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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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Exertis acquires JB&A Inc

Exertis acquires JB&A Inc

Exertis, the route-to-market and supply chain partner for global technology brands across consumer, business and enterprise, has acquired JB&A Inc. JB&A Inc is a distributor of broadcast, post-production and pro AV technologies, to system integrators and B2B resellers in North America. Located in San Rafael, California, the company saw revenues of $80 million in the last financial year.

Courier Requirements: Essentials For New Seasonal Delivery Drivers

Courier Requirements: Essentials For New Seasonal Delivery Drivers

2020’s season of giving is forecasted to become the most intense delivery season for couriers and delivery drivers across the entire nation. With everyone mostly staying home, online order placement will be the highest it’s ever been.

74.7% online retail sales growth shows Lockdown 2.0 killed the High Street’s revival stone dead, says ParcelHero

74.7% online retail sales growth shows Lockdown 2.0 killed the High Street’s revival stone dead, says ParcelHero

November’s retail sales estimates, released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), reveal the High Street’s loss was online’s gain. Online sales spiked by 74.7% in value as early-bird Christmas shoppers hit the internet in record numbers.

5 e-commerce tips for businesses in 2021

5 e-commerce tips for businesses in 2021

By Rob van den Heuvel, CEO at Sendcloud.

If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it is the art of adaptability. As we knock on the door of 2021, the next stage of transition is upon us.

Tips on tackling stress over Christmas

Tips on tackling stress over Christmas

Ezra, the global provider of digital coaching, presents some tips on getting the most out of the Christmas period.

Sage and Brightpearl announce partnership to accelerate digital transformation for retail customers

Sage and Brightpearl announce partnership to accelerate digital transformation for retail customers

Sage, the cloud business management solutions provider, has entered into a significant partnership with Brightpearl, the Digital Operations Platform targeted at digital retailers across the globe.

Citius, altius, deminuous? Why small is the new big in fulfilment centres

Citius, altius, deminuous? Why small is the new big in fulfilment centres

By Alex MacPherson,Manhattan Associates

The pandemic has accelerated the proliferation of ecommerce by up to six years according to certain reports and the grocery industry has been one of the most (positively on the whole) affected by this surge in online sales.

Visix wins DIGI Award for Best Digital Signage Product Innovation

Visix wins DIGI Award for Best Digital Signage Product Innovation

Visix, Inc. has been awarded a 2021 DIGI Award for their Voice Recognizer Widget for AxisTV Signage Suite in the category of Best Digital Signage Product: Innovation. The DIGI Awards recognise the best digital signage applications and the most innovative new products for the digital signage market.

Booming year for ecommerce puts OnBuy on track for unicorn status

Booming year for ecommerce puts OnBuy on track for unicorn status

UK-based online marketplace, OnBuy.com, has set its sights on achieving unicorn status as it announces 605% year to date growth, rounding off a list of incredible 2020 successes for the company.

Colour changing ‘smart labels’ will ensure face masks keep people safe in supermarkets and retail stores

Colour changing ‘smart labels’ will ensure face masks keep people safe in supermarkets and retail stores

Technology that will alert users to the need to replace their face mask has been unveiled by smart packaging company, Insignia Technologies.

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