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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Blockchain group in UK launch to disrupt online retail

Blockchain group in UK launch to disrupt online retail

Blamed for the death of the High Street, online shopping giants face their own disruption from artificial intelligence (AI) driven retailers, according to a new e-commerce platform scheduled to launch in the UK.

New Instagram shoppable feature provides a golden opportunity for retailers and Brands according to Tryzens

New Instagram shoppable feature provides a golden opportunity for retailers and Brands according to Tryzens

News that social media giant Instagram is spreading its 'shoppable' tags to eight other countries following a year-long trial in the US, has been welcomed by eCommerce expert Tryzens.

Tintri and Commvault automate data protection for customer applications

Tintri and Commvault automate data protection for customer applications

Tintri, Inc., provider of enterprise cloud platforms, has announced its integration with Commvault software to allow joint customers to automate more aspects of their data protection processes for virtual machines (VMs).

Macro-less Word document attacks on the rise, Zero Day Malware variants jump 167 per cent

Macro-less Word document attacks on the rise, Zero Day Malware variants jump 167 per cent

WatchGuard Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, has announced new research findings from its Internet Security Report for Q4 2017.

FACT-Finder introduces new approach to online grocery shopping using AI

FACT-Finder introduces new approach to online grocery shopping using AI

While FACT-Finder already holds a number of technology patents in the field of ecommerce and machine learning, the company claims that its latest patent introduces not just a new technology, but a whole new approach to online shopping.

MARVIS: the one-stop solution by Datalogic for zero-defect marking and 100% readability of the code​

MARVIS: the one-stop solution by Datalogic for zero-defect marking and 100% readability of the code​

Datalogic has introduced MARVIS, claimed by the company to be the first solution dedicated to the integration of laser marking technology with direct part marking (DPM) validation.

Taking risks and increasing the pace of innovation will be key to retailers’ survival, says Conversity

Taking risks and increasing the pace of innovation will be key to retailers’ survival, says Conversity

Following a 22 per cent decline in profits last year, John Lewis has promised to "reinvent" its high street stores and improve the customer experience, by embracing innovation more readily.

The Sainsbury Archive to create new cloud-based digital archive

The Sainsbury Archive to create new cloud-based digital archive

The Sainsbury Archive, which charts the growth and history of one of the UK's largest supermarkets, has chosen Preservica's AWS cloud-hosted digital preservation platform to actively preserve invaluable digital assets relating to the company's operations.

TouchStar Technologies announces recent warehouse hardware upgrade at The Fragrance Shop

TouchStar Technologies announces recent warehouse hardware upgrade at The Fragrance Shop

TouchStar Technologies has announced the recent warehouse hardware upgrade at UK independent fragrance retailer The Fragrance Shop.

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