Amazon Web Services announces the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud GPU instances

Next generation GPU instances, optimized for machine learning and high performance computing, are the most powerful in the cloud SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct. 26, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced P3 instances, the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) GPU instances designed for compute-intensive applications that […]

Amazon Cloud Cam: Amazon introduces an intelligent indoor security camera

Cloud Cam features crisp and clear visuals in 1080p Full HD resolution, night vision, two-way audio, 24/7 livestream, and advanced computer vision algorithms that detect motion and are always getting smarter Alexa lets you easily view Cloud Cam’s livestream on your Echo Show, Echo Spot, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet—just ask Cloud Cam works with […]

Amazon introduces new service that improves the convenience of receiving deliveries for Prime members

Available initially in 37 cities across the United States, Amazon’s innovative new service enables in-home delivery at no extra cost Amazon Key also allows customers to grant secure home access for guests and, coming soon, tens of thousands of service providers, such as Merry Maids, Rover and professional services from Amazon Home Services Amazon Key includes […]

Amazon Web Services announces general availability for Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility

Amazon Aurora, the fastest growing service in AWS history, is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, delivering the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases at one-tenth the cost Over a thousand customers, including Verizon, Capital One, FINRA, Fannie Mae, C3 IOT, Urban Airship, FantasyDraft, BMC, Blackboard, and Nielsen, participated in the preview, battle-testing PostgreSQL compatibility for Amazon […]

Business Prime Shipping: Amazon Business launches a paid annual membership program in the United States and Germany

Amazon Business customers can now sign up for Business Prime Shipping to enjoy unlimited fast, free shipping on tens of millions of items for all users on their business account SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN) – Amazon Business today announced the launch of Business Prime Shipping, a paid annual membership program for registered multi-user business […]

Amazon opens new facility and unveils newly renovated site to mark its 10th year anniversary in Arizona

Between 2011 and 2016, Amazon’s investments contributed more than $900 million into the state’s economy, indirectly creating 18,000 additional jobs on top of the 6,000 the company employs directly Amazon will create more than 1,000 jobs at a new facility and renovated existing site SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—This fall, Amazon will celebrate its ten year […]

Amazon announces new Kindle app designed for book lovers

All-new Kindle app turns your phone or tablet into a book—read anytime, anywhere An app built for book lovers—with everything you need all in one place, seamlessly move between the pages of your book, your library, your personal bookstore, and more Be part of a community of readers—with Goodreads built into Kindle for iOS you […]

Walgreens is now stocking Narcan® nasal spray as part of its commitment to combat drug abuse

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens is now stocking Narcan®, an FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone, in all of its more than 8,000 pharmacies nationwide. The medication, administered by nasal spray, can be used in the event of an overdose to reverse […]

Nordstrom to host hiring day events to fill 13,650 positions

SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. is planning to hire approximately 13,650 employees before the holidays. The retailer is looking to fill positions at its Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack stores, HauteLook and Trunk Club businesses, fulfillment and distribution centers. Those interested in a position should apply online at the Nordstrom Careers page, careers.nordstrom.com, or attend one of the […]

Tesco signs up to the National Farmers’ Union Fruit & Veg Pledge and supports The Food Foundation’s Peas Please pledge

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today underlined its commitment to British agriculture by signing up to the National Farmers’ Union Fruit & Veg Pledge – as well as increasing the amount of vegetables in people’s diets by supporting The Food Foundation’s Peas Please pledge. Designed to nurture long-lasting […]

Sears reinvents its Wish Book for 2017

Reinvented for 2017, the definitive holiday gift source is back with mobile, online and classic print editions featuring top quality products across every category HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the start of the holiday season, Sears has announced the return of the brand’s iconic Wish Book, bringing members […]

K Group announces changes to the organisation of its building and technical trade division

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — K Group is the market leader in Finland and a leading operator in Northern Europe in building and technical trade. K Group is making changes to the organisation of its building and technical trade division in an effort to strengthen the division’s profitability and to accelerate international growth. […]

Kesko appoints Karoliina Partanen SVP Communications and Identity and Eeva Salmenpohja VP Public Affairs

Karoliina Partanen appointed Senior Vice President, Communications and Identity and Eeva Salmenpohja Vice President, Public Affairs under the President and CEO at Kesko Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Karoliina Partanen, M.Sc. (Soc.), (40), has been appointed Senior Vice President, Communications and Identity at Kesko Group as of 1 November 2017. Partanen has previously […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance declares regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, an increase of 6.7 percent over the year-ago period. The dividend is payable 12 December 2017 to stockholders of record 13 November 2017. Walgreens […]

Bulgari redesigns its flagship store on Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Forty years after opening its first store in New York, Bulgari reaffirms its love for the city with a redesign of its flagship store on Fifth Avenue. Conceived by architect Peter Marino, the store’s architectural concept fuses Rome and New York, two iconic and strikingly contrasting cities.  In the […]

LVMH leads crowdfunding campaign for the acquisition and return to France of a national treasure, the Book of Hours of King François I

PARIS, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — LVMH is leading a “Tous Mécènes!” crowdfunding campaign this fall to enable the acquisition and return to France of a national treasure, the Book of Hours of King François I. With this exceptional philanthropy initiative, LVMH is supporting an important addition to the collections of the Louvre Museum.  Launched […]

Trace One Network Will Fuel Efficiency for Success

BOSTON, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help retailers and suppliers succeed in a highly competitive industry, private label collaboration experts Trace One today launched the Trace One Network. This global retail business network promotes efficient, accurate communication so companies create innovative products, boost agility and delight consumers. To drive critical mass adoption of […]