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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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Fashion victim: death of the changing room and the rising risk of returns fraud

Fashion victim: death of the changing room and the rising risk of returns fraud

High street fashion retail was undergoing immense upheaval even prior to the development of COVID-19. Increased online shopping and the growing success of online-only fashion brands like ASOS were transforming how consumers shopped for apparel.

SNIPES selects Forter to fight retail fraud and scale to meet customer demand

SNIPES selects Forter to fight retail fraud and scale to meet customer demand

Lifestyle retailer SNIPES has joined Forter’s network of enterprise retailers to combat fraud. By using Forter’s real-time, automated fraud prevention platform, SNIPES has been able to meet customers’ online demand, which has spiked 400% since March 2020.

94% of UK shoppers will walk from brands if they don’t agree with their response to COVID-19, Braze survey reveals

94% of UK shoppers will walk from brands if they don’t agree with their response to COVID-19, Braze survey reveals

Almost all (94%) UK shoppers warn they’d switch from a brand or company if they didn’t agree with their response to employees or customers during the pandemic, new research from customer engagement platform Braze reveals.

Five key drivers for agile fulfilment

Five key drivers for agile fulfilment

As the Coronavirus creates turmoil in our daily lives, businesses are moving quickly to respond to a radical shift in consumer behaviour. A boom in online orders, likely to become a feature of the ‘new reality’, is triggering a major re-think of the fulfilment operation.

CodeGen to power Flight Centre Travel Group’s land & packaging reservation and distribution platforms

CodeGen to power Flight Centre Travel Group’s land & packaging reservation and distribution platforms

The Flight Centre Travel Group has chosen CodeGen’s TravelBox platform to help with its global digital transformation strategy.

InReality hires digital signage veteran Ryan Cahoy as Chief Revenue Officer

InReality hires digital signage veteran Ryan Cahoy as Chief Revenue Officer

InReality, LLC, the venue analytics software solution company, has added Ryan Cahoy, long-time Digital Signage veteran, to its executive team as Chief Revenue Officer.

Retailers must prioritise secure and diverse payments for eCommerce success, says Kooomo

Retailers must prioritise secure and diverse payments for eCommerce success, says Kooomo

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to drive consumers and merchants online, there is a growing need for retailers to focus on securing and diversifying the existing digital payment methods of their online stores to ensure the checkout process is as safe and frictionless as possible.

3PL and Social Chain announce partnership

3PL and Social Chain announce partnership

3PL, has been appointed by Social Chain to provide ecommerce order fulfilment solutions as the Manchester-based company continues to scale globally.

Xerox Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant expands colour palette to more than a million

Xerox Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant expands colour palette to more than a million

Xerox has announced the Xerox Adaptive CMYK+ Kit for Xerox Versant, claimed to be the print market’s first adaptive technology kit that adds seven specialty colours to an existing production press, enabling instant digital print enhancements.

Manufacturers picking direct-to-consumer

Manufacturers picking direct-to-consumer

Manufacturers with direct-to-consumer operations need to consider storage and picking for efficient fulfilment of growing order volumes, says Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems.

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