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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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Ecommerce returns best practice: How to minimise lost profits and maximise customer satisfaction

Ecommerce returns best practice: How to minimise lost profits and maximise customer satisfaction

By Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing, Descartes.

Online retailing has expanded rapidly, the growth of the Internet and advancements in delivery capabilities has seen many small businesses take advantage of this, selling through online marketplaces to maximise their reach.

2018 3D Printing Industry Awards showcase leading technology

2018 3D Printing Industry Awards showcase leading technology

The 3D Printing Industry Awards return to London on May 17th 2018. The 3D Printing Industry Awards are nominated and voted on by readers of tech journal 3DPrintingIndustry.com. In 2017, over 200,000 votes were received, making the voting process the largest ever survey of the additive manufacturing sector.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT March 2018

Manufacturing & Logistics IT March 2018

The March 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Transportation Management.

For this report, we spoke with experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent trends and ongoing areas of development within the world of Transportation Management – including those concerning integration, Cloud/SaaS and legislation.

Lack of accurate product information: the no. 1 turn off for online consumers

Lack of accurate product information: the no. 1 turn off for online consumers

A survey commissioned by Pimberly indicates that UK retailers are losing online customers, and sales, due to poor product information.

Post-show Report of China VMF 2018

Post-show Report of China VMF 2018

China International Vending Machines & Self-service Facilities Fair 2018 (China VMF 2018) was successfully held in China Import & Export Fair Complex earlier this March.

Marks and Spencer selects Zetes to transform food supply chain operations

Marks and Spencer selects Zetes to transform food supply chain operations

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has selected Zetes to help transform visibility and fulfilment across its fresh food supply chain. The partnership will also see greater collaboration between M&S and its food suppliers via Zetes' supply chain visibility platform, ZetesOlympus.

TruRating Partners with Poynt to empower smart merchants with an appetite for customer feedback

TruRating Partners with Poynt to empower smart merchants with an appetite for customer feedback

TruRating has entered into a partnership with Poynt, the maker of what it describes as the world's first smart terminal.

Never underestimate the importance of happy customers

Never underestimate the importance of happy customers

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

With the eDelivery Expo, the UK's largest retail, fulfilment and final mile conference, taking place on 21 and 22 March, 2018 this got me thinking about the importance of final mile, customer service and operational excellence.

HP connects 3D scanning technology with Ultimaker

HP connects 3D scanning technology with Ultimaker

3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has announced the integration of HP scanning software with its Ultimaker Cura. This integration significantly simplifies the workflow to 3D print scans from HP's Sprout and 3D Structured Light Scanner Pro S3.

AtYourGate and GOLO unveil app to take the inconvenience out of shopping at the airport

AtYourGate and GOLO unveil app to take the inconvenience out of shopping at the airport

AtYourGate, a California start-up and GOLO, a mobile ordering platform and part of the Paysafe Group, have announced the launch of 'AtYourGate powered by GOLO', a new app that allows airport goers to use their mobile phones to order airport products and have them delivered directly to them.

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