eBay updates its Vehicle Purchase Protection and Business Equipment Purchase Protection programs

eBay updates its Vehicle Purchase Protection and Business Equipment Purchase Protection programs   San Jose, California, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Buyer protection is vital to the eBay community. With 164M active worldwide buyers, we are continually enhancing our buying and selling experiences, with our investments in trust and consumer confidence at the forefront of […]

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Prime Reading: Amazon introduces new unlimited reading for U.S. Prime members

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Oct. 5, 2016) introduced Prime Reading, a new reading benefit for U.S. Prime members. Prime members can now enjoy unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more – at no additional cost. Prime Reading joins the growing list of all-you-can-eat benefits for Prime […]

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Inditex inaugurates Zara’s online store in Turkey

Arteixo, Spain, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex is launching its e-commerce platform in Turkey today, Wednesday, 5 October, with the inauguration of its online Zara store, accessible at www.zara.com/tr and from the chain’s app (configured for IOS and Android). The rest of the Inditex Group’s retail concepts with stores in Turkey (Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, […]

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Austria now have another shopping option with INTERSPAR’s largest online food store

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — As of 20th September, shoppers in Austria now have an additional purchasing solution – the online INTERSPAR store, interspar.at, which features the largest food range available in the Austrian market. Vienna shoppers first to benefit To start with, the online store has been launched in Vienna […]

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Overstock.com to give away $5,000 worth of room makeover in its Design Your Dream Room 2016 Sweepstakes

SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is giving away a room makeover valued at up to $5,000 as the grand prize in the Design Your Dream Room 2016 Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes, which features Overstock.com’s newly enhanced “Lists” feature, lets you shop for your dream room by adding products to a […]

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Twitch Prime: Amazon and Twitch launch new set of Amazon Prime benefits created for gamers

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 30, 2016 ), Amazon and Twitch announced Twitch Prime, a new set of Amazon Prime benefits created for gamers. Prime members get exclusive discounts on pre-order and new release games, a rotating selection of free digital games and in-game loot, plus a premium experience on Twitch that […]

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Amazon announces Original Special An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win to premiere on October 21 on Prime Video

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Oct. 3, 2016) announced its first Amazon Original Special An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win is scheduled to premiere on Friday, October 21 on Prime Video in the US and UK. The first of four original American Girl specials for Prime Video stars Marsai […]

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Staples announces store hours On Black Friday and great Thanksgiving Day deals on Staples.com

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is helping customers make more happen this holiday season with great deals in stores, online and via mobile. On Thanksgiving Day, while Staples’ stores are closed, Staples.com will feature amazing savings with online deals so customers can shop from the comfort of their home. On […]

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Amazon Web Services announces availability of P2 instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Sep. 30, 2016) announced the availability of P2 instances, a new GPU instance type for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) designed for compute-intensive applications that require massive parallel floating point performance, including artificial intelligence, computational fluid dynamics, computational […]

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Alexa Prize: Amazon announces university competition dedicated to accelerating conversational artificial intelligence

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (-Sep. 29, 2016), Amazon announced the Alexa Prize, an annual university competition dedicated to accelerating the field of conversational artificial intelligence (AI). The goal of the inaugural competition is to build a “socialbot” on Alexa that will converse with people about popular topics and news events. The team […]

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Hot Deals Inc now with FREE delivery on all gift items

Alpharetta, GA, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Often it is seen that during various festive seasons or on some particular days special deals are announced. People plan their shopping based on these days but what about a site that has hot deals for you every now and then! Yes it may sound unbelievable but it […]

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Rakuten Kobo launches its popular eBookstore in Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten Kobo, one of the world’s most innovative eReading services, today (September 29, 2016) announced the launch of its popular eBookstore in Taiwan. In addition to the localized service launch, Rakuten Kobo also announced its partnership with a number of Taiwan’s leading publishers to offer original and translated traditional Chinese […]

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Amazon announces the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote for only $39.99

Amazon announces the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote for only $39.99   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 28, 2016) announced the all-new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, the most powerful streaming media stick available. Up to 30 percent faster than the original best-selling version, the next […]

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Amazon announces brand-new Original Kids Series, Bookaboo on Prime Video in the US and UK

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 28, 2016) announced its brand-new Amazon Original Kids Series, Bookaboo, is set to premiere October 28 on Prime Video in the US and UK. Already a full-fledged international hit, the series for preschool-aged children celebrates the fun and benefits of adults and children reading together. Bookaboo […]

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Wayfair Registry: the first wedding registry to offer endless options for every room of the house

BOSTON, Mass., 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wayfair, (NYSE: W), one of the world’s largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, today (September 27, 2016) unveiled Wayfair Registry, the first wedding registry to offer endless options for every room of the house across all styles and price points. Wayfair Registry makes it easier than […]

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Amazon Studios announces I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick to premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Studios today (Sep. 27, 2016) announced I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson and The Tick have been greenlit to become Amazon Original Series. The new series will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in 2017 in the US, UK,Germany, Austria, and Japan for Amazon Prime members to watch […]

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Overstock.com to provide furniture and home décor for craftsman-style home for the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2016

Overstock.com to provide furniture and home décor for craftsman-style home for the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2016   SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) is sponsoring HGTV Urban Oasis®for the second consecutive year, providing furniture and home décor for the craftsman-style home located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. “The HGTV […]

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Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App

Sainsbury’s trials on-demand, one hour, grocery delivery service via its IOS Chop Chop App   London, 2016-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 130 years since Sainsbury’s first offered a home delivery service by bicycle, the retailer is preparing to trial the service again with hundreds of thousands of customers living in Central London, via […]

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Amazon announces expansion of Handmade at Amazon into Europe

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Sep. 22, 2016) announced the expansion of Handmade at Amazon, a store featuring genuinely handmade items crafted and sold directly from European artisans, to its five European local marketplaces. With Handmade at Amazon, customers can discover products from artisans with the familiar Amazon experience they know […]

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IGA launches new program for Groceries Online— IGA GO

Chicago, IL, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA today (Sept. 22, 2016) announced the launch of IGA Groceries Online—or IGA GO as it will be branded to shoppers—an ecommerce solution that meets shoppers’ need for a convenient online ordering platform from their trusted local Hometown Proud IGA store. IGA has named two preferred partners to […]

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Nordstrom Rack to open at IDS Center’s Crystal Court on Nicollet Mall at downtown Minneapolis in fall 2017

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Sept. 21, 2016) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at IDS Center’s Crystal Court on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, Minn. The approximately 39,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. “We’ve been eager to find a home for Nordstrom Rack […]

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Nordstrom, Inc. announces the appointment of Ken Worzel as president, Nordstrom.com

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — To further accelerate its e-commerce, digital and mobile efforts, Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced that it has appointed Ken Worzel as president, Nordstrom.com. Worzel has served as executive vice president of Strategy and Development at the company since 2010, where he has been responsible for strengthening the company’s […]

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Sainsbury’s opens its purpose built, online fulfilment centre in Bromley-by-Bow

Sainsbury’s opens its purpose built, online fulfilment centre in Bromley-by-Bow   London, 2016-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s predicts that demand in the capital for its online groceries service will double over the next eight years, as more people switch to a mixture of shopping online and in stores. The retailer announced the forecast as […]

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Overstock.com announces the appointment of Vidya Jwala as SVP, demand fulfillment

Overstock.com announces the appointment of Vidya Jwala as SVP, demand fulfillment   SALT LAKE CITY, 2016-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) has named Vidya Jwala as senior vice president of demand fulfillment, responsible for overseeing the e-commerce leader’s sourcing, merchandising, supply chain and customer-care businesses. Jwala joins Overstock from Walmart, where, as […]

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Kohl’s to hire more than 69,000 associates nationwide this holiday season

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2016-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) anticipates hiring more than 69,000 associates nationwide this holiday season to ensure customers have a seamless omnichannel shopping experience no matter how they choose to shop. Positions are available at the more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, Kohl’s distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers […]

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Amazon Wind Farm Texas: Amazon announces its largest renewable energy project to date

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 15, 2016) announced “Amazon Wind Farm Texas,” a new 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, Texas, that will generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually – enough energy to power almost 90,000 U.S. homes1. Amazon Wind Farm Texas will include more than 100 […]

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Amazon adds Merz Apothecary to Prime Now one-hour delivery service in Chicago

SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 15, 2016) announced Prime Now has added its first beauty brand to the one-hour delivery service with Chicago-based store, Merz Apothecary. Starting today, Prime members in Chicago can now shop all their favorite Merz Apothecary items such as personal care, beauty and natural health products and […]

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Amazon to release new original series The Grand Tour on Amazon Prime Video beginning November 18

Amazon to release new original series The Grand Tour on Amazon Prime Video beginning November 18   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Sep. 16, 2016), Amazon has announced the highly anticipated launch date of the new Amazon Original series The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. New episodes will […]

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Meijer announces one hour home delivery service for greater Detroit area shoppers

Meijer announces one hour home delivery service for greater Detroit area shoppers   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting today (September 15, 2016), Meijer shoppers in the greater Detroit area can now have their groceries delivered to their doorstep within one hour. Not only does the partnership between the Midwest retailer and […]

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Lowes Foods launches new program for Wake Forest Football fans called “From Our Tailgate to Yours”

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Lowes Foods, based in Winston-Salem, has created a unique new program for Wake Forest Football fans called “From Our Tailgate to Yours.” The new program is part of the existing Lowes Foods to Go online shopping program and allows fans to go LowesFoods.com/Deacons and place game day […]

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