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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dabs.com chooses multi-channel retail software from Junction Solutions and Microsoft Dynamics

dabs.com chooses multi-channel retail software from Junction Solutions and Microsoft Dynamics

dabs.com has implemented a business management solution from Junction Solutions and Microsoft Dynamics to support its planned growth.

How barcodes add brand value

How barcodes add brand value

Today the world turns on bar code technology. Without it the carefully choreographed dance of just-in-time manufacture, warehouse management, distribution, inventory control and stock replenishment would unravel...

Selling online - Hedging against the high street gloom

Marks & Spencer's latest trading update cast more gloom on the financial markets confirming a significant slow down in like for like store sales, however, hidden away in their figures will be a gleaming gem of information...

IBM protects retailers and consumers from physical and electronic theft

IBM protects retailers and consumers from physical and electronic theft

IBM has launched SecureStore, a new way to provide retailers with cost-effective solutions to help reduce the billions of dollars of losses.

Waitrose uses mobile printing technology to further cut food waste

Waitrose uses mobile printing technology to further cut food waste

Zetes, the auto ID specialist, has announced the implementation of 1,000 Zebra 220 Plus printers for Waitrose.

GS1 UK launches Data Quality initiative

Sainsburys and Britvic co-chair industry forum to standardise product information.

Sustainability seen as driver of innovation rather than cost, says research by KPMG and CIES

Sustainability seen as driver of innovation rather than cost, says research by KPMG and CIES

The wide-ranging research also pinpoints the impact the economic downturn is likely to have on companies

Moss Bros finds tailored fit with Argility

Moss Bros finds tailored fit with Argility

Mens fashion retailer Moss Bros has implemented the Argility Merchandise Management solution, from retail systems specialist Argility.

Brother expands new look labelling line up

Brother expands new look labelling line up

Brother is launching two new desktop label printers to help businesses improve efficiency. The QL-570 and QL-580N.

John Lewis and Keystone share best practice

John Lewis Department Stores has teamed up with McDonalds UKs distribution company, Keystone Distribution UK, to implement a job swap scheme.

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