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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An EPoS solution from VoiteQ to aid growth

An EPoS solution from VoiteQ to aid growth

Planet Organic choose VPoS as the IT foundations for their planned growth.

A New Name and New Scanners!

A New Name and New Scanners!

Following their acquisition of Wal-Marts former locations, the Metro Group planned to make upgrades and changes to the estates of their new stores, including the checkout area.

New market opportunities for electronic article surveillance

New market opportunities for electronic article surveillance

Tycos Sensormatic and Frost & Sullivan Explore Loss Prevention and Retail Trends in China.

Costco Web Division Triples Sales

Costco Web Division Triples Sales

Unable to handle increasing Web traffic volume, the existing system was difficult to support and required that the IT staff handle every update to the Web site, which often took days rather than hours.

Luxury brand websites fail to match premium price tag

Luxury brand websites fail to match premium price tag

The shop windows of luxury brands offer a glimpse into a world of discernment, service and exquisite attention to detail. But what is the view like through the same luxury brands' window to the world - their websites?

IT professionals seek stimulating work over high salary

IT professionals seek stimulating work over high salary

Research reveals that salary is not the main deciding factor for people when looking for a new job.

Checkpoint Systems Wins RFID Contract

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.have announced it will provide RFID portals for 200 Real hypermarkets of METRO Group in Germany in 2008.

Sensormatic's iREAD Platform

Sensormatic's iREAD Platform

The Sensormatic iREAD platform eliminates the need for separate power, control and data distribution infrastructures.

6 wide 300 DPI label printer under $2300

6 wide 300 DPI label printer under $2300

The new Tharo Systems, Inc. H-600 Series, 6 inch wide, thermal transfer bar code label printers have a suggested list price of $2,095 USD for 203 DPI and $2,295 USD for 300 DPI.

Survey Reveals Inability to Track and Trace Data Access Among UK retailers

Survey Reveals Inability to Track and Trace Data Access Among UK retailers

45 per cent of medium to large retailers handling credit card transactions are unable to monitor data access.

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