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Warehouse vendor wins further Aurora Fashions contract

Sunday February 7 2010

Additional warehousing systems extend High Street retailer’s storage capacity   Dürkopp Fördertechnik, handling and sortation systems provider for both flat goods and hanging garments, has added a second extension to the system it installed for Aurora Fashions.  


JDA Software completes acquisition of i2 Technologies

Sunday February 7 2010

JDA strengthens market position with more than 6,000 global supply chain customers   JDA Software Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of i2 Technologies in a transaction valued at approximately $604 million (£386m), or $19.79 (£12.65) per common share.  


Lighting up the supply chain

Sunday February 7 2010

Annual trade body conference and awards ceremony to showcase supply chain efficiency and best practice   The GS1 UK Annual Conference in partnership with Retail Technology magazine explores, interrogates and proposes solutions for the challenges faced by retailers, suppliers and manufacturers in food, general retail and healthcare sectors.  


Suttons sows the seed for further online growth

Sunday February 7 2010

Gardening supplier introduces behavioural merchandising solution to cultivate e-commerce channel   Suttons is working with Avail Intelligence to maximise conversion rates and increase average basket value on its website.   The seed, plant and horticultural goods supplier has implemented Avails Behavioural Merchandising solution. This will automatically generate real-time recommendations for online shoppers based upon the behaviour of customers matching their profile.


British retailers feel the heat from rising energy costs

Sunday February 7 2010

Business leader urges British businesses to cut £3 billion energy wastage with free Carbon Trust advice   Rising energy prices and the state of the economy are the biggest worries facing British retailers in 2010, according to research released today by the Carbon Trust to launch its new Best Advice campaign.  


Payments Council welcomes three new members

Sunday February 7 2010

Trade body extends market reach with a number of new heavyweight industry recruits


Post Office website re-launch delivers

Sunday February 7 2010

Portaltech helps increase online revenue and transaction volumes, alongside over 33% increase in website visitors over 12 months


Battery regulations loom for retailers

Sunday February 7 2010

From today, Monday 1 February 2010, retailers must comply with the new battery regulations


PepsiCo signs up for telepresence

Sunday February 7 2010

Deal designed strengthens cross-company collaboration with BT and Cisco telepresence


Coffee firm takes self-service concept to market

Monday February 1 2010

Coffee Nation moves into new markets with launch of chip and PIN Express coffee bar   UK coffee company, Coffee Nation has set its sights on new partnerships with hospitals, universities, further education colleges and commercial establishments after launching the Express, its first chip and PIN coffee bar. The decision follows the successful launch of the machine into The University of Birmingham.  


Coffee firm takes self-service to market

Monday February 1 2010

Coffee Nation moves into new markets with launch of chip and PIN Express coffee bar  


Coffee firm takes self-service concept to market

Monday February 1 2010

Coffee Nation moves into new markets with launch of chip and PIN Express coffee bar