At RBTE 2018 Star launches unique POS printer with 5 Interfaces and Multiple Peripheral Hub Functionality for the Multichannel Retailer

High Wycombe, UK, 19 April 2018: At RBTE 2018 (2 – 3 May 2018, Olympia, London), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics will be demonstrating on Stand F100 how it leads the field in POS innovation for retail with its latest launch of the first POS printer with 5 traditional and unique interfaces with multiple peripheral hub functionality. Ever mindful that retailers are looking for sustainability, Star offers the unique mC-Print™ series with 80mm and 58mm print width models. This accompanies Star innovation in both traditional and Tablet POS solutions…

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InternetRetailing Expo and eDelivery Expo mark a successful eighth year bringing a record number of retailers and technology vendors together for two days of networking and industry insights

LONDON, April 4th 2018: Five thousand trailblazers from the world of digital, retail and delivery descended on Birmingham’s NEC last week for the eighth annual InternetRetailing Expo (IRX) and eDelivery Expo (EDX). From the IRUK Top500 to SMEs, attendees were treated to thought-provoking discussions on the future of the retail space from ecommerce titans such as Made.com and Google, alongside high-street mainstays like John Lewis and Sainsbury’s Argos. Mobile, payments, innovation and the final mile, no retail and delivery stone was left unturned, and it was all wrapped in the…

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Star Micronics launches CloudPRNT-POS™ for complete USB Peripheral Control

High Wycombe, UK, 28 March 2018: International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces the launch of its new and unique CloudPRNT-POS™ solution that allows retailers to benefit from Tablet POS with complete USB peripheral control from a web-based application on any device with a browser. Tablet POS offers the advantages of versatile Cloud-based software alongside compact, low cost hardware. However, it has one disadvantage which is no connected peripheral control. Recognising this, Star has developed a solution that allows Cloud-based software to run on any tablet or smartphone (Windows, Android,…

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UK consumers demand better, more detailed answers from brands – or they’ll move to rivals

94% say personalised answers will make them more loyal – with 84% switching to competitors if responses disappoint, according to Eptica research Reading, 21 March 2018. Providing more detailed, personalised answers to consumer questions on their channel of choice is now key to winning and retaining customers – but brands in the UK are failing to meet rising expectations. 91% of consumers surveyed by Eptica say not answering their questions satisfactorily annoys them and makes them less loyal, with 75% complaining that customer service agents don’t have the information needed…

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The Sainsbury Archive chooses Preservica to create new cloud-based digital archive

Preservica’s active digital preservation platform selected to future-proof unique digital assets that document nearly 150 years of corporate, brand and retail history. Oxford, London UK and Boston MA – March 14th 2018: The Sainsbury Archive, which charts the growth and history of one of the UK’s largest supermarkets, has chosen Preservica’s AWS cloud-hosted digital preservation platform to actively preserve invaluable digital assets relating to the company’s operations. These currently date from the opening of the very first store in Drury Lane, London in 1869, and the Archive also plans to…

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Online Food Retailing A Major Driver Of E-Commerce M&A Deals In The ‘Amazon Economy’ Reveals Hampleton Partners’ Report

London, 8 March 2018 – Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, releases its E-Commerce M&A Market Report today, outlining how challenging the environment is for any company providing goods and services, not just on the high street, but online in the growing ‘Amazon economy’. In an age where anything – from screws to private jets – can be purchased at the touch of a keypad, the report reveals that it was consumers’ most basic need which fueled e-commerce M&A in the second half of 2017: food. From GrubHub…

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Final mile is often the final straw for UK consumers according to new research from eDelivery EXPO

British Public Still Prefer the Human Touch Rather than Autonomous Methods to Deliver Goods LONDON, 27 February 2018 – eDelivery EXPO, Europe’s leading event for retail fulfilment today launched the results of its ‘The Importance of the Final Mile’ research which investigated 2,000 UK consumers’ perceptions and experiences of the delivery of goods purchased online. According to the Office of National Statistics, the proportion of internet spending continued to rise, with almost one in every five pounds spent online by the end of 2017. Online retailing also saw year-on-year growth…

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Star Micronics launches unique POS receipt printers with 5 interfaces plus Hub multiple connectivity at EuroCIS 2018

High Wycombe, UK, 21 February 2018: At EuroCIS 2018 (27 February – 1 March, Messe Düsseldorf, Germany), Star Micronics will be demonstrating the future of POS connectivity with pioneering solutions from leading software partners Arcant, Bit Bakers (Flour.io), Inventorum, iZettle and Pickware on Stand 9/A14. Star offers a range of flexible solutions that can easily be upgraded as your POS system evolves. From complex retail systems to a simple pop-up setup, Star has the expertise and wealth of experience to provide a tailored cost-effective solution. Leading the field in traditional…

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UK shoppers demand VR and AI tech alongside a more integrated omnichannel shopping experience

Half of respondents would like more retailers to enable them to see how an outfit might look on them virtually – whether online or instore LONDON, 20 February 2018 – InternetRetailing EXPO, Europe’s leading event for digital and multichannel retail, today launches the results from its ‘Future of Retail’ survey, which investigated 2,000 UK consumers’ attitudes to retail experiences both online and in store. The results show that although the UK won’t be moving to a purely virtual, exclusively online retail world anytime soon, there is a clear demand for…

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POSBANK to Showcase Newest Retail POS Solutions at EuroCIS 2018

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, FEBRUARY 20 – POSBANK Co., Ltd., a leading global provider of Point of Sale solutions, will showcase its newest retail POS products and solutions at EuroCIS 2018, the leading trade fair for retail technology, Feb 27 – Mar 1 in Düsseldorf, Germany. At the show, POSBANK will present the latest Point of Sale solutions to enable retailers to maximize operation efficiency and enhance customer experiences. For a retail POS solution, a supermarket POS solution will be a highlight on the show floor. The E-Gate™, IO expansion box,…

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