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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Time for retailers to focus on workplace fraud

Time for retailers to focus on workplace fraud

Loss and shrinkage are problems that have sapped the profitability of every retailer since trading began. The impact of this loss can be considerable; sometimes representing up to 3% of turnover and more importantly up to 25% of profits.

Travellers improves sales with Eurostop retail systems

Travellers have invested in Eurostops e-rmis retail system.

ISAF issues warning to retailers to tighten up on security procedures

ISAF issues warning to retailers to tighten up on security procedures

Figures released in October by APACS, the UK payments association, show that Card-not-present fraud rose by 18 % in the first six months of 2008.

Chemistdirect.co.uk wins despite recession

Chemistdirect.co.uk wins despite recession

New business Chemistdirect.co.uk from Birmingham proved it is succeeding despite the credit crunch, as it scooped Retailer of the Year at the recent Startups Awards.

Interex, Serbia, optimises replenishment With Aldata G.O.L.D.

Interex, Serbia, optimises replenishment With Aldata G.O.L.D.

Interex, the trading entity of global retailer Intermarche and one of the largest international supermarket chains in Serbia, has successfully piloted G.O.L.D. Central from Aldata.

From concept to cash register faster and more profitably

More and more retailers are attempting to improve profits and customer loyalty with the launch of own-label products. But success is never guaranteed. Gurdip Singh and Chuck Kramer from i2 Technologies explain why retailers must optimise their supply chain cycles to succeed.

Ricardo Eletro selects Wipro Retail to support growth

Ricardo Eletro selects Wipro Retail to support growth

Ricardo Eletro, a Brazilian consumer electronics retailer, has selected Wipro Retail to help the business improve its IT systems.

Premierline Direct launches benefits package for SMEs

Premierline Direct, the business insurance specialist, has enhanced the support it provides to its UK business customers with the launch of the Premierline Direct Benefits Programme.

RIM to launch BlackBerry Application Storefront and BlackBerry Application Centre

Research In Motion has announced two major distribution initiatives for BlackBerry smartphone applications at the BlackBerry Developer Conference.

Poundland improves stock management with JDA Portfolio Merchandising and Replenishment solution

Poundland improves stock management with JDA Portfolio Merchandising and Replenishment solution

Poundland has added a custom-built distribution centre that has increased its total warehouse capacity to 550,000 square feet and is planning to open 30 new stores every year.

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