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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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Innovative retailers find new uses for RFID to boost their bottom line

Innovative retailers find new uses for RFID to boost their bottom line

A new research report has revealed the innovative new ways retailers are using RFID technology in-store to improve profitability.

Eltronis celebrates FINAT award win with engage security label for luxury brand HEBE LIFE

Eltronis celebrates FINAT award win with engage security label for luxury brand HEBE LIFE

Security and brand engagement specialists Eltronis has scooped a winning prize in this year’s FINAT awards, clinching first place in the security category with a label focused on its new cloud-based software solution, engage.

Could Amazon be forced to sell its logistics arm and Facebook part ways with Instagram? US plans to break up ‘big tech’ monopolies are gaining momentum

Could Amazon be forced to sell its logistics arm and Facebook part ways with Instagram? US plans to break up ‘big tech’ monopolies are gaining momentum

Controversial plans to break up ‘big tech’ monopolies, which could force e-commerce giants to sell off services such as Amazon Logistics, Google Maps, YouTube and WhatsApp, have been given the green light.

Over half of fashion retailers weren’t agile enough to capitalise on eCommerce boom

Over half of fashion retailers weren’t agile enough to capitalise on eCommerce boom

New research from Hitachi Solutions  and K3 Technologies has found that many retailers didn’t have the technology foundation in place to capitalise on the eCommerce boom over the last year. In fact, over half (57%) of retailers reported that they weren’t agile enough.

Palantir, DataRobot partner to bring speed and agility to demand forecasting models

Palantir, DataRobot partner to bring speed and agility to demand forecasting models

AI developers DataRobot and Palantir Technologies Inc have entered into a new partnership designed to create unique, agile and real-time solutions to help solve the most pressing demand forecasting problems.

Pangaia deploys Board to transform sales reporting and analytics

Pangaia deploys Board to transform sales reporting and analytics

Decision-making platform provider, Board International, has announced that UK’s sustainable fashion brand Pangaia is successfully leveraging Board for sales reporting and analytics.

New cybereason ransomware study reveals true cost to business

New cybereason ransomware study reveals true cost to business

Cybereason, the future-ready attack protection solutions provider, has released research findings from a global ransomware study of nearly 1,300 security professionals that reveals more than half of organisations have been the victim of a ransomware attack.

Vivienne Westwood selects Mapp to deliver customer personalisation

Vivienne Westwood selects Mapp to deliver customer personalisation

Mapp, provider of insight-led customer experiences, has been appointed by global fashion brand Vivienne Westwood to provide the company’s Customer Data Platform (CDP). This platform will drive its digital communication strategy forward while delivering personalised and targeted customer communications.

Nutravita upscales eCommerce operations with fulfilment experts James and James

Nutravita upscales eCommerce operations with fulfilment experts James and James

Nutravita, a fast-growth eCommerce supplement company, has selected James and James Fulfilment to provide a fully outsourced eCommerce fulfilment service, as it diversifies and enhances its direct-to-consumer (D2C) shopping experience. This partnership also sees James and James provide Nutravita with access to its award-winning, cloud-based order management system, ControlPort.

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