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Marks & Spencer signs up to Secure to tackle fraud

Friday December 11 2009

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has signed up to trial a new fraud, theft and shrink system across its entire store portfolio later in the year.   The deal is for Secure from Sysrepublic, providers of software products and consultancy services for the retail and hospitality sectors, to help tackle fraud, theft and shrink across the High Street retailer's store portfolio.


Henkel signs seven-year application outsourcing contract

Friday December 11 2009

International consumer packaged goods company (CPG), Henkel has chosen Accenture to provide it with application development and maintenance services in Europe and North America under a seven-year application outsourcing contract. Although financial terms were not disclosed.  


Tesco Wine slashes delivery times

Friday December 11 2009

Tesco has enhanced its wine distribution business with the introduction of Manhattan Associates' Warehouse Management system (WMS) at its UK fulfilment centre (FC) for Tesco Wine by the Case at Brackmills, Northampton.  


IBC 2009: Transparent 360-degree LED display comes to Digital Signage Zone

Friday December 11 2009

The Digital Signage Zone at IBC 2009 will once again show a large variety of internet protocol (IP) networked displays suitable for presenting information, advertising, multimedia and TV content in retail environments, public transport hubs or company foyers.  


mydeco's email strategy gets a makeover

Friday December 11 2009

mydeco.com is using an on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) based platform from Emailvision to boost customer retention through improved segmentation and targeted email campaigns.   The furniture and interior design website has increased campaign deliverable rates to 99.8 per cent since switching to Campaign Commander from its incumbent email service provider.


Cardiff City kicks off its first season with new EPoS system

Friday December 11 2009

J2 Retail Systems and ECR Concepts have announced that their combined solution is driving electronic point-of-sale [EPoS] operations in the new Cardiff City Stadium (Stadiwm Dinas Caerdydd).  


Retailers lose money and sales on traditionally created PoS marketing

Friday December 11 2009

Retail store staff are spending 10 times longer to organise and display point of sale (PoS) material than head office is allocating, according to marketing management systems provider, Pierhouse.  


ENISA warns of alarming increase in ATM crime

Friday December 11 2009

With the annual cost of ATM crime in Europe approaching half a billion Euros, the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), is urging consumers to be more aware of the risks and take precautions to avoid personal loss.  


DemandTec expands work with Ahold USA

Friday December 11 2009

Ahold USA is expanding its use of on-demand optimisation software from supplier, DemandTec.


Martin McColl rolls out PayPoint into 1,300 stores

Friday December 11 2009

PayPoint, the UK branded payments network, has announced that the full range of PayPoint services is now available throughout Martin McColl, the UK’s largest chain of newsagents and convenience stores, following completion of the roll-out of its terminals to almost 1,300 locations.  


Research finds runaway data growth poses risk for SAP software users

Friday December 11 2009

New European research indicates that SAP software users are risking system downtime by hanging on to large volumes of historical information.  


MetaPack enables ASOS.com same-day delivery service

Friday December 11 2009

ASOS.com went live with its same-day delivery service at the end of August, using MetaPack delivery management software and CitySprint's SameDay Courier solution.