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Argos implements task management instore

Published 12.12.09 by Retail Technology
Leading High Street and multichannel retailer, Argos has implemented Reflexis Task Manager across 700 stores in 15 weeks to improve efficiency of communication and visibility of task execution.  

Swizzels Matlow sweetens supply chain success

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Swizzels Matlow, the British confectionery manufacturer has improved inventory control, staff productivity and customer service levels after successfully deployed Manhattan Integrated Logistics Solutions (ILS). selects Coremetrics for integrated online marketing

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology, the premium men's lifestyle brands retailer, has selected Coremetrics, the leader in marketing optimisation, to attract online visitors and convert them into high-value customers.  

iForce goes live with Sainsbury's

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Combined in a 250,000-square-foot depot Corby and representing a UK fulfilment sector first, iForce's e-fulfilment and multichannel returns service for Sainsbury's new non-food offering is now live.  

Bernard Matthews boosts efficiency and cuts carbon footprint with Isotrak

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
UK turkey producer Bernard Matthews has selected Isotrak's Active Transport Management System (ATMS) to monitor and improve the performance of its delivery fleet, in preference to several competing options.  

Pets at Home chooses IDM Software to protect margins

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
The UK's leading specialist retailer of pet foods and pet products, has chosen LossManager, from IDM Software to help improve their loss prevention efficiency and protect their margins.  

Loyalty membership levels soar but relevancy still languishes

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Researcher, GI Insight is calling for better targeting and personalisation of customer communications, given the high levels of personal data now available from loyalty schemes.  

Associated British Foods takes on ITSM for shared services strategy

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Associated British Foods (ABF), the global retail group, has signed a contract with IT Service Management (ITSM) provider, Axios Systems to implement its assyst software.  

Live Nation chooses integrated PoS for Dublin theatre

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
The new 2,000-seat Grand Canal Theatre in Dublin, owned by Live Nation, is implementing new, integrated hospitality point-of-sale (PoS), inventory and procurement systems.   The new InfoGenesis POS and Eatec systems are being supplied by Agilysys Europe, a specialist hospitality software provider.  

Fashion retailer Quiz to accept online payment method

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Multichannel fashion retailer, Quiz and alternative payment method provider paysafecard group have signed a deal that will enable fashion consumers to use Cash-Ticket to make online purchases.  

Customer product reviews increase conversion rates on

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology, the UK's largest electrical appliance spare parts retailer, has revealed that customer product reviews have increased conversion rates by up to 14.2%.  

Co-op online electricals gets hosted IT

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
Co-operatives E-Store, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Co-operative Group, trading as The Co-operative Electrical and offering a wide range of electrical products online, has selected hosted IT systems.  

Marks & Spencer signs up to Secure to tackle fraud

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
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

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
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

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
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

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
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

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology 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

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
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

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
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

Published 11.12.09 by Retail Technology
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.