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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Smurfit Kappa reveals how packaging is key differentiator for ecommerce sector

Smurfit Kappa reveals how packaging is key differentiator for ecommerce sector

Smurfit Kappa explored the part that packaging can play in boosting online sales in an ecommerce event recently.

During the week-long event, which took place at the company's Global Experience Centre in the Netherlands, Smurfit Kappa launched a number of new concepts and services designed to optimise performance in the rapidly growing ecommerce sector.

70th Rontec site install HTEC’s next generation EPOS solution

70th Rontec site install HTEC’s next generation EPOS solution

HTEC's next generation EPOS solution has now been successfully installed into 70 Rontec forecourt sites.

ASG Technologies announces new capabilities for ensuring sustainable GDPR compliance

ASG Technologies announces new capabilities for ensuring sustainable GDPR compliance

ASG Technologies, provider of proven solutions for information access, management and control, has announced enhanced capabilities of its Enterprise Data Intelligence solution, that specifically help customers ensure continual compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Three pressing cyber threats for IoT in 2018

Three pressing cyber threats for IoT in 2018

By Kristofer Mansson, CEO of Silobreaker.

Every year we see new pressing cyber threats, from new targets for hackers to new issues cropping up in the cybersecurity space. 2018 will be no different.

MishiPay and MediaMarktSaturn launch cashier-less consumer electronics store – Saturn Express

MishiPay and MediaMarktSaturn launch cashier-less consumer electronics store – Saturn Express

In partnership with Europe's largest consumer electronics retailer, MediaMarktSaturn, MishiPay launches Saturn Express – described as Europe's first cashier-less store at Innsbruck, Austria at the popular Sillpark shopping centre.

Trouble for banks: More than half of UK consumers frustrated with current banking

Trouble for banks: More than half of UK consumers frustrated with current banking

53% of UK consumers would like their bank to provide them with more opportunity and better quality services for their finances as the Open Banking initiative roll-out begins.

Better wearable interface needed to futureproof 5G mobile devices

Better wearable interface needed to futureproof 5G mobile devices

Mobile technology manufacturers promise that 5G will enable new, increased interaction between devices and the world around us.

Spectralink helps retailers deliver an omnichannel customer experience with Versity enterprise smartphones

Spectralink helps retailers deliver an omnichannel customer experience with Versity enterprise smartphones

Spectralink, the enterprise mobility solutions provider, has announced the Versity purpose-built smartphone designed for the modern retailer.

Retailers could lose customers if they misjudge social media

Retailers could lose customers if they misjudge social media

Three quarters (75%) of UK consumers expect retail brands and businesses to be using social media to improve their level of service, while 39% admit they will shun a brand if their social engagement is poor.

Tipping point for 'tap and go' as mobile payments top £975 million

Tipping point for 'tap and go' as mobile payments top £975 million

Mobile payments are fast approaching a tipping point, with spending via smartphones accelerating according to the latest consumer spending data from Worldpay.

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