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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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BILLY Footwear names OptiProERP as its technology partner for cloud ERP

BILLY Footwear names OptiProERP as its technology partner for cloud ERP

OptiProERP Software, Inc., the global provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for manufacturing and distribution and SAP’s strategic industry partner, has announced that BILLY Footwearhas selected it as its cloud ERP technology partner.

SUZOHAPP appoints Simon James as New Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation, EMEA

SUZOHAPP appoints Simon James as New Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation, EMEA

SUZOHAPP is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon James as its new Executive Vice President of Retail & Transportation.Simon joined SUZOHAPP as Managing Director (MD) of the United Kingdom & Ireland, on September 1, 2018 and has made a very positive impact on our business there in a year's time.

Are Concept Stores Keeping Physical Stores Alive?

Are Concept Stores Keeping Physical Stores Alive?

It’s no secret that physical high street stores are struggling to survive. As online shopping continues to rise, the number of physical stores being closed down is also growing at an alarming rate. This has led to a lot of concern over how long physical stores can last in this new digital era.

E-commerce driving retailer investment in Point of Sale solutions, according to VDC Research

E-commerce driving retailer investment in Point of Sale solutions, according to VDC Research

The growth of e-commerce is transforming the retail landscape, magnifying the importance of the customer experience in order to build consumer loyalty.

32% of online retailers are not ready for the Golden Quarter

32% of online retailers are not ready for the Golden Quarter

The Golden Sales Quarter (October - December) for retailers is fast approaching, but many retail businesses are not fully prepared for the accompanying onset of increased website traffic this usually brings, according to new research.

Tripwire launches next generation of Tripwire Connect with enhanced reporting capabilities and new SaaS option

Tripwire launches next generation of Tripwire Connect with enhanced reporting capabilities and new SaaS option

Tripwire, Inc., the global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organisations, has announced the next generation of Tripwire Connect, which consolidates data from both Tripwire Enterprise and Tripwire IP360 to provide a single view of security and compliance states, and can be deployed both on-premises and as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) application.

North American retail expansion accelerating to keep pace with global growth

North American retail expansion accelerating to keep pace with global growth

Shelfie has expanded its global operations by engaging Myron K. Burke to advance the company’s growth across North America.

3 Ways suppliers can get their voice heard

3 Ways suppliers can get their voice heard

Ian Hall, COO, Atheon Analytics, outlines three key steps that will help suppliers of all sizes be heard in front of retailers.

Gift card and voucher sales grow despite challenging trading conditions

Gift card and voucher sales grow despite challenging trading conditions

The UK’s gift card and voucher market has grown by 7.2% year-on-year, according to the latest analysis carried out by the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association (UKCGVA) and KPMG UK.

New LDC data: what are the implications for online retail with UK shops sitting empty?

New LDC data: what are the implications for online retail with UK shops sitting empty?

New data from the Local Data Company that has shown Britain’s high streets, shopping centres and retail parks have the highest number of empty stores in five years. What does this mean for online retail? Can technology help? Michael Schirrmacher, Managing Director UK, Bloomreach, offers his thoughts…

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