Waitrose names Ben Stimson as Retail Director

LONDON, 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Waitrose today announced that Ben Stimson will become Retail Director on 27 March 2016, moving into the role vacated by Rob Collins who becomes Managing Director on 4 April following the departure of Mark Price to become Minister of State for Trade & Investment. Ben joined the John Lewis […]

Barnes & Noble extends partnership with Make, publisher of Make: magazine and producer of Maker Faire

Renewed Retail Partnership Builds on Last Year’s Success with Special Making Events Throughout the Year, Culminating in the Second Annual Retail Mini Maker Faire in November Maker Activities Kick Off with the Unveiling of the New littleBits™ STEAM Student Set During Educator Appreciation Days (April 9-17) and the 50th Issue of Make: Magazine   New York, […]

Barnes & Noble celebrates upcoming release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with in-store events nationwide

Customers Are Invited to Participate in Events and Giveaways Ahead of the Highly-Anticipated Release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice New York, New York, 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, is celebrating Batman […]

NCR Corporation to repurchase $250 million of its common stock

DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that it has commenced further repurchases of its common stock under its previously disclosed April 1999 and November 2000 authorized share repurchase programs. The repurchases, which resumed in February, are expected to total $250 million in 2016. These repurchases follow NCR’s successful […]

Digital Insight launches Android Fingerprint ID to its award-winning Mobile Banking App

New feature to Digital Insight Mobile Banking App provides secure, fast and easy means to log in DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Digital Insight, an NCR company, today introduced Android Fingerprint ID to its award-winning Mobile Banking App. The new feature allows mobile banking users to use their fingerprints to authenticate their identities […]

NCR Corporation customizes the first ever financial kiosk solution in Taiwan for E.Sun Bank

NCR APTRA Connections to run on the bank’s multiple self-service touchpoints to deliver personalized ATM transactions and customized advertisements TAIPEI, TAIWAN, 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today announced that it has customized the first ever financial kiosk solution in Taiwan for E.Sun Bank – […]

NCR Corporation completes acquisition of CimpleBox, Inc.

CimpleBox to help NCR meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses DULUTH, Ga., 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of CimpleBox, Inc., a provider of simplified SaaS-based back-office software to restaurant operators and retailers. Financial terms of […]

Zootopia earns the biggest three-day debut of all time for Walt Disney Animation Studios

GLENDALE, Calif., 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Zootopia enjoyed a roaring domestic debut this weekend with $75 million—marking the biggest three-day debut of all time for Walt Disney Animation Studios. Internationally, the film began opening in mid-February, earning nearly $100 million over its first three weeks and posting an additional $64.7 million this weekend for […]

Advance Auto Parts announces the appointment of Brad W. Buss and Reuben E. Slone to its Board of Directors

ROANOKE, Va., 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serving both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced that Brad W. Buss and Reuben E. Slone have been appointed to Advance’s Board of Directors. Their appointments will be effective today, March […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods launches its first Team USA-themed TV and digital advertisements

PITTSBURGH, 2016-Mar-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, today launched its first Team USA-themed TV and digital advertisements as part of its sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Committee. The inspiring creative celebrates the journey and sacrifice made by Team USA hopefuls in their pursuit […]