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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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Two thirds of retail professionals believe class is an issue when it comes to securing a new job.

Two thirds of retail professionals believe class is an issue when it comes to securing a new job.

According to a new study from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, two thirds of retail professionals think social class can be an issue for people when it comes to securing a job, with one in four admitting that they’ve felt discriminated against because of their class during their job search.

Eurostop achieves French fiscalisation certification for its retail POS software

Eurostop achieves French fiscalisation certification for its retail POS software

Eurostop has achieved certification for its retail POS software, e-pos touch, to comply with French fiscalisation laws. As a result of the certification awarded by INFOCERT, the largest certification authority in Europe, retailers using Eurostop’s software will be able to trade in France and show the tax authorities that they comply with the French tax law.

Datalogic unveils new end-to-end solutions for supply chain and store management at EuroShop

Datalogic unveils new end-to-end solutions for supply chain and store management at EuroShop

During Euroshop in Düsseldorf, Germany, from February 16th to 20th, Datalogic will present its ultimate solutions for accurate data collection to support retailers in flawlessly fulfilling customer’s expectations.

eBay, O2, Sainsbury’s, Halfords, Nandos set to speak at the UK’s no. 1 digital retail show

eBay, O2, Sainsbury’s, Halfords, Nandos set to speak at the UK’s no. 1 digital retail show

Retail professionals from eBay, O2, Sainsbury’s, Halfords, Nandos and Depop are among the big brand speakers at IRX (InternetRetailing Expo), the UK’s no. 1 digital retail show taking place on 1 & 2 April 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham.

63% of shoppers in the Midlands want to support independents

63% of shoppers in the Midlands want to support independents

Supporting local businesses is one of the most important reasons to shop on high streets in the Midlands, according to a recent survey conducted by retail PR firm Cartwright Communications.

Five trends shaping retail In 2020

Five trends shaping retail In 2020

By Philip Hall, Managing Director Europe, CommerceHub. 

2019 has been another challenging year for retail. With GFK’s most recent Customer Confidence Survey showing that the confidence index decreased to -14 in October, and with Brexit delayed again, we can expect uncertainty to continue to have an impact on the retail industry.

Recommerce, green data and sub-contracted intelligence; A peak into the new eCommerce decade

Recommerce, green data and sub-contracted intelligence; A peak into the new eCommerce decade

As we enter mankind’s most digital decade, Wunderman Thompson Commerce (WTC) has released its Futures 2020 report, showcasing some of the biggest current trends in eCommerce.

Biggest Porsche Retail sale underlines Top Car demand

Biggest Porsche Retail sale underlines Top Car demand

A sale for Porsche Retail at BCA Blackbushe earlier this month set new records for the vendor, with an entry of 80 vehicles generating sale proceeds of £1.9 million and a conversion rate of 90%.

Finding value among the clutter: how to harness unstructured data

Finding value among the clutter: how to harness unstructured data

By James Adie, Vice President EMEA Sales, Ephesoft.

Unstructured data, the term used for information that doesn’t sit neatly (or at all) in conventional databases, is a looming shadow for many businesses today. Rapid growth of technology – and the implications these innovations have had on our working lives – has meant that our ability to create information has vastly outpaced our ability to store and use it in effective ways.

India’s e-commerce market set to surpass US$91bn in 2023, says GlobalData

India’s e-commerce market set to surpass US$91bn in 2023, says GlobalData

The overall transaction value of the Indian e-commerce market is projected to grow from INR3.4 trillion (US$49bn) in 2019 to INR6.3 trillion (US$91bn) in 2023, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

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