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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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PFS Europe comment: High street retailers are threatening to burn products returned by EU shoppers

PFS Europe comment: High street retailers are threatening to burn products returned by EU shoppers

PFS Europe comment: High street retailers are threatening to burn products returned by EU shoppers

Ergonomic Solutions expands existing distribution agreement with Ingram DC/POS

Ergonomic Solutions expands existing distribution agreement with Ingram DC/POS

Ergonomic Solutions, the designer, manufacturer and supplier of technology mounting & mobility solutions at the Point of Sale, Point of Payment and Point of Service, has expanded its distribution agreement with Ingram Micro DC/POS.

Strong customer overlap makes ASOS best suitor for young Arcadia brands, says GlobalData

Strong customer overlap makes ASOS best suitor for young Arcadia brands, says GlobalData

Following reports that ASOS is in talks to buy Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge out of administration, Chloe Collins, Senior Apparel Analyst at GlobalData, the data and analytics company, offers her view on this news:

Post-purchase issues contribute to over half of retailers’ one-star Trustpilot reviews

Post-purchase issues contribute to over half of retailers’ one-star Trustpilot reviews

Problems with receiving and returning products are having a major impact on customer perceptions of UK retailers, according to a new report from post-purchase technology platform HelloDone. 

2021 is set to be a ‘golden age’ for data, says Oxylabs

2021 is set to be a ‘golden age’ for data, says Oxylabs

2021 will bring a new set of organisational challenges, but for now business leaders are taking solace in the fact that, as vaccine rollouts begin to gather pace, there is light at the end of the tunnel, from the past 12 months of turmoil. In doing so, operational planning is increasingly moving out of short-term survival-mode to long-term progression.

Sorted: robots will provide the answer to eCommerce fulfilment

Sorted: robots will provide the answer to eCommerce fulfilment

The end of 2020 marked a turning point for the online grocery market, with COVID-19 accelerating orders and some key acquisitions of robotics companies in the retail space. Since the beginning of the pandemic in March, consumer demand for shopping online has sky-rocketed, fuelled by lockdowns and accompanied by high expectations of fast and free delivery. 

Google Cloud Launches Product Discovery Solutions for Retail, Bolstering Personalized Online Shopping

Google Cloud Launches Product Discovery Solutions for Retail, Bolstering Personalized Online Shopping

Google Cloud has launched Product Discovery Solutions for Retail, a suite of solutions built to help retailers around the globe enhance their ecommerce capabilities and deliver highly personalised consumer experiences in the first phase of their shopping journeys.

Low odor ink delivers enhanced user and product experience, with better costs

Low odor ink delivers enhanced user and product experience, with better costs

A new alcohol-based ink, particularly aimed at the food industry, as well as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) such as cosmetics, improves user experience, convenience and cost control, while still delivering excellent code quality.

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