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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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PCI Pal launches PCI Pal Digital for omnichannel payment security

PCI Pal launches PCI Pal Digital for omnichannel payment security

The new solution delivers PCI compliance for payments across digital channels including webchat, social media, email and SMS

How can physical stores better digitise their in-store experiences?

How can physical stores better digitise their in-store experiences?

A recent report by analysts at Retail Economics has predicted that half of all retail purchases will be made online by 2028. In the wake of this, it’s important that high street retailers take steps to remain competitive. 

Savvy-shoppers wise up to discounting trend

Savvy-shoppers wise up to discounting trend

While half (58%) of consumers admit to buying items during discounting events, such as Black Friday or the January sales, 56% only do so if items they had been looking at have been reduced as they wise up to the true value of discounts, finds REPL Group.

Two thirds of retail professionals believe class is an issue when it comes to securing a new job.

Two thirds of retail professionals believe class is an issue when it comes to securing a new job.

According to a new study from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, two thirds of retail professionals think social class can be an issue for people when it comes to securing a job, with one in four admitting that they’ve felt discriminated against because of their class during their job search.

Eurostop achieves French fiscalisation certification for its retail POS software

Eurostop achieves French fiscalisation certification for its retail POS software

Eurostop has achieved certification for its retail POS software, e-pos touch, to comply with French fiscalisation laws. As a result of the certification awarded by INFOCERT, the largest certification authority in Europe, retailers using Eurostop’s software will be able to trade in France and show the tax authorities that they comply with the French tax law.

Datalogic unveils new end-to-end solutions for supply chain and store management at EuroShop

Datalogic unveils new end-to-end solutions for supply chain and store management at EuroShop

During Euroshop in Düsseldorf, Germany, from February 16th to 20th, Datalogic will present its ultimate solutions for accurate data collection to support retailers in flawlessly fulfilling customer’s expectations.

eBay, O2, Sainsbury’s, Halfords, Nandos set to speak at the UK’s no. 1 digital retail show

eBay, O2, Sainsbury’s, Halfords, Nandos set to speak at the UK’s no. 1 digital retail show

Retail professionals from eBay, O2, Sainsbury’s, Halfords, Nandos and Depop are among the big brand speakers at IRX (InternetRetailing Expo), the UK’s no. 1 digital retail show taking place on 1 & 2 April 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham.

63% of shoppers in the Midlands want to support independents

63% of shoppers in the Midlands want to support independents

Supporting local businesses is one of the most important reasons to shop on high streets in the Midlands, according to a recent survey conducted by retail PR firm Cartwright Communications.

Five trends shaping retail In 2020

Five trends shaping retail In 2020

By Philip Hall, Managing Director Europe, CommerceHub. 

2019 has been another challenging year for retail. With GFK’s most recent Customer Confidence Survey showing that the confidence index decreased to -14 in October, and with Brexit delayed again, we can expect uncertainty to continue to have an impact on the retail industry.

Recommerce, green data and sub-contracted intelligence; A peak into the new eCommerce decade

Recommerce, green data and sub-contracted intelligence; A peak into the new eCommerce decade

As we enter mankind’s most digital decade, Wunderman Thompson Commerce (WTC) has released its Futures 2020 report, showcasing some of the biggest current trends in eCommerce.

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