US-based grocer Whole Foods teams up with Infor to create a new platform that the companies hope will redefine retail management software, and be made available to other retailers.
Wincor Nixdorf has unveiled an ATM that allows customers to withdraw cash using a smartphone or a near-field communications card, saying the product will appeal to digital natives.
Technology companies Samsung and Walkbase have teamed up to create a new in-store advertising proposition for retailers by combining analytics and digital signage.
Essential Retail caught up with Epson's head of business systems sales, David Spratt, to talk about the company's strategy, its new mobile-focused products and his definition of a seamless shopping experience.
Craig Crawford, former VP for IT strategy, architecture & relationships at Burberry and now IT strategist at Somo, explores the Apple Watch's potential in an enterprise environment.
French retailer Carrefour is allowing its customers to virtually try on clothing from the comfort of their own homes, before encouraging them into stores to complete the transaction.
Boots, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Morrisons, Tesco and Unilever are among the companies working with GS1 UK as the grocery industry looks to establish a set of agreed standards for inbound logistics.
Debenhams is one of the first retailers to tap into the integrated capabilities provided by JDA Software's partnership with IBM.
PayPal is now selling a NFC-enabled card reader on its website, which small businesses can use to take contactless payments wherever they trade.
Furniture retailer Heal's puts tablets in the hands of its customers while they shop in store and asks them to enter their emails when departing. The process has significantly improved re-marketing engagement.
Sports equipment retailer JD Sports is attaching a new tag to its clothing ranges to help boost security in its stores and reduce theft levels.
US fashion retailer Forever 21 has installed technology that allows its staff to clock in and out using fingerprint biometrics.