It’s NOT all been done before – Holiday Tech 2017


When it comes to gadgets, for me, sometimes Barenaked Ladies’ songs come to mind. Not, necessarily, If I Had $1,000,000, but rather the words of former band member Steven Page, It’s All Been Done (Before). But much to my delight with the scores of trade fair vendors at LDTECH 2017 – London Drugs Retail Tech Group Annual Conference, I did not walk away disappointed – in fact, it was the opposite! [Read more…]

Back to School trending paperless


Gauging by the popularity of some of the gadgets moving off the shelves, it certainly looks like back to school is trending in the paperless direction. While pens and pencils and Hilroy spiral note pads are still passing through the checkout stand, gadgets, especially digital input devices, according to one retail manager, are becoming items of choice for the new school season.