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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nCipher Security survey and tips regarding Black Friday/Cyber Monday security

nCipher Security survey and tips regarding Black Friday/Cyber Monday security

Peter Carlisle, vice president of nCipher Security, looks at how consumers can keep themselves safe during this year's Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals.

How to hire, develop, and inspire Gen Z: A study from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

How to hire, develop, and inspire Gen Z: A study from The Workforce Institute at Kronos

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated has announced the final segment of a global study examining the attitudes of Generation Z1– teenagers and early 20-somethings – in the workplace to reveal how employers worldwide can most effectively attract, develop, motivate, and retain talent within the next next-generation workforce.

OnBuy forecasts huge sales jump through new Boost service

OnBuy forecasts huge sales jump through new Boost service

OnBuy has launched a new service called Boost. Launched in time to give OnBuy sellers maximum benefits ahead of the seasonal traffic peak, Boost is designed to help sellers gain more exposure and improve the visibility, rank and placement of their listings on and off OnBuy.

Exertis offers corporate trade-in programme for mobile devices

Exertis offers corporate trade-in programme for mobile devices

Exertis, the distributor of technology products for the business, Pro AV, enterprise, mobile and retail markets, has announced a corporate trade-in programme that resellers can take advantage of for their customers’ smartphones, tablets and laptops.

Establishing end-to-end control of product labelling & customer-facing materials: 5 focal points for improvement for the year ahead

Establishing end-to-end control of product labelling & customer-facing materials: 5 focal points for improvement for the year ahead

By Graham Francis, Channel Marketing Manager at global enterprise labelling solutions company Kallik.

In heavily regulated industries - including medical device manufacture, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and cosmetics - demand is intensifying for accurate, compliant and contextually-relevant product labelling.

Interket strengthens UK sales team with new appointment

Interket strengthens UK sales team with new appointment

Interket UK has strengthened its on-roll and sheet label sales team with the appointment of Barry Craze.

Retail Pro ranked top retail POS in market share, global reach, innovation and growth

Retail Pro ranked top retail POS in market share, global reach, innovation and growth

Retail Pro International’s cross-platform, cross-channel POS and retail management software Retail Pro ranked in IHL’s latest Retail Executive Advisory Program Research Study as number 1 retail mid-market POS in market share, global reach, innovation and growth.

BigCommerce launches GraphQL-powered Storefront API, bolstering capabilities for creating differentiated shopping experiences

BigCommerce launches GraphQL-powered Storefront API, bolstering capabilities for creating differentiated shopping experiences

BigCommerce, the open SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, has announced the open beta release of its new GraphQL Storefront API, purpose-built for creating faster, personalized customer shopping experiences that differentiate brands from competitors.

2020 predictions for enterprise mobility

2020 predictions for enterprise mobility

Android Continues to Expand in the Enterprise while iOS falters. Android has steadily evolved into a platform of choice for many enterprises, with a wide array of choices in rugged and consumer-grade devices available from a variety of manufacturers.

Returns to increase because of social media shopping

Returns to increase because of social media shopping

Growing social media commerce will cause one-in-five online shoppers to return more items, according to new research from international logistics company Advanced Supply Chain Group.

Research of 2,000 online shoppers shows 34% will make more impulse buys as social media sites make it easier to buy products direct through in-platform selling tools.

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