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  • RBTE 2014 EXHIBITOR SPOTLIGHT: Kestronics

    RBTE 2014 EXHIBITOR SPOTLIGHT: Kestronics

    In the build-up to RBTE 2014, Essential Retail will be shining the spotlight on some of its exhibitors. Today, we hear from hardware solutions provider Kestronics.

    RBTE 2014 EXHIBITOR SPOTLIGHT: Kestronics
  • Retail technology vendor innovation: Box Technologies

    Retail technology vendor innovation: Box Technologies

    Each week we focus on a leading vendor in the retail technology space. This week, the spotlight falls on Box Technologies and the company's new innovation centre.

    Retail technology vendor innovation: Box Technologies
  • Retailers hit by RBS card failure

    Retailers hit by RBS card failure

    Retail industry hit by RBS and NatWest card problems on what was expected to be busiest online shopping day of the year.

    Retailers hit by RBS card failure
  • Retailer focus: Sainsbury's and its technology evolution

    Retailer focus: Sainsbury's and its technology evolution

    Alex Wright, online & digital business solutions manager at Sainsbury's, comments on mobile payments, website evolution and getting the basics right.

    Retailer focus: Sainsbury's and its technology evolution
  • HP expands activities in mobile payments

    HP expands activities in mobile payments

    HP has signed an agreement with mobile financial service platform provider Accumulate as it looks to expand its activity in the payments industry.

    HP expands activities in mobile payments
  • Future-gazing blog: Palm-vein technology

    Future-gazing blog: Palm-vein technology

    In the first of a series of retail tech blogs, retail industry consultant at Fujitsu UK & Ireland, David Lowrence, takes a look at the future of biometrics and the uses of palm-vein technology.

    Future-gazing blog: Palm-vein technology
  • Comment: Will it be a contactless Christmas?

    Comment: Will it be a contactless Christmas?

    Contactless payment technology has come a long way in the last six months, partly thanks to tier one retailer adoption. Mark McMurtrie investigates what role it will play in retail this Christmas.

    Comment: Will it be a contactless Christmas?
  • PCI DSS 3.0: what the experts say

    PCI DSS 3.0: what the experts say

    The PCI Security Standards Council has published version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard and Payment Application Data Security Standard. Essential Retail gauged the payments industry's reaction.

    PCI DSS 3.0: what the experts say
  • PMC and YESpay announce new partnership

    PMC and YESpay announce new partnership

    Retail IT services provider PMC and payment solutions business YESpay are working together for a new in-store mobile solution for retailers.

    PMC and YESpay announce new partnership
  • Mobile payments will bring economic benefits, says Cebr

    Mobile payments will bring economic benefits, says Cebr

    A report produced by the Centre for Economic and Business Research argues that consumer adoption of mobile payments will bring a wide range of economic benefits.

    Mobile payments will bring economic benefits, says Cebr
  • News in brief: Merseyrail now offering contactless payment

    News in brief: Merseyrail now offering contactless payment

    Merseyrail – the transport system which operates around the Liverpool area – has introduced contactless payment technology.

    News in brief: Merseyrail now offering contactless payment
  • Retail technology vendor innovation: MasterCard

    Retail technology vendor innovation: MasterCard

    Each week Essential Retail shines the spotlight on leading retail tech vendors. This week, it’s MasterCard and its head of acceptance and market development for the UK & Ireland, Andrew Key.

    Retail technology vendor innovation: MasterCard

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Five ways Walmart is taking on Amazon - part #5
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