Retail IT Budgets Focused on New Systems: Survey

ATLANTA — Retail IT budgets appear to be recovering after the initial downturn at the start of last year’s recession, with averages for all retailers at 1.3% of sales compared to 1% last year, according to the Global Retail CIO Survey from Aldata Solution here and IBM.

ATLANTA — Retail IT budgets appear to be recovering after the initial downturn at the start of last year’s recession, with averages for all retailers at 1.3% of sales compared to 1% last year, according to the Global Retail CIO Survey from Aldata Solution here and IBM.

The survey, conducted by Martec International, showed that 26% of respondents expect their IT budget to increase, the same figure as last year; however, while last year’s survey showed that increase to relate to

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