Amazon Web Services announces new unified communications service, Amazon Chime

New unified communications service delivers frustration-free meetings with exceptional video and audio quality Brooks Brothers, Level 3, and Vonage among the early users and partners SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Feb. 14, 2017) announced Amazon Chime, a new unified communications service that […]

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EROSKI y la Universidad del País Vasco desarrollan un optimizador de ajuste de potencias eléctricas

EROSKI y la Universidad del País Vasco desarrollan un optimizador de ajuste de potencias eléctricas   Un innovador desarrollo de software permite estimar la potencia a contratar en cada periodo tarifario, para que al cabo de un año se haya abonado por este concepto el importe menor posible ELORRIO,España, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — EROSKI […]

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Amazon Web Services becomes public cloud infrastructure provider for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Feb. 8, 2017) announced that Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV), the world’s leading live entertainment and ticketing company, has selected AWS as its public cloud infrastructure provider and is moving its global IT infrastructure to the AWS […]

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RILA now accepting applications for the 2017 (R)Tech Asset Protection: Innovation Awards

Arlington , VA, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies, today (2/8/2017) announced it is now accepting applications for the 2017 (R)Tech Asset Protection: Innovation Awards. The Awards showcase game-changing technology that mitigates total retail loss and recognizes […]

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Smoothie King implements NCR technology solutions for its first store in the Middle East

International smoothie bar rolls out NCR Aloha in its move to the UAE Duluth, GA, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first Smoothie King store in the Middle East has opened with franchisee Al Ghurair Group, utilizing technology from global leader in omni-channel solutions, NCR Corporation. Located at the Burjuman Shopping Centre, which was built […]

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Overstock.com blockchain subsidiary Medici Ventures participates in Series A funding for Factom, Inc.

SALT LAKE CITY, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Medici Ventures, the blockchain-focused subsidiary of retail technology leader Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK), announces its participation in the Series A funding for Factom, Inc., a blockchain-as-a-service technology company based in Austin, TX focusing on mortgage compliance solutions. “We like what Factom is doing with blockchain technology in […]

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NeweggBusiness awarded General Services Administration Schedule contract; now a preferred source for government agencies

Contract Allows NeweggBusiness to Provide Great Tech to Government Agencies Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NeweggBusiness – the B2B subsidiary of leading tech-focused e-retailer Newegg – today (February 2, 2017) announced that it has been awarded General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule contract #GS-35F-089GA. This award facilitates sales engagement with agencies of the […]

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Rakuten Pay to support 14 major electronic money brands and Android Pay™ from summer 2017

Rakuten Pay to support 14 major electronic money brands and Android Pay™ from summer 2017   Rakuten Edy, Suica, nanaco, QUICpay+, iD and more accepted from Summer 2017 Tokyo, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. today announced that the Rakuten Pay in-store payment system will be expanded to support 14 major electronic money […]

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Dubai Airports extends NCR Wayfinding software accessibility to mobile devices to further improve passenger journey

Passengers can now easily navigate Dubai Airports using their mobile devices Duluth, GA, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dubai Airports has embraced omni-channel technology solutions from NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) to further improve the customer journey through Dubai International and Dubai World Central airports (DXB) by extending its NCR Wayfinding software, available today (February 6, […]

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Bottomline Technologies integrates Authentic, NCR’s intelligent transaction processing platform into its Direct Faster Payment Service solution

NCR brings intelligent transaction processing to Europe’s largest 24/7 real-time payments system DULUTH, Ga., and GREAT NECK, NY, 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (February 3, 2017) announced that Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) has integrated Authentic, NCR’s intelligent transaction processing platform into its Direct Faster Payment […]

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MIGROS: KOMBI 3 VON M-BUDGET JETZT MIT HIGHSPEED INTERNET

MIGROS: KOMBI 3 VON M-BUDGET JETZT MIT HIGHSPEED INTERNET   Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ab sofort profitieren M-Budget-Kunden von einer tollen Neuigkeit. Kombi 3-Kunden (Internet, TV und Festnetz) surfen jetzt superschnell im Internet. Die Geschwindigkeit des M-Budget Kombi 3 Angebotes wird mehr als verdoppelt von bisher 20 Mbits/s neu auf 50 Mbits/s […]

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GameStop taking pre-orders for PlayStation VR bundles while supplies last

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a global specialty retailer that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, just announced that it has received an additional allocation of two popular Sony PlayStation® VR Bundles and is now taking pre-orders while supplies last. Customers can visit any U.S. GameStop store location, or www.gamestop.com, […]

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Retailers to focus on mobile phone initiatives to enhance customer experience in 2017

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amid a seismic shift in how U.S. consumers shop, retailers are vying for time on their customers’ screens across all their devices — before, during and after a purchase. That is according to The State of Retailing Online 2017: Key Metrics, Business Objectives and Mobile report, released today […]

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A.S. Watson Group further invests in big data capabilities through partnership with Rubikloud

HONG KONG, 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the largest international health and beauty retailer in Asia and Europe, announced today ( February 1, 2017) a partnership with Toronto-based Rubikloud as part of its investment in big data capabilities. The Group will invest USD 70 million (approximately HKD540 million) in the coming […]

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Shimano inaugurated its new European head office at the High Tech Campus (HTC) in Eindhoven

Osaka, Japan, 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (30th January 2017) marked the opening of Shimano’s new European head office at the High Tech Campus (HTC) in Eindhoven. The state-of-the-art new build office offers its 180 employees a clean, spacious working environment with an emphasis on technology and nature. The building houses Shimano Europe’s product […]

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Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform

Starbucks launches voice ordering capabilities within Starbucks mobile iOS app and Amazon Alexa platform   Seattle, 2017-Jan-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (January 30), Starbucks is taking the next step toward evolving the digital customer experience by launching voice ordering capabilities within the Starbucks mobile iOS app and the popular Amazon Alexa platform. These features are […]

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Kornit Digital’s live demonstration of Allegro gained high customer interest and system orders at Heimtextil 2017

ROSH-HA`AYIN, Israel, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kornit Digital, (NASDAQ:KRNT), a global market leader in digital textile printing technology, has received new system orders at Heimtextil 2017, the world’s leading exhibition for home textile design and manufacturing, which took place in Frankfurt, January 10-13. The Company’s booth showcased a live demonstration of the Allegro, utilizing […]

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MCB Islamic Bank Limited in Pakistan deploys new cash dispensing technology and software from Diebold Nixdorf

End-to-end solutions help reach unbanked population in Pakistan KARACHI, Pakistan, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a World Bank report, more than 50 percent of people in Pakistan remain unbanked—lacking access to critical financial services.1 MCB Islamic Bank Limited, a new bank in Pakistan, is expanding access to financial services and reaching the […]

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NCR Silver introduces redesigned tablet-based POS application with optimized user interface and improved customer experience

Improved user interface delivers simpler navigation, reduced transaction times DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Silver has launched a redesigned tablet-based point-of-sale (POS) application, which offers small businesses quicker access to information and faster transaction times via an optimized user interface and improved customer experience. NCR Silver Version 4 has been redesigned with […]

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Carphone Warehouse’s 4G mobile network iD Mobile reaches 500,000 contract customers

iD Mobile sees accelerated growth since May 2015 launch – the fastest growing MVNO ever on postpay London, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — iD Mobile, the 4G mobile network from Carphone Warehouse, has reached a customer base of 500,000 contract customers since the service launched in May 2015. Accelerated recent growth has seen iD […]

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Alibaba becomes the official “Cloud Services” and “E-Commerce Platform Services” Partner of the Olympic Channel

Breakthrough partnership will support the IOC and the Olympic Movement achieve Olympic Agenda 2020 vision in a new digital era Davos, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) today (19 January 2017 ) jointly announced a long-term partnership through 2028. Joining The Olympic Partner (TOP) worldwide sponsorship […]

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Alibaba Cloud, National University of Singapore and EZ-Link to boost Singapore’s smart computing and data-driven capabilities

Singapore, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, the National University of Singapore (NUS), and EZ-Link, Singapore’s largest issuer of Contactless e-Purse Application (CEPAS) compliant cards, today (Alibaba Group) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate and boost Singapore’s smart computing and data-driven capabilities. The collaboration between […]

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Rakuten and Marubeni Power Retail Corporation to enhance their services for low-voltage power users

Tokyo, 2017-Jan-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Marubeni Power Retail Corporation today (January 19, 2017) entered a comprehensive business alliance agreement on the promotion of purchases and utilization of electricity and other commodities for low-voltage power. Through the agreement, the areas of the partnership will be expanded into the various services offered […]

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EuroShop 2017 to provide guided tours in the dimension retail technology

Düsseldorf, Germany, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the first time, there will be guided tours for visitors especially in the dimension retail technology at EuroShop 2017, The World´s No. 1 Retail Trade Fair, from 5 to 9 March 2017 in Düsseldorf. Those already at EuroCIS very successful tours will be organised on three […]

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Apple announces major updates to its music creation apps

  Apple announces major updates to its music creation apps   Cupertino, California, 2017-Jan-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apple today (JANUARY 18, 2017) announced major updates to its music creation apps with exciting new features for music makers of all levels on iPhone, iPad and Mac. GarageBand for iOS 2.2 now features the powerful creative […]

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CB Bank in Myanmar rolls out cardless cash withdrawal and P2P payment services with advanced technology from Diebold Nixdorf

Leading Myanmar retail bank rolling out cardless cash withdrawal and P2P payment services with advanced technology from Diebold Nixdorf North Canton, Ohio, USA and Paderborn, Germany, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Co-Operative Bank Limited (CB Bank) in Myanmar has awarded Diebold Nixdorf an extensive contract for systems, software and services to expand its self-service […]

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MagnifyMoney: eight of the top 10 mobile banking apps are powered by NCR’s Digital Banking solutions portfolio

NCR’s Digital Banking customers in the US represent eight of 2016’s Top 10 mobile banking apps, including the best overall, Eastman Credit Union DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today( January 18, 2016) announced that eight of the top 10 mobile banking apps are […]

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Sears Auto Center launches “Digital Tire Journey” web app to help customers identify the best tires to fit their driving needs

Sears Auto Center launches “Digital Tire Journey” web app to help customers identify the best tires to fit their driving needs   HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Auto Center introduced the pilot launch of the “Digital Tire Journey“, a web app that relies on IBM Watson Natural Language Classifier service to […]

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EarthLink and Boston Retail Partners to help retailers transition to a true unified commerce platform

ATLANTA, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — EarthLink Holdings Corp. (ELNK) and Boston Retail Partners (BRP) today (Jan. 16, 2017) announced the launch of a new Unified Commerce as a Service offering to help retailers transition from current faux omni-channel environments to a true unified commerce platform. The Unified Commerce as a Service offering delivers a […]

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