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Barclaycard, Starbucks, Tim Hortons, Zapp, VeriFone, VocaLink and Fiserv are among the companies shortlisted for the 2014 FStech/Retail Systems Payments Awards.

The Awards will take place on Thursday, 20 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London


More than 15 million Nordic region citizens bought goods online last year, according to a new report from PostNord

PushON has been appointed by UK safety swimwear brand Splash About to manage its e-commerce proposition

Morrisons has signed up to use Profitero’s Price Intelligence solution


65 per cent of parents are unaware their primary school-aged children will soon be learning code at school, according to research from Ocado Technology

Celtic Manor Resort has selected Capture+ from Postcode Anywhere to improve its online booking system

One Stop customers will soon be able to receive offers direct to their smartphone when they pop in to their local outlet


Former Made in Chelsea star Amber Atherton has appointed AdRoll to drive digital marketing activity for her jewellery business, My Flash Trash

Paul UK has chosen Olive Communications to manage its mobile telecoms estate following a tender process

Over a third of Brits will determine their holiday hotel choice based on WiFi availability, according to a new study from ESET


Boodles has embarked on an initiative to improve communications at its retail stores with a fully managed MPLS network from Vodat International

The 2014 Ryder Cup is to feature RFID wristband technology

Sphonic has been selected by Betfair to provide KYC (Know Your Customer) services


2013, how was it for you? Scott Thompson takes a look at the year's most important retail technology-related developments

Scott Thompson and Michelle Stevens bring you the highlights from the RBTE 2014 exhibition floor and conference streams

It may be all the rage right now, but click and collect is far from the finished article. Liz Morrell reports

Verifone - Enabling Commerce

Is wearable tech one to watch and will it fly in the retail sector? Hannah Prevett reports

Scott Thompson reviews the 2013 FStech/Retail Systems Payments Conference, which took place at the IoD Hub, London, in late October

The challenge of merchandise planning is nearly as old as retail itself. But the dawn of multi-channel retailing has increased complexity, whilst offering consumers more choice than ever

Many, perhaps most UK consumers are now extremely dependent on their cards. Consequently, security around card payments is a primary area of interest for both retailers and criminals

There is no doubt that multi-channel is the present and future of every major retailer on Britain’s High Streets today. The future of multi-channel will see retailers respond to showrooming by turning their stores into interactive showcases for products

Growing numbers of successful retail implementations of cloud-based solutions are removing some of the earlier security concerns merchants harboured as well as highlighting some of the benefits of operating with more flexible infrastructures, writes Glynn Davis


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Case Study - Specsavers uses Ricoh IT Services
Specsavers, the UK’s leading retail opticians, has once again extended its 12-year partnership with Ricoh IT Services (ITS) because of the professional, reliable and excellent IT managed support service provided to Specsavers retail stores.

Not only will the next phase of the relationship see more service improvements, but both Specsavers and Ricoh have put in place a number of innovative measures to reduce contractual costs by 25 percent over the duration of the new five-year contract.
From Abandonment to Acquisition: Five tactics to reduce abandonment in your m-commerce channel
In this WhitePaper, Jumio examine how despite a track record of constant growth through perpetual innovation, the online retail industry is actually currently underperforming and further growth being held back. Here’s Jumio’s perspective on the abandonment challenge and five tactics to apply to your mobile site or app to reduce abandonment along with examples of businesses that are already successfully applying these tactics.
Website Security Threat Report 2013
Today’s fast-moving threat landscape means you could be exploited - download Symantec’s Website Security Threat Report – and get up-to-speed with up-to-the-minute data and analysis on the latest cybercrime trends and developments.
Vulnerability Assessment
For online businesses today, the difference between perception and reality can be quite literally thousands of unknown vulnerabilities. Each one a potential entry point through which an organisation’s website functionality and data could be manipulated or downloaded by cybercriminals, and lead to website blacklisting. With so much unknown, and so much at stake, it’s time to take positive action.
Phishing – The latest tactics and potential business impacts
Phishing knows no limits. Now using perfect replicas of real sites and a myriad of devious new tactics, phishing is a bigger threat than ever to online trust. How can a company like yours help to protect itself and its customers? Learn about the very latest phishing tactics and how you can apply technologies to combat them by downloading our Phishing – The Latest Tactics and Potential Business Impacts whitepaper.

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