retail

Sabre develops smart, scalable retail engine for travel industry
Airliner flying over water with sunset
sales & CRM

Sabre develops smart, scalable retail engine for travel industry

The retail engine will use proprietary Sabre Travel AI technology
4 Nov 2020
Leanpath’s new tools help reduce food waste and costs
Leanpath online system on a computer screen
inventory management

Leanpath’s new tools help reduce food waste and costs

Impact Suite uses automated action plans to help kitchens address food waste issues
15 Oct 2020
How Liberty navigated a site relaunch during a pandemic
Liberty London's Tudor-revival building illuminated at night
Sponsored

How Liberty navigated a site relaunch during a pandemic

We speak to e-commerce director Eric Fergusson about the challenges and opportunities for growing online retail in 2020
8 Oct 2020
How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?
data protection

How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?

Contributing solutions might be more helpful than making inaccurate comparisons
4 Sep 2020
How web retailers cope with the holiday season
ecommerce
Business strategy

How web retailers cope with the holiday season

Christmas, New Years, Boxing Day, January sales… How can web retailers meet the demands of seasonal peaks in sales?
28 Dec 2016
Mobiles to shape future of contactless payments
Mobile

Mobiles to shape future of contactless payments

Trade bodies and banks say they are ready to accept contactless payments over £30, but add that it remains at retailers’ discretion
23 May 2016
How to reduce the risk of festive fraud
Security

How to reduce the risk of festive fraud

Retailers are gearing up for Christmas, but so are cybercriminals…
11 Dec 2015
Retailers start Black Friday early to avoid system outages
retail shops
Business strategy

Retailers start Black Friday early to avoid system outages

Many online retailers have learnt from the mistakes of last year by launching sales weeks or even months early
27 Nov 2015
Fujitsu helps retailers get digital with dedicated tablet
News

Fujitsu helps retailers get digital with dedicated tablet

The Stylistic V535R is designed to enhance shop-floor worker's mobility
13 Aug 2015
Amazon's drone delivery might track customer location info
Business strategy

Amazon's drone delivery might track customer location info

The service will use a person's smartphone data to find them and deliver even if they are not in a static location
11 May 2015
Amazon delivery drones grounded by FAA's new aviation rules
IT regulation

Amazon delivery drones grounded by FAA's new aviation rules

FAA says drones can’t fly at night, and must be within sight of their operators at all times
16 Feb 2015
Cook deploys Qlik to track Christmas sales
business intelligence (BI)

Cook deploys Qlik to track Christmas sales

Homemade food retailer uses visual analytics to react faster to customer demand
19 Dec 2014
Target guilty of massive $30m data breach
hacking

Target guilty of massive $30m data breach

Retailer found responsible for huge data hack, clearing path for banks to sue
9 Dec 2014
Black Friday deals cause online meltdown in UK
Business strategy

Black Friday deals cause online meltdown in UK

Argos, Currys & Game have struggled to keep up with Black Friday demand
28 Nov 2014
Wearables tipped to reinvent retail sector
Mobile

Wearables tipped to reinvent retail sector

Teradata CMO says Big Data will also bring profound changes to the healthcare sector
22 Oct 2014
Regent Street Beacon Project rolled out to 120 retailers
multi-channel retail
business apps

Regent Street Beacon Project rolled out to 120 retailers

Regent Street shoppers reaping benefits of personalised smartphone offers and alerts
22 Aug 2014
Online spending: Taking up the £100bn opportunity
App store
Business strategy

Online spending: Taking up the £100bn opportunity

Online retail spending continues to grow rapidly. Businesses that are not prepared will be leaving money on the table
21 Aug 2014
IBM demos Watson customer retail experience at MWC
Business strategy

IBM demos Watson customer retail experience at MWC

Watson can be used by retailers in a customer-facing role to provide a personalised shopping experience.
25 Feb 2014
Improving the retail experience with Windows 8
Sponsored

Improving the retail experience with Windows 8

Windows 8 makes it easy to give customers what they want and need.
21 Feb 2014
Could multi-channel tech save the high street?
multi-channel retail
Business strategy

Could multi-channel tech save the high street?

Town centres have been losing out to retail parks for years. But a move towards smart IT could revive city centre retailing.
13 Feb 2014
Could multi-channel tech save the high street?
multi-channel retail
Business strategy

Could multi-channel tech save the high street?

Town centres have been losing out to retail parks for years. But a move towards smart IT could revive city centre retailing.
13 Feb 2014
ChewBacca malware steals data from retailers in 11 countries
Security

ChewBacca malware steals data from retailers in 11 countries

RSA researchers uncover global malware operation that relies on ChewBacca keystroke logger.
3 Feb 2014
Why Amazon's drone delivery service could be dead on arrival
Business strategy

Why Amazon's drone delivery service could be dead on arrival

IT Pro guest editor Stefan Simons tells us why he's not sold on Amazon's drone delivery plans...
10 Dec 2013