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.

RSS

A new promotion mechanic for brands: Valassis launches Cashback & Rewards

A new promotion mechanic for brands: Valassis launches Cashback & Rewards

Brands can directly reward shoppers, merchants and staff with a new payment solution, Cashback & Rewards.

Salmon partners with commercetools to provide more agile solutions for customers

Salmon partners with commercetools to provide more agile solutions for customers

Global eCommerce consultancy Salmon has announced a new partnership with commercetools, the cloud-native, headless eCommerce platform provider.

Toshiba releases new surveillance and video streaming internal hard disk drives

Toshiba releases new surveillance and video streaming internal hard disk drives

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (TEE) has unveiled its 2018 line-up of internal hard disk drives (HDDs), which adds two new 3.5-inch HDD families: The S300 Surveillance Hard Drive designed specifically to meet the needs of the surveillance market and the V300 Video Streaming Hard Drive for reliable video recording, editing and streaming.

Futura demonstrates curated shopping with new mobile sales assistant at RBTE 2018

Fashion and lifestyle retail technology specialist Futura Retail Solutions will demonstrate a new mobile sales assistant designed to deliver improved levels of customer service and greater speed and flexibility for a range of in-store processes at RBTE 2018 in London.

Stores as markets in the world of Unified Commerce

Stores as markets in the world of Unified Commerce

Retailers need to use technology to align systems, people and processes to deliver the best brand experience, writes Chris Noble, director of StoreForce.

Can companies build a more resilient last-mile delivery operations in today’s competitive landscape?

Can companies build a more resilient last-mile delivery operations in today’s competitive landscape?

By Maarten Hemmes, CarPal CEO & Founder.

As logistics is changing rapidly, more companies continue to look for ways to improve and optimise their last-mile delivery based on customer's demands and pressure from upcoming trends in the market. But to succeed, they will need to factor in more strategies that will allow them to leverage their services and offer a better delivery experience.

'Amazon effect' will grow as retail challenges increase, says Blue Yonder

'Amazon effect' will grow as retail challenges increase, says Blue Yonder

With the retail market reeling from the latest round of profit warnings and administrations in the sector, many retailers will be looking towards innovation in order to ride out challenging times.

Brother UK launches label printers for resellers

Brother UK launches label printers for resellers

Business technology solutions provider Brother UK has launched two new label printers to help resellers support retail businesses in improving efficiency and productivity, as ecommerce demand grows.

New app facilitates better communication between all staff

New app facilitates better communication between all staff

MintCentral, the easy-to-use, customisable employee engagement app, is adding an audio messaging facility to its platform.

Adare SEC teams up with Express Gifts to enhance customer experience

Adare SEC teams up with Express Gifts to enhance customer experience

Technology-led secure and essential communication solutions provider, Adare SEC, has commenced full production operations for multi-channel retailer, Express Gifts, to deliver secure, personalised financial communications to its customers, following a competitive tender process.

Editorial: +44 (0)1892 536363
Publisher: +44 (0)208 440 0372
Subscribe FREE to the weekly E-newsletter