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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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Half of SMEs fear financial loss from poor IT security and data compliance

Half of SMEs fear financial loss from poor IT security and data compliance

Recent research by Ultima, the provider of on-premise and cloud IT infrastructure and managed service solutions, has found that over half (58%) of the UK's SMEs think their businesses are at risk of financial loss from poor IT security and data compliance, with 67% believing they may be out of business in three years if their IT security and compliance doesn't improve.

Frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks is rising

Frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks is rising

Netscout Systems has released its 13th Annual Arbor Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct insights from network and security professionals at the world's leading service provider, cloud/hosting and enterprise organisations.

NMI unveils redesigned merchant Interface for its payments enablement platform

NMI unveils redesigned merchant Interface for its payments enablement platform

NMI has launched its new merchant interface for its payments enablement platform that provides independent sales organisations (ISOs), value-added resellers (VARs), independent software vendors (ISVs) and payment facilitators with a modernised payment gateway platform for their merchant customers.

TomTom Telematics introduces new fleet management product line-up

TomTom Telematics introduces new fleet management product line-up

TomTom Telematics has launched a new product line-up to enable faster, more efficient, fleet management.

Qmatic introduces GDPR-ready solution for retail Customer Journey Management

Qmatic introduces GDPR-ready solution for retail Customer Journey Management

A new GDPR-ready customer journey management solution, which adds value through a host of pre-existing, flexible, integrated modules and real-time analytics, has been launched by Qmatic, the Customer Journey Management solutions provider.

Prénatal Retail to rely on Relex for supply chain unification

Prénatal Retail to rely on Relex for supply chain unification

Children's product group Prénatal Retail will use Relex Solutions' system to integrate the supply chain management of three well-known childcare brands – Prénatal, Toys Center and Bimbostore.

H&M sees profits fall amid digitalisation struggle - direct comment from Couchbase

H&M sees profits fall amid digitalisation struggle - direct comment from Couchbase

In light of H&M seeing profits fall, Perry Krug, principal architect, Couchbase, comments: "H&M is quite right on the need to innovate, and to do so quickly – one of the factors that finally crippled Jaeger in 2017 was that its digital transformation was too little, and far too late.

Fashion Master to unveil large-scale rebrand to FM Retail

Fashion Master to unveil large-scale rebrand to FM Retail

EPOS and integrated IT provider, Fashion Master, is launching its transformation from Fashion Master to FM Retail at London's fashion trade event, Pure London, on the 11th – 13th February.

Lidl UK introduces AI wine chatbot with Aspect Software

Lidl UK introduces AI wine chatbot with Aspect Software

Aspect Software has announced a partnership with the UK's fastest growing retailer, Lidl UK, to deliver a fully automated, AI-powered, Facebook Messenger chatbot, which will help UK customers easily select the best wine for their meal or moment.

CollectPlus achieves highest customer satisfaction ranking

CollectPlus achieves highest customer satisfaction ranking

CollectPlus, the UK independent store-based delivery and returns service, has been ranked no.1 in YouGov's BrandIndex Satisfaction survey.

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