ShopChat Launches World’s 1st Shopping Keyboard; Rakuten Funding

ShopChat Launches World’s First Shopping Keyboard & Raises Funding from Rakuten ShopChat attracts 100,000 beta users by combining two of the most popular mobile activities,chatting and shopping, into a new chat commerce platform, an alternative to struggling shopping bots SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., 2017-Mar-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Message commerce startup ShopChat today emerged from […]

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EROSKI extiende a Álava el servicio ‘click & drive’ de recogida de los pedidos online con el coche

El servicio gratuito que ofrece en el hipermercado EROSKI Boulevard ha supuesto una inversión de 40.000 € y la creación de dos puestos de trabajo Click & Drive combina la facilidad de la compra online con la recogida del pedido sin salir del coche en el aparcamiento del hipermercado tan solo cuatro horas después de […]

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SPAR South Africa helps customers stay in shape with new exercise programme, My Home Gym

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its commitment to promoting an active and healthy lifestyle, SPAR South Africa has launched an exciting new exercise programme, My Home Gym, which is helping customers stay in shape. An eight-week long programme, SPAR’s My Home Gym can be followed in the comfort of […]

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Raley’s, Bel Air Market and Nob Hill Foods expand eCart program to many of their Bay Area stores

Raley’s eCart offers time saving convenience with “shop online, pick-up at store” option Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Mar-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Raley’s, parent company to Nob Hills Foods, has expanded their eCart program to many of their Bay Area stores. The enhanced system improves upon the current online order and curbside pickup solutions across all […]

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Prime Now offers one-hour delivery of products from Peninsula Beauty and Pet Food Express in the San Francisco Bay Area

Starting today, Prime Now offers one and two-hour delivery of thousands of beauty supplies from local favorite, Peninsula Beauty Prime members in the San Francisco Bay Area can now get convenient delivery of heavy pet food, toys, pet beds and more from Pet Food Express Prime Now expands delivery of thousands of fresh and healthy […]

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Meijer expands its relationship with Shipt to bring home delivery service across its six-state footprint

Meijer signs deal with Shipt to expand home delivery; Customers to get groceries and essentials from local Meijer delivered in as little as one hour GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer announced today it is bringing home delivery across its six-state footprint, starting with Grand Rapids, Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, and will […]

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KiwiTech Announces Strategic Partnership with Blingby

Strategic partnership formed to revolutionize video content delivery and e-commerce Washington DC, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — KiwiTech, LLC, a startup accelerator and technology services company, has announced a strategic partnership with Blingby, an innovative digital advertising and marketing platform. Blingby users watch, buy, book or rent the styles and places that inspire them. […]

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Sainsbury’s invests on its colleagues on disability awareness training

Sainsbury’s invests on its colleagues on disability awareness training   London, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — To give its deaf customers a better experience in store, Sainsbury’s has created a short film for its colleagues on how to communicate with deaf customers, particularly those who use British Sign Language (BSL). Retailer creates award-winning film to […]

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NACS: convenience stores contributed nearly $1 billion to charities over the past year

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2016-Oct-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Convenience stores contributed or collected nearly $1 billion to charities over the past year, according to a national survey of retailers released today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). More than 97% of convenience store companies responding to the survey say they donate to charities. […]

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Accessible prescription label service now available for visually impaired customers at Bartell Drugs

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is now offering three solutions for persons with visual impairment who cannot read the print on their prescription drug container labels. Patients can receive either ScripTalk audible labels, ScripView large print labels, or Braille labels based on their need.  Accessible prescription labels help low-vision patients safely […]

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CVS Pharmacy to assist patients in determining the best Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during enrollment period for 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today (Oct. 14, 2016) that it will offer an extensive array of in-store and online resources to assist senior patients in determining the best 2017 Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during the Annual Enrollment period. Open […]

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BRC welcomes UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre

LONDON, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) officially launches today (October 3, 2016) as a public-facing part of GCHQ, through which the government will deliver authoritative advice on tackling industry wide cyber-security issues. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) fully supports the creation of the National Cyber Security Centre […]

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Diebold Nixdorf launches crowdstorming program to help create new consumer services for financial institutions

NORTH CANTON, Ohio and PADERBORN, Germany, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf has launched an innovative crowd storming program to help create radically new consumer services for financial institutions that want to shift the paradigm in an increasingly digital environment and reshape how they might interact with customers 10 years from now and […]

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Luxury travel specialist Tully Luxury Travel expands its senior leadership team

TORONTO, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Tully Luxury Travel prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary year, it has announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team. Ms. Cathy Holler joins as Vice President, African Dreams, and Mr. Pat Lista joins as Vice President, Product & Contracting. Both bring 30 years of experience in the […]

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Inditex deploys mobile payments across all of the Group’s Spanish stores

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex is enabling mobile payments across all of the Group’s Spanish stores from 1 September. This new customer service will be available both within the online apps of Inditex’s eight retail concepts and in the form of a Group-wide app called InWallet which users can download from the […]

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Geek Squad City celebrates its 10th anniversary

Geek Squad City celebrates its 10th anniversary   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — About 15 miles south of Louisville, Kentucky, a small but highly productive “city” is inhabited entirely by geeks. Geek Squad Agents, that is. And today (August 30, 2016), it celebrates its 10th anniversary. Geek Squad City boasts the largest concentration […]

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Sainsbury’s trials new concept called Slow Shopping to help elderly and disabled customers

Sainsbury’s trials new concept called Slow Shopping to help elderly and disabled customers   Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Slow Shopping is run at the store every Tuesday from 1-3 pm. During this time people who want to use the service are greeted at the entrance to the store, where a Sainsbury’s […]

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Colruyt, OKay and Solucious recall Everyday orange juice 100 % pure squeezed due to presence of yeast saccharomyces

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following reports of customers, we found the yeast saccharomyces in the 100% pure squeezed orange juice of Everyday (fresh market, plastic 2 l bottle). Saccharomyces is a yeast that converts sugars into gas making it possible for the bottle to tear or burst open (especially during transport). There […]

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Get your flu shot at Meijer and help fight hunger

Get your flu shot at Meijer and help fight hunger   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Aug-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is encouraging customers to get flu shots early this fall by donating $5 to its signature hunger relief program, called Simply Give, for each flu shot administered at its 230 stores. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based […]

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Vernieuwing Allerhande Box biedt klanten meer keuze

Vernieuwing Allerhande Box biedt klanten meer keuze   Zaandam, 2016-Aug-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn biedt klanten vanaf vandaag keuze uit twee nieuwe varianten van de Allerhande Box: de Familiebox voor vier personen met gerechten speciaal gericht op gezinnen en de Inspiratiebox, een maaltijdbox met verrassende gerechten en smaakcombinaties voor twee personen. Klanten kunnen […]

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Green Bay Dressed Beef recalls beef brain products due to possible contamination of specified risk materials

WASHINGTON, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Green Bay Dressed Beef, LLC, doing business as American Foods Group, LLC, a Green Bay, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,420 pounds of beef brain products that may be contaminated with specified risk materials (SRM) the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug […]

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RediClinic and Hackensack Meridian Health to open convenient care clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies

Camp Hill, Pa. and Wall, NJ, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — RediClinic, a leading operator of retail clinics, and Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and integrated Network in New Jersey, today announced the formation of a joint venture to open convenient care clinics inside select Rite Aid pharmacies in Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties […]

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Rack Room Shoes introduces new mobile app

Charlotte, N.C., 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Family footwear retailer, Rack Room Shoes announced today the release of a mobile application to enhance loyalty and customer engagement. The app offers a seamless mobile experience intended to unite online and offline shopping experiences. Users can enjoy exclusive, app-only savings – and easily browse and purchase footwear […]

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Walgreens installs Safe Medication Disposal Kiosk across Oregon

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (17 August 2016) is launching its safe medication disposal kiosk program in Oregon with the installation of drug take-back kiosks at six Walgreens drugstores across the state. The launch is part of Walgreens effort, announced in February, to install safe medication disposal kiosks at more than […]

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Rite Aid and EnvisionRx announce availability of Rx90 program focused on improving medication adherence and health outcomes

CAMP HILL, Pa. and TWINSBURG, Ohio, 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid, one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains, and EnvisionRx, the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) division of EnvisionRxOptions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Rite Aid, announced today the availability of Rx90, a new program focused on improving medication adherence and health outcomes […]

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Rite Aid announces availability of flu shots at its pharmacies nationwide

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid announced today the availability of seasonal flu shots at Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide. Customers can visit any of Rite Aid’s nearly 4,600 convenient pharmacy locations to receive a flu shot from a certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacist, subject to state regulations. Flu shots are covered […]

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Colruyt Group updates on its recycling initiatives

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Aug-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group has managed to recycle an increasing share of its industrial waste, leaving less and less residual waste. In the first six months of 2016, the recycling rate has risen to a record 82.1%, which is an increase of more than two percent over six months ago. […]

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Goods and Service Tax (GST) can Alter Economic Prospects of India: Industry Experts

Chennai, India, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The long awaited Goods and Service Tax (GST) has passed the last mile hurdle with country’s upper house of Parliament clearing the Bill on Wednesday, after much deliberations and amendments to appease the strong opposition. How does this tax reform going to benefit the retail sector which […]

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Product recall: Starbucks’ stainless steel beverage straws

Product recall: Starbucks’ stainless steel beverage straws   Seattle, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 2), Starbucks issued a recall for stainless steel beverage straws which are rigid, posing an injury risk. The recall involves reusable stainless steel, Cold-to-Go food-grade drinking straws in two sizes. The straws were packaged and sold in sets of […]

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Whole Foods Market and Instacart launch one-hour delivery service in the Dallas area

DALLAS, 2016-Aug-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market and Instacart are launching delivery in the Dallas area, making it the 25th metro where customers can use Instacart’s delivery service to order from Whole Foods Market stores. Using Instacart, shoppers can now purchase and have their groceries delivered to their homes or offices in as […]

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