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 […]

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Amazon Web Services launches new AWS Partner Network (APN) programs and Competencies

AWS Announces New Programs, Competencies, and Tools to Support Growing AWS Partner Network AWS introduces three new partner programs providing tools, training, and benefits to support and distinguish partners in Service Delivery, Public Sector, and VMware Cloud™ on AWS Newest AWS Competencies recognize APN partners specializing in Financial Services and IoT New AWS Partner Solutions […]

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CURRYS PC World reports increase in shoppers opting for click and collect on Black Friday 2016

LONDON, 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CURRYS PC World saw a rise in shoppers opting for click and collect on Black Friday. With 10 orders per second being processed during peak trading time (2-3pm on Friday), the electrical retailer saw an 8% YOY surge in customers choosing to pick up their items in store […]

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Leading online luxury beauty retailer lookfantastic announces Louise Thompson as its UK brand ambassador

Cheshire, UK, 2016-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — lookfantastic has announced Louise Thompson as its UK brand ambassador, with her initially featuring in its Black Friday campaign – My Spotlight Saviour: The Beauty Blackout – which has just launched. The leading online luxury beauty retailer is launching its Black Friday #MySpotlightSaviour campaign whereby some of […]

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Leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific Matson, Inc. is all-in on the AWS Cloud

Matson closes final data centers as it moves its critical shipping and logistics businesses to AWS for increased performance, reliability, and security SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, is all-in on […]

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NRF: 122 million Americans plan to shop online on Cyber Monday, up from 121 million who planned to participate last year

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Early season online deals captured consumers’ attention this year, allowing many to shop online ahead of Cyber Monday. According to the National Retail Federation’s Cyber Monday Expectations Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics over the weekend, 122 million Americans plan to shop online on Cyber Monday, up […]

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Amazon.com unveils Cyber Monday deals

More than 75,000 deals during the week of Cyber Monday Last year on Cyber Monday, Amazon customers ordered a record-breaking 629 items per second Save up to 50% on select toys from Nerf, Play-Doh, Playskool, and more; save up to 50% on select Callaway Golf Sets; Echo Dot, only $39.99 SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-26 — /EPR Retail […]

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. announces the acquisition of PersonalizationMall.com

Expands Bed Bath & Beyond’s Existing Assortment in Growing Product Personalization Category; Furthers Mission to Provide Differentiated Products, Services and Solutions to Customers Supports PersonalizationMall.com’s Ongoing Efforts to Continually Improve Customer Experience Through Enhancements to Product Mix, Upgrades to E-Commerce Website, and Optimization of Marketing Initiatives Leverages PersonalizationMall.com’s Fully-Integrated, Proprietary Technology Platform to Drive Additional […]

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Amazon Dash Replenishment adds GeniCan, Honeywell, Nestle and WePlenish to its program

GeniCan, Honeywell, Nestle and WePlenish are the latest device makers to join the Dash Replenishment program Newest products to be integrated with Dash Replenishment are Whirlpool Smart Dishwasher and PUR Ultimate Bluetooth Enabled Faucet Filtration System The latest Dash Replenishment devices available to preview at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas starting […]

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Sears to kick off Cyber Monday from Sunday, Nov. 27 at 12:01 a.m. through Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 11:59 p.m.

Convenient shopping services let shoppers buy online, get gifts same day for free HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., , 2016-Nov-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears will kick off Cyber Monday one day early with 72 hours of online doorbusters that start Sunday, Nov. 27 at 12:01 a.m. and run through Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 11:59 p.m. Sears […]

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Customers can now pickup purchases from Rakuten’s online bookstore at Lawson stores across Japan

Tokyo, 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. today (November 17, 2016) announced that it is collaborating with Lawson, Inc. on a pickup service that will allow customers to receive books, CDs, DVDs and other products purchased from Rakuten’s online bookstore, Rakuten Books, at Lawson convenience stores around Japan (11,922 stores as of the […]

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Amazon: sellers to benefit from new and enhanced tools designed to help meet demand this holiday season

  50 percent of units sold on Amazon are from sellers, small businesses and entrepreneurs Seller Fulfilled Prime program has added more than 6 million new items for Prime members with free two-day or next-day shipping in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Japan Automated pricing, deals scheduling and seller mobile app make this holiday […]

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Amazon announces more than a month of Black Friday prices – now through December 22

New deals as often as every five minutes – now through December 22 Lowest prices on select LG, Sony, and Samsung TVs; up to 50% on select toys from Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, and more; save $40 on Amazon Echo SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — What could be better than a single day of […]

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Amazon Web Services: Amazon QuickSight now available to all customers

Very fast, easy-to-use, cloud-powered business analytics service for one-tenth the cost of traditional BI solutions Infor, MLB Advanced Media, and Edmunds.com among the more than 1,500 preview customers using Amazon QuickSight SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Nov. 15, 2016) announced that Amazon QuickSight is […]

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Shop Direct announces plans to open London hub in summer 2017

Liverpool,UK, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has announced plans to open a London hub at 111 Buckingham Palace Road, which will host colleagues working across data, eCommerce, IT, product and brand. The 25,000 sq ft space, which will open in summer 2017, will have capacity for […]

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Overstock.com launches rights offering with maximum subscription price of $15.68 per share

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) launched its previously announced rights offering today (Nov. 15, 2016) with a maximum subscription price of $15.68 per share. The actual subscription price may be lower and will be determined at the end of the subscription period on Dec. 6, 2016. Overstock CEO Patrick […]

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Prime Now adds Bartell Drugs to its service in select Seattle metro areas

Starting today in select Seattle Metro areas, Prime Now offers one- and two-hour delivery of thousands of products from Bartell Drugs, the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced today (Nov. 15, 2016) that its Prime Now one-hour delivery service has added its first drugstore with local, family-owned […]

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Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad tops Amazon’s list of Best Books of 2016

Amazon book editors reveal the 100 best books of the year, selecting titles in over two dozen categories from Literary Fiction and Mystery to Children’s & Young Adult SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com today (Nov. 15, 2016) announced its selections for the Best Books of 2016, naming Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad […]

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Amazon announces the sponsorship of 12 teams to participate in the Alexa Prize university competition

Twelve university teams from across the globe will compete to build a socialbot on Alexa that converses coherently and engagingly on popular topics for 20 minutes SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 14, 2016), Amazon announced the sponsorship of 12 teams to participate in the Alexa Prize, an annual university competition dedicated to […]

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Argos kicks off Black Friday bonanza on November 18 through 28

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Nov-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Argos’ eagerly anticipated Black Friday bonanza will kick-off on Friday 18 November and will run for 13 consecutive days through Cyber Monday. The leading retailer will once again offer deals galore on thousands of products across the whole period as UK shoppers look to help themselves to […]

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Amazon: Ningún Escocés Verdadero by Ana Ballabriga and David Zaplana won the Third Indie Literary Prize for Spanish-language

More than 1,400 authors from 39 countries participated using Amazon’s self-publishing service Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Ningún Escocés Verdadero, by Ana Ballabriga and David Zaplana, from Cartagena, Spain, will be published globally in Spanish by Amazon Publishing, and translated into English and published globally by AmazonCrossing in digital, print and audio formats SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-11 — […]

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Sears launches “Elf Tested. Santa Approved.” campaign for the holiday shopping season

Hundreds of doorbusters online, in-store, including 100 percent back in Shop Your Way points on Black Friday ad cover deals HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears has kicked off the holiday shopping season with “Elf Tested. Santa Approved.” – an in-store and online campaign that embraces the fun and magic of the […]

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Office Depot, Inc. announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in stores and online

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Nov-11 — /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, today (November 10, 2016 ) announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, available both in stores and at officedepot.com, to help shoppers find cool […]

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eBay and BigCommerce announce new integration solution for merchants

eBay and BigCommerce announce new integration solution for merchants Jointly-developed integration enables BigCommerce merchants to seamlessly list and manage inventory on the eBay marketplace. San Jose, California, 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov 10, 2016), eBay and BigCommerce announced the availability of a new integration that enables merchants to seamlessly list and sell […]

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Newegg announces order-delivery option with FedEx

New Shopping Cart Integration Brings Greater Convenience, Security to the e-Commerce Shopping Experience Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg – the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America – today (November 10, 2016) announced a new shopping cart integration with FedEx that will allow customers to order and hold packages for pickup at […]

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PetSmart unveils its completely new site PetSmart.com

New PetSmart.com Introduces Responsive Design, Engaging User Experiences Utilizing Pet-Centric Content and Enhanced Fulfillment Capabilities Including Same-Day and Scheduled Delivery PHOENIX, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (Nov. 7, 2016 ) announced the launch of its completely new PetSmart.com site with a commerce-meets-content experience.  The new site features a fresh approach to pet […]

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KappAhl to hold Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 6 December 2016

Mölndal, Sweden, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — KappAhl AB’s (publ) Annual General Meeting will be held at 10.00 am on Tuesday 6 December 2016 at KappAhl’s head office, Idrottsvägen 14, Mölndal, Sweden. Notification to participate should be made, preferably by 12 o’clock noon, on Wednesday 30 November 2015. At the Annual General Meeting the […]

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Dollar General unveils its 2016 in-store and online offerings throughout the holiday season

Eleven percent discount on November 11 for active duty and veteran military members and their families recognizes and honors their service and sacrifice. Extended store hours provide customers with additional convenience to purchase exciting gifts, décor, apparel, toys, electronics, assorted grocery and food items and other holiday necessities. Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

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Overstock.com: Medici Ventures to add Belgium-based SettleMint to its portfolio of investment companies

Investment coincides with SettleMint’s release of a blockchain voting application SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Medici Ventures, Inc., a blockchain-oriented subsidiary of Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), announced today (Nov. 07, 2016) it will add Belgium-based SettleMint to its portfolio of investment companies. A fintech firm specializing in developing software leveraging distributed ledger technology, […]

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eBay launches new holiday campaign to inspire shoppers looking for unique gift ideas this season

eBay launches new holiday campaign to inspire shoppers looking for unique gift ideas this season   National television ads feature the incredible gifts that can only be found on eBay, and inspire shoppers to give thoughtfully this holiday season. San Jose, California, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — eBay today (Nov 7, 2016) unveils a new […]

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