Food Marketing Institute announces the appointment of Dana Mullen to its regulatory team

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces the recent appointment of an experienced food and drug attorney, Dana Mullen, to its regulatory team. Mullen will join FMI Chief Regulatory Officer Stephanie Barnes in helping guide the association’s public policy and regulatory efforts. Prior to joining FMI, Mullen was an Associate […]

REI launches new digital store featuring best-in-class, off-price products — REI Garage

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (08.09.2016) REI, the national outdoor specialty retailer and consumer co-op, launches REI Garage, a new digital store that offers a unique shopping experience for best-in-class, off-price products handpicked by co-op experts. REI Garage replaces REI Outlet and features a focused product assortment of only the top closeout products and […]

Barnes & Noble to host special “Vinyl Day” on August 13 to celebrate its growing selection of vinyl records

New York, NY, 2016-Aug-10 — /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, today announced that it will host a special “Vinyl Day” on Saturday, August 13, in celebration of its growing selection of vinyl records and related […]

Rakuten launches service offering unlimited streaming of music for a fixed rate — “Rakuten Music”

Tokyo, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. (TSE: 4755) today announced the launch of “Rakuten Music,” a service offering unlimited streaming of music for a fixed rate through an iOS or Android app. Rakuten Music was designed and developed as a “one-stop music service” allowing users to listen to and buy music seamlessly. Registered […]

Diebold announces the appointment of Octavio Marquez as SVP and managing director, North America and Latin America

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) today announced that Octavio Marquez has been appointed senior vice president and managing director of the company’s business in the Americas.  In this new role, Marquez will lead the company’s North America and Latin America operations to drive further growth and take advantage […]

Alibaba Cloud announces partnership with HTC Corporation to explore high scalable and price-competitive virtual reality solutions

Beijing, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today announced strategic partnership with HTC Corporation (‘HTC’), the pioneer in innovative smart technologies. Both companies will join hands to explore high scalable and price-competitive virtual reality (“VR”) solutions for customers worldwide. Leveraging the advanced cloud computing technology of Alibaba […]

Alibaba Cloud’s new program allows international technology partners enter China market through its Global Marketplace and AliLaunch program

Beijing, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today unveils its Global Marketplace and AliLaunch program for technology partners. This new program allows international technology partners to enter China market through Alibaba Cloud’s initiatives. By leveraging Alibaba Cloud’s leading cloud computing expertise, AliLaunch assists technology partners overcoming common […]

London & Cambridge Properties granted permission to extend its headquarters on The Pensnett Estate in Kingswinford

London, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first stage of a major new speculative development in the Black Country is poised to begin later this year after London & Cambridge Properties (LCP) was granted planning permission. Dudley MBC planners have given the leading West Midlands-based property and development company the go ahead for the first […]

DynamicAction secured $15 million in new funding from lead investors Accenture and West Coast Capital

SILICON VALLEY, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — DynamicAction, provider of the most advanced analytics solution specifically designed for retailers, today announced it has secured $15 million in new funding and entered into an alliance relationship with Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Lead investors in the round include Accenture and West Coast Capital. Through the alliance agreement, Accenture will […]

Coles Supermarkets in Australia adds NCR RealPOS XR8 at its future POS terminals

SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today announced that Coles Supermarkets, one of Australia’s largest supermarket retailers, has chosen to improve customer checkout experiences and operational efficiency by adding NCR RealPOS XR8 as its future POS terminals. Coles plans to upgrade more than 4,000 POS units […]

Commercial Bank first bank in Qatar to introduce finger vein authentication technology powered by NCR and 01 Systems’ biometric solution

Commercial Bank first bank in Qatar to introduce finger vein authentication technology powered by NCR and 01 Systems’ biometric solution   DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that The Commercial Bank Q.S.C., Qatar’s first private bank, has become the first bank […]

Currys PC World’s top 24 products predicted to be Christmas top sellers

LONDON, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Currys PC World today announces their Christmas Advent Calendar: the top 24 products they predict to be flying off the festive shelves. The predicted list of the most sought-after tech unveils that shoppers are set to be buying into the connected world this Christmas, with smart gadgets and connected […]

Currys PC World launches new campaign – ‘Get Started’ to highlight its new lifestyle based segmentation of laptops

LONDON, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, 4 August 2016, Currys PC World unveils its new campaign – ‘Get Started’. The cross-channel campaign looks to champion consumers’ passions and ambitions in a move to highlight the retailer’s new lifestyle based segmentation of laptops to make the shopping experience easier and less techy. ‘Get Started’ will […]

Ross Stores, Inc. to announce its 2Q2016 earnings results on Thursday, August 18, 2016

DUBLIN, Calif., 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:ROST) will announce its second quarter 2016 earnings results on Thursday, August 18, 2016. A press release will be sent out at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. The Company will also provide additional details concerning its second quarter 2016 results and business outlook on a […]

Office Depot survey reveals only 23 percent of educators have sufficient tools to Support Early Education Preparation

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Aug-10 — /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, today announced the results of an early education preparation survey whose findings uncovered that while almost all educators feel support of parents with children younger than school […]

Nordstrom announces celebrity performers for its store opening galas this fall; events to benefit Six Toronto Charities

SEATTLE, 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHO/WHAT: Nordstrom kicks off the openings of its new CF Toronto Eaton Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre stores with two in-store galas featuring celebrity DJs, including Toronto’s very own superstar comedian, actor and renowned DJ Russell Peters, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Hannah Bronfman, and Brendan Fallis. Along with being […]