NCR research: UK consumers remain cautious about sharing their data despite banking industry’s efforts to embrace innovative, data-driven services

LONDON, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research from the global leader in omni-channel solutions, NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), has revealed that despite the banking industry’s efforts to embrace innovative, data-driven services, UK consumers remain cautious about sharing their data. These findings are particularly striking in the face of PSD2 (Second Payment Services Directive), which will open […]

NCR elects Deborah A. Farrington to its Board of Directors

Duluth, Ga., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (November 27, 2017) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Deborah A. Farrington, co-founder and general partner of StarVest Partners, L.P. and president of StarVest Management, Inc. to the company’s board. StarVest Partners, L.P. is a […]

Currys PC World unveils its first-ever Ultimate Advent Calendar

Currys PC World unveils its first-ever Ultimate Advent Calendar   UK’s largest electrical retailer set to giveaway over £30k worth of tech with its exclusive limited edition Ultimate Advent Calendar Tech-filled advent calendar will be open to visitors of Westfield Stratford City shopping centre on Wednesday 29th November with a chance to win one of […]

Debenhams research reveals the amount of preparation and planning shoppers make when it comes to Black Friday sales

New research from Debenhams reveals the amount of preparation and planning shoppers put into making sure they get the item they want on Black Friday Over a third (34%) plan to book the day off work or have already got the day off in order to tackle the Black Friday sales. Nearly half (44%) of […]

Debenhams research: over a quarter (28%) of Brits didn’t know their partners’ dress or suit size

Debenhams research: over a quarter (28%) of Brits didn’t know their partners’ dress or suit size   Quarter of all Brits have argued with their partner after receiving the wrong sized gift Over a quarter (28%) don’t know their partner’s dress or suit size and one in ten can’t name their shoe size (13%) Nearly […]

Tops Friendly Markets announces associate Sabrina Martone as New York State’s Best Bagger

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tops Friendly Markets is pleased to announce that their associate Sabrina Martone, from Elmira, NY who works at their Big Flats store, walked away with the title of New York States Best Bagger. The event, sponsored by Food Industry Alliance, allowed fourteen contestants from a variety of grocery […]

The Home Depot 2017 Investor and Analyst Conference, December 6

ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced today (Nov 27, 2017) that it will host its 2017 Investor and Analyst Conference on Wednesday, December 6, at 9 a.m. ET. The event will be webcast live over the internet at http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations. A link will be displayed under “Events […]

Support a charity this holidays with limited-edition Starbucks Cards

Support a charity this holidays with limited-edition Starbucks Cards   Seattle, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting Nov. 28, Starbucks and Spotify will debut three limited-edition Starbucks Cards featuring Chance the Rapper, Lady Gaga, and Metallica. In the spirit of Starbucks ‘Give Good’ holiday campaign, which encourages goodness of all kinds throughout the holiday season, Starbucks and Spotify are […]

Tesco expands its festive pet gifts with feline and canine friendly infusions Pawsecco and Bottom Sniffer beer

Tesco expands its festive pet gifts with feline and canine friendly infusions Pawsecco and Bottom Sniffer beer   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Everyone’s Welcome at Tesco this Christmas – so prosecco and beer for cats and dogs are among the treats available to the rocketing number of Brits who now […]

Amazon Web Services selected as Intuit’s standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads

Financial technology leader accelerates artificial intelligence efforts leveraging the cloud with the broadest and deepest functionality SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 27, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) selected AWS as its standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads. With more than 150 patents pending and […]

Sears and Kmart offer free home delivery for online purchases through Monday, December 25

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning today (Nov 27, 2017), Sears and Kmart introduced more value and shopping convenience with an offer of free home delivery for online purchases on all orders over $399, through Monday, December 25*. For shoppers looking for quality big-ticket items on already discounted categories, like up to 40 […]

Sears Holdings to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on Thursday, November 30, 2017

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) announced today (Nov 27, 2017) that it expects to release its financial results for the Company’s fiscal 2017 third quarter before the market opens on Thursday, November 30, 2017, and simultaneously post a pre-recorded conference call and audio webcast on its corporate website. […]

LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence expands in Italy with the opening of its new headquarters in Florence

LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence expands in Italy with the opening of its new headquarters in Florence   Paris, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — After France and Switzerland, the LVMH Institut des Métiers d’Excellence is expanding in Italy, setting up its Italian headquarters in Florence in Palazzo Pucci, the historic home of Maison Emilio Pucci. […]

The John Lewis Partnership announces £100,000 investment in innovative tech startups WeFiFo and Exaactly

London, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — One of Britain’s most iconic and historic retailers – the John Lewis Partnership – today (27 November 2017) announced a £100,000 investment in two innovative tech startups following success in the retailer’s fourth annual accelerator programme – JLAB. JLAB is the largest retail tech accelerator programme in the […]

SONIC® Drive-In announces limited-time specials at great prices starting from $1.49

SONIC® Drive-In announces limited-time specials at great prices starting from $1.49   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is easing holiday budgets this season by offering a variety of limited-time specials at great prices for guests to save on favorites. Guests may kick-off their morning with easy on-the-go Lil’ Breakfast Burritos […]

Asda introduces the ultimate showstopping dessert — the NEW Foot-Long Chocolate Éclair

Asda introduces the ultimate showstopping dessert — the NEW Foot-Long Chocolate Éclair   Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The colossal choux pastry creation lands just in time for Christmas. Inspired by an emerging trend spotted in the crème de la crème of Parisian patisseries. The decadent dessert is the ultimate showstopping centrepiece […]

Inditex continues its support to Médecins Sans Frontières’ medical and humanitarian relief works with €2.3 million contribution

Inditex continues its support to Médecins Sans Frontières’ medical and humanitarian relief works with €2.3 million contribution   Arteixo, Spain, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Inditex has renewed its support for Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) work with Syrian refugees in the Turkish province of Kilis, on Syrian border, for the fifth consecutive year Inditex’s […]

NGA urges the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the ADA Reform and Education Act of 2017

ARLINGTON, Va., 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, and 28 state trade associations today urged the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the ADA Reform and Education Act of 2017 (H.R. 620) in a letter sent to lawmakers. The legislation would protect businesses […]

DFS Group and Shenzhen DF partner on the West Kowloon MTR Express Rail Link duty free concession tender

HONG KONG, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading travel retailer DFS Group Ltd and Shenzhen State-owned Duty-Free Commodity (Group) Co., Ltd. (“Shenzhen DF”) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on October 25, 2017 to partner on the West Kowloon MTR Express Rail Link (XRL) duty free concession tender. The MTR XRL is part of […]

7-Eleven introduces newly revamped, redesigned and even more rewarding 7Rewards

7-Eleven introduces newly revamped, redesigned and even more rewarding 7Rewards   IRVING, Texas, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — While a Slurpee® is sweet, and a Big Gulp® is chill, there’s more to the 7‑Eleven® experience than bountiful beverages. That’s why 7Rewards®  – the mobile customer loyalty app that earns users a free beverage for every six cups purchased […]