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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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Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

By Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

Brexit is dominating conversations once again and creating waves of uncertainty in almost every industry. But the big questions everyone is asking right now is: do we have to start stockpiling our imported goods to prepare for a no deal Brexit? What happens to our food if it's held up at customs? Will there be shortages?

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

By Frank Lochbaum, Managing Partner at KPS.

As retailers continue to search for the best ways to blur the boundaries between channels, more are turning to automation to ease customers' in-store pain points.

Retail salaries hit a five-month high, but majority still feel that they're underpaid

Retail salaries hit a five-month high, but majority still feel that they're underpaid

Average salaries for retail roles hit a five-month high in July, as pay increased by 1.1% month-on-month. That's according to the latest findings from the UK independent job board, CV-Library.

GDPR Data Protection Officer - Two Alternatives

GDPR Data Protection Officer - Two Alternatives

Who has time to read every government document on GDPR (296 at the last count)?

The negative publicity and financial consequences of a GDPR breach are too much to even contemplate, so every business has had to bite the GDPR bullet and take the hit on profits.

Paying by finance, why every Millennial wants in

Paying by finance, why every Millennial wants in

By Christer Holloman, CEO & Co-founder, Divido.

More often than not, you will hear stories in the news of millennials complaining that their generation is hard done by, but can you really blame them?

UK businesses benefit from Chief Data Officers without hiring

UK businesses benefit from Chief Data Officers without hiring

Cynozure, the data and analytics strategy consultancy, has announced its CDO Hub, a service for businesses of all sizes to access the very best data expertise, as and when needed.

SIX Payment Services supports World Vision Switzerland’s financial sustainability with a new recurring donations functionality

SIX Payment Services supports World Vision Switzerland’s financial sustainability with a new recurring donations functionality

Subscription commerce has inspired SIX Payment Services to develop a payment solution for recurring donations that revolutionises the charity industry. World Vision Switzerland, one of the country's largest NGOs, is the first non-profit organisation to benefit from the new payment solution by SIX.

eCommerce firm sets up inspirational global HQ in Watford

eCommerce firm sets up inspirational global HQ in Watford

Global eCommerce consultancy Salmon, has moved into its first dedicated office, extending its 20-year residence in Watford. The company is moving from 64 Clarendon Road to 36 Clarendon Road as it looks to expand following its integration into Wunderman Commerce, part of the global digital agency Wunderman.

Datalogic Falcon X3 supports rapid growth at ABS Holdings

Datalogic Falcon X3 supports rapid growth at ABS Holdings

Datalogic has announced that leading omni-channel reseller, ABS Holdings, is using the Falcon X3 to improve the company's Hampshire-based pick, pack and shipping operations.

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