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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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Streamax Technology secures multi-million pound video telematics hardware deal with VisonTrack

Streamax Technology secures multi-million pound video telematics hardware deal with VisonTrack

Streamax Technology, the connected hardware provider for mobile surveillance on commercial vehicles, has secured a multi-million-pound order from video telematics specialist VisionTrack. Streamax will supply VisionTrack 27,000 connected 4G vehicle cameras and mobile DVRs, representing its single largest European order to date.

Nearly half won’t miss any UK retail brands that closed down during COVID

Nearly half won’t miss any UK retail brands that closed down during COVID

According to research released, almost half (43%) of UK shoppers will not miss any of the retail brands that have gone into administration since the pandemic began.

French fashion group Beaumanoir opts for Cegid’s unified commerce platform to speed up digital transformation at over 2,800 stores

French fashion group Beaumanoir opts for Cegid’s unified commerce platform to speed up digital transformation at over 2,800 stores

Retail software vendor, Cegid, has that the Beaumanoir Group, the family-owned French fashion retail enterprises, has chosen its cloud-based unified commerce platform to equip the recently acquired apparel retail chain, La Halle, with some of the latest omnichannel and point-of-sale technologies.

Time is almost up for Arcadia’s dated brands, says GlobalData

Time is almost up for Arcadia’s dated brands, says GlobalData

Following the news that the Arcadia group is reportedly on the brink of administration, Sofie Willmott, Content Head of Apparel at data and analytics company, GlobalData, offers her view on this development.

LiBiao’s sortation robots keep Japanese cosmetics retailer looking good

LiBiao’s sortation robots keep Japanese cosmetics retailer looking good

The introduction of a new sortation system with LiBiao’s autonomous mobile robots at its heart has delivered instant cost and operational efficiency gains at Japanese cosmetics retailer Orbis’s Tokyo online order fulfilment centre.

Hope for the high-street: over 60% of online shoppers will return

Hope for the high-street: over 60% of online shoppers will return

Recent research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Manhattan Associates (supply chain and omnichannel commerce experts), shows that the fate of the Great British high street is not as bleak as some might have thought.

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