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  • Grocers and suppliers combine to tackle supply chain inefficiencies

    Grocers and suppliers combine to tackle supply chain inefficiencies

    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.

    Grocers and suppliers combine to tackle supply chain inefficiencies
  • Debenhams looks to profit from JDA-IBM partnership

    Debenhams looks to profit from JDA-IBM partnership

    Debenhams is one of the first retailers to tap into the integrated capabilities provided by JDA Software's partnership with IBM.

    Debenhams looks to profit from JDA-IBM partnership
  • PayPal Here now allows SMEs to take contactless payments

    PayPal Here now allows SMEs to take contactless payments

    PayPal is now selling a NFC-enabled card reader on its website, which small businesses can use to take contactless payments wherever they trade.

    PayPal Here now allows SMEs to take contactless payments
  • Heal's puts tablets into hands of its in-store shoppers

    Heal's puts tablets into hands of its in-store shoppers

    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.

    Heal's puts tablets into hands of its in-store shoppers
  • JD Sports introduces new tags to boost loss prevention strategy

    JD Sports introduces new tags to boost loss prevention strategy

    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.

    JD Sports introduces new tags to boost loss prevention strategy
  • Forever 21 employees clock in using fingerprint biometrics

    Forever 21 employees clock in using fingerprint biometrics

    US fashion retailer Forever 21 has installed technology that allows its staff to clock in and out using fingerprint biometrics.

    Forever 21 employees clock in using fingerprint biometrics
  • DPD reveals new line-haul optimisation strategy

    DPD reveals new line-haul optimisation strategy

    DPD has named London-based start-up Pie Mapping as the winner of its technology incubator programme. The company will now help the parcel delivery firm to optimise its line-haul operations

    DPD reveals new line-haul optimisation strategy
  • Retail technology view from the top: UST Global's Jonathan Vardon

    Retail technology view from the top: UST Global's Jonathan Vardon

    UST Global's head of retail and ex-Boots IT director, Jonathan Vardon, discusses the cybersecurity dangers facing retailers on the "Dark Net" and how start-ups can help retailers untangle their "legacy spaghetti".

    Retail technology view from the top: UST Global's Jonathan Vardon
  • Barclaycard launches new wearable payment devices

    Barclaycard launches new wearable payment devices

    Barclaycard has named outdoor equipment retailer Snow & Rock as its first retail partner for its new range of wearable payment devices that use bPay contactless technology.

    Barclaycard launches new wearable payment devices
  • Ex-Superdry eCommerce director helping retailers gain single view of stock

    Ex-Superdry eCommerce director helping retailers gain single view of stock

    Chris Griffin, former eCommerce director at fashion retailer Superdry, has officially launched his new venture, Anatwine. Essential Retail caught up with Griffin to find out more about the tech start-up.

    Ex-Superdry eCommerce director helping retailers gain single view of stock
  • Who are the John Lewis JLAB 2015 finalists?

    Who are the John Lewis JLAB 2015 finalists?

    John Lewis has named the five technology companies to take part in the 2015 final of its tech accelerator scheme, JLAB. But who are they?

    Who are the John Lewis JLAB 2015 finalists?
  • Digital tailoring trialled by Macy's and Bloomingdale's

    Digital tailoring trialled by Macy's and Bloomingdale's

    US department store chain Macy's and its sister company Bloomingdale's are trialling new eCommerce technology that provides personalised alterations services for customers buying clothing online.

    Digital tailoring trialled by Macy's and Bloomingdale's

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