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?
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
How to reduce the risk of festive fraud
Retailers are gearing up for Christmas, but so are cybercriminals…
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
Fujitsu helps retailers get digital with dedicated tablet
The Stylistic V535R is designed to enhance shop-floor worker's mobility
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
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
Cook deploys Qlik to track Christmas sales
Homemade food retailer uses visual analytics to react faster to customer demand
Target guilty of massive $30m data breach
Retailer found responsible for huge data hack, clearing path for banks to sue
Black Friday deals cause online meltdown in UK
Argos, Currys & Game have struggled to keep up with Black Friday demand
Wearables tipped to reinvent retail sector
Teradata CMO says Big Data will also bring profound changes to the healthcare sector
Regent Street Beacon Project rolled out to 120 retailers
Regent Street shoppers reaping benefits of personalised smartphone offers and alerts
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
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.
Improving the retail experience with Windows 8
Windows 8 makes it easy to give customers what they want and need.
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.
ChewBacca malware steals data from retailers in 11 countries
RSA researchers uncover global malware operation that relies on ChewBacca keystroke logger.
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...
Intel facilitates rise of the machines
Chipmaker provides brains behind the Mobi retail unit.
IBM showcases augmented reality shopping app
IBM demonstrates new Augmented Shopping Assistant App, which will arm consumers with information about all their in-store purchases.
Google shops unnecessary says Android chief
Rubin plays down suggestions Google might be getting into retail.
Intel showcases display concepts
Firm working on projection and digital signage systems.
Microsoft does the business with Windows 8 tablets
Software giant talks up the business case for the tablet versions of its next generation operating system.