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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How procurement can become the ultimate ally for the high street

How procurement can become the ultimate ally for the high street

It’s clear that the rise of pure-play e-tailers and the Amazon model have significantly disrupted the retail market, putting traditional brick and mortar retailers under more pressure than ever to manage costs, whilst also meeting rising customer expectations.

Suzohapp unveiled the future of payment management solutions at Retail Expo

Suzohapp unveiled the future of payment management solutions at Retail Expo

Suzohapp – a global provider of software and hardware payment systems and cash management solutions – has reported a successful participation at the Retail Expo that took place on 1-2 May in London, UK.

ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL, the UK two-person home delivery specialist, is partnering with Paragon to fully automate and streamline its distribution operation.

Yodel wins Retail and eCommerce Innovator of the Year at the techies 2019

Yodel wins Retail and eCommerce Innovator of the Year at the techies 2019

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is celebrating the latest addition to its trophy cabinet after claiming the title of Retail and eCommerce Innovator of the Year at the techies 2019. The techies celebrate innovation across all industry sectors in the UK, rewarding the best and brightest technology professionals.

Posiflex's latest innovative Hybrid POS solution for small businesses

Posiflex's latest innovative Hybrid POS solution for small businesses

Posiflex has introduced its latest Hybrid POS solution, WT-3007A, to the ever-evolving market. Equipped with rich connectivity and features all within a compact and stylish 7-inch body, the Android-based WT-3007A is a true Hybrid POS terminal for both stationary and mobile requirements.

Returns Culture: How do you build it into your online business model?

Returns Culture: How do you build it into your online business model?

By Jon White, MD at InXpress.

In the last few months, online retail giants ASOS and Amazon have made headlines for announcing that they may start blacklisting ‘serial returners’ from their websites.

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

UK-based manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, TouchStar Technologies, has announced that Expect Distribution, the award-winning logistics provider, has recently selected TouchStar’s TS8200 handheld to support the planned growth within its warehouse operations.

World's first launch of 5G+five-star shopping mall

World's first launch of 5G+five-star shopping mall

On the eve of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (17 May), China Real Estate Association, China Mobile (Shanghai), and Huawei jointly launched what is claimed to be the world's first 5G+five-star shopping mall, Shanghai Lujiazui L+ Mall, using the 5G digital indoor system (DIS).

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

By Richard Shakespeare, Opus Energy.

The supply chain has existed since the industrial revolution, and little has been done to streamline its processes, particularly in the last 50 years.

LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain technology

LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain technology

ConsenSys, in partnership with LVMH and Microsoft, has announced AURA, a platform that aims to serve the entire luxury industry with powerful product tracking and tracing services, based on Ethereum blockchain technology and utilising Microsoft Azure.

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