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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DENSO implements more sustainability in retail

DENSO implements more sustainability in retail

DENSO WAVE offers high-end Auto-ID solutions for the retail sector, that have a long-term and sustainable effect.

Zebra launches the ZQ630 mobile printer

Zebra launches the ZQ630 mobile printer

Having grown in popularity over the past 5-10 years, Zebra has launched the newest addition to its printer line: the Zebra ZQ630.

Large surge in demand for money apps amid environmental fears and Brexit changes

Large surge in demand for money apps amid environmental fears and Brexit changes

Growing demand for green, paperless banking and fears over post-Brexit rule changes have triggered a “monumental surge” in enquiries for money and challenger bank apps, reveals deVere Group, the independent financial advisory and fintech organisation.

Retailers set for Christmas scramble as second wave of COVID-19 drives consumers online only

Retailers set for Christmas scramble as second wave of COVID-19 drives consumers online only

Online sales will be critical to retailers’ survival over the festive period, as the second-wave of COVID-19 measures hit, according to new research from logistics platform 7bridges and YouGov.

Computop takes action to offer carbon-neutral payments

Computop takes action to offer carbon-neutral payments

Computop, the global payment processor, has set out its commitment to reducing CO2 emissions and providing a climate-conscious service for its customers by becoming part of Leaders for Climate Action, the global group of entrepreneurs and start-up companies that are contributing to the fight against global warming.

Ingenico reveals end-to-end vending solution that enables a faster and seamless way to pay

Ingenico reveals end-to-end vending solution that enables a faster and seamless way to pay

Ingenico Group, the global provider of seamless payment solutions, has launched Smart Self for Vending, an intelligent end-to-end solution dedicated to improving customer journeys in all unattended environments.

Sendcloud e-commerce shipping platform launches in the UK

Sendcloud e-commerce shipping platform launches in the UK

Sendcloud, an all-in-one shipping platform for e-commerce businesses, has launched into the UK market.

New research shows how COVID-19 has changed UK consumers’ payment habits

New research shows how COVID-19 has changed UK consumers’ payment habits

Survey shows that consumers have embraced contactless payments in a big way during the global pandemic.

A new survey of UK consumers indicates that COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the ways that people are paying for goods and services offline. 

COVID was a surprise – Christmas should not be

COVID was a surprise – Christmas should not be

Ian Hall, COO at Atheon Analytics, provider of the SKUtrak platform, shares 3 things to plan now, to maximise Christmas sales in grocery retail.

None of us foresaw COVID, and the impact it would have on panic buying. It feels like a lifetime ago that the shelves had no toilet roll and pasta. But you don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies this December.

Ideal Shopping Direct blasts through bullish forecasts

Ideal Shopping Direct blasts through bullish forecasts

Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD), the UK multi-channel home shopping retailer and owner of the Create and Craft and Ideal World TV channel, reports that it has achieved a significant turnaround in the past 12 months; £6.5m profit, 30% ahead of the £5m it predicted earlier in the year.

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