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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Amazon's dominance spreads beyond just retail

Amazon's dominance spreads beyond just retail

Amazon has been named by consumers as their standout favourite brand, with retail stalwarts Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco the others most mentioned.

Long lines and frozen checkout pages: Brits reveal their biggest ‘shopping stressors’

Long lines and frozen checkout pages: Brits reveal their biggest ‘shopping stressors’

Long queues in store and freezing checkout pages are the UK’s biggest contributors to shopping stress.

Brightpearl launches fully-integrated WMS for retail and wholesale

Brightpearl launches fully-integrated WMS for retail and wholesale

Brightpearl, the purpose-built retail ERP platform, has launched a new Warehouse Management System (WMS) to help businesses adapt to a shifting consumer-led retail environment.

BounceX hosts retail experts for VIP discussion at eCommerce Expo

BounceX hosts retail experts for VIP discussion at eCommerce Expo

BounceX, provider of marketing solutions, is hosting a panel of retail industry hard-hitters for a VIP Programme discussion on the ‘Future of Stores: Traditional vs Digital’ at eCommerce Expo 2018 (September 26-27, Olympia, London).

Sustainable data centres ‘critical’ to future of business

Sustainable data centres ‘critical’ to future of business

DigiPlex has released the results of a new survey, conducted in connection with IDG Connect, which reveals dramatic shifts in business attitudes and awareness in a time of incredible digital transformation.

The UK’s favourite events revealed

The UK’s favourite events revealed

People’s lives are made up of a steady stream of ticketed events – from theatre shows and festivals through to sports fixtures and museum exhibitions. But which are the most popular?

Sailthru's second annual retail personalisation index reveals top 100 performers

Sailthru's second annual retail personalisation index reveals top 100 performers

Sailthru has announced the results of its second annual Retail Personalisation Index, a ranking of the industry's top retail brands according to how well they personalise the customer experience.

Shopping in Instagram stories now available for BigCommerce customers

Shopping in Instagram stories now available for BigCommerce customers

BigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, has announced that its customer will be able to upload ‘shoppable’ Instagram stories.

From barcodes to low-code: Powering digital transformation in retail

From barcodes to low-code: Powering digital transformation in retail

By Nick Pike, Vice-President, EMEA, OutSystems.

The invention of the barcode revolutionised the retail industry, making it possible for individual stores to stock a far wider range of products and to diversify their offering to appeal to a broader market. Walmart was an early adopter of barcodes, and the technology is credited with launching that retail giant’s rise to marketplace domination.

Visualsoft announces series of free bitesize marketing events for retailers

Visualsoft announces series of free bitesize marketing events for retailers

eCommerce and digital agency, Visualsoft, has announced a string of dates for its highly-anticipated and completely free bitesize marketing series: Breakfast Top-Ups.

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