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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
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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
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Security

How to reduce the risk of festive fraud

Retailers are gearing up for Christmas, but so are cybercriminals…
11 Dec 2015
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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
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News

Fujitsu helps retailers get digital with dedicated tablet

The Stylistic V535R is designed to enhance shop-floor worker's mobility
13 Aug 2015
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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
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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
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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
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hacking

Target guilty of massive $30m data breach

Retailer found responsible for huge data hack, clearing path for banks to sue
9 Dec 2014
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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
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Mobile

Wearables tipped to reinvent retail sector

Teradata CMO says Big Data will also bring profound changes to the healthcare sector
22 Oct 2014
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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
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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
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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
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Sponsored

Improving the retail experience with Windows 8

Windows 8 makes it easy to give customers what they want and need.
21 Feb 2014
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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
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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
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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
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Business strategy

Intel facilitates rise of the machines

Chipmaker provides brains behind the Mobi retail unit.
2 Jul 2013
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business apps

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.
7 Mar 2013
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Google Sign
Mobile

Google shops unnecessary says Android chief

Rubin plays down suggestions Google might be getting into retail.
27 Feb 2013
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Micro Digital Signage
Hardware

Intel showcases display concepts

Firm working on projection and digital signage systems.
11 Sep 2012
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Windows 8
Mobile

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.
13 Jun 2012