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Published 08.02.10 by Retail Technology
Online developer delivers new spin on ‘click to collect’ and ‘collect instore’ e-commerce functionality for retailer

Partnership takes aim at mobile payment security

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
Giesecke & Devrient and ARM team up to protect mobile applications from data theft   ARM and the specialist for security technology, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) have announced a strategic partnership for the development of highly secure mobile phone platforms.  

Waterstone’s signs up to Maxymiser

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
Web traffic solution enables UK bookseller to drive additional revenue as focus moves from customer acquisition to conversion management

Warehouse vendor wins further Aurora Fashions contract

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
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

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
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

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
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

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
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

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
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

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
Trade body extends market reach with a number of new heavyweight industry recruits

Post Office website re-launch delivers

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
Portaltech helps increase online revenue and transaction volumes, alongside over 33% increase in website visitors over 12 months

Battery regulations loom for retailers

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
From today, Monday 1 February 2010, retailers must comply with the new battery regulations

PepsiCo signs up for telepresence

Published 07.02.10 by Retail Technology
Deal designed strengthens cross-company collaboration with BT and Cisco telepresence

Coffee firm takes self-service concept to market

Published 01.02.10 by Retail Technology
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

Published 01.02.10 by Retail Technology
Coffee Nation moves into new markets with launch of chip and PIN Express coffee bar  

Coffee firm takes self-service concept to market

Published 01.02.10 by Retail Technology
Coffee Nation moves into new markets with launch of chip and PIN Express coffee bar  

Ring Bros. Marketplace updates in-store signage

Published 27.01.10 by Retail Technology
US specialty food retailer selects Episys to improve in-store signage and communications

Paramount Restaurants feed appetite for customer feedback

Published 27.01.10 by Retail Technology
Group of household restaurant chains targets improves customer service insight and improvement with feedback programme   Paramount Restaurant Group, which includes Chez Grard, Bertorelli, Livebait and Caff Uno, has launched a customer insight programme with Empathica in 74 of its restaurants. The programme will gain valuable customer insight and enable Paramount to manage and improve their customer service offering.  

PCI Security Standards Council names new chair

Published 27.01.10 by Retail Technology
Bruce Rutherford, Payment security expert from MasterCard is named new chairperson to help guide release of new payment standards in 2010

London 2012 appoints online merchandise shop operator

Published 27.01.10 by Retail Technology
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has appointed an e-cmmerce provider to build and operate the London 2012 online store

Retail printer touts efficiency, green credentials

Published 26.01.10 by Retail Technology
New PoS printer power consumption strategy announced by printer manufacturer