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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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Kofax enhances its Intelligent Automation platform with new AI capabilities

Kofax enhances its Intelligent Automation platform with new AI capabilities

Kofax, the supplier of Intelligent Automation software to digitally transform end-to-end business operations, has announced the latest evolution of its Intelligent Automation platform.

Are robots finally getting a good reputation? Advanced report reveals workers’ growing appetite for disruptive technology

Are robots finally getting a good reputation? Advanced report reveals workers’ growing appetite for disruptive technology

A new report from Advanced, one of the UK’s largest software and services providers, has revealed workers’ increasing hunger for innovation to improve the way they work. Findings from its Annual Trends Survey for 2019-20show that disruptive tools are fast earning their spot as must-have tools in the day-to-day workplace.

DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED and RFKeeper expand their RFID Solutions

DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED and RFKeeper expand their RFID Solutions

DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED and RFKeeper conclude a business collaboration agreement aiming at expanding their RFID solutions and increasing their awareness level in the market.

Tis nearly the season to be jolly

Tis nearly the season to be jolly

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

As the kids return to school after half-term and with Halloween and Bonfire Night behind us, we are now well and truly on the countdown to Christmas and retailers are in the midst of gearing up for Peak Season.

Black Friday: more than a bargain

Black Friday: more than a bargain

By David Griffiths, Senior Product Marketing & Strategy Manager, Adjuno.

It’s that time of year again. Retailers should now be in full swing with their Black Friday and Cyber Monday preparations as they look to build on the success of last year’s shopping phenomenon. In fact, Black Friday brought in $6.2 billion in online sales last year, a growth of 23.6%, with over 165 million people shopping over the weekend.

SATO launches the next-generation SG112-ex in European market

SATO launches the next-generation SG112-ex in European market

Global supplier of identification solutions, SATO, has launched a new wide format label printer to the European market, across a number of unique sectors.

Women's Payments Networks join forces

Women's Payments Networks join forces

The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet) and the European Women Payments Network (EWPN) share a mission to create better opportunities for women and the men that advocate for them in the fintech and payments industries.

Schneider Electric and Scale Computing partner to help retailers support critical business applications with edge computing

Schneider Electric and Scale Computing partner to help retailers support critical business applications with edge computing

Schneider Electric has entered into a partnership with Scale Computing to deliver the Scale Computing HC3 Edge for retail solution in Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Micro Data Centres.

Retail’s weakness is cyber crime’s opportunity

Retail’s weakness is cyber crime’s opportunity

Black Friday kicks off the festive shopping season 29 November this year, with millions of shoppers expected to take advantage of low prices. In 2018 alone, online Black Friday sales totaled $6.22bn; up 23% on the previous year’s figures. 2019 presents an excellent opportunity for retailers to not only increase revenues again, but elevate brand voice and extract valuable customer data leading to potential repeat sales later on.

Invisible payments to take the stage as the new commerce norm

Invisible payments to take the stage as the new commerce norm

Payvision, a global fintech and omnichannel payments provider, has released a new ebook exploring the future of commerce payments. The research looks into how the next generation of payments is reinventing the shopping experience, giving merchants clear insight into key strategic retail trends.

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