Target announces its integration with Apple Pay

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — As if we need more reasons to love our Apple devices… Today, Target is excited to announce its integration with Apple Pay, a new mobile payments service that will provide an easy, secure and private way to make purchases from iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. With Apple Pay, guests using the Target app for iOS will […]

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Mobile by Sainsbury’s offers new and existing customers free £15 pay as you go bundle from 2nd – 30th September 2014

LONDON, 2014-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 2nd – 30th September 2014, Mobile by Sainsbury’s is offering new and existing customers a free £15 pay as you go bundle. To take advantage of the offer all customers have to do is order a free SIM* online and link their Nectar card to their Mobile by Sainsbury’s number. […]

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Argos reported 90% YoY increase in sales of instant cameras in the last week

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-8-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Over the past week, sales of instant picture cameras have soared as Brits opt for the retro camera look to capture their precious memories while out and about this summer. Digital retailer Argos has reported a 90 per cent year on year increase in sales of instant cameras in […]

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Intershop awarded Gold Partner status to SAP e-commerce specialist AGETO Service GmbH

SAP e-commerce specialist AGETO helps customers pave the way for success with its SAP expansion for Intershop 7 Expert partner with lengthy industry experience offers consulting and implementation services for international B2B and B2C omni-channel projects Jena, Germany, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the leading independent provider of innovative, comprehensive services for omni-channel commerce, […]

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e-commerce industry veteran David Ricketts to lead Intershop’s sales organization in North America

E-Commerce industry veteran to drive growth in strategic region Also adds additional talent in technical pre-sales San Francisco, 2014-8-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the leading independent technology vendor for omni-channel commerce solutions, today announced that it has appointed e-commerce industry veteran David Ricketts to lead the sales organization in North America. It has also […]

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CBRE: High-tech companies helped fuel double-digit rent growth in eight U.S. markets over the past two years

High-tech Companies Account for 20 Percent of Major Leasing Activity in U.S. Thus Far in 2014, Up from 14 Percent in 2013 ​Los Angeles, 2014-8-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Robust high-tech employment has played a major role in the recovery of the U.S. office market and has helped fuel double-digit rent growth in eight U.S. markets […]

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Argos stores in Camden High Street and Holloway Road now offer online shopping

Milton Keynes, UK, 2014-8-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Local residents in Camden and Holloway can now take advantage of the speed and convenience of online shopping on their local high street, thanks to Argos which has given two of its stores in the area a ‘digital makeover’. Located on Camden High Street and Holloway Road, the […]

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IDC and Wincor Nixdorf welcome branch managers to participate in expert dialogue on branch transformation on September 15, 2014

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-8-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The digital revolution is having a transformative effect on retail banks and particularly their branch operations. Market research firm IDC and IT solutions provider Wincor Nixdorf will focus on key issues related to the transformation of the branch network in an engaging and informative webinar on September 15, 2014. […]

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LED Recessed Ceiling 4 Inch Dimmable Can Lights Provide the Upside to Down Lighting

Torrance, CA, 2014-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — LEDtronics, Inc., with more than 30 years of leadership in innovative LED lighting solutions, announces the newest member to its series of high-brightness, energy-efficient retrofit LED Recessed Downlights. The RDL32-4-12W series are Energy Star and UL/cUL listed, dimmable ceiling can-style downlights ideal for indoor use in architectural/décor lighting and commercial […]

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Lowe’s launches new products for its Iris smart home solution that offer consumers added convenience, safety and efficiency

Iris’ open platform offers consumers energy-saving and home security solutions during the season they need it most MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-7-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announced today the launch of new products for its Iris smart home solution that offer consumers added convenience, safety and efficiency this summer. The home improvement company continues to extend the breadth of […]

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Apple® and IBM enter into exclusive partnership to transform enterprise mobility through new class of business apps

CUPERTINO, California and ARMONK, New York, 2014-7-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an exclusive partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps—bringing IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone® and iPad®. The landmark partnership aims to redefine the […]

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Target Corporation appoints three new external senior-level hires responsible for leading teams across IT, e-commerce and digital products

MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-7-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) announced today the addition of three new external senior-level hires, who will have responsibility for leading teams across information technology, e-commerce and digital products. Jim Fisher joins Target as senior vice president, Infrastructure and Operations, Target Technology Services, where he will oversee Target’s technical infrastructure and operations.Jim’s 35-year […]

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Morrisons became the first supermarket to launch free app for cattle farmers aimed at simplifying livestock management

Bradford, England, 2014-7-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons today becomes the first supermarket to launch a free app for cattle farmers aimed at simplifying livestock management. ‘Morrisons Farming App’ is aimed primarily at beef producers and is available on all Android devices to download free of charge from today and will also be available on Apple devices […]

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Wincor Nixdorf promotes the new version of its PC/E Direct Marketing software with “Five clicks to reach your customer” slogan

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-6-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the slogan “Five clicks to reach your customer”, Wincor Nixdorf is promoting the new version of its PC/E Direct Marketing software and providing banks with an effective and modern marketing tool to individually address customers on ATMs, self-service terminals or digital signage screens. With the simplified user interface, all […]

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Lowe’s advances retail innovation with the introduction of Lowe’s Innovation Labs and its first project the augmented reality concept Lowe’s Holoroom

Augmented reality project planning experience is first concept from newly-formed Lowe’s Innovation Labs MOORESVILLE, N.C., 2014-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Lowe’s underscored its commitment to advancing retail innovation as it introduced Lowe’s Innovation Labs and the first concept to come out of the lab, the Lowe’s Holoroom. Lowe’s created Lowe’s Innovation Labs to build new technology to solve […]

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NACS: U.S. first self-serve gas station turns 50

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2014-6-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fifty years ago an innovation forever changed fueling — and even retail as a whole — when convenience store operator John Roscoe flipped the switch at a convenience store in Westminster, Colorado, to activate the first U.S. remote access self-service gasoline pumps. On June 10, 1964, the store sold a […]

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Tesco initiative to teach British primary schoolchildren where their food comes from

Research shows three quarters of primary school teachers currently find cost a barrier to taking children on trips Cheshunt, England, 2014-6-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — British primary schoolchildren will be transported through special online field trips to places as far away as the Italian countryside and the rice fields of India as part of a new initiative […]

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Sainsbury’s launched interactive new mobile and online tool “Sainsbury’s Food Rescue” to help Brits waste less

LONDON, 2014-6-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has launched an interactive new mobile and online tool, Sainsbury’s Food Rescue, developed in partnership with Google. The tool gives people practical help and inspiration on using up ingredients that can often lay forgotten at the back of the fridge or cupboard. Sainsbury’s Food Rescue aims to satisfy Brits’ […]

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Wincor Nixdorf and Wayne Fueling Systems to establish global strategic alliance

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, and Wincor Nixdorf, a leading supplier of IT solutions and equipment to retailers, retail banking and fuel stations, have announced today that they are establishing a global strategic alliance to provide […]

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Retail Banking Research: Wincor Nixdorf maintained market leadership in Europe for electronic POS solution deliveries to retailers

Market leadership in Europe maintained Paderborn, Germany, 2014-6-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wincor Nixdorf maintained its market leadership in electronic POS solution deliveries to retailers in Europe and also solidified its market position as the no. 2 in the world for the segments food/non-food and general merchandise. These are two key results from the latest market study […]

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Ski and outdoor retailer Ekosport to upgrade to Intershop 7 to power its international online shop

Leading ski and outdoor retailer to upgrade online shop across 15 countries Intershop confirms growth plans for French market Jena, Germany / Paris, France, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Leading ski and outdoor specialist Ekosport has chosen Intershop’s omni-channel commerce platform Intershop 7 to power its international online shop. The sports retailer, based in France, […]

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Apple® to acquire subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

CUPERTINO, California, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple® today announced it has agreed to acquire the critically acclaimed subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers and audio software. As part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple. Apple is acquiring the two […]

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Wincor Nixdorf launches new version of its global software platform 5.5

Paderborn, Germany, 2014-6-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retail software needs to integrate the online and offline worlds and meet all the requirements of functionality, architecture and international orientation of retail companies. This is because today’s consumers interact with a retail company via various touchpoints, for example, they gather information online but make their purchases in stores – […]

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Target forms Digital Advisory Council to accelerate its digital transformation

Company also hiring additional engineers for and Mobile product teams — all part of digital transformation MINNEAPOLIS, 2014-5-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced it has formed a Digital Advisory Council, as part of its efforts to accelerate its digital transformation. The panel of technology industry leaders will help guide Target’s omnichannel […]

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John Lewis reveals five startups who made it to the final stage of its JLAB technology incubator

LONDON, 2014-5-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — John Lewis today reveals the five startup businesses who have made it to the final stage of JLAB, the retailer’s first-ever technology business incubator. From 3D room planners and in-store digital engagement to wireless sound systems and smart labels for after-sales care, the five finalists represent a range of innovative ideas […]

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Tengelmann E-Stores GmbH succeeds with its on Intershop’s omni-channel commerce platform

An especially fast rollout and solid customer orientation quickly turn an online garden supply store into an award-winning model for success On the heels of, Intershop continues its partnership with Tengelmann E-Stores GmbH with its GartenXXL collaboration Flexible Intershop solution allows for accessible design Jena, Germany, 2014-5-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tengelmann E-Stores GmbH […]

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Intershop to attend EcommerceDay 2014 on May 21 in Paris

Concorde Opera Hotel in Paris, May 21, 2014. See Presentation 2-3pm, Tosca Salon Paris, France, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop is to attend EcommerceDay, the one day event packed with updates on major trends in e-commerce and digital marketing, taking place on 21st May 2014 at the Hotel Concorde Opera Paris. The omni-channel commerce […]

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Electrical retailer Trony goes online with the Intershop omni-channel commerce platform

Online presence within six months Sophisticated back-end integration ensures customers are served by the stock of the warehouse or store geographically closest Integrated with Trony logistics chain Trony directors to present at Netcomm E-Commerce Forum in Milan, 20th May Jena, Germany, 2014-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Trony has taken its business online for the first […]

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Intershop supports “IRCE Focus: Brands & B2B Conference” May 18–20, 2014 in New York

Intershop to demonstrate integration of leading B2B and B2C ecommerce platform with Adobe Experience Manager for Experience-Driven Commerce at IRCE Focus: Brands &B2B San Francisco, 2014-5-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop, the largest independent technology vendor for omni-channel commerce solutions, today announced that it is a Gold sponsor at the inaugural IRCE Focus: Brands & B2B […]

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Intershop to present at the Adobe Summit EMEA 2014 on 14-15 May at ICC ExCel London

14-15 May, ICC ExCel, London London, UK, 2014-5-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Experience-driven commerce is the future of commerce and Intershop has announced that it will show a live demonstration at the Adobe Summit EMEA 2014, which takes place on 14-15 May at the ICC ExCel, London. The demonstration at booth 4 showcases the integration […]

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