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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‘Love Island effect’ boosts UK’s men’s grooming market

‘Love Island effect’ boosts UK’s men’s grooming market

The total value of the men’s prestige grooming market in the UK was valued at £500 million in the 12 months to the end of June 2019, according to The NPD Group, an increase of £2.2 million on the same period the year before.

Two’s a party – why collaboration can help you to avoid privacy pitfalls

Two’s a party – why collaboration can help you to avoid privacy pitfalls

By Tim Abraham, Director, Second-Party Data, International at LiveRamp.

More than a year after coming into effect, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has transformed the data landscape and its effects look set to extend into the future, as nations worldwide adopt similar laws.

Rockwell Automation expands its threat detection services globally

Rockwell Automation expands its threat detection services globally

More than half of all respondents to an LNS Research survey said their industrial facility has experienced a cybersecurity breach.

Brother UK launches new portable printing devices to boost warehouse efficiency

Brother UK launches new portable printing devices to boost warehouse efficiency

Brother UK has launched two new portable label and receipt printers that will help retailers enhance their next day delivery and click and collect services by boosting warehouse efficiency and improving stock inventory management.

OneMarket introduces customer activation platform dedicated to retail

OneMarket introduces customer activation platform dedicated to retail

OneMarket has announced the availability of the OneMarket Customer Activation Platform, claimed to be the first combined data management platform and solutions ecosystem built exclusively to help retailers, brands and venues identify, understand and communicate with customers to build longer-lasting, more profitable relationships.

16% of UK shops lie empty according to Freedom of Information

16% of UK shops lie empty according to Freedom of Information

According to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), 15.9% of all shops and retail outlets in the UK now lie empty.

The figures obtained by Duff & Phelps,…

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