DICK’S Sporting Goods deploys CommerceHub’s unified e-commerce platform to drive omni-channel growth on key subsidiaries

ALBANY, N.Y., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CommerceHub (Nasdaq:CHUBA) (Nasdaq:CHUBK), a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, today ( Nov. 07, 2016) announced that DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS) has deployed CommerceHub’s unified e-commerce platform to drive omni-channel growth on DSG.com and key subsidiaries, including Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream. The partnership is […]

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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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Carrefour Poland expands its online offering to include food products

Poland, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The range of goods available for purchase online at www.ecarrefour.pl has been expanded to include food products. eCarrefour.pl currently stocks some 12,000 fast moving consumer goods. Launched 12 months ago, eCarrefour.pl initially only sold non-food products, but now features a range of food products as well. For the […]

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Amazon launches new app Rapids that offers hundreds of illustrated short stories to readers 7-12

New App Features Fun, Engaging Short Stories Told in a Unique Chat Style Amazon Rapids Offers Readers Ages 7-12 Hundreds of Illustrated, Original Stories with Dozens More Added Monthly SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 2, 2016), Amazon announced a new app that offers a playful approach to children’s reading. Amazon Rapids offers […]

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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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Amazon.com kicks off the holiday countdown with its Black Friday Deals Store and curated holiday gift guides

This holiday season, customers can enjoy more deals than ever before on everything from HD TVs to stylish kitchen staples to some of the most popular toys of the year To help customers find the perfect gift for everyone on their shopping list, Amazon offers curated holiday gift guides for Electronics, Home, Handmade, and other […]

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The British Retail Consortium welcomes UK’s new National Cyber Security Strategy

London, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The British Retail Consortium (BRC) welcomes the publication today (November 01, 2016) of the UK’s new National Cyber Security Strategy (2016-2021). The Government’s decision to allocate £1.9bn investment towards implementing the new approach is an important move, and reflects the now widely-acknowledged reality that a step-change is needed to […]

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Best Buy introduces Ignite web page dedicated to the latest and greatest tech from startups

Best Buy introduces Ignite web page dedicated to the latest and greatest tech from startups   Minneapolis, MN, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you geek out whenever you get a glimpse of cool, new tech devices, there’s a new page on BestBuy.com that’s sure to spark your interest. We have introduced a Best Buy […]

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St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign begins at Best Buy stores and online

St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign begins at Best Buy stores and online   Richfield, MN, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Riding bikes. Playing with dolls. Throwing the ball around. These are the things childhood should be made of. Unfortunately, not every little one experiences those simple joys every day. For too many, childhood is […]

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Overstock.com to hold 3Q FY 2016 financial results conference call on Nov. 3, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is scheduled to release third quarter financial results for the period ending Sept. 30, 2016 on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 after the market closes. The company has scheduled a conference call and webcast for 4:30 p.m. ET that day to discuss these results. The […]

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Shopify’s stock ticker symbol to change from its original two-letter symbol “SH” to “SHOP”

Ottawa, Canada, 2016-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SH) (“Shopify”) announces that, effective the start of trading on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, Shopify’s stock ticker symbol on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) will expand from its original two-letter symbol, “SH” to “SHOP” (TSX: SHOP). “Shopify has already been going from strength to strength with […]

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Office Depot announces early Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals instore and online starting Oct. 30

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Oct-31 — /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, is giving customers a jump start on the holiday season by offering early Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – at officedepot.com and in its retail […]

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eBay completes acquisition of visual search technologies pioneer Corrigon Ltd.

eBay completes acquisition of visual search technologies pioneer Corrigon Ltd.   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — UPDATE: eBay has completed the acquisition of Corrigon Ltd., a pioneer of visual search technologies.  Corrigon’s image recognition technology will enhance the eBay shopping experience.  The Corrigon team has joined eBay’s structured data organization and will be […]

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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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GameStop unveiled the hottest gifts for this holiday season

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is ensuring the holidays will be filled with the latest technologies, consoles, games and collectibles for everyone on your shopping list. At last month’s GameStop EXPO in Anaheim, CA, the retailer […]

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ASOS Plc. to hold its Annual General Meeting on 1 December 2016

London, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — ASOS Plc is pleased to confirm that its Annual General Meeting will be held at 12.00 pm on 1 December 2016 at the Company’s registered office at Greater London House, Hampstead Road, London, NW1 7FB. The Annual Report & Accounts for the year ended 31 August 2016, the Notice […]

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Amazon.com announces 3Q financial results

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today (Oct. 27, 2016) announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2016. Operating cash flow increased 49% to $14.6 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $9.8 billion for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2015. Free cash flow increased to $8.6 billion […]

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Metro launches online grocery shopping with guaranteed freshness promise

Montréal, 2016-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Metro now offers consumers the opportunity to do their grocery shopping online with a guaranteed freshness promise. Implementation begins today in two Metro Plus stores in Montreal and one in Laval, reaching consumers in the greater Montreal area. To guarantee freshness, employees dedicated to online grocery shopping were trained […]

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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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The new Verismo® System by Starbucks available for preorder on Verismo.com

Seattle, 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — It started with the bean. When Paul Camera, director of Global Equipment Development for Starbucks, began work on the next generation for the Verismo® System by Starbucks, he first reached out to Anthony Carroll on the Starbucks coffee team. “We always start by working with the coffee team to understand the […]

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Garth Brooks music videos now available to stream exclusively on Amazon Music

Starting today, fans can listen to hit songs and popular albums from the country music icon on Amazon Music Unlimited, including the latest single—“Baby, Let’s Lay Down and Dance”—off his highly anticipated new studio album, Gunslinger In addition to unlimited streaming, Garth Brooks albums and songs are available for purchase and digital download on Amazon […]

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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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eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta

eBay launches personalized shopping assistant ShopBot Beta   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Powered by Artificial Intelligence and debuting on Facebook Messenger, ShopBot is a smart personal shopping assistant that’s there whenever you need it. With more selection available to online shoppers than ever before, finding items that are perfect for you […]

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Zalando releases trading update for third quarter of 2016

BERLIN, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, grew group revenues in the third quarter of 2016 to EUR 827-841 million or by 16-18% (Q3 2015: EUR 713 million), according to preliminary figures. Zalando expects to achieve an adjusted EBIT of EUR 8-25 million, corresponding to an adjusted EBIT […]

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Overstock.com kicked off its holiday season with its Black Friday Sneak Peek event

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) today (Oct. 18, 2016) kicked off its holiday season with its Black Friday Sneak Peek event, allowing customers to fulfill their holiday shopping even earlier at even more affordable prices. The online retailer will be offering hand-curated doorbuster deals along with additional discounts of […]

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Amazon Web Services announces availability of the US East (Ohio) Region

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Oct. 17, 2016) announced the availability of the US East (Ohio) Region to customers looking to build their businesses and run applications on infrastructure on the AWS Cloud. Along with US East (N. Virginia), the US East (Ohio) Region […]

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Macy’s introduces Brookstone products in stores and online this holiday season

Macy’s introduces Brookstone products in stores and online this holiday season   NEW YORK, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Macy’s launches a new partnership with specialty retailer Brookstone, to bring uniquely designed, high-quality gifts to 347 stores and macys.com this holiday season. “Brookstone is a brand known for exceptionally innovative products that aim […]

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Amazon greenlit a fourth season of the popular Amazon Original Series Bosch

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (-Oct. 17, 2016) announced it has greenlit a fourth season of the popular Amazon Original Series Bosch. Seasons one and two of the Emmy-nominated drama are now available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US, UK,Germany, Austria and Japan via the Amazon Video app for TVs, […]

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eBay to sell majority of its stake in online commerce platform in Latin America, MercadoLibre, Inc.

eBay to sell majority of its stake in online commerce platform in Latin America, MercadoLibre, Inc.   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ —We regularly review and actively manage our investment portfolio to ensure that our investments support the company’s strategic direction and complement our disciplined approach to value creation, profitability and capital […]

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