Office Depot, Inc. expands line of Pens and customizable Notebooks with the launch of TUL Brights

Expanded Line of Pens and Customizable Notebooks Brings Pop of Color to TUL’s Reliable Quality and Style BOCA RATON, Fla., 2017-Jan-14 — /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, announced today (January 11, 2017) the launch of […]

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IBM and NRF study: Generation Z still prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores

Washington, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite expectations that the first “digitally native” generation would want to shop online, a new study released today (January 12, 2017) by IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the National Retail Federation found that almost all members of Generation Z prefer to shop in bricks-and-mortar stores. With the global Gen […]

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NCR together with Freshub to demonstrate Smart Kitchen Commerce solution at the NRF’s Annual Convention & EXPO

A revolutionary offering delivering voice-activated, motion-friendly connected kitchen appliances using IoT platform DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leader in omni-channel technologies, together with Freshub will provide live demonstrations of groundbreaking Smart Kitchen Commerce solution as well as the innovative technology at work behind the scenes. This first-of-its-kind technology […]

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The RideConnected motorcycle communication App now available for free in the iTunes and Google Play Stores

IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsports, action sports and outdoor sports lifestyles, has announced today the release of the RideConnected App. The RideConnected App for motorcycle riding will connect multiple riders across the globe through their Sena Bluetooth headsets. Riders may now […]

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App Store announces its busiest single day ever on New Year’s Day

$240 million in customer purchases makes January 1, 2017 the App Store’s busiest day ever App developers earned $20 billion in 2016 — up 40 percent from 2015 Cupertino, California, 2017-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (JANUARY 5, 2017) announced that the App Store welcomed 2017 with its busiest single day ever on New […]

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Garmin adds three fēnix® 5 series watches to its line of multisport GPS wearables

Garmin adds three fēnix® 5 series watches to its line of multisport GPS wearables   OLATHE, Kan., 2017-Jan-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today (January 4, 2017) announced fēnix 5, fēnix 5S and fēnix 5X, adding three watches designed with adventurers of all sizes in mind […]

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Product launch: unique patent-pending PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic combination body camera

Netherlands, 04-Jan-2017 — /EPR Retail News/ — X-Surveillance launched the new, unique, patent-pending body camera DS300, which is a combination of a PTT-Handheld Speaker + Mic. with an incognito body camera. This sounds a mouthful, yet it is a body camera that is designed to replace an existing Push-To-Talk Mic. With the X-Surveillance DS300 there […]

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CBRE acquires Floored, Inc., a leading producer of SaaS solutions for the global commercial real estate industry

Floored’s 3D Graphics Technology Further Enhances CBRE’s Marketplace Differentiation Los Angeles, 2017-Jan-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today  (January 3, 2017) announced that it has acquired Floored, Inc., a leading producer of SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions, including scalable, interactive 3D graphics technology, for the global commercial real estate industry.  […]

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Carrefour supports students’ Food & Globe project to find innovative food-production practices around the world

Boulogne-Billancourt, 2016-Dec-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 28 December, three students who are passionate about food innovation will set off on an eight-month trip around the world on a quest to find innovative food-production practices. The aim of the “Food & Globe” project is to draw up an inventory of evolving practices in three […]

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NCR Corporation announces the appointment of Marija Zivanovic-Smith as representative to APEC Business Advisory Council

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Dec-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in omni-channel technologies, today (December, 20, 2016) announced that the White House has appointed Marija Zivanovic-Smith to serve as one of three U.S. representatives to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Advisory Council (ABAC). “At a time when the insights […]

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Walgreens announces new strategic partnership with health care incubator and innovation community, MATTER

DEERFIELD & CHICAGO, Ill., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — As Walgreens focuses on new ways to help support the development of next-generation health care technology, products and services, today (Dec. 20, 2016) the company joins Chicago-based health care incubator and innovation community, MATTER, in announcing a new strategic relationship. Walgreens will collaborate with health […]

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Louis Vuitton City Guide included on the Apple App Store’s “Best of 2016” list

Louis Vuitton City Guide included on the Apple App Store’s “Best of 2016” list   Paris, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Louis Vuitton City Guide, which brings travelers an interactive experience as they explore the world’s most fascinating cities, has been included on the Apple App Store’s “Best of 2016” list. This prestigious recognition […]

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K-Group recruits nearly 50 new specialists to build the leading digital services in the trading sector

HELSINKI, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko’s 70 digital recruits this year will be complemented by nearly 50 more new digital specialists. New talents are sought to build the leading digital services in the trading sector and to lead IT’s new development teams and digital projects. The K-Group is now seeking experts in digital business […]

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Co-op to deliver new, high-value services to growers with Decisive Farming’s technology and service platforms

Saskatoon, SK, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-op, one of the largest ag retailers in Western Canada, is partnering with Decisive Farming to provide growers with precision agriculture, crop marketing and data management services. The partnership allows 125 Co-op Agro Centres to deliver new, high-value services to agricultural customers with Decisive Farming’s leading technology […]

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Kantar Retail to highlight key findings of the 2016 China Digital Power Study at a webinar on 21st December

London, 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Chinese eCommerce market has continued to show spectacular growth. From 2014 to 2015, the market grew more than 30%, with a similar growth rate expected in 2016. It now far outstrips the U.S. eCommerce market by sales value (almost USD600 billion in China versus USD350 billion in the […]

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WEBCOLLAGE ANNOUNCES MONTAGE AND OPENS ITS PLATFORM TO GLOBAL PARTNERS

Rich product content publishing platform integrates exciting new content options to enhance its offering to leading global manufacturers and retailers NEW YORK, 2016-Dec-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Webcollage, the rich product content publishing platform used by the world’s leading brands and retailers, has today announced Montage – a community of carefully selected Webcollage partners […]

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Apple AirPods now available to order online from Apple.com

New Wireless Headphones Available Online Today and in Stores Beginning Next Week Cupertino, CA, 2016-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (DECEMBER 13, 2016) announced AirPods are available to order online now from Apple.com and will start delivering to customers and arriving at Apple Stores, Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers next week. AirPods […]

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Dutch e-commerce start up Zamro implements Intershop Commerce Suite as B2B omni-channel commerce platform

Intershop solutions enabled a record time development of 5 months supporting the rapid growth strategy Jena, Germany, 2016-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop Communications AG, the leading independent supplier of innovative omni-channel commerce solutions, has brought online another ambitious B2B client from The Netherlands. Zamro, part of the ERIKS Group, has selected Intershop to […]

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Rakuten enhances services with Rakuten Point Card and Rakuten Edy e-money service now compatible with Android Pay™ service

Tokyo, 2016-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc., and Rakuten Edy, Inc. today announced that the Rakuten Point Card shared point card service and Rakuten Edy e-money service have been made compatible with the Android Pay™ service, which will launch in Japan from December 13. Android Pay™ is a digital wallet service provided by Google […]

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Sainsbury’s introduces ‘Crunch-o-meter’ to its suite of in-house quality control technology

Sainsbury’s introduces ‘Crunch-o-meter’ to its suite of in-house quality control technology   London, 2016-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s has become the first supermarket to introduce a ‘Crunch-o-meter’ to its suite of in-house quality control technology, helping ensure its own-brand snacks maintain the ideal level of crunch. Crunchless crisps voted biggest festive food fail Sainsbury’s […]

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Cumberland Building Society’s new online appointment booking service powered by Q-Flow enterprise software solution

London, United Kingdom, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (December 7, 2016) announced it is continuing to support Cumberland Building Society’s digital strategy with the launch of Cumberland’s new online appointment booking service, powered by Q-Flow enterprise software solution, which was delivered through NCR’s strategic […]

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Starbucks and Tencent to co-create a new social gifting feature on WeChat

Starbucks and Tencent to co-create a new social gifting feature on WeChat   Companies to co-create a social gifting feature early next year aimed at fostering human connections through the instant delivery of gratitude and love with Starbucks gifts Partnership extends WeChat Pay across Starbucks stores in Mainland China beginning December 8 SEATTLE, SHANGHAI & […]

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Ten start-ups to present at the 2nd Demo Day of METRO / Techstars Accelerator

Ten start-ups make presentations at the second Demo Day of METRO Accelerator powered by Techstars Digital business models for the food service and hospitality sector presented to about 300 international investors and experts Acceleration of digitisation in the food service and hospitality sector and new momentum for the entire industry New accelerator programme focusing on […]

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Popeyes: Find Tailgating and Socialgating tip at FootballIsBetterWithPopeyes.com

Third party data shows 54% of NFL fans use a second screen while Homegating, 70% of NFL fans would rather Homegate than Tailgate ATLANTA, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — First there was Tailgating, then there was Homegating, now Popeyes is recognizing the trend of Socialgating, the ever-increasing presence of that second screen wherever football fans […]

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BRP issues The Future Store Manifesto – 2016 Scorecard

Boston, MA, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — One year after The Future Store Manifesto was published, BRP issued a scorecard to evaluate how retailers are progressing along the road to the “future store.” The Future Store Manifesto – 2016 Scorecard, sponsored by Salesforce Commerce Cloud, highlights how retailers are changing their initiatives to align with the […]

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GameStop reveals what kids want this holiday season

GameStop Has the Loot Your Kids Want This Holiday; Fund Your Holiday Purchases Through Trades Plus Get a $50 GameStop Gift Card Starting Wednesday, December 7 GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, has the inside scoop on […]

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Newegg announces its most successful Black November to date

Strong Sales of VR and Gaming Notebooks Fuel the Most Successful Black November in Company History Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the holiday shopping destination of choice for tech enthusiasts, recently closed the books on its most successful Black November to date, driven in large part by strong sales from Thanksgiving […]

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Coop Italia and Accenture reinvent grocery shopping experience with the opening of Supermarket of the Future store

Coop Italia and Accenture reinvent grocery shopping experience with the opening of Supermarket of the Future store   COOP, Accenture and Avanade deliver a range of technologies to increase brand loyalty and store profitability MILAN, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Coop Italia, Italy’s largest supermarket chain, has collaborated with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to reinvent the […]

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Nedbank to become the first bank in South Africa to introduce NCR Interactive Teller

Nedbank becomes first bank in South Africa to deploy NCR’s Interactive Services software JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that Nedbank (JSE: NBKP), one of the largest banks in the country, will be the first bank in South Africa to introduce […]

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Bunzl to present successful digitalization project with Intershop at B2B Online Conference, Amsterdam, 7-8 Dec 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Intershop customer Bunzl is one of the key speakers at this year’s B2B Online event, which will take place on 7-8 December, 2016 in the Mövenpick Hotel, Amsterdam. Stephan Lucke, IT Director at multinational distribution specialist Bunzl, will share insights into the company’s recent B2B commerce project […]

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