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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New solution to furnish Dreams with enhanced omnichannel capabilities

New solution to furnish Dreams with enhanced omnichannel capabilities

Dreams, the specialist bed retailer, will revolutionise its omnichannel capabilities and digitally transform its store estate, thanks to the implementation of a new solution, delivered by commerce transformation specialists, Envoy Digital, part of the KPS Group.

Nosto and Function18 score ‘hole in one’ at Direct Commerce Innovator Awards

Nosto and Function18 score ‘hole in one’ at Direct Commerce Innovator Awards

The success of Nosto’s AI-powered personalisation solution for golf apparel retailer Function18.com has been recognised at the 2018 Direct Commerce Innovator Awards, winning in the category for best CRM, Data, Targeting & Personalisation at the prestigious awards.

Noccela Oy takes home two awards at the international Retail Risk Fraud Awards

Noccela Oy takes home two awards at the international Retail Risk Fraud Awards

Finnish growth company Noccela Oy has received awards in two different categories at the esteemed international Retail Risk Fraud Awards.

Waitrose and Ocado lead as best supermarkets for shopping vegan online

Waitrose and Ocado lead as best supermarkets for shopping vegan online

Waitrose and Ocado are the best supermarkets for consumers looking to shop for vegan food online, a study from eCommerce analytics platform, E Fundamentals, has found.

High-performance printing in a compact design

High-performance printing in a compact design

Business services specialist Toshiba TEC, has expanded its product portfolio to include two new A4 monochrome printing devices.

China retailer JD.com to make UK debut with participation in London’s annual Lord Mayor’s Show

China retailer JD.com to make UK debut with participation in London’s annual Lord Mayor’s Show

China’s largest retailer and the world’s 3rd largest internet company by revenue, JD.com is set to celebrate its growing commitment to the UK by taking part in one of London’s longest-established annual events, the Lord Mayor’s Show.

Fast search and free shipping top the list of ‘ecommerce must-haves’ this Christmas

Fast search and free shipping top the list of ‘ecommerce must-haves’ this Christmas

Fast search functions and free shipping are the keys to ecommerce success this holiday season. That’s according to a new research report from Episerver, outlining the 26 best practices for online retailers this Christmas.

84% of UK workers who use a laptop report an increase in workplace productivity

84% of UK workers who use a laptop report an increase in workplace productivity

The once commonplace desktop PC has been relegated to Britain’s dusty workplace store room, joining relics such as the fax machine and the landline phone, while the retail sector adopts tablets and smart devices at breakneck speed and ahead of other business sectors.

15% of UK shoppers buy from overseas every day

15% of UK shoppers buy from overseas every day

British consumers are increasingly turning to overseas retailers for their fashion fix according to research by delivery management company Whistl.

5 Steps to Planning Out and Launching an Ecommerce Site

5 Steps to Planning Out and Launching an Ecommerce Site

The ecommerce industry is growing rapidly. Ecommerce sales are expected to top $4 trillion by 2020. This is because more people prefer to shop online from the comfort of their homes instead of going to the store.

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