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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Tech partnership set to bring greater transparency to UK eCommerce

Tech partnership set to bring greater transparency to UK eCommerce

A new tie-up between digital design agency, Sigma, and two leading eCommerce companies – Storm and InRiver – is aiming to deliver best-in-class eCommerce capability, while fostering a greater degree of responsibility, transparency and inclusivity in online customer experience.

Tigers expands UK operations by opening new flagship facility in Thurrock as e-commerce booms

Tigers expands UK operations by opening new flagship facility in Thurrock as e-commerce booms

Tigers has opened a new facility in Thurrock, near London Gateway, to continue with long-term UK investment plans and to meet growing e-commerce demand, despite ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit.

85% of UK consumers prefer to shop in store

85% of UK consumers prefer to shop in store

High street retailers must be savvy with omnichannel technological integration in order to survive in the digital age, new research has warned.

A survey of 1,056 UK adults carried out by digital marketing agency, Marketingsignals.com, revealed that 85% of people still prefer to physically purchase products in store, despite the convenience offered by online shopping.

Fujitsu high-speed receipt printer mechanisms are 20 percent faster

Fujitsu high-speed receipt printer mechanisms are 20 percent faster

Adding to its highly successful FTP-6xGMCL series, Fujitsu Components America has released 2- and 3-inch thermal printer mechanisms with 20 percent faster print speeds than the preceding models.

High Street ‘saviour’ cashierless stores could disappear because of the ‘Philadelphia Experiment’

High Street ‘saviour’ cashierless stores could disappear because of the ‘Philadelphia Experiment’

New legislation protecting minorities could stop the spread of cashierless stores in the UK before they have been fully launched.

Capgemini to enter into alliance partnership with Autodesk for the deployment of a comprehensive BIM platform

Capgemini to enter into alliance partnership with Autodesk for the deployment of a comprehensive BIM platform

Capgemini will enter into a new partnership agreement with Autodesk, a major player in 3D design, engineering, construction and entertainment software, to deploy ReflectIoD, a new cloud-enabled and secure digital twin platform.

Miniclipper Logistics boosts service levels and business performance with Paragon transport planning solution

Miniclipper Logistics boosts service levels and business performance with Paragon transport planning solution

Miniclipper Logistics, the fast-growing 3rd party logistics business, is using Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to enhance service delivery and maximise profitability within its nationwide operation.

True Fit boosts confidence with 2D intimates

True Fit boosts confidence with 2D intimates

True Fit, the data-driven personalisation platform for footwear and apparel retailers, now offer’s fit recommendations for consumers shopping for bras online. The feature supports a full size range, including plus size, in the US and sizing systems throughout Europe and Australia.

Are we embracing the profit potential of the over 50s?

Are we embracing the profit potential of the over 50s?

Are retailers overlooking a prime market? The over 50s age group contributes to 76% of the UK’s financial wealth and just under half of it is consumer spending.

Paragon launches new Live Management functionality for improved transport planning and execution

Paragon launches new Live Management functionality for improved transport planning and execution

Paragon Software Systems has expanded the functionality of its Live Management software to give transport operators greatly improved visibility at every step in the planning and execution process.

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