Accenture’s Holiday Shopping Survey: Canadian consumers to consider retailer’s reputation before opening up their wallets

Optimism, spending on the rise; consumers increasingly value digital experiences Black Friday growing in popularity; now more popular in Canada than in US TORONTO, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Canadian consumers will be guided by their conscience when making purchasing decisions this holiday shopping season and will consider a retailer’s reputation for working conditions, buying […]

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Office Depot’s popular app Elf Yourself® releases three new dances including Hip Hop Shop and Secret Santa

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, announced three new dances for Elf Yourself®, a mobile application that allows users to create videos of themselves and others dancing as elves in various […]

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Hudson’s Bay Company upgrades its Scarborough Distribution Center with the largest Perfect Pick case shuttle system ever built

State-of the-art technology catapults HBC to the forefront of e-commerce distribution New system operational in advance of important holiday shopping season TORONTO, 2016-Nov-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX:HBC) today (November 4, 2016) unveiled a new state-of-the-art robotic fulfillment system, which propels HBC’s Scarborough Distribution Center to the forefront of e-commerce distribution technology. […]

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Meijer launches Wish List, a digital version of the traditional holiday catalogue

Meijer launches Wish List, a digital version of the traditional holiday catalogue   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Nov-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is jumping into the 2016 holiday season by teaming up with parents to give children a fun, interactive way to build – and share – their wish lists. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer […]

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Shopify announces appointment of Gail Goodman to its board of directors

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP) (“Shopify”) today (November 2, 2016) announced that Gail Goodman has been appointed to its board of directors, effective today. Gail will serve on Shopify’s Audit and Compensation Committees. Gail is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of Constant Contact, a software company providing small […]

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Staples launches new student loan repayment plan to help associates with student debt

FRAMINGHAM, Mass,, 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Nov. 1, 2016) the Phase I launch of a new student loan repayment plan that will help ease the burden of associates with student debt. The program initially targets specific new hire sales associates and existing internal candidates who have been identified […]

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eBay and Terapeak renew partnership in providing research tool that supports eBay merchants’ success

eBay and Terapeak renew partnership in providing research tool that supports eBay merchants’ success   The new agreement enables Terapeak to continue to partner with eBay to provide a powerful research tool for analyzing e-commerce activity, enabling online sellers to understand product supply and demand within the eBay marketplace. San Jose, California, 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR […]

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NCR provides restaurant technology solution to international Japanese fast food restaurant brand YO! Sushi

Proven NCR cloud and hardware solutions are enabling growth and increasing profitability for popular international Japanese fast food restaurant brand London, U.K., 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — YO! Sushi, the UK’s wildly popular international Japanese fast food restaurant brand, has completed the roll out of a new restaurant technology solution with NCR Corporation, a global […]

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Tech Mahindra to produce part of Stockmann’s ICT services

The purpose of the long-term partnership is to increase efficiency in developing innovative ICT solutions to Stockmann’s customers, to lower costs, and to harmonise and centralise ICT services. Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stockmann has signed a five-year cooperation agreement with Tech Mahindra to produce part of Stockmann’s ICT services. As a consequence, […]

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Intershop announces financial results for the first nine months of 2016

Revenues of EUR 24.7 million (previous year: EUR 32.7 million) Product business falls short of expectations, service revenues continue to stabilize EBIT of EUR -2.0 million (previous year: EUR 0.05 million) “Lighthouse 2020” strategy: Focus on wholesale and cloud business Jena, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG (ISIN: DE000A0EPUH1), a leading independent […]

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Intershop appointments: Carsten Schröder, head of marketing for Europe; Thorsten Desch head of sales for German-speaking countries

Jena, Germany, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG has made two major new appointments in the areas of marketing and sales. Effective immediately, Carsten Schröder is the new head of marketing for Europe. An experienced industry expert, Carsten brings a wealth of experience from his twelve-year management career in marketing and public […]

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NCR to deploy 7,070 SelfServ™ 22e ATM’s to State Bank of India; the single largest order of ATMs in India

MUMBAI, India, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 31, 2016) announced that State Bank of India (SBI), the country’s largest financial institution, has awarded NCR with the single largest order of ATMs in India. As part of this agreement, which is valued at more […]

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BlueStar Europe becomes two-tier distributor for NCR’s retail solutions

Duluth, Ga. / London, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (October 27, 2016 ) announces that BlueStar Europe has joined its roster of distribution providers as a two-tier distributor for NCR’s retail solutions. BlueStar works exclusively with value-added resellers (VARs), providing them with complete solutions, […]

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Dunkin’ Donuts launches industry first mobile gifting and payment through Messages in iOS 10

CANTON, MA, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts is making it easier than ever for people to make someone’s day and help others keep on running with the brand’s coffees, beverages, baked goods and more. Today (October 27, 2016) Dunkin’ Donuts becomes the first national coffee chain to enable gifting and payment within Messages in […]

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Rakuten opens its online store on 11STREET, one of South Korea’s leading online marketplaces

Tokyo, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., operator of Japan’s largest online shopping mall Rakuten Ichiba, today announced the opening of a Rakuten online flagship store on 11STREET, one of South Korea’s leading online marketplaces. The newly launched store aims to provide South Korean consumers with high quality and popular merchandise from Japan. At […]

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CommerceHub to present at the Liberty Interactive annual Investor Meeting being on November 10, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — CommerceHub, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUBA) (NASDAQ:CHUBK) (“CommerceHub” or the “Company”), a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, today (Oct. 27, 2016) announced that its Founder, President and CEO, Frank Poore, will present at the Liberty Interactive Corporation (“Liberty Interactive”) annual Investor Meeting being held on Thursday, November 10, […]

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Wendy’s brings new consumer experience to its new stores in Brazil with NCR technology

São Paulo, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) has opened its first two stores in Brazil, in the city of São Paulo. With capacity for over 140 people, Wendy’s is transforming the customer experience across its restaurants thanks to the technology provided by NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader […]

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EHI Retail Institute study: Retailers seek to further expand their digital services on the sales and presentation areas

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers seek to further expand their digital services on the sales and presentation areas. This is the conclusion arrived at by the study “Der Store im Omnichannel-Zeitalter” (The Store in the Omnichannel Age) for which the EHI Retail Institute polled the general managers of relevant retail companies in […]

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Beauty iQ: QVC to launch the world’s first multiplatform beauty shopping network

Global leader in video and e-commerce is delivering live daily programming that combines social, retail and media as one; features beauty experts, influencers and brands West Chester, Pa., 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beauty – all the time, anytime, anywhere. Today (October 25, 2016), QVC, Inc., the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer, announced plans […]

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AmazonFresh expands to Chicago and Dallas

Customers can shop for fresh groceries, beauty products, household goods, and more – all for same-day or next-day delivery, seven days a week So far this year, AmazonFresh has also launched in Northern Virginia, Boston, Baltimore, and London, and expanded service in New York, New Jersey,Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, New Hampshire, West Virginia and […]

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Amazon added more than 60 new brands to Dash Button

Dash Button orders up over 5x in the last year Even more brands now see a majority of Amazon orders for popular items coming via Dash Button including Hefty, Peet’s Coffee and ARM & HAMMER More than 200 Dash Buttons now available, including new additions from Bai, Cheez-It, Folgers, Fresh Kitty, Meow Mix, Milk Bone, PoopBags, […]

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Amazon announces free one-hour delivery for Prime members in Brooklyn from more than 130 popular restaurants

Prime members in Brooklyn can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, including Roberta’s Pizza, Blue Ribbon Brasserie, Momofuku Milk Bar, Talde, Miriam, Hill Country BBQ & Chicken, and many more SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Oct. 25, 2016) announced that Prime members in Brooklyn can now enjoy free one-hour delivery from more than […]

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Make it POSsible this Diwali, Justransact Tells Businesses!

Chennai, India, 2016-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Posiflex, the leading Point of Sale technology products makers from Taiwan, in collaboration with JusTransact.com, an e-commerce arm of Millennium India, which deals with POS technology products for Indian retail businesses, today introduced festival offer for end-customers on its flagship and award winning MT 4008 series Tablet […]

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JAPAN: Rakuten Card offers easy, fast and secure way to make mobile payments with Apple Pay

Tokyo, 2016-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten Card Co., Ltd. today (October 25, 2016) brings its customers Apple Pay, an easy, fast and secure way to make mobile payments that is private and convenient with iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2 throughout their day, including in transit, stores, apps and on the […]

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Diebold Nixdorf and Cybera partner to securely connect store-based payment systems with cloud-based computing operations

North Canton, Ohio, USA and Paderborn, Germany / Franklin, Tenn., USA, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in driving connected commerce, and Cybera, an IT leader in software-defined wide-area-networks (SD-WAN), are partnering to securely connect physical systems and digital operations for service stations with a unified, easy-to-manage platform. Combining the companies’ […]

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Walmart to invest $50 million China’s largest local on-demand logistics and grocery O2O ecommerce platform New Dada

Walmart to invest $50 million China’s largest local on-demand logistics and grocery O2O ecommerce platform New Dada   Beijing/Shanghai, China and Bentonville, Arkansas, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart (NYSE:WMT) today (Oct. 21, 2016) announced a $50 million strategic investment in New Dada, China’s largest local on-demand logistics and grocery O2O ecommerce platform. The investment […]

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Two electronic wallets Wa! and Fivory pool their expertise around a single secure, multiservice, app-based mobile payment solution

Two electronic wallets Wa! and Fivory pool their expertise around a single secure, multiservice, app-based mobile payment solution   •    Wa! and Fivory, the two electronic wallets developed respectively by BNP Paribas and Carrefour, and Crédit Mutuel*, Auchan, Mastercard, Oney and Total, are pooling their expertise around a single secure, multiservice, app-based mobile payment solution. […]

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TV personality Ree Drummond to unveil new items from her Pioneer Woman cookware collection on QVC on Oct 23

WEST CHESTER, Pa., 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Country cooking comes to QVC. New York Times best-selling author, award-winning blogger and television personality Ree Drummond is scheduled to unveil new items from her Pioneer Woman cookware collection on QVC Sunday, October 23 at 10 AM (ET) during “Kitchen Unlimited with Carolyn” and at 12 PM […]

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Diebold Nixdorf to launch its connected commerce solutions at Money20/20, Oct. 23-26, Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf will be demonstrating its transformative connected commerce solutions at Money20/20, the largest global event focused on payments and financial services innovation, Oct. 23-26 in Las Vegas. In booth #2635, Diebold Nixdorf’s innovative solutions come together to provide a 360 degree view of the future of consumer […]

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CWS-boco International launched new B2B online store based on Intershop technology

Intershop Commerce Suite as platform for new international B2B online store Individually tailored key-account stores with ERP and CRM integration for ultra-efficient procurement Project expertly implemented by Intershop Platinum Partner diva-e Jena, Germany, 2016-Oct-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CWS-boco International, a leading global provider of washroom hygiene and textile solutions, has launched a new […]

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