Tesco's recent TJam event gave technology start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to the supermarket's tech team, while giving the grocer some food for thought for future innovations.
The 11th annual Retail Systems Awards champion technology in the UK retail sector.
Robots and humans have been working in conjunction at a DHL warehouse in Germany, as the supply chain business tests new technology to see if it boosts efficiency.
Brian Kilcourse, RSR managing partner, looks at how the Fung Group and IBM have created a new facility that allows retailers to test concepts before entering new territories.
DPD is using smartphone geo-location-based technology as it looks to reduce missed deliveries and improve communication between its drivers and consumers.
Valtech's head of retail Kirstin Smith and Tech Will Save Us CEO Bethany Koby have been named as the first mentors and judges for John Lewis's 2016 JLAB start-up accelerator.
Arcadia Group has created a new programme alongside corporate innovation specialist, L Marks, to encourage start-ups to design and develop wearable fashion technology suitable for Topshop customers.
Jacamo and JD Williams parent company N Brown is the latest retailer to invest in an innovation incubator programme as it looks to strengthen its ties with the tech start-up community.
Department store chain John Lewis has launched the third edition of its annual JLAB start-up accelerator programme.
Samsung says its interactive 'pop-up' installation at Westfield London, which showcases its Gear VR technology and new Galaxy S7 handset, has attracted 125,000 visitors since launching on 11 March.
A Datalogic product that has the capability to scan digitally watermarked barcodes has been presented with the RBTE Innovation Award, as part of the Innovation Trail sponsored by BT.
Over 350 retail technology companies are showcasing their wares at this week's RBTE. Essential Retail has rounded up some of their stories and heard from the key figures involved.