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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Datalogic introduces the Skorpio X4 mobile computer

Datalogic introduces the Skorpio X4 mobile computer

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and industrial automation solutions provider, has introduced the Skorpio X4 mobile computer, representing the next generation of the successful Skorpio mobile computer line from Datalogic.

Scandit survey suggests retailers missing in-store sales opportunities

Scandit survey suggests retailers missing in-store sales opportunities

Findings from a recent Scandit consumer survey of more than 1,500 respondents in the US, UK and Germany suggest brick-and-mortar retailers are missing valuable opportunities to digitally engage with customers and losing sales in the process.

Street Smart Retail’s impact: disrupting the retail landscape with 50 innovative solutions

Street Smart Retail’s impact: disrupting the retail landscape with 50 innovative solutions

Street Smart Retail, an EIT Digital supported High Impact Initiative (HII) is coming to an end after three years of intense work, and it's time to take stock of the what has been achieved.

Not so much a bang but a little sparkle from November sales

Not so much a bang but a little sparkle from November sales

Bonfire night and Black Friday sales seemed to hold up the November Retail Sales, but food price inflation continues to hit consumers' pockets, says one retail expert.

Brother UK announces latest mono laser launch

Brother UK announces latest mono laser launch

Brother UK is launching ten new mono laser machines, offering more efficient printing with reduced print costs and faster print speeds.

Big Freeze prompts flurry of festive gift buying online

Big Freeze prompts flurry of festive gift buying online

Widespread snow and sub-zero temperatures across the UK prompted an early flurry of online festive gift buying, with searches around 'Christmas gifts' up 12% week-on-week*, according to data from Summit, specialists in online retailing.

How to keep your warehouse in sync with sales promotions

How to keep your warehouse in sync with sales promotions

By Eric Carter, solutions architect, Indigo Software.

Everyone loves a bargain and there are always plenty to be had at this time of year in the run up to Christmas.

Join the cloud crowd: Three key reasons why retailers should adopt cloud computing

Join the cloud crowd: Three key reasons why retailers should adopt cloud computing

By Niklas Hedin, CEO of Centiro.

One of the things that makes the world of omnichannel retail so exciting is that it doesn't tend to stand still for long. In recent months, for example, we have seen Amazon announcing a full online supermarket service with same-day deliveries in parts of London and Sainsbury's doubling the number of Click & Collect sites it provides.

Don't let the Naughty Elf run off with your company data

Don't let the Naughty Elf run off with your company data

Ultima, provider of on-premise and cloud IT infrastructure and managed service solutions, is warning companies to stop the 'Naughty Elf' pinching company data left lying around on obsolete technology over Christmas.

AI to help retailers meet customer expectations and maintain profit margins

AI to help retailers meet customer expectations and maintain profit margins

Recent research from Blue Yonder has revealed that 79% of global shoppers say they are disappointed when their desired discounted item has sold out, while over half feel let down when the colour they want is not available in the sale.

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