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.

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The real cost of gift card success

The real cost of gift card success

The strategic case for bringing gift card solutions in-house.In the UK, nearly 80% of retailers outsource their gift card program. Many of these retailers can see significant cost savings by bringing gift cards inhouse.Read this white paper...

Retail logistics firm Inmar scales with Extreme Networks Data Centre and Enterprise Network Solutions

Retail logistics firm Inmar scales with Extreme Networks Data Centre and Enterprise Network Solutions

Extreme Networks, Inc. has announced that Inmar has deployed Extreme Networks' scalable, resilient and highly available network solutions featuring its 10 Gigabit data centre switches.

Wesupply appoints David Grosvenor as Managing Director

Wesupply appoints David Grosvenor as Managing Director

Wesupply has announced the appointment of David Grosvenor as UK Managing Director.

Wipro Retail solution offers integrated view of the shrink management lifecycle

Wipro Retail has launched its integrated Loss Prevention (LP) platform.

SMEs benefit from online availibity of Sage CRM

Easybuyact.co.uk has launched its SME Sage CRM offering.

Paramount Restaurant Group feeds appetite for customer feedback

Paramount Restaurant Group feeds appetite for customer feedback

Paramount Restaurant Group has launched a customer insight programme with Empathica in 74 of its restaurants.

Vue Entertainment outsources IT Support & Service Management across its cinema estate to Retail Assist

Vue Entertainment outsources IT Support & Service Management across its cinema estate to Retail Assist

Vue Entertainment, one of the UKs premier cinema chains, has outsourced the management of user support and technical service management in its head office and across its 69-strong cinema estate to Retail Assist.

What checks must an employer make to ensure that an employee has the right to work in the UK?

All employers now have increased legal obligations to ensure that all their employees, whether new or existing, have the legal right to work in the UK.

Reaching out to a new world

Reaching out to a new world

When Dan King and his girlfriend set up a street and urban clothing shop in sleepy Eastbourne, an online business was just an afterthought. They were following their dream of having their own shop. However, as Dan had experience in web design, it seemed logical to develop an online presence too...

World economic forum global risks report warns of long shadow of the financial crisis

World economic forum global risks report warns of long shadow of the financial crisis

The World Economic Forum have released Global Risks 2010, its annual report on the most significant and underlying global risks facing the global economy this year and beyond.

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