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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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‘Non-essential’ stores are essential. Retail sales collapsed -8.2% in January, as the High Street shut up shop once more

‘Non-essential’ stores are essential. Retail sales collapsed -8.2% in January, as the High Street shut up shop once more

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) highlight the ongoing devastation lockdown is having on the High Street. The value of UK retail sales collapsed -7.8% in January compared to the previous month, December 2020, and -7.2% YOY.

UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions

UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions

The UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions, which recognise the UK’s high data protection standards and set out that the UK should be found ‘adequate’.

Why supply chains are today’s fastest growing cybersecurity threat

Why supply chains are today’s fastest growing cybersecurity threat

By Steph Charbonneau, Senior Director of Product Strategy, HelpSystems.

Business ecosystems have expanded over the years owing to the many benefits of diverse, interconnected supply chains, prompting organizations to pursue close, collaborative relationships with their suppliers.

Amsterdam’s Johan Cruijff ArenA partners with Security & Safety Things to enhance fan experience, health and safety

Amsterdam’s Johan Cruijff ArenA partners with Security & Safety Things to enhance fan experience, health and safety

Security and Safety Things GmbH has entered into a partnership with the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam to deploy its IoT platform for smart surveillance cameras to enhance overall fan experience, optimize ArenA operations and increase visitor security and privacy.

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