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RFID: Zara and the smartest togs in town

Zara, Pull & Bear and Massimo Dutti owner Inditex Group is going to use RFID (radio-frequency identification) tagging in 700 stores to trace every garment from warehouse to check out. One of the reasons for Zara’s success (and its owner’s enviable...
08:41AM - Tue 12th August 2014
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Technology at the expense of the high street?

You could be forgiven for thinking that the high-street and technology shared a sort of parasitic relationship, that the faster, the stronger and the more popular retail technology become, the slower the weaker and the more unpopular bricks and mo...
11:24AM - Fri 8th August 2014


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How to ward off POS cyber security attacks

Its an unfortunate truth that the retail industry is a top target for cyber criminals, with POS (point-of-sale) malware, targeting credit and debit card readers or cash registers, on the rise.Earlier this year, the cyber attacks on US retail giant...
04:42PM - Wed 25th June 2014

CeX first high-street retailer to trial Bitcoin

Second hand electronic retailer CeX has become the first high-street retailer to use online currency Bitcoin in one of its storesIt said it would only accept bitcoins in its Glasgow store for three days with transactions made in sterling not allow...
05:46PM - Tue 13th May 2014

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