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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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Forter and Adobe collaborate to help Magento commerce merchants approve more transactions and deliver a seamless customer experience

Forter and Adobe collaborate to help Magento commerce merchants approve more transactions and deliver a seamless customer experience

Forter, the e-commerce fraud prevention solutions provider, has joined the Adobe Exchange Partner program, as an Accelerate partner, enabling Magento customers to increase their approval rates by reducing false declines, deliver a friction-free shopping experience and instantly identify and block fraud.

Growth in sales channels causes supply chain issues for half of retailers

Growth in sales channels causes supply chain issues for half of retailers

New research by Advanced Supply Chain Group shows that growing retail sales channels causes stock inventory management problems for 53% of retailers. According to the international supply chain business, nine in ten retailers are planning to increase the number of their sales channels following the impact of the pandemic and Brexit.

Domino helps customers reduce risk and optimise production with new vision inspection systems

Domino helps customers reduce risk and optimise production with new vision inspection systems

Domino Printing Sciences (Domino) has launched the R-Series, a range of smart vision systems for automatic inspection and validation of product codes, including date codes, batch numbers, barcodes, and 2D-printed codes.

Goods-to-Person robotisation is key in meeting the new logistics challenges facing the cosmetic industry

Goods-to-Person robotisation is key in meeting the new logistics challenges facing the cosmetic industry

By Hugues Sterlin, Scallog’s Director of Operations.

The cosmetics industry in France is a major driver of the economy. Despite the drop-off in exports caused by the pandemic, the sector achieved total revenues of over €15.7 billion in 2020 and leads the world with a 24% share of the global cosmetics market.

Customer loyalty heavily dependent on ‘last mile’ service

Customer loyalty heavily dependent on ‘last mile’ service

Consumers are choosing who they shop with depending on the ‘last mile’ service provided, new research has revealed. Long delivery times top the list of frustrations for consumers (50%), followed closely by paying for returns (42%) and limited stock availability (38%).

Online retailer eSpares launches customer video consultations to tap up bricks-and-mortar specialists

Online retailer eSpares launches customer video consultations to tap up bricks-and-mortar specialists

eSpares, the UK online parts store for home appliances, has entered into a new partnership with technology provider ConferWith. The partnership will provide customers with real time advice from experts over live video as they browse online.

Retail Technology Show, the expo to fast forward retail’s revolution, will take place on 26-27 April 2022

Retail Technology Show, the expo to fast forward retail’s revolution, will take place on 26-27 April 2022

Dynamic and ambitious events business, Nineteen Group, has added Retail Technology Show 2022 to its portfolio.

Seven in ten shoppers claim sharing data with retailers isn’t worth the spammy marketing

Seven in ten shoppers claim sharing data with retailers isn’t worth the spammy marketing

Seven in ten (71%) shoppers have blamed ‘spammy’ marketing bombardment as a key reason they don’t connect with brands via their mobile devices in-store, according to a new study by retail innovation agency Outform.

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