointed Gripzo Agent for UK

Evolution Retail appointed Gripzo Agent for UK

Evolution Retail has been appointed the UK agent for Gripzo, the manufacturer of security mounts for electronics retailers.

Sell smarter with EPOS Retail Intelligence

Sell smarter with EPOS Retail Intelligence

Retailers can now track the behaviour of regular customers and offer personalised promotions for smarter engagement over time, thanks to Retail Intelligence, a new service from Electronic Point of Sales (EPOS) specialist CSY Retail Systems.

Counterfeit consumer goods online pose risk to shoppers’ health

Counterfeit consumer goods online pose risk to shoppers’ health

New research from MarkMonitor, the enterprise brand protection solutions provider, reveals counterfeit goods still pose a significant risk to consumers.

Retailers must be ‘peak-proof’ well-ahead of time to maximise revenue

Retailers must be ‘peak-proof’ well-ahead of time to maximise revenue

With only 4 months to go, this year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday are set to be even bigger following the positive eCommerce figures seen last year, with retailers such as Joseph & Joseph, Jack Wills and The Works reporting huge increases in sales.

IT complexity and performance challenges killing digital transformation initiatives

IT complexity and performance challenges killing digital transformation initiatives

Digital performance management company, Dynatrace, has announced the findings of an independent survey of 1,239 IT and business professionals globally.

Retailer Alert: the EU data privacy landscape has already changed

Retailer Alert: the EU data privacy landscape has already changed

With less than a year to go before organisations which process, use or exchange consumers' personal data within the EU need to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), eCommerce systems integrator Tryzens has highlighted how this new directive will impact retailers, and what key steps brands will need to take to mitigate the impact when the regulation becomes enforced from 25th May 2018.

Why success in retail is all about sharing

Why success in retail is all about sharing

By George Smyth, Director R&D, Rocket Software.

Artificial Intelligence? Virtual Reality? Robots? During the past five years, all three of these innovations have been named as the technology to shape the future of the retail industry. However, in reality, the industry is already in the midst of a transformation; and it's all about the data.

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