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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New survey reveals online fraud disconnect between retailers and shoppers

New survey reveals online fraud disconnect between retailers and shoppers

New European and US data released by Riskified, an eCommerce enablement and fraud-prevention solutions provider, has revealed a stark disconnect between retailers and shoppers on the matter of online shopping fraud.

Could there be a green solution to the food supply chain chaos?

Could there be a green solution to the food supply chain chaos?

Barely a day goes by without news alerts pinging up with another new development on the current national driver shortage crisis sweeping across the nation. From Nando’s chicken to McDonald’s milkshakes to Haribo sweets, the food industry’s battle continues, wreaking havoc across the supply chain as companies and hauliers warn that they can no longer guarantee all pick-ups and deliveries.

Why RFID is the future: Working more efficiently with DENSO

Why RFID is the future: Working more efficiently with DENSO

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) provides new and profitable opportunities for increasing organisational, financial and operational performance. For instance, the retail and logistics industries can benefit from the superior RFID technology. DENSO explains why.

Nearly one-third of major retailers say the pandemic’s impact will be permanent, according to Taulia

Nearly one-third of major retailers say the pandemic’s impact will be permanent, according to Taulia

Following the unprecedented effects of COVID-19, retail businesses are focused on permanently shifting to online retail channels, according to Taulia, the fintech provider of working capital solutions.

Awareness and agility key to retail survival post-pandemic

Awareness and agility key to retail survival post-pandemic

Recently, supply chain and retail technology experts, Manhattan Associates researched the impact COVID-19 has had on consumer expectations and demands, driven by an accelerated shift to digital and its catalytic effect on ecommerce growth (which looks set to continue in 2021, albeit at a slower rate of 14.3%).

Advantech launches LEO-WS10 handheld dimensioning and barcode scanner for improved operational efficiency

Advantech launches LEO-WS10 handheld dimensioning and barcode scanner for improved operational efficiency

Advantech, provider of industrial computing solutions, has launched its LEO-WS10 handheld dimensioning and barcode scanner.

Experts share latest trends in public data collection

Experts share latest trends in public data collection

Organisations are relying on data more than ever and this upward trend is set to continue for a while. This provides an opportunity for the public data collection industry to mature and progress, putting more focus on data quality, ethics, and the employment of more advanced technical solutions. These were the key messages industry experts shared at the prominent web scraping conference OxyCon 2021.

Panasas launches PanFS 9, a next-generation portable storage platform

Panasas launches PanFS 9, a next-generation portable storage platform

Panasas has introduced its next-generation PanFS portable parallel file system, a major release delivering customers performance enhancements, optimisations, and a multi-layer security foundation.

Digital sea change for shipping and global supply chains

Digital sea change for shipping and global supply chains

By Mohan Naidu, FPT UK Managing Director.

The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of around 90% of world trade.

Advantech AIW-355 5G module accelerates the next wireless transformation

Advantech AIW-355 5G module accelerates the next wireless transformation

Advantech, the global provider of industrial wireless solutions, has released the newest member of the AIW-300 series - the AIW-355.

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