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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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Nearly three quarters of shoppers have abandoned online shopping carts due to shipping

Nearly three quarters of shoppers have abandoned online shopping carts due to shipping

A new global shipping report by BigCommerce, the ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, reveals that almost three quarters (73%) of UK online shoppers have abandoned their cart because they did not like the shipping options available.

Orange completes the acquisition of SecureLink, reinforcing its cybersecurity operations in Europe

Orange completes the acquisition of SecureLink, reinforcing its cybersecurity operations in Europe

Orange has completed the acquisition of 100% of SecureLink, the leading independent cybersecurity player in Europe.

Have we reached cloud breaking point? Advanced report reveals concerns from businesses in cloud investment

Have we reached cloud breaking point? Advanced report reveals concerns from businesses in cloud investment

The benefits of the cloud are not living up to the expectations of UK businesses according to a new report from Advanced.

Cyber attacks reach record levels as UK businesses are attacked every 50 seconds online

Cyber attacks reach record levels as UK businesses are attacked every 50 seconds online

Analysis from Beaming, the business ISP, reveals that businesses in the UK were on the receiving end of 146,491 attempted cyber attacks each, on average, in the second quarter of 2019.

TDC announces LIVE View Signage for event information management

TDC announces LIVE View Signage for event information management

Australian entertainment technology company TDC – Technical Direction Company – has announced availability of its LIVE View Signage solution to provide visitor information and help manage traffic and pedestrian flow at any event where numbers of people are gathered – from conferences and exhibitions to city-wide festivals and other major public events.

Eurostop announces new in store Café POS module available for UK and international markets

Eurostop announces new in store Café POS module available for UK and international markets

Eurostop has announced that Café Mode, its new e-pos touch till software designed for in-store cafes, is now available for the UK and international market.

Kyocera Document Solutions UK launch new A4 monochrome print devices for an eco-friendly workplace

Kyocera Document Solutions UK launch new A4 monochrome print devices for an eco-friendly workplace

Kyocera Document Solutions UK has launched a new range of A4 monochrome ECOSYS products, designed to help companies manage their print output more securely and efficiently than ever before, while significantly reducing their environmental impact.

New tech enables safer online transactions by confirming trustworthiness of personal credentials

New tech enables safer online transactions by confirming trustworthiness of personal credentials

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developed a digital identity exchange technology that makes it possible for individual users and service businesses involved in online transactions to confirm the identity of other parties in transactions.

Optiseller helps eBay sellers with ‘Good‘til cancelled’ policy

Optiseller helps eBay sellers with ‘Good‘til cancelled’ policy

From 1 April this year, eBay introduced its new‘Good ‘til cancelled’ policy for all fixed price listings. This means sellers are not forced to re-list after 10/20/30 days -- the listing will continue indefinitely every 30 days until the item sells out or is manually cancelled.

Hermes UK delivers the goods with smartphone barcode scanning technology from Scandit

Hermes UK delivers the goods with smartphone barcode scanning technology  from Scandit

One of the UK’s largest parcel delivery firms, Hermes UK, has taken a major step towards achieving its digital transformation goal by implementing mobile barcode scanning and augmented reality (AR) technology from Scandit, the mobile computer vision experts.

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