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Retail Critical Issues
Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy, legislation, technology, best practice and some of the most challenging business topics in the world of retail information technology. The articles in this section have been contributed by leading vendors, industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations and consultancies.
This collection of articles cover a variety of topics relating to IT equipment, hardware & software being used in a wide variety of retail and retail supply chain environments across Europe. They look at market trends, improvements in technology and some thought provoking comment on all aspects of optimising and improving efficiencies in store and across retail supply chains.
Sep 22, 2010 Comments (0)
As we look forward to the publication of the tenth in this series of annual retail theft barometers (due out in Autumn 2010), it seems timely to draw some conclusions from the surveys.
Sep 21, 2010 Comments (0)
The ability to decrease a consumers' time between entering an establishment and purchasing an item has become increasingly difficult as consumers become more intelligent.
Sep 14, 2010 Comments (0)
Many businesses believe that when the economy contracts, the best way to compete is to offer lower prices. However, Dr. Gary Edwards, Executive Vice President of Client Services, Empathica, argues that focusing on the customer experience will help protect against price erosion by building long-term relationships and customer advocacy.
Sep 06, 2010 Comments (0)
Contactless technology is transforming the European payments landscape. Speed, expediency and increased operational efficiency have put contactless on the counter in convenience, quick service and ticketing environments - and momentum continues to grow.
Sep 05, 2010 Comments (0)
Slow computers' and 'system freezes' account for 40% of employee complaints to IT helpdesks in retail organisations, according to an independent survey of 100 IT Directors commissioned by Diskeeper Corporation and conducted by B2B research house, Vanson Bourne. 42% of PC refreshes in this sector are down to poor performance.
Sep 03, 2010 Comments (0)
Experian has launched Identity IQ, an identity verification tool aimed at businesses looking to drive higher authentication rates, whilst reducing the risk of identity fraud and account takeover.
Aug 30, 2010 Comments (0)
Stock management is so much more important in todays cross-channel world,says Stuart Aldridge, chief executive officer of Maple Lake.
Aug 24, 2010 Comments (0)
mvision has announced that discount retailer Poundland has deployed its video conferencing-as-a-service (VaaS) and expects to circumvent 28,000 per annum on postage and re-labelling costs.
Aug 24, 2010 Comments (0)
With the retail industry looking for a quick way to grip onto an upward track and away from the poor returns that have been haunting the marketplace since the recession took hold, many leaders are asking whether a short-term look going forward is needed or a long-term outlook instead.