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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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Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Descartes Systems Group has announced that Calcuso.com, the ecommerce distributor of educational and office supplies in Germany, is using the Descartes pixi Warehouse Management System (WMS) to seamlessly handle high back-to-school order volumes across Europe.

CyberGuard Technologies protects SDI Displays against security threats

CyberGuard Technologies protects SDI Displays against security threats

Loughborough-based SDI Displays, a manufacturer of retail and visual merchandising equipment, has invested in a suite of cyber security technologies to ensure its business and data are protected against cyber threats.

Barracuda acquires bot mitigation technology from InfiSecure to expand advanced bot protection capabilities

Barracuda acquires bot mitigation technology from InfiSecure to expand advanced bot protection capabilities

Barracuda, a partner and provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has acquired advanced bot detection technology from InfiSecure Technologies.

Smaller e-retail businesses should emulate larger ones – but sooner

Smaller e-retail businesses should emulate larger ones – but sooner

By Alex Mills, Sales & Marketing Director, ProSKU.

If you’re running a growing e-retail businesses your main priority is to market your products, win customers and satisfy their orders. So until order volumes hit a certain point you probably don’t need to worry about a great deal else, except of course your bank overdraft! And for most growing e-retail businesses getting orders out of the door isn’t usually the biggest problem.

The Big Plastics Debate puts plastic alternatives under the microscope

The Big Plastics Debate puts plastic alternatives under the microscope

Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, including Carlsberg, LUSH Cosmetics, and Just Eat, will come together at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019 to debate the industry’s hottest topic – sustainability. With plastic no longer king of the packaging arena, the show’s headline feature will welcome an array of industry experts to discuss the alternatives to traditional plastic and take a critical view of their green credentials.

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

Following news that Domino’s Pizza Group has spent £7m stockpiling ingredients in preparation of a no-deal Brexit, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions to cope with demand.

Summer, vacation, lost luggage: How RFID tracking can help with lost bags at the airport

Summer, vacation, lost luggage: How RFID tracking can help with lost bags at the airport

Airlines want to use RFID technology to create solutions for lost baggage. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that from 2020, each piece of luggage will be equipped with an RFID tag.

Traka banks white paper on the changing nature of the retail landscape

Traka banks white paper on the changing nature of the retail landscape

Traka has launched a new downloadable white paper to open a discussion on the changing nature of retail banking in the UK, using latest case examples to consider branch management and shifting customer expectations.

3dcart partners with ClearSale to deliver comprehensive eCommerce fraud protection for customers

3dcart partners with ClearSale to deliver comprehensive eCommerce fraud protection for customers

ClearSale has entered into a partnership with eCommerce platform3dcart.

Zebra introduces Android ultra-rugged tablet with superior flexibility and durability

Zebra introduces Android ultra-rugged tablet with superior flexibility and durability

Zebra Technologies Corporation has introduced its new high-performance L10 Android ultra-rugged tablet. It is part of Zebra’s extensive portfolio of government and enterprise tablets as well as purpose-built mobile computers for the rigors of challenging warehouse, manufacturing, construction and field operations environments.

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