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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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October 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

October 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The October 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Printing & Labelling.

For this report, we spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent, current and possible future developments within the world of printing & labelling technology.

Consumers aren’t as opposed to bots as you might think

Consumers aren’t as opposed to bots as you might think

While bots are often cited as a reason for poor customer service, new research from Genesys finds many UK consumers do not rank them high on their list of frustrations.

Bitdefender acquires behavioural and network security analytics company RedSocks

Bitdefender acquires behavioural and network security analytics company RedSocks

Bitdefender, cybersecurity protector of more than 500 million systems in over 150 countries, has acquired behavioural and network security analytics company, RedSocks Security BV (RedSocks).

SAP launches partner innovation programme to deliver microvertical capabilities with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP launches partner innovation programme to deliver microvertical capabilities with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP SE has launched an innovation programme for partners to build and go to market with new applications that augment the rich functionality of SAP S/4HANA Cloud. The partner innovation programme is designed for customers in microverticals within priority industries, such as professional services and manufacturing.

New research: Payment fragmentation is the “new normal” across all markets

New research: Payment fragmentation is the “new normal” across all markets

Research published by RS2 examines the payment landscape across a number of global markets, and finds that proliferating payment channels and the expectations of consumers and merchants has made payment service processing increasingly complex.

Global software vendors reap rewards with Oracle Cloud

Global software vendors reap rewards with Oracle Cloud

Oracle has announced that Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) around the world are rapidly adopting Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to run enterprise and cloud-native applications with mission-critical performance and core-to-edge security.

Lack of consumer finance options costing UK retailers £25bn

Lack of consumer finance options costing UK retailers £25bn

UK businesses could be losing out on over £25 billion in potential sales by not offering a range of consumer finance options, according to recent research.

Disruptive Dutch scale-up sets sights on UK retail market

Disruptive Dutch scale-up sets sights on UK retail market

Omnia Retail, the pricing and online marketing automation software provider, has launched in the UK with a dedicated London office.

The seamless omnichannel journey: convenience at the heart of shoppers’ research

The seamless omnichannel journey: convenience at the heart of shoppers’ research

Convenience in product research is a key consideration in omnichannel conversions, a report from KPS, a transformation agency, reveals.

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