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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Datalogic unveils SLS-SA5, the second model of its Laser Sentinel safety laser scanners family

Datalogic unveils SLS-SA5, the second model of its Laser Sentinel safety laser scanners family

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has introduced SLS-SA5, the second model of the Laser Sentinel safety laser scanners family.

Peak evolution – will the expanding peak period benefit delivery?

Peak evolution – will the expanding peak period benefit delivery?

These days, planning for peak retail season starts the moment the last peak ends. In a bid for continuous improvement retailers and carriers forensically review what went well, which new tactics and technologies worked, which didn’t and where refinements can be made.

Making the case for Transportation Management System….a BluJay Solutions white paper

Making the case for Transportation Management System….a  BluJay Solutions white paper

In a world where supply chains have become increasingly complex and global in nature, managing with spread-sheets and phone conversations with carriers are no longer viable options

Download this white paper to see how a software as a service (SaaS), multi-tenant transportation management system puts power and efficiency into the hands of any company that wants to cut freight costs, improve visibility, and optimise activity in today’s competitive business environment.

Formpipe celebrating World Digital Preservation Day with support of Digital Preservation Coalition

Formpipe celebrating World Digital Preservation Day with support of Digital Preservation Coalition

Formpipe, specialist provider of enterprise content management software, is to participate in the upcoming World Digital Preservation Day, as part of its continued commitment to help preserve business assets.

Freshworks and Pitney Bowes bring AI-powered self-service to the frontlines of shipping and mailing

Freshworks and Pitney Bowes bring AI-powered self-service to the frontlines of shipping and mailing

Freshworks, the customer engagement software solutions provider, has partnered with Pitney Bowes, a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, and data to integrate Freddy, its recently launched Omnibot Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine with the next generation SendPro C-series device.

Why personalisation means good retail

Why personalisation means good retail

Retailers are all chasing a personalisation dream, aiming to tailor in-store and online propositions to ensure their customers feel like they’ve received relevant, impactful, and delightful experiences.

Sometimes smart is not smart enough: Why Handhelds are superior to Smartphones

Sometimes smart is not smart enough: Why Handhelds are superior to Smartphones

Companies today increasingly need to incorporate new technologies into their business processes and supply chains. Only then can they assert their position and are thus able to grow.

Is Amazon coming to Stockholm?

Is Amazon coming to Stockholm?

With new entrants gobbling up the retail digital market share while traditional chains struggle online, The Retail Hive’s latest interactive program explored ways to exploit digital and data to engage the connected customer – and asked how Amazon or other major online players could impact the retail sector in Stockholm.

Online sellers fail to use own data to improve business performance

Online sellers fail to use own data to improve business performance

Online sellers are using e-commerce solutions to gather better data insights, yet many are failing to use it to make better business decisions, new research by Sana Commerce has found. Whilst 42% are using data to improve customer service, only 24% are using data for buying behaviour analysis and two thirds are not using it to improve the user experience.

Ingenico Group and Sberbank launch acceptance of Mir cards for international online stores

Ingenico Group and Sberbank launch acceptance of Mir cards for international online stores

Ingenico Group, the seamless payment solutions provider, has entered into a strategic partnership with Russia bank Sberbank to enable international online merchants to accept the national MIR Card Payment System.

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