Retail

Retail is becoming an increasingly challenging sector. The need to stay afloat in the age of Amazon and the move towards multi-channel sales, are just two reasons why retailers invest in wireless comms technologies

News

Arena Flowers turns to Comms365 for wireless broadband

Arena Flowers, an online florist and gift retailer, selected Comms365 to provide it with a reliable and fast wireless internet connection to its temporary warehouse, during its peak season in 2018.

Based in Milton Keynes, Arena Flowers has been providing floral ...

Study highlights costs of business-critical mobility failures

A study conducted by VDC Research on behalf of SOTI, an enterprise mobility management solution provider, has highlighted the increasingly business-critical nature of mobile devices and the applications they support.

It states that even one dropped connection or ...

Sainsbury’s experiments with till-free shopping

Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is trialling wireless scanning technology in an effort to allow customers to “grab their groceries and skip the checkout completely.”

The trial, which according to the company, is the first of its kind in the UK, is taking place at its ...

London: Boris Bike approach to phone charging launched

London-based company, ChargedUp has taken the bike sharing model and applied it to mobile phone charging. It has developed a network of vending stations where, for a small fee, users can borrow portable battery banks, use them for as long as they need and then return them to a ...

Kingsway Shopping Centre opts for PTT over Cellular

​Ninehundred Communications Group has installed its 900PTT (Push-to-Talk Over Cellular) system at Kingsway Shopping Centre, Newport, on behalf of its client Jones Lang LaSalle.

Kingsway has 10 SY580 PoC handheld terminals on site with a dispatcher software installed ...

In-Depth

EMM: trends and challenges

As the shift to mobile continues, managing devices – as well as their applications and the data that flows through them – is becoming increasingly important. Sam Fenwick looks at some of the issues around EMM and mobile security, and how to procure the right EMM solution

How to buy body-worn cameras

Body-worn cameras offer more functionality, durability and connectivity than ever. But these days it’s not just about the camera, or indeed the emergency services market, as Vaughan O’Grady discovers

Body-worn cameras (BWCs) have come a long way in a short time – from ...

Retail fights back with radio

The retail sector has seen multiple store closures this year, increasing the pressure to innovate through two-way radios, body-worn cameras, RFID and other wireless technologies. Kate O’Flaherty reports

Toys R Us, Maplin, Mothercare and House of Fraser were just a few ...

Facilities management: CAFM

The use of CAFM software and cellular devices is helping the facilities management industry better manage its armies of employees as Sam Fenwick discovers

Imagine the scene: It’s the World Cup semi-final, you’re responsible for the team preparing a major airport for ...

?Foiling the light-fingered

Business crime reduction is one of the sectors where two-way radios have a big role to play. Sam Fenwick explores the trends, such as the role of BIDs and the use of new technology

Shopwatch and Pubwatch two-way radio schemes have long been a permanent fixture in many ...

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