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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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Corporate values matter: Consumers are willing to spend more with brands that give back

Corporate values matter: Consumers are willing to spend more with brands that give back

Good value for money and good quality products are the top priority for consumers when deciding which brands to purchase good from, according to a study launched as part of The Social Change Hub at MediaCom, the UK media agency.

Fashion retailer’s seamless new digital strategy triggers success

Fashion retailer’s seamless new digital strategy triggers success

Luxury clothing brand Jules B has experienced a 40% revenue increase after revamping its digital marketing strategy.

Cegid named by Gartner as a representative vendor in market guide for digital-business-ready POS applications for tier 2 midsize multichannel retailers

Cegid named by Gartner as a representative vendor in market guide for digital-business-ready POS applications for tier 2 midsize multichannel retailers

Cegid has been named by Gartner as a Representative Vendor in its newly published report - Market Guide for Digital-Business-Ready POS Applications for Tier 2 Midsized Multichannel Retailers - which identifies point of sale (POS) applications which are digital-business ready.

85 per cent of organisations report they could not survive for longer than four weeks without mission critical IT systems, warns Databarracks

85 per cent of organisations report they could not survive for longer than four weeks without mission critical IT systems, warns Databarracks

Six weeks since the TSB crisis and new research from business continuity and disaster recovery provider, Databarracks, has revealed that 85 per cent of organisations say they would struggle to survive if there was a loss of mission critical IT systems for longer than a month.

Transalis partner conference offers 'informed insight' for sales success

Transalis partner conference offers 'informed insight' for sales success

A Hampshire tech firm whose expanding digital solutions underpin billions of pounds’ worth of global trade has held its first partner conference.

7 bugbears of the digitally-engaged shopper

7 bugbears of the digitally-engaged shopper

By Steve Powell, director of sales at PCMS

The latest UK Customer Satisfaction Index, published earlier in the year by The Institute of Customer Service (ICS), showed the best performing organisations respond quickly to consumer queries and get things right first time.

Bank Holiday sunshine dampens retail footfall

Bank Holiday sunshine dampens retail footfall

High street retailers suffered another blow as soaring temperatures over the May bank holidays failed to tempt people into the shops, new figures from Ipsos Retail Performance have revealed.

Frost & Sullivan's Intelligent Mobility summit highlights how Gen Z attitudes are pushing mobility from brand-centric, single ownership paradigms to integrated, multi-modal usage

Frost & Sullivan's Intelligent Mobility summit highlights how Gen Z attitudes are pushing mobility from brand-centric, single ownership paradigms to integrated, multi-modal usage

Generation Z's distinct attitudes and preferences – as both consumers and future vehicle owners or users – are set to dramatically transform the mobility sector.

Innovate or die: How retailers must find a way to win in the digital age

Innovate or die: How retailers must find a way to win in the digital age

There's never been a more brutal time for retail. Under the shadow of Amazon, retailers have to remain competitive, delivering a connected cross-channel customer experience that fulfils customer expectations.

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