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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Off with their heads: The death of monolithic e-commerce and the rise of a headless, microservice approach

Off with their heads: The death of monolithic e-commerce and the rise of a headless, microservice approach

For over a decade, online retailers have been competing in the Amazon world and, as the saying goes, it’s a jungle out there.

Infosys to acquire Simplus, a Salesforce Consulting and Platinum Partner

Infosys to acquire Simplus, a Salesforce Consulting and Platinum Partner

Infosys, a provider of next-generation digital services and consulting, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Simplus, one of the fastest growing Salesforce Platinum Partners in the USA and Australia. Simplus is an advisor in cloud consulting, implementation, data integration, change management and training services for Salesforce Quote-to-Cash applications.

58% of Food Operators to go Self-Serve as Brits Get the Taste for Kiosk Ordering

58% of Food Operators to go Self-Serve as Brits Get the Taste for Kiosk Ordering

Within the next twelve months, kiosks will be mainstream in the UK quick service restaurants (QSR), fast food and the casual dining market, according to the first UK research into consumer views and hospitality sector plans.

EBI.AI to build the world’s most advanced grocery AI for Coop Sweden

EBI.AI to build the world’s most advanced grocery AI for Coop Sweden

EBI.AI, one of the most advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) labs in the UK, has been chosen by Coop Sweden, one of the largest grocery retailers in the country, to build the world’s most advanced grocery retail AI assistant, available to Coop customers in Sweden via apps, web or Google assistant.

Delivery is the new discount: Retailers must wake up to the demand for wider and greener delivery options

Delivery is the new discount: Retailers must wake up to the demand for wider and greener delivery options

Delivery options can be more valuable than cheaper prices or ultra-fast same-day deliveries to many shoppers, claims ParcelHero. Retailers should work closer with their deliveries partners to ensure they aren’t missing out on £1000s of orders

KUMO V – Digital signage PC with Nvidia RTX 2060

KUMO V – Digital signage PC with Nvidia RTX 2060

spo-comm has introduced a new digital signage player for high-end graphics performance: the KUMO V. It is equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor and an Nvidia RTX 2060 graphics card.

Under pressure: 78 percent of people feel more pressure from their employer than family when making big decisions

Under pressure: 78 percent of people feel more pressure from their employer than family when making big decisions

Business executives in the UK are more anxious about big decisions at work than critical decisions at home that impact their family, according to a new study conducted by Oracle NetSuite.

XPO Logistics Wins Waitrose & Partners Contract for Multi-Service Regional and National Distribution

XPO Logistics Wins Waitrose & Partners Contract for Multi-Service Regional and National Distribution

XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been selected by Waitrose & Partners to operate two key UK distribution hubs on Waitrose’s Milton Keynes campus.

Omni-ID announces new range of IoT devices

Omni-ID announces new range of IoT devices

Omni-ID, the developer of passive industrial radio frequency identification (RFID) tags that are relied on by major global organisations to provide information on the location and identity of assets, has announced the launch of a new range of, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Long Range (LoRa) - enabled devices.

Canon announces new imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX range

Canon announces new imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX range

The workplace is changing rapidly. For your customers, digitisation is a top priority and they need a partner who can support them on their journey.

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