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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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77% of UK T&L leaders believe that mobile tech will be critical to deliveries within 5 years

77% of UK T&L leaders believe that mobile tech will be critical to deliveries within 5 years

Two-thirds (77%) of the UK’s transportation and logistics (T&L) leaders (71% globally), believe that mobile-first technology will be critical to deliveries in just five years’ time, new global research from mobile and IoT management solutions provider, SOTI, has found.

Sophos achieves AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency Status at AWS re:Inforce

Sophos achieves AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency Status at AWS re:Inforce

Sophos has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status, a new standard of quality for managed threat response services unveiled at AWS re:Inforce. Sophos is among the first to be named a Level 1 MSSP Competency program partner.

Cost-effectively preventing heavy equipment theft

Cost-effectively preventing heavy equipment theft

Heavy equipment theft of everything from forklifts, skid steers, and trucks to bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, and wheel loaders can be a serious issue for business owners, whether at the rental yard or jobsite.

Almost half of shoppers only stay loyal to brands for discounts

Almost half of shoppers only stay loyal to brands for discounts

With retailers desperate to entice shoppers back through their doors after months of disruption, new global research from retail experts, Emarsys, reveals that almost half (45%) of shoppers only stay loyal to brands due to being regularly offered discounts, points, and rewards.

Omni-ID joins HID Global to help create RFID powerhouse

Omni-ID joins HID Global to help create RFID powerhouse

Omni-ID has been acquired by HID Global, worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions.

How Hotel Chocolat is improving its delivery processes

How Hotel Chocolat is improving its delivery processes

Hotel Chocolat, Luxury British chocolatier and cacao grower, has partnered with Operations Experience Management platform, parcelLab, to elevate the online customer experience, in response to the changing consumer behaviours and significant shift to ecommerce seen within the last 15 months.

How to navigate the cookie apocalypse

How to navigate the cookie apocalypse

The demise of third-party cookies has added layers of confusion to the data privacy debate; and when confused, consumer default is typically to disable and delete.

Printers aren’t the only security risk in the hybrid working world, says Kyocera

Printers aren’t the only security risk in the hybrid working world, says Kyocera

Recent months have seen a spate of high-profile ransomware attacks, with the method becoming the modus operandi for millions of hackers around the world.

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

By Laith Marmash, EMEA Product Marketing Advisor – Machine Vision/Fixed Industrial Scanning, Zebra Technologies. 

Like every other industry, manufacturing and logistics companies have faced huge change over the past year, including the urgent need to streamline processes and embrace new technologies to meet a shift in customer habits and expectations.

DivideBuy hails adoption of interest free credit by home improvement brands as consumers continue post-lockdown splurge

DivideBuy hails adoption of interest free credit by home improvement brands as consumers continue post-lockdown splurge

Following a strong year for the DIY and home improvement market during 2020, UK LendTech company, DivideBuy, has revealed that 54% of retailers onboarded in 2021 are based in this sector.

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