ENGLAND: Dixons Carphone opens Currys PC World concession within the Tesco Extra store in Weston Favell

London, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dixons Carphone has opened its second Currys PC World concession within the Tesco Extra store in Weston Favell. The concession, which opened its doors on the 18th August, is the result of a trial partnership between the retailers, and follows the opening of its first concession in the […]

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Sainsbury’s trials 30-minute Click & Collect grocery service via Chop Chop app

Sainsbury’s trials 30-minute Click & Collect grocery service via Chop Chop app   Trial taking place from Sainsbury’s Pimlico store via the Chop Chop app. Customers pay via app and pick up shopping just 30 minutes after ordering online London, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s is today (11 August 2017) launching a trial […]

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Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App

Baskin-Robbins celebrates first year anniversary of its App   CANTON, MA, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — This month, Baskin-Robbins is celebrating its one year App Anniversary! Just one year ago, we launched the Baskin-Robbins Mobile App for iOS and Android. To celebrate, we wanted to give Baskin-Robbins guests the inside scoop on our mobile app. Upon […]

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Dixons Travel opens new store design at London’s Heathrow Terminal Three

London, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (08 Aug 2017), Tuesday 8th August the UK’s leading airport electrical retailer opens a new store design, within the Departure Lounge at London’s Heathrow Terminal Three (LHR). The fresh looking 2196 sq ft. store is located in the newly expanded section of the lounge and introduces a […]

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UAE’s RAKBANK in partnership with Diebold Nixdorf launched Samsung Pay on their ATMs

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ —RAKBANK, one of the leading banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in partnership with Diebold Nixdorf, the leader in driving connected commerce, has launched Samsung Pay on their ATMs. With more than 250 Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) ATMs, RAKBANK is maximizing consumer convenience by enabling cardless ATM […]

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Carphone Warehouse research: Brits are replacing more and more traditional holiday staples with phones

As using phones abroad becomes cheaper, mobiles are becoming our go-to guide to foreign destinations But roaming confusion still reigns with more than three out of five Brits unsure about where they can ‘roam like home’ London, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits travelling abroad are increasingly lightening their luggage load by replacing their […]

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Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service

Dixons Carphone launches Team Knowhow to provide local, one-stop, expert tech service   London, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rolling out across the UK from today (27 Jul 2017), Team Knowhow will provide a local, one-stop, expert tech service. Dixons Carphone, Europe’s leading electrical, telecoms and services retailer, today announces the launch of Team Knowhow, […]

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JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide

JCPenney creates an easy and seamless customer shopping experience with the roll out of Apple Pay at stores nationwide   JCPenney Credit Card and JCPenney Rewards Loyalty Program Among First to Seamlessly Integrate with Apple Pay PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its focus on creating an easy and seamless […]

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Apple appoints Deirdre O’Brien vice president of People

Cupertino, California, 2017-Jul-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (JULY 21, 2017) announced that Deirdre O’Brien, vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations, has been named vice president of People, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. A nearly 30-year Apple veteran, Deirdre will lead all HR functions including talent development, recruiting, benefits, compensation and business […]

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Dixons Carphone opens its first Currys PC World within a Tesco’s Extra store in Milton Keynes

Dixons Carphone opens its first Currys PC World within a Tesco’s Extra store in Milton Keynes   London, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dixons Carphone has opened its first Currys PC World within a Tesco’s Extra store in Milton Keynes. The concession, which opened its doors on the 21st of July, is the first of […]

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Apple names Isabel Ge Mahe VP and managing director of Greater China

Cupertino, California, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (JULY 18, 2017) announced that Isabel Ge Mahe, vice president of Wireless Technologies, has been named vice president and managing director of Greater China, reporting to CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams. In this newly created role, Isabel will provide leadership and coordination across […]

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Walgreens data show more than 20 percent of its app users are age 55 and older

Data show Walgreens app driving more than twice the adoption rate of industry averages among adults age 55 and older DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Walgreens mobile app, already one of the most popular retailer apps in the marketplace with tens of millions of users nationwide, has garnered a particularly robust […]

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METRO GROUP invests in mobile payment and customer engagement platform Yoyo Wallet

Düsseldorf, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — METRO GROUP invests in the London-based start-up Yoyo Wallet, a fast growing mobile payment and customer engagement platform operating in the European market. Founded in 2013, Yoyo provides a combination of fast and simple-to-use mobile payment, ordering, and personalised loyalty and reward programs, all backed by an analytics […]

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iD Mobile launches new campaign ‘#WeGotThis’ with and starring BAFTA award-winning actor Asim Chaudhry

Bafta-winning actor stars in mobile network’s new tongue-in-cheek campaign LONDON, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —iD Mobile is spreading happiness today with the launch of its new campaign ‘#WeGotThis’, created with and starring BAFTA award-winning actor Asim Chaudhry. Chaudhry brings his trademark deadpan humour to the launch film, ‘Control Room’, available to watch on iD Mobile’s […]

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iD Mobile launches new postpay offer on Handset and SIM Only

One plan with three great features all as standard: data rollover, bill capping and Roam Like at Home Roam Like at Home to cover 50 destinations in the EU and beyond – more than any other MVNO Existing customers automatically get benefits added to their plans London, 2017-Jun-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — iD Mobile […]

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Diebold Nixdorf and Samsung SDS America present mobile-based biometric authentication approach at Digital Banking conference

Technology leaders simplify authentication and strengthen security with mobile facial recognition NORTH CANTON, Ohio and RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., 2017-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold Nixdorf, the leader in driving connected commerce, and Samsung SDS America (“Samsung”) are teaming up to showcase how integrating advanced mobile technology—such as facial recognition—and the self-service channel can lead to […]

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Baskin-Robbins joins T-Mobile Tuesdays’ #Thankiversary throughout the month of June

Baskin-Robbins joins T-Mobile Tuesdays’ #Thankiversary throughout the month of June   CANTON, Mass., 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Baskin-Robbins is excited to celebrate with T-Mobile for the one-year #Thankiversary of T-Mobile Tuesdays this month! Available on iPhone and Android, T-Mobile Tuesdays is an app that thanks T-Mobile customers by providing them with free stuff […]

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Dixons Carphone and Sprint To Open Sprint-Branded Stores Under Agreement

London, 2017-Jun-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In July 2015, Dixons Carphone’s Connected World Services (CWS) division and Sprint entered into an agreement to open and manage a number of Sprint-branded stores in the US and provide certain consultancy services to Sprint. In March 2016 they entered into a further agreement to deploy Honeybee into […]

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JAPAN: Rakuten Pay smartphone app payment service now available at Lawson stores

From August 2017, Rakuten Pay available at Lawson stores nationwide https://pay.rakuten.co.jp/detail Tokyo, 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Lawson, Inc. today ( June 1, 2017) announced that the two companies have concluded a basic agreement for the introduction of “Rakuten Pay,” Rakuten’s smartphone app payment service, to Lawson stores. Based on the agreement, […]

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Tesco and Dixons Carphone partner to open two Currys PC World concessions within Tesco stores this summer

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Dixons Carphone have announced a new partnership which will see two Currys PC World concessions opening within Tesco Extra stores this summer. The first store is scheduled to open in July at Tesco’s Milton Keynes Extra store, followed by a second concession at […]

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Dixons Carphone’s Seb James on 4Q 2016/17: continued to grow our business and maintained very high levels of customer satisfaction

London, 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Another year of growth for Dixons Carphone Trading update for the 16 weeks ended 29 April 2017 Group reported revenues up 9% for the full year (up 6% in Q4) like-for-like revenues up 4% for the full year (up 2% in Q4) growth across all regions Group gross […]

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Carphone Warehouse study: The average Brit stick with their mobile network longer than they do their partner

Brits stick with their mobile network longer than they do their partner The average Brit is likely to stay with their network for over 4 years before choosing a new one Brits more likely to consider cheating in a relationship than dabble with changing networks London, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Young people in […]

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Italian restaurant Spoleto implements mobile ordering solution from NCR

Proven NCR cloud-based restaurant technology solutions enable Spoleto to drive consumer convenience, loyalty and efficiency DULUTH, Ga., 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NCR: NYSE), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (May 22, 2017) announced that Spoleto USA, a fast-casual Italian restaurant that combines the speed of quick service with the sophistication of […]

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GameStop offers top trade-in dollars for pre-owned consumer electronics or video game hardware

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — What do the iPhone 7, GameStop and Costa Rica have in common? If you trade-in an iPhone 7 today, GameStop will give you up to $355 – enough to help purchase a round-trip flight for one to Costa Rica.* GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that […]

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New mobile ordering now available for all Rewards members through Wawa mobile app

New Mobile Ordering Option Provides Added Convenience and Value for All Wawa Rewards Members, with a registered gift card, across Wawa’s Six-State Operating Area Wawa, PA, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ordering Wawa’s fresh food and beverages is about to get a lot more convenient for Wawa Rewards members! Beginning May 17, 2017, Wawa will […]

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Lyf Pay: A new major mobile payment solution to be rolled out across France on 18 May

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-May-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new major mobile payment solution is born. The merger of Fivory and Wa! announced last October promised to create a unique, innovative solution to meet the everyday needs of retailers and their customers. That moment has now come: Lyf Pay application, available for all smartphones as of […]

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Apple posted 2Q FY 2017 revenue of $52.9 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.10

Capital Return Program Expanding to $300 Billion CUPERTINO, California, 2017-May-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (MAY 2, 2017) announced financial results for its fiscal 2017 second quarter ended April 1, 2017. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $52.9 billion and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.10. These results compare to revenue of […]

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World’s largest ticket marketplace StubHub launches new social suite of tool

World’s largest ticket marketplace StubHub launches new social suite of tool   New Facebook and iMessage integrations, as well as a Facebook Messenger Chatbot, help fans better connect over live experiences. San Jose, California, 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — StubHub, the world’s largest ticket marketplace, today (Apr 12, 2017) announced the launch of its new […]

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PayPal and Visa partnership to enhance payment experience online, in app and in store for consumers and merchants in Asia Pacific

Digital partnership will enhance the payment experience online, in app and in store SINGAPORE, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) and Visa (NYSE:V) today (April 4, 2017) announced an extension of their U.S. partnership in Asia Pacific that will see them work collaboratively to accelerate the adoption of secure, reliable and convenient […]

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Auntie Anne’s® celebrates National Pretzel Day with some serious pretzel generosity

Auntie Anne’s® celebrates National Pretzel Day with some serious pretzel generosity   LANCASTER, Pa., 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Today (April 5th, 2017), Auntie Anne’s®, the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel franchise, announced they will be honoring National Pretzel Day with some serious pretzel generosity. […]

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