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Is showrooming here to stay?

Published 05.02.13 by Retail Technology
Todd Starcevich discusses the future of store shopping ‘showrooming’ trend and how retailers can use foot traffic data and analysis to harness it for competitive advantage in 2013

Time to give video comms a second shot

Published 04.02.13 by Retail Technology
Dan Tanel discusses the reasons why legacy video communications systems fell into disuse and why retail businesses should now reconsider these solutions to help create operational efficiencies, drive customer loyalty and boost companies’ bottom line
#eBay

Can eBay and Amazon help retail start-ups grow?

Published 29.01.13 by Retail Technology
While starting a business online has definitely become easier than ever, it does take a lot of work and time, not to mention capital, as finance expert Camilla Gilbro points out

Balancing bricks with clicks

Published 24.01.13 by Retail Technology
In light of the demise of retailers Jessops, HMV and Blockbuster, e-commerce data expert Guy Mucklow discusses a sad, but also what he sees as an inevitable, week for British retail

Cutting-edge call handling

Published 15.01.13 by Retail Technology
Networking expert Andrew Bale argues that the latest call handling technology can be a saving grace for retailers in an increasingly online world

Hospitality challenges for 2013

Published 19.12.12 by Retail Technology
With Retail Technology magazine’s November/December hospitality and foodservice feature hot off the press, sector expert Richard Dorf takes a closer look at what specialist challenges the New Year will hold

Riding the mobile wave

Published 18.12.12 by Retail Technology
Vince Russell, who heads up a leading UK public Wi-Fi provider, discusses the benefits to retailers of bringing online into the store for increased revenues

Mobile retailers take ESL lead

Published 12.12.12 by Retail Technology
E-paper specialist Shaun Gray examines how cutting-edge electronic shelf labelling (ESL) technology is enhancing the look of new stores, as well as simplifying pricing and labelling

CRM? But what about DRM?

Published 27.11.12 by Retail Technology
But credit expert Elliot Howard argues that now it is the time for managing debtor relationships as well
#Web

Google moots search results change

Published 23.11.12 by Retail Technology
News that the search giant is mulling a major change in the way it displays search results means retailers must diversify to stay on page one, according to expert Alex Wares

Tackling bugs and glitches

Published 20.11.12 by Retail Technology
Software glitches and bugs cost High Street and online retailers dearly in terms of financials and reputational damage, according to software quality expert Peter Shieber

Retail event to examine RFID trends

Published 16.11.12 by Retail Technology
EuroCIS 2013 in Düsseldorf finds track and trace technologies moving further into apparel retailing sector

The challenge of making mobile profitable

Published 06.11.12 by Retail Technology
Mobile sales to be a source of growth for retailers sooner than expected, but the challenge of profitability must be tackled head on, argues e-retail expert Andy Lloyd

Exploiting the global franchise opportunity

Published 01.11.12 by Retail Technology
With UK retailers struggling to achieve growth in the domestic market, many are looking to explore the franchise model internationally. But apparel industry expert Dominic Potter argues that many lack the necessary management systems

Still early days for P2PE: what retailers need to know

Published 31.10.12 by Retail Technology
Recently a group of card payment industry practitioners gathered to discuss card security issues. A significant proportion of the debate focused on point-to-point encryption (P2PE). Payments expert Iain High explains the salient points.  

Still early days for P2PE: What retailers need to know

Published 31.10.12 by Retail Technology
Recently a group of card payment industry practitioners gathered to discuss card security issues. A significant proportion of the debate focused on point-to-point encryption (P2PE). Payments expert Iain High explains the salient points.  

Point-to-point encryption Q&A

Published 30.10.12 by Retail Technology
When it comes to protecting sensitive payment card data from security breaches and complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DASS), a layered protection is the best approach to network security according to payment networks expert, Simon Gamble

Exploiting the global franchise opportunity

Published 25.10.12 by Retail Technology
With UK retailers struggling to achieve growth in the domestic market, many are looking to explore the franchise model internationally. But apparel industry expert Dominic Potter argues that many lack the necessary management systems

Making multichannel seamless: why retailers should prioritise usability across channels

Published 23.10.12 by Retail Technology
Behavioural research expert Guy Redwood offers some advice to retailers about key usability considerations when developing a multichannel strategy

Optimising the customer experience

Published 16.10.12 by Retail Technology
Connected consumers — armed with laptops, tablets and smartphones — are transforming the traditional retail experience, according retail supply chain expert Scott Welty. Whether they are checking prices right in the aisle, using brick-and-mortar stores as a ‘showroom’ to check out a potential online purchase, or turning to the web for reviews and opinions, consumers are more connected and better informed than ever