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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More than a third of retailers unprepared for the future

More than a third of retailers unprepared for the future

New research has found that a worrying number of retailers are not actively preparing for the future, with 35% admitting to having no business transformation strategy in place for the rise of digital technology and changing consumer habits.

Feelunique partners with Contentsquare to improve insight

Feelunique partners with Contentsquare to improve insight

Feelunique has partnered with digital experience analytics platform, Contentsquare, to deliver improved ecommerce functionality, and increased conversion rates and revenue, for the beauty e-retailer to replatform its online presence.

TrueCommerce Datalliance releases second platform update of 2019

TrueCommerce Datalliance releases second platform update of 2019

TrueCommerce Datalliance has announced the second free 2019 update of its VMI platform, with the third one to come later this year. In addition to usability and stability enhancements, the release includes major enhancements to retail item assortments/allocations, truck building with advanced shipping constraints, and streamlined product lifecycle management.

Reversing the 'sizeable' problem of fashion returns

Reversing the 'sizeable' problem of fashion returns

Reviews and social proof could prove key in reversing the issue of fashion returns the latest research from Yotpo, the eCommerce marketing platform, reveals.

UK Q2 Industry Report: Retail

UK Q2 Industry Report: Retail

Dun & Bradstreet’s Q2 UK Industry report has revealed that retailers continued to face a challenging business environment throughout the first half of the year.

Wholesale energy savings for TransGourmet

Wholesale energy savings for TransGourmet

TransGourmet is a European food wholesaler supplying fresh produce to leading food outlets. The wholesaler required a state-of-the-art lighting solution for its new 25,000²m warehouse facility in St Loubes, western France, to save energy and provide a high-quality working environment. Leading lighting solutions provider, Sylvania, specified its SylSmart intelligent lighting system for the facility.

3 ways to build better customer profiles using Retail Pro POS

3 ways to build better customer profiles using Retail Pro POS

By Kevin Connor, Retail Pro International.

The elusive omnichannel shopper: he or she leaves tracks everywhere but is yet to be understood.

Peak season is nearly upon us again – is the industry ready?

Peak season is nearly upon us again – is the industry ready?

By Matthew Robertson – Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

These days, planning for the peak retail season seems to almost start from the moment the last peak ends.

How personalisation can save the day for British retail

How personalisation can save the day for British retail

By Raj Badarinath, VP Marketing & Ecosystems, RichRelevance.

Increased competition for web traffic and the rising costs of customer acquisition continue to make e-commerce more challenging. With Code Freeze day soon approaching, marketers are “feeling the chill” to get the most innovative personalisation tactics implemented to ensure a great holiday sales season.

SML announces RFID TotalCare to enable retailers and brand owners to simplify RFID adoption and maximise returns

SML announces RFID TotalCare to enable retailers and brand owners to simplify RFID adoption and maximise returns

SML RFID, the full-service RFID solution provider, has announced the launch of its RFID TotalCare offering, an all-in-one systemic package of its item-level RFID tagging and software solutions. This is aimed to better serve retailers by simplifying compliance, adoption, reducing risk and maximising value across a range of retail environments.

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