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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Some 73% of UK shoppers have experienced online packages that have gone missing

Some 73% of UK shoppers have experienced online packages that have gone missing

A new report has found that UK shoppers also suffer disproportionately from late or failed deliveries, with 73% affected, compared with just 66% of shoppers from the US.

Visitor safety gets uplift at Belfast events venue with IP security camera upgrade

Visitor safety gets uplift at Belfast events venue with IP security camera upgrade

The Odyssey Complex, a premier entertainment venue in Belfast that plays host to many of the city's high-profile concerts, exhibitions and sporting events, has installed a future-proofed IP security solution that ensures its 1,000,000 visitors each year can enjoy the facilities in a safe and secure environment.

88% of IT leaders unable to deliver on organisation's need for business agility

88% of IT leaders unable to deliver on organisation's need for business agility

A survey of senior IT decision-makers in large enterprises, commissioned by Coeus Consulting, found that IT leaders who can clearly demonstrate the cost and value of IT have greater influence over the strategic direction of the company and are best positioned to deliver business agility for digital transformation.

Armor shows its new OWA Business Inkjet range at the recent Paperworld trade fair

Armor shows its new OWA Business Inkjet range at the recent Paperworld trade fair

At the recently held Paperworld 2018 trade fair, the remanufactured print consumables specialist presentd its new Business Inkjet range, designed for professionals.

Retailers reap major benefits though workforce technology investment

Retailers reap major benefits though workforce technology investment

Neil Harvey, CTO of Kirona, considers the implications of the Industrial Strategy white paper on the retail sector and asks; is there such a thing as a perfect balance, and what benefits can technology have on workforce productivity?

High street still has a bright future if retailers are agile, says Conversity

High street still has a bright future if retailers are agile, says Conversity

With the inexorable rise of digital still in full force and regular news stories reporting high street shop closures, it is fair to say that physical stores no longer have the hegemony that they once enjoyed.

Common mistakes retailers make on their e-commerce platforms

Common mistakes retailers make on their e-commerce platforms

By David Lindores, Technical Director, Eureka Solutions. The recent festive period saw shoppers spend huge amounts, with consumers already spending an average of £220 each in online January sales alone.

WCS' strategic alliance with Optricity offers peak warehouse performance to businesses challenged by consumer demand

WCS' strategic alliance with Optricity offers peak warehouse performance to businesses challenged by consumer demand

WCS (Worldwide Chain Stores) and Optricity have announced a partnership that brings an advanced, integrated slotting offering to WCS' warehouse management system, CSnx.

New DS5100 laser scanner from Datalogic: performance in any operating conditions

New DS5100 laser scanner from Datalogic: performance in any operating conditions

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has introduced DS5100, the new flexible, powerful and compact laser scanner.

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