Amazon launched its fastest and easiest way to shop: Alexa voice shopping through Prime Now

Alexa voice shopping adds Prime Now making it the fastest and easiest way to shop hands-free Customers can now use their voice to shop tens of thousands of items through Prime Now with free two-hour delivery Alexa, order wine! Also launching today, wine, beer and spirits available from Alexa through Prime Now in select cities […]

3,164 total views, 42 views today

Netatmo Security cameras, the smartest way to protect the house, roll out across the US in 800 Home Depot Stores

FRANCE, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Netatmo Security cameras, the smartest way to protect the house, roll out across the US in 800 Home Depot Stores. As more than 2.5 million home intrusions are reported every year in the United States, Americans are increasingly concerned about the security of their home. Thanks to their […]

5,475 total views, 86 views today

Build and Host Most Alexa Skills For Free Using Amazon Web Services

New program offers AWS promotional credits for developers to put toward their Alexa skill Tens of thousands of developers already building skills for Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Mar. 15, 2017) announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and […]

12,692 total views, 35 views today

Carrefour Belgium launches Android Pay

BELGIUM, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Belgium is proud to be the first major retailer in the country to take payments by smartphone[1] using the Android Pay app that Google launched in Belgium on 7 March. Android Pay can now be used in nearly 600 Carrefour stores (45 Carrefour hypermarkets, most Market stores, Easy […]

4,763 total views, 29 views today

hhgregg files for voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Strategic decisions allow the Company to move forward as a stronger, debt free and customer-focused business INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) today (March 6, 2017) announced that the Company has taken action to restructure its balance sheet and better position itself for future success by filing voluntary petitions […]

3,884 total views, 1 views today

Nintendo Switch Launches at Midnight in 3000 GameStop Stores

Limited supply of additional systems available at all GameStop stores March 3 More than 3,000 stores to open for 12:01 ET launch GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today that more than 3,000 of its stores across […]

1,284 total views, 2 views today

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide

Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch arrives at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide   WAYNE, NJ, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gamers, rejoice! This Friday, March 3, Nintendo’s highly-anticipated new console, Switch, will hit shelves at Toys“R”Us stores nationwide – no preorder required! A combination home console and handheld, Switch delivers an entirely new way to play whenever […]

4,035 total views, 3 views today

The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan

The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan   SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon has announced that the latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available for customers in the UK, Germany, and Japan. Read the press release announcing Fire TV Stick with Alexa […]

8,438 total views, 14 views today

hhgregg, Inc. engages Stifel Nicolaus and Miller Buckfire as financial advisor and investment banker

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (NYSE: HGG) (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) today (February 15, 2017) announced that it has engaged Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. and Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC, each subsidiaries of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) to pursue a range of potential strategic and financial transactions that will […]

3,265 total views, 1 views today

Rakuten Pay to support 14 major electronic money brands and Android Pay™ from summer 2017

Rakuten Pay to support 14 major electronic money brands and Android Pay™ from summer 2017   Rakuten Edy, Suica, nanaco, QUICpay+, iD and more accepted from Summer 2017 Tokyo, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. today announced that the Rakuten Pay in-store payment system will be expanded to support 14 major electronic money […]

4,316 total views, 1 views today

Currys PC World announces promotional price campaigns

London, 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — TODAY (01 Feb 2017), Wednesday 1st February, Currys PC World announces the launch of its UK’s Lowest Price campaign – a guarantee to be the UK’s lowest price on at least one key big-brand product each week in the run up to Easter – giving customers great value […]

8,429 total views, no views today

Kenmore wins Women’s Choice Award for major appliances

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the trusted referral source for women, the Women’s Choice Award is delighted to honor the Kenmore® brand for earning the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as America’s Most Recommended™ Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator and Washer/Dryer appliances for a fourth consecutive year. This award designation is based on a […]

7,937 total views, 1 views today

hhgregg announces Super Sale offering on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances just in time for the Big Game

Fans can throw the ultimate viewing party with up to 40 percent off TVs INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and furniture retailer, announced its Super Sale offering the best deals on TVs, home audio, furniture and appliances to help fans throw the ultimate viewing party for the […]

4,958 total views, no views today

Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform

Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform   Seattle, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 30), Starbucks is taking the next step toward evolving the digital customer experience by launching voice ordering capabilities within the Starbucks mobile iOS app and the popular Amazon Alexa platform. These features are […]

6,462 total views, 22 views today

hhgregg announces preliminary net sales results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg, Inc. (“hhgregg” or the “Company”) (NYSE:HGG) today (January 9, 2017) announced preliminary net sales results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016. The Company also announced information on certain non-cash charges and details of its third fiscal quarter earnings conference call. All figures in this […]

480 total views, 1 views today

The RideConnected motorcycle communication App now available for free in the iTunes and Google Play Stores

IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsports, action sports and outdoor sports lifestyles, has announced today the release of the RideConnected App. The RideConnected App for motorcycle riding will connect multiple riders across the globe through their Sena Bluetooth headsets. Riders may now […]

1,820 total views, 12 views today

App Store announces its busiest single day ever on New Year’s Day

$240 million in customer purchases makes January 1, 2017 the App Store’s busiest day ever App developers earned $20 billion in 2016 — up 40 percent from 2015 Cupertino, California, 2017-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (JANUARY 5, 2017) announced that the App Store welcomed 2017 with its busiest single day ever on New […]

823 total views, 1 views today

hhgregg announces the appointment of Aaron Trahan as Chief Merchandising Officer

INDIANAPOLIS, 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today (January 3, 2017) announced that Aaron Trahan has been appointed Chief Merchandising Officer. Mr. Trahan has over 14 years of retail merchandising experience, including 10 years in a merchandising leadership role. Prior to joining hhgregg, Mr. Trahan served as Vice President of Merchandising at Conn’s […]

462 total views, no views today

Product launch: unique patent-pending PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic combination body camera

Netherlands, 04-Jan-2017 — /EPR Retail News/ — X-Surveillance launched the new, unique, patent-pending body camera DS300, which is a combination of a PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic. with an incognito body camera. This sounds a mouthful, yet it is a body camera that is designed to replace an existing Push-To-Talk Mic. With the X-Surveillance DS300 there […]

2,031 total views, 10 views today

Amazon announces 2016 holiday as best-ever season for Alexa Devices

Sales of Amazon Echo family of devices up more than 9x over last year’s holiday season Echo Dot is the best-selling, most gifted item on Amazon.com with millions sold worldwide since launch Alexa devices made up top-selling products across all categories on Amazon.com including Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo SEATTLE, […]

1,626 total views, no views today

Currys PC World sets new Boxing Day sales record

Over 264,000 visitors to the Currys PC World websites on Boxing Day morning between 09:00 – 10:00 Boxing Day sales on mobile devices up 7% YOY LONDON, 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Boxing Day shoppers have set a new record at Currys PC World, with savvy bargain hunters taking to their mobile device to take […]

1,845 total views, 5 views today

Tesco launches its biggest ever New Year Sale event from 26 December 2016 to 22 January 2017

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is set to launch its biggest ever New Year Sale event in nearly 900 stores and online with fantastic deals for customers on over 2,000 products. The sale will include up to half price on home and electrical ranges. Customers are set to benefit from extra […]

1,589 total views, 1 views today

METRO GROUP: the Wholesale and Food Business to be called METRO; the Consumer Electronics division to be called CECONOMY

New company names published: It is intended that, in the future, the METRO GROUP Wholesale and Food Specialist Company will be called METRO, the METRO GROUP Consumer Electronics Company will be called CECONOMY Two focused, independent companies present their equity stories at the Capital Markets Day After effective date of the demerger, both companies expected […]

1,307 total views, no views today

Energy provider SSE and Dixons Carphone join forces to create a ‘one-stop’ solution for customers to manage their homes

LONDON, 2016-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two of Britain’s biggest brands have announced a partnership to create a ‘one-stop’ solution that will give customers access to all the support and services they need to manage their homes, from boilers to laptops, dishwashers to wifi. As the home becomes increasingly connected, energy provider SSE and […]

1,730 total views, no views today

Currys PC World teams up with maths whizz Rachel Riley to solve Brits’ festive shopping conundrums

Currys PC World teams up with maths whizz Rachel Riley to solve Brits’ festive shopping conundrums   As more than a third of Brits cite lack of ideas the hardest part of Christmas shopping, Currys PC World teams up with maths whizz Rachel Riley to solve Brits’ festive shopping conundrums LONDON, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail […]

1,517 total views, 1 views today

Newegg announces its most successful Black November to date

Strong Sales of VR and Gaming Notebooks Fuel the Most Successful Black November in Company History Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the holiday shopping destination of choice for tech enthusiasts, recently closed the books on its most successful Black November to date, driven in large part by strong sales from Thanksgiving […]

1,677 total views, 2 views today

NET-DYN awarded Top-Rated status on Amazon for its Dual Band USB Wireless WiFi Adapter

Clearwater, Florida, 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — NET-DYN, one of the world’s leading providers of electronic gadgets, was recently awarded the Top-Rated status on Amazon thanks to their Dual Band USB Wireless WiFi Adapter. The revolutionary adapter marketed by the Clearwater, FL business enables internet users up to 100 yards of reliable, outdoor coverage. The […]

2,518 total views, 11 views today

Amazon devices sales up more than double over last year during holiday shopping weekend and Cyber Monday

Millions of Echo Dot devices sold since launch—sales of Amazon Echo family of devices up more than 7x over last year’s Cyber Monday Sales of Amazon Fire TV devices up over 2.5x this Cyber Monday—continues to be the #1 streaming media player family in the U.S. across all retailers Fire Tablets sales up 2x this […]

2,146 total views, no views today

Carphone Warehouse reports highest ever number of orders made via mobile phone on Black Friday 2016

  Orders up 480% compared to the same time last week iPhone 7, Samsung S7 and iPhone 6S most popular products to date Virtual Reality orders up 300% compared to last week LONDON, 2016-Nov-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — With Black Friday 2016 firmly underway, Carphone Warehouse is reporting its highest ever number of orders made […]

1,027 total views, 3 views today