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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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How retailers can adapt to the new wave of hybrid consumers

How retailers can adapt to the new wave of hybrid consumers

On the 12th of April, retailers in England and Wales will breathe a collective sigh of relief as all non-essential shops hope to open up once again. After a turbulent year, the government’s plan to ease lockdown restrictions promises much-needed stability for retailers. However, the pandemic has led to marked changes in consumer behaviour, which retailers will need to adapt to.

SnapFulfil driving accelerated growth at family firm

SnapFulfil driving accelerated growth at family firm

SnapFulfil WMS is helping to power forward an automotive salvage specialist’s ambitious five-year growth plan, which is predicted to boost turnover to a £1/4 billion.

Paysafe’s Neteller launches Knect customer reward programme

Paysafe’s Neteller launches Knect customer reward programme

Neteller, powered by specialised payments platform Paysafe, has launched Neteller Knect. Neteller Knect is a loyalty programme that rewards customers for choosing to pay with their Neteller digital wallet.  It has launched in over 100 countries.

Chop’d eyes retailing opening with substantial tech investment

Chop’d eyes retailing opening with substantial tech investment

The healthy high street eatery, Chop’d confirmed its commitment to a bumper opening with a major tech investment to help diners beat the queue and safely order when it reopens stores on the 12th of April.

UK businesses lose £37 billion every year through poor spending controls

UK businesses lose £37 billion every year through poor spending controls

Soldo, the European pay and spend automation platform, has unveiled a new Coleman Parkes study it commissioned which found that the UK economy loses around £37 billion a year through poor business spending controls. 

JCB sees online sales in Europe increase by more than 300% from 2016 to 2019, as online spending among cardmembers boom

JCB sees online sales in Europe increase by more than 300% from 2016 to 2019, as online spending among cardmembers boom

JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., has seen impressive growth in virtual spending with European retailers from its Asian cardmember base, with online sales growing by more than 300% across the continent between 2016 and 2019.

Automation: Learning the secrets of uptime

Automation: Learning the secrets of uptime

By Will Carder, Automation Sales Engineer at Quadient.

Automation offers a route forward for hard-pressed e-fulfilment operations – particularly, when it comes to packaging processes. But how do you build in operational resilience? What are the secrets to maximising uptime?

TRG welcomes payments industry veteran Liz Everett

TRG welcomes payments industry veteran Liz Everett

TRG, the global managed solutions provider focused on enterprise mobility, point of sale and payments, has welcomed payments industry veteran Liz Everett as a Director of Payment Solutions.

Dakota achieves Platinum Partnership Status with Honeywell

Dakota achieves Platinum Partnership Status with Honeywell

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time technology, printing, mobility and digital data capture solution specialist, has achieved Platinum Partnership Status with Honeywell. This latest accolade for Dakota means that they are now able to offer Honeywell’s entire product range, including Voice-directed technology and solutions.

Carousel Digital Signage and Moki announce partnership

Carousel Digital Signage and Moki announce partnership

Carousel Digital Signage and mobile device management company Moki have entered into a new partnership that will simplify the deployment and management of media player software across multiple operating systems.

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