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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Global retailer unlocks the power of its data, with automated lineage visualisation

Global retailer unlocks the power of its data, with automated lineage visualisation

When a global retailer spent several billion dollars to take over an e-commerce start up in 2016, the financial media was quick to raise their eyebrows. Since completing the deal, the retailer’s e-commerce sales have soared, climbing 63% in its most recent quarter.

Pandemic stops shoplifters in their tracks, but will lockdown ending see a resurgence?

Pandemic stops shoplifters in their tracks, but will lockdown ending see a resurgence?

Shoplifting in the United Kingdom was slashed during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to an analysis of 2020 police data, with lockdowns and the closure of non-essential retail leading to the first reduction in theft since 2018.

RFID company prepares to scale IoT offering via global partnerships

RFID company prepares to scale IoT offering via global partnerships

Omni-ID, the developer of passive industrial radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, used by major global organisations for monitoring the location and identity of assets, has appointed Amir Mobayen as Chief Revenue Officer.

High Street footfall shows cautious signs of recovery as hospitality ‘halo’ begins to take effect

High Street footfall shows cautious signs of recovery as hospitality ‘halo’ begins to take effect

Retail footfall saw a welcome boost across retail parks, shopping centres and High Streets during the first weekend of indoor hospitality reopening, the latest data from Sensormatic Solutions reveals.

Wholesale fashion distributor integrates SAP Business One to improve supply chain management

Wholesale fashion distributor integrates SAP Business One to improve supply chain management

Codeless Platforms has revealed that Fashion Edge has vastly improved the visibility of shipping data from its supplier and improved its supply chain management efficiencies, having deployed BPA Platform to integrate SAP Business One with three external business systems and then automated the transfer of SKU data, reports and dispatch notices.

IT designed to suit garment manufacturing supply chains

IT designed to suit garment manufacturing supply chains

These are exciting times for UK garment manufacturers – if they embrace digitalisation, writes Karl H. Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy.com.

The ‘ticking cyber-bomb’: global supply chains at high risk of cyberattacks

The ‘ticking cyber-bomb’: global supply chains at high risk of cyberattacks

Kaspersky identifies the absence of a global policy response to supply-chain attacks as a ticking time-bomb that puts international cyber-stability at risk.

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