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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Omni-ID joins HID Global to help create RFID powerhouse

Omni-ID joins HID Global to help create RFID powerhouse

Omni-ID has been acquired by HID Global, worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions.

How Hotel Chocolat is improving its delivery processes

How Hotel Chocolat is improving its delivery processes

Hotel Chocolat, Luxury British chocolatier and cacao grower, has partnered with Operations Experience Management platform, parcelLab, to elevate the online customer experience, in response to the changing consumer behaviours and significant shift to ecommerce seen within the last 15 months.

How to navigate the cookie apocalypse

How to navigate the cookie apocalypse

The demise of third-party cookies has added layers of confusion to the data privacy debate; and when confused, consumer default is typically to disable and delete.

Printers aren’t the only security risk in the hybrid working world, says Kyocera

Printers aren’t the only security risk in the hybrid working world, says Kyocera

Recent months have seen a spate of high-profile ransomware attacks, with the method becoming the modus operandi for millions of hackers around the world.

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

By Laith Marmash, EMEA Product Marketing Advisor – Machine Vision/Fixed Industrial Scanning, Zebra Technologies. 

Like every other industry, manufacturing and logistics companies have faced huge change over the past year, including the urgent need to streamline processes and embrace new technologies to meet a shift in customer habits and expectations.

DivideBuy hails adoption of interest free credit by home improvement brands as consumers continue post-lockdown splurge

DivideBuy hails adoption of interest free credit by home improvement brands as consumers continue post-lockdown splurge

Following a strong year for the DIY and home improvement market during 2020, UK LendTech company, DivideBuy, has revealed that 54% of retailers onboarded in 2021 are based in this sector.

How will Apple’s iOS15 update impact email marketing and the customer experience?

How will Apple’s iOS15 update impact email marketing and the customer experience?

By Sam Holding, Head of International at SparkPost.

In June this year, Apple announced Mail Privacy Protection for their Mail app on iOS 15, a software update that can be automatically installed on every compatible Apple device.

How technology is changing the face of petrol station forecourts

How technology is changing the face of petrol station forecourts

By Kit Kyte, CEO, Checkit.

Today’s fuel stations are already looking very different to the ones we knew 20 years ago. But the changes are set to accelerate in the coming months and years.

Female gamers on the rise as pandemic habits stick

Female gamers on the rise as pandemic habits stick

According to new research, the number of women who take up gaming grew by nearly 20% during the pandemic, and 49% are most likely to invest time in the action and adventure genre.

KnowBe4 launches resource kit to defend against mounting cyber attacks

KnowBe4 launches resource kit to defend against mounting cyber attacks

KnowBe4, the provider of its established security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has launched a resource kit in recognition of Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October.

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